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Custom Shuker Has Started.. Pics Includied

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by ZenBass, Jun 21, 2004.

  1. Hey You all.. my Shuker Custom Bolt-On Elite is finally started been built yay :D:D:D

    Jon Shuker is top top Bloke and know his stuff very welll :)... here are the specs :)

    5 String Bolt On
    34" Scale (with Extended 35" on the B-String)
    18mm String Spacing
    AAAA Flame Maple/Wenge/Flame/Wenge/Flame Maple Neck
    Birdseye Maple Fingerboard
    Medium Dunlop Frets
    Composite Nut
    AAAA Flamed Maple Body Core
    Amboyna Burl Front
    Imbuya Burl on the Back
    Seperated by Thin Blac Pinstrips between each Layer
    EMG Tw Pickups
    Shuker EQ Bass/ Mid/ Mid Freq/ Treb/ Pan/ Treble (push pull pot for passive)
    Gotoh GB70 tuners
    ABM Individual Bridge
    Matching Amboyna Headstock Front Facing
    Matching Imbuya Burl Heacstock Back Facing
    Electronic Compartments out of Birdseye Maple

    Here are some pictures of the Neck Construction so Far you can see the Flamed Maple clearly without wetting and Wenge looks great :)....

    And the Custom Body shape that me and Jon Designed


    These Pictures are off a Similar bass with the flamed maple to give you some idea of what its goin to look like :)


    I shall Keep you Posted.. but Yay..landing date around end of August ...wo0op....

  2. Mmmm, yummy.

    Hows the 35" extended going to work? Like the kubicki, with it extending back past the nut?

    Josh D
  3. Exactly that :)......with the B- String

    and yes it will be very Yummie :)...
  4. Ari


    Dec 6, 2001
    This looks promising! What is this "extended B" design?
  5. Suburban


    Jan 15, 2001
    lower mid Sweden
    Uh??? :confused:

    Please explain to the dummie (or is it "dum me" :oops: ?) !
  6. Bassically you have the nut for the EADG and then a one string nut placed 1 " back for the B String with a String Tensioner (ala Fender) over the string...

    This gives it extra Length and Extra Tortness :)...

    Its simple and I have played a few of Jon's Basses with it on and it works..

    I was concerned about have a split nut design but Jon assures me it doesnt havent any effect at all :)...

    Its going to be Grand..!!!! :).... please ppl spill more of your 4ts :)...

    The Bass is going to end up looking something like this (tho Bolt-On of course and a 5er with Maple Board)

  7. Suburban


    Jan 15, 2001
    lower mid Sweden
    Weird. To say the least. :eyebrow:
    Whenever you get an opportunity, please post pics of that gizmo!
  8. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    Those are beautiful basses.

    OK, Sub was afraid to say it, so I will. I'm dying to see what this device or method is. :confused: I wasn't able to find a pic of it on the Shuker site. However, if it's what it sounds like, I have a bridge (Brooklyn) for sale you might be interested in. Hopefully it isn't though. :eyebrow:
  9. Geoff St. Germaine

    Geoff St. Germaine Commercial User

    So all the frets for the B string are offset from frets for the EADG strings?

  10. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    Looks like it going to be cool.

    Im using an EMG TW in my new Valenti. Im anxious to hear how it sounds.
  11. rusty


    Mar 29, 2004
    Sounds like she's gonna be a real beauty!! Congrats!! BTW - The wenge neck lams look great!! :D
  12. Ding Dong

    Nice one mate, keep us posted on the progress of this one!