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got my USACG today !!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by boo, Jun 11, 2004.

  1. boo


    Oct 12, 2002
    afther waiting 6 months i finally got my USACG neck and body today :hyper: :hyper: :hyper:
    And ohhh my god...............the neck is so smoooooooth , just like my usa JO5

    Thanks Tommy & Ty ;) ;)








  2. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    nice body. are you going to paint it?
  3. boo


    Oct 12, 2002
    it's already finished with a clear gloss for the body and a satin gloss for the neck ( ROXY guitar finish)
  4. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    That looks awesome. Did you route the pick up holes your self? Looks very well done.

    It also looks very familiar. ;)


    Just out of curiosity, why did it take 6 months?
  5. 6 string demon

    6 string demon

    Mar 23, 2003
    looks to me like the pickups are laying on top of the body. thats going to be one killer bass :)

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Staff Member Supporting Member

    Looks like it is going to be a nice bass, congrads.PS nice grain :bassist:
  7. Blueszilla

    Blueszilla Bassist ordinaire

    Apr 2, 2003
    The Duke City
    That's beee-uuu-teee-fffulllll!!!!!!

    You read my mind!!
  8. sheepdog


    Feb 20, 2003
    Birmingham, AL
    very nice figuring on that ash body. Looks like a killer bass.
  9. love the birdseye board! that is going to be one nice bass my friend.

    out of curiousity, why the reversed pic of the neck? for a second i thought you ordered a lefty neck too. :)
    (fourth pic down)
  10. boo


    Oct 12, 2002
    Yeah, It looks almost the same ( PU's + pre-amp are Sadowsky) ;) ;)

    iam trying to route the pickup holes myself, i just put the pu's on top of the body so you get the idea.
    I realy dont know why it takes so long ????? maybe they are verry busy??
  11. adrian garcia

    adrian garcia

    Apr 9, 2001
    las vegas. nevada
    Endorsing Artist: Nordy Basses, Schroeder Cabs, Gallien Krueger Amps
    "..memories..of the bass i left behind...."
    ..and shoudl not have.
    Tommy is great and their work is fantastic, if you want a full sized J 5 body, that's the place to get it!

    natural Ash, gotta love it!
  12. Jon Burnet

    Jon Burnet

    Jan 21, 2001
    Memphis, TN
    why DID you give that one up adrian?
  13. adrian garcia

    adrian garcia

    Apr 9, 2001
    las vegas. nevada
    Endorsing Artist: Nordy Basses, Schroeder Cabs, Gallien Krueger Amps
    well, Jon - at the time, I had a USA DLX Jazz same woods and found it more comfy..also, the J retro was the version before the last ugrade and it was a little noisy and i got an offer and off the bass went. To the best of my recollection, that's my story and I 'm sticking to it. :eyebrow:
  14. boo


    Oct 12, 2002
    Finally.............my USACG is ready to rock..... :D :D




  15. That looks awesome! Theres just something about natural ash!
  16. Oh John...

    Please tell us you were being sarcastic with that comment. :eyebrow:

    boo - that is one tasty piece of work :hyper: :cool: .
  17. JPJ


    Apr 21, 2001
    Chicago, IL
    Hey Boo,
    That's an outstanding piece you've got there. I really enjoyed working with Tommy when I did my USACG project almost 2 years ago and was extremely pleased with the quality of their work.

    As for the wait, they are extremely busy. So busy, in fact, that they haven't been able to expand to doing things like the binding/blocks option that you and I love so much ( ;) ) because they have so many orders. They get a lot of orders from guitar guys and also supply OEM parts as well as taking care of the occasional guy who wants to try his hand at building a bass. Nevertheless, when your parts finally do come in, it'll be quality stuff. :D Congrats Boo.
  18. Poon


    May 20, 2003
    Los Angeles, CA
    Dear Lord that is beautiful. How much did that cost you all together to build? :crying:
  19. very nice! i can't wait to get mine... :bawl:
  20. Fran Diaz

    Fran Diaz

    Mar 28, 2002
    Santander, Spain
    Lovely piece of ash, congrats.

    where did you buy the knobs?

    keep groooovin'