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Dragonfly SJ-4 Walnut body (with pau ferro fretboard) by Harry's Engineering (Japan) update...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Quadzilla, Oct 8, 2017.


  1. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    Dragonfly SJ-4 Walnut body (with pau ferro fretboard) by Harry's Engineering (Japan) update....

    So the new (to me) Dragonfly passed muster this past weekend. Balanced well, easy playing Jazz width neck (satin-back finish), very low action.

    Tone is where this bass sets it's self apart from the pack. Smooth tone that also cuts without sounding harsh. All notes up and down the fretboard rang clear and note output was very even between frets and strings.

    3-band EQ with a master volume, balance and master tone (like a J or P). Master tone works in both active and passive modes. Mid-frequency switch and active/passive switch.

    The build quality is up there with the best of the best I've laid my hands on (including Fodera, F bass, Pedulla, etc...).

    I'm a very happy camper. Huge bang for the buck! Check these basses out! I highly recommend them!

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  2. Sid the Kid

    Sid the Kid Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2013
    Illinois
    One of the few singlecuts that looks "right" to me. I blame the ingenious knob layout.

    A beauty.
     
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  3. Adam Wright

    Adam Wright Supporting Member

    Jun 6, 2002
    Arlington,Tx
    GHS Strings
    Love the Dragonfly stuff, my second one from them(Fat J5) should be done in a few weeks.
     
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  4. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    Do post pics!
     
  5. lesclaypoolsob

    lesclaypoolsob Supporting Member

    Jul 5, 2006
    Kentucky
    Picked up a secondhand Fat P and it is amazing. The price of which was a STEAL! I need a J-style bass from Dragonfly for sure.
     
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  6. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    Pretty sure that you bought that from my local buddy, Kevin O here in Maryland, no? He's a very close friend of mine.
     
  7. lesclaypoolsob

    lesclaypoolsob Supporting Member

    Jul 5, 2006
    Kentucky
    Small (bass) world! Yes, I have purchased two basses from Kevin in the last few months - the man has great taste!
     
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  8. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    He's a great dude!
     

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