Check out this bass tell me what you think

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by gfried84, Jul 24, 2005.

  1. gfried84

    gfried84 Commercial User

    May 7, 2005
    Owner Fried Guitars Inc.
    Hey guys I got another bass here that I just finished
    Solid two piece alder body(hand Made)
    Warmoth Neck with goncalo neck/Pau Ferro finger board you play it raw
    Sadowsky hum cancelling J
    Aguilar obp-1
    Hipshot ultralight
    Schaller roller bridge
    Blue burst thin Polyester finish
    Full bass Close
    Raw Body neck wood
  2. ladros2


    Jun 2, 2005
    nice, especially the colour and lack of scratchplate, but could use somenting on the headstock, just not my thing. looks mis-matched
  3. AuG


    May 22, 2005
    Fort Collins, CO
    That's a nice bass man! You built that yourself? Wow. :cool: I like the see thru fade blue paint job too. I bet that thing thumps HARD. Nice job!
  4. r379


    Jul 28, 2004
    Dallas, Texas
    Looks sharp. Who made the body? Did you do it yourself?
  5. That bass lokks great!
    You installed it yourself??

  6. cdef


    Jul 18, 2003
    Put a clear perspex pickguard on it. IMO the J body looks lost without those complimentary curves. Also, the color mismatch between the body and the headstock grates a bit. If you can't 'burst the headstock face, make it black. But whatever - nice job.

  7. I disagree...I actually like it naked (no pickguard) and that dark wood on the headstock looks classy...IMO...a painted headstock on this style bass would look too cheesy.
  8. Jazzin'

    Jazzin' ...Bluesin' and Funkin'

    I love that color burst. I always wanted a bass with that burst.
  9. cdef


    Jul 18, 2003
    Cheesy is as cheesy does... A maple headstock would go better with that neat blueburst.
    As for the clear pickguard, this is the idea:

  10. gfried84

    gfried84 Commercial User

    May 7, 2005
    Owner Fried Guitars Inc.
    hey guys thanks for the replies
    I built the body and the neck is a warmoth jazz neck. I build both the bodies and necks on some instruments I build but, warmoth gets some exotic woods that I would have trouble getting a hold of. Even If I could get a hold of it, it would cost me way more than a warmoth neck would.(I can only buy in small quantity).
    Anyway here are some more pics of a bass I built Neck And All..
    This Bass Has
    Alder body
    Flatsawn maple neck with birdseye fingerboard
    Sadowsky hum-cancelling pj pickups
    Aguilar obp-1
    hipshot tuners
    Schaller Bridge
    Satin Lacquer finish on both body and neck
    Full Bass Back 1 Back 2 fingerboard