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Can you guess what kind of bass I'm making?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by toonman, May 7, 2005.


  1. I just about have the neck all finished. I just need to put some fret markers on it. The body is in the works now. I post some more pics when I get some.
     
  2. AB53211

    AB53211

    Apr 15, 2004
    Milwaukee,WI
    i bet it's a 6 string :p I really neat looking 6 string at that
     
  3. just a couple more pics.
     
  4. AB53211

    AB53211

    Apr 15, 2004
    Milwaukee,WI
    what kind of wood is on the headstock?
     
  5. Your really close.
    ;)
     
  6. the middle is curly maple and the two outside veneers are bicote on the front and canary wood on the back.
     
  7. FireAarro

    FireAarro

    Aug 8, 2004
    austr-
    Ooh, methinks it's fwetless.
     
  8. you too are really close, But not the answer I'm looking for.
    ;)
     
  9. Does nobody recognize the shape?
     
  10. An excellent looking one, that's for sure..
     
  11. carl thompson knockoff?
     
  12. Ding Ding Ding.... you are the winner. LOL
    ;)
     
  13. Looks a bit like a Carl Thompson... I'd guess that based on the pictures and your GAS list. :)

    edit: wow, too late. That's what I get for opening a bunch of threads and then doing something else, hehe.
     
  14. one more pic of the neck.
     
  15. thank you!
     
  16. zombywoof5050

    zombywoof5050

    Dec 20, 2001
    It looks very nice, but it appears that the strings strung on the top tuners may make contact with the middle tuner posts.
     
  17. I've seen carls do the same thing, But it might miss it, barly. I don't think it's a big deal.
     
  18. zombywoof5050

    zombywoof5050

    Dec 20, 2001
    Naw, no big deal.
    I wasn't trying to be negative either, just making an observation, hope you didn't take it the wrong way.
     
  19. EricTheEZ1

    EricTheEZ1

    Nov 23, 2004
    Clawson, MI
    Great job on the headstock. Best knockoff headstock yet. I thought it was a guitar for a second. The fretboard doesn't look big enough to be a bass. Really close string spacing?

    -Eric.
     
  20. not at all.