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Hello Brubaker!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Jsonnenblick, May 18, 2001.

  1. I have a new Brubaker NBS 5-string coming today via UPS (see attached jpeg).

    I'll post a review later. For now, the specs:

    Body- Curly maple
    Top- Uniquely figured curly flame maple
    Neck- One piece quartersawn hard maple
    Fingerboard- hard maple(24 fret)
    Nut- Graph Tech
    Truss Rod- Single (two way adj.) stainless steel
    Bridge- Hipshot A style brass (adj. spacing .720-center to center) -black
    Tuners- Hipshot Ultralite- black
    Pickups- Bartolini- P25 Quadcoil -with selector switch to cut coils.
    Electronics- Bartolini NTMB ( blend, mid./push-pull/mid. boost, bass/treb., master vol./push-pull/passive mode.)
    Strings- DR Low Rider- gauge 45 65 85 105 125
    Color- Green to Indigo burst edge

    I'm excited about the mid-shift pot, active bypass, and coil-cut switch -- I love knobs & switches. . .
  2. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    I went over to Kevin's shop a few months back. He's making some very nice instruments.

    Congrats and hope it works out well.
  3. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    That's a beauty!
  4. That`s a DROP DEAD BEAUTY,guy!!! Congrats!!
  5. Edgar


    Nov 4, 2000
    Montreal, QC, CA
    Seem like a very nice bass, The only thing I can't stand about Brubaker is the headstock, Urk!
  6. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    Seen a Sukop, Edgar?
  7. Edgar


    Nov 4, 2000
    Montreal, QC, CA
    I voted for Sukop!
  8. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    Wow. Nice bass man. All this talk about new basses on here is making me have serious gas. Well, maybe if Angus gives me a good review of those Roscoes at Bass NW, I will be trying to dig up some cash for one of them.

    Anyways, let us know what you think of it. If it plays as good as it looks, you should have yourself a winner.

  9. Jeff in TX

    Jeff in TX Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2000
    Lone Star State
    That is a beautiful instrument!! Make sure you let us know how it sounds and plays when you get it.


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