fingerboard questions

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Brad Barker, Apr 28, 2001.

  1. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    does spector offer any other fingerboards besides rosewood (and, I'm assuming, ebony on fretlesses)? i think i thought i saw a maple fretboard on a us one, but it may not have been.

    also, what are some generalities you know of about purpleheart fretboards? is it almost identical to rosewood tonally? recently, i played a roscoe bass w/ purpleheart neck and another roscoe w/ph neck, and at least ph looks cool, really different.
  2. DarkMazda


    Jun 3, 2000
    *DM calls NinoBrown* WHERE ARE YOU SPECTOR MASTER!!! This guy needs help! :D
  3. AssMan


    Dec 2, 2000
    Minnesota, USA
    I think the high end spectors have pao-ferro fingerboards.
  4. AssMan


    Dec 2, 2000
    Minnesota, USA
    I just checked my spector catolog and the U.S. models have pao-ferro fretboards, and the rest have rosewood. I don't know about any different fretboard options though.
  5. I think they built Jason Newsted's Spectors with ebony (fretted:D) fingerboards.
  6. Hey if you are going to call someone call the whole group.

    Bring Forth: Nino, Ram, and Mr. Dead!