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Doolin 5 String Acoustic

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Big Bottom, Apr 1, 2006.

  1. Big Bottom

    Big Bottom

    Nov 25, 2004
    My Doolin 5 sting high C acoustic bass is born. Can't wait to play it!
    Here are some more pics. Ted B
    Doolin Acoustic Bass
  2. Scott French

    Scott French Dude

    May 12, 2004
    Grass Valley, CA
    Now there's some cool detail work! I like the spalty rosette, that's starting to become a trend in high end acoustics these days it seems.
  3. Prahainspring


    Oct 22, 2002
    New Jersey
    That is simply amazing! I am in an acoustic bass type of GAS mood so this hit's the mark! Would you be able to post clips?
  4. Big Bottom

    Big Bottom

    Nov 25, 2004
    I would be more than happy to post clips when I receive the bass.....Ted B
  5. smperry

    smperry Administrator Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
    :eek: That's gorgeous!


  6. DaveBeny


    Mar 22, 2000
    London, UK
    Stunning! :eek:
  7. Beautiful! A little pointier than I personally prefer, but a really really nice instrument nonetheless. I particularly like the fingerboard binding, the character in the spruce top (that is spruce, right, or is it Port Orford cedar?), and the sorta violin effect on the back of the neck. Is that cocobolo on the back and sides?
  8. puff father

    puff father Supporting Member

    Jan 20, 2006
    Endicott, NY
    That's a really beautiful acoustic bass, man. Sigh..., someday..., maybe..., as soon as I can come up with a good reason for the wife that I "need" another bass!
  9. Geoff St. Germaine

    Geoff St. Germaine Commercial User

    Mike Doolin has long been my favorite acoustic builder. I am very jealous. Beautiful bass dude!
  10. Mojo-Man


    Feb 11, 2003
    I'am a big fan of Doolin's work.
    Hope it sounds as nice as it looks?
    Can you say GAS.
  11. Big Bottom

    Big Bottom

    Nov 25, 2004
    Yes it is a bearclaw sitka spruce top with cocobolo back and sides. I can't wait to receive it! Thanks to all for the comments........Ted B

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