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Family Portrait 09/29/05

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Nino Valenti, Sep 29, 2005.


  1. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
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    L-R in Pic One:
    1 Sadowsky Vintage 4:
    Trans white, Ash Body, Maple board, Single Coils J4's
    2 Sadowsky Vintage 4:
    Trans Blue, Ash Body, Maple board, Hum Cancelling J4's
    3 Sadowsky 24 Fret 5:
    Black, Ash Body, Maple Board, Hum Cancelling J5's
    4 Sadowsky 24 Fret 5:
    Natural, Ash Body, Maple Board, EMG 40J's
    5 Warmoth Dinky P4:
    Trans Blue, Ash Body, Carved Flamed maple Top, Maple board, Hum Cancelling J4's, Sad pre w/VTC
    6 1984 G&L L-2000
    Natural Finish (not original), Alder Body, Rosewood board, No preamp.

    L-R in Pic Two:
    7 Warmoth/MIM Jazz:
    Warmoth Neck, Maple/Rosewood, MIM Jazz Body, Fender Custom Shop 62 pickups, White Finish
    8 EPS J-Four:
    Alder? body, Rosewood Board, Stock Pickups, Changed pots to Volume/Blend/Tone. Changed Pearl p/g to Tort
    9 Fender Geddy Lee Jazz:
    Black Finish, Alder Body, Maple/Maple neck with Blocks and binding, Sadowsky HumCancelling J4's, Sadowsky Preamp, Schaller Keys, BadAss II
    10 Valenti Vintage P4:
    Trans Blue, Ash Body, Maple board, Nord NP4, Aguilar OBP-1
    11 Valenti Vintage J5 (Geddy Vee):
    Black Finish, Ash Body, Maple/Maple neck with Blocks and binding, Nord Big Singles, Aguilar OBP-1
     
  2. Sutton

    Sutton

    Mar 3, 2005
    Plainwell, MI
    Sharing is caring
     
  3. Nice!

    I didn't know that Sadowsky put J PU's in their 24-fret model, I thought it was only available with soapbars.
     
  4. Your 'Geddy' model is beautiful. We may need to talk soon!

    K
     
  5. Frank Martin

    Frank Martin Bitten by the luthiery bug...

    Oct 8, 2001
    Budapest, Hungary, EU
    Well if you look at his signature ;) you'll see that he has some connections :D

    Nice! :cool:
     
  6. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

  7. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    The 24F5JJ was 1st built for Jason Newsted. It basically looks the same as the one I built for myself.

    The 24F5JJ is available to order.
     
  8. Petary791

    Petary791

    Feb 20, 2005
    Michigan, USA
    You have some amazing basses man.

    I love all the J-basses.
     
  9. jb64

    jb64

    May 4, 2003
    Connecticut, USA!
    Endorsing Artist: Carvin Guitars, Bass Amps & Pro Audio
    Hey Nino,

    Can you please give some info on the Geddy Vee?
     
  10. lamarjones

    lamarjones Supporting Member

    Aug 27, 2002
    Raleigh, NC
    Sweet family!

    So.....which ones do YOU like the best? I guess for tone and playability, if there are any favorites for the second category.

    BTW, i'll paypal you tomorrow.
     
  11. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    So, Nino, do you like Fender style basses?


    :p
     
  12. Groover

    Groover

    Jun 28, 2005
    Ohio, USA
    Very nice family!
     
  13. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
  14. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    Nino, honestly, your basses are the two sweetest in your collection. Keep up the good work!
     
  15. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Like Jazz basses or something? ;)

    Hey Nino, next time we get together, can I try the Jason bass?

    Very nice, and I've only had a chance to see a few of these beauties and play them in person.
     
  16. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Email sent
     
  17. jb64

    jb64

    May 4, 2003
    Connecticut, USA!
    Endorsing Artist: Carvin Guitars, Bass Amps & Pro Audio
    Got it Nino, thanks!
     
  18. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    This is my absolute favorite bass:

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    I'd consider this my 2nd Favorite due to the newness factor. I haven't played it in a band setting yet due to some unfortunate circimstances but I can't get enough of playing it at home.

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  19. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Thank you. :)
     
  20. Andy Brown

    Andy Brown Supporting Member

    Jul 23, 2004
    Rhode Island
    Founder: Wing Bass
    Fine lookin' family you have there Nino. Wow, it looks like if I order one more Valenti, I'll have just as many as you.