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Best Warmoth bass body design(s) in terms of ergos and weight?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by philthygeezer, Oct 27, 2018.


  1. philthygeezer

    philthygeezer

    May 22, 2002
    Are there Warmoth bass body designs that really stand out from the crowd in terms of ergonomics while seated/standing, balance and weight?
     
  2. JGR

    JGR The "G" is for Gustav Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 29, 2006
    Maryland
    President, CEO, CFO, CIO, Chief Engineer, Technician, Janitor - Reiner Amplification
    This my favorite so far - tele vibe with arm, tummy, and neck heel contours, and deep cutaway for upper feet access. Hits all the marks for me! 6D7C6822-A6CF-49E5-85E3-D9B7CEB6E093. A7DF6F47-14B7-4BF2-84A8-CF01402D92C4. 4E4C0408-E417-496C-A22C-2168F86E9C19.
     
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  3. JZQuantum

    JZQuantum Supporting Member

    Oct 12, 2008
    Pearloid electronics cover...nice
     
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  4. philthygeezer

    philthygeezer

    May 22, 2002
    That is gorgeous!
     
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  5. 2saddleslab

    2saddleslab Supporting Member

    May 30, 2003
    Kentucky
    Not into 5 strings at all or contours much but that is one of the classiest basses I've seen. That fact it's a one-off build makes it even more sublime.
     
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  6. philthygeezer

    philthygeezer

    May 22, 2002
    Wondering if the Z bass or G4 are superior in terms of ergos and weight...
     
  7. RBrownBass

    RBrownBass Supporting Member

    Aug 22, 2004
    If you take a look at the Showcase, you'll see slightly lighter weights on the G4 for sure, probably because of the slimmed horns and the rear-routed control cavity. I have an ash G4 body myself that was 4 lbs. 6 oz. before routing for the twin MM pups and 7/8" output jack hole. IMO, the huge control cavity (when rear-routed) can keep the weight down. I can't address ergonomics- that's a matter of preference, and mine is not yet built up.
     

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