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Brand new custom jazz for your viewing pleasure :D

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Out_of_Toon, Sep 26, 2008.

  1. Ok here it is, the best looking bass I've got so far :cool:

    It's a custom built Jean&Jean (jeanandjean.com) Jazz Bass that wasn't even supposed to be built :D
    I wanted to mod/do a Frankenstein on my Squier and wound up with a brand new custom baby, and I can't really complain, can I?


    34'' scale
    maple neck
    ash body
    wenge fingerboard, 22 frets
    bone nut
    BadAss II bridge
    Schaeller tuners
    EMG J-set

    And here are the pics, in the before/after sequence:







  2. ibanezcollector

    ibanezcollector Yoyo's Hurt When You Crank It Into Your Face

    Feb 18, 2007
    Cleveland Ohio
    that neck is sexy... Im not sure on that stripe though...

    But that neck mmmmmm
  3. flea claypool

    flea claypool

    Jun 27, 2004

  4. god sexy
  5. jambassist


    Sep 1, 2002
    Easton, PA
    That's grand. I really like the neck and the grain in the body is sweet. Have you played it and does it sound as it should?
  6. Thanks :)

    The neck grain is the sweetest part, IMO.
    It sounds superb, the EMGs are really doing the trick as well. Superb slap tone along with that old school fingerstyle vibe :cool:
    The neck is really smooth, like it's not even there :D

    I'm yet to play it on a ''serious'' amp, though, and the strings aren't that much to my liking (they're d'addarios, i prefer ernie ball, but those were the only ones I could find at the moment).
  7. gre107


    Dec 25, 2005
    Very nice!
  8. You mean the stripe on the body?
  9. Darkstrike

    Darkstrike Return Of The King!

    Sep 14, 2007
    Sweet lookin' axe!
  10. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Inactive

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    That nice is a nice bit of wood like, I have to say.
  11. 4-leaf-clover shaped control cavity cover is the most pownage I have ever seen! :D
  12. Hahaha, I was waiting for someone to comment on that :D
    It's the luthier's trademark, signature if you will. I think sanding that down to fit the gap was the most frustrating part of the job.
  13. That is one SEXXXY bass! Makes me want to dance....:D
  14. bassfrenzie


    May 26, 2008
    Super cool. :hyper:

    Wish it was mine!

    The Badass don't hurt either. :bassist:
  15. I'd hit it!!!:D

    No but really, that's a gorgeous bass man. I'm digging the neck and the top on that, and EMG's to top it off. Really nice, congrats!!!
  16. WoodyG3


    May 6, 2003
    Colorado, USA
    Very nice looking. I didn't see any Jazz basses at their web site. Was this a special order?

  17. Sweet.

    Dance and play it.

  18. msquared


    Sep 19, 2004
    Kansas City

    I like the stripe. I think the bass would be boring without it.
  19. motleystew


    Apr 29, 2006
    Lewisville, TX
    Great looking bass you have there! I like the control cover and the neck wood is to die for..congrats!

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