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Here it is...finally finished!!!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Johnny Fila, Jan 27, 2005.


  1. Johnny Fila

    Johnny Fila Formerly "The Crusader"

    Nov 21, 2004
    Elmont, NY (near NYC)
    Quilt maple over alder, macassar ebony neck and board, barts for pups, 18v Aguilar OBP-3, hipshot tuners, gotoh bridge. here's the pics...
     

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  2. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Sweet! How does she sound?
     
  3. Wilbyman

    Wilbyman

    Sep 10, 2003
    Parkersburg, WV
    It looks really nice and I bet it sounds great! I bet the alder/ebony sounds really punchy and clean for fingerstyle...(Jeff Berlin style).
     
  4. Johnny Fila

    Johnny Fila Formerly "The Crusader"

    Nov 21, 2004
    Elmont, NY (near NYC)
    So far so good! easy to play....many different sounds...I'm still fiddling with the controls to find my sound.
     
  5. That gets my stamp of approval. :cool:

    Good luck.

    Mike ;)
     
  6. Johnny Fila

    Johnny Fila Formerly "The Crusader"

    Nov 21, 2004
    Elmont, NY (near NYC)
    Thanks. hey I live in elmont, right near ya!
     
  7. Howdy neighbor. :)

    Mike
     
  8. Mojo-Man

    Mojo-Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2003
    :cool:
    Very Sweet.
    I'am gasing for something like that.
    Did you build it yourself, or have someone do it?
     
  9. The design is mesmerizing and it looks sharp. Congratz!
     
  10. Johnny Fila

    Johnny Fila Formerly "The Crusader"

    Nov 21, 2004
    Elmont, NY (near NYC)
    Did it meself. Thanks.
     
  11. Senor SQUID

    Senor SQUID Guest

    Jan 11, 2004
    Nice Bass. I live in Old Bethpage and my brother-in-law owns King Umberto's. I think its in Elmont.
     
  12. Johnny Fila

    Johnny Fila Formerly "The Crusader"

    Nov 21, 2004
    Elmont, NY (near NYC)
    Best pizza on the island. that would make your bro-in-law Rosario?
     
  13. Senor SQUID

    Senor SQUID Guest

    Jan 11, 2004
    My brother-in-law is Anthony Fushetto, Rosario's nephew.
     
  14. Johnny Fila

    Johnny Fila Formerly "The Crusader"

    Nov 21, 2004
    Elmont, NY (near NYC)
    OK, I'm sure I've seen him at one time or another (I'm in there 2x-3x a week). People in these parts call me Johnny the Fence.
     
  15. Senor SQUID

    Senor SQUID Guest

    Jan 11, 2004
    He currently resides in Manhattan. But he goes there a lot with my sister-in-law. I have a Wholesale/Retail Fish Market in Woodbury. Small world bro!
     
  16. That's a beautiful bass!

    Well done, great job - I love the finish ;)

    Enjoy!

    :bassist:
     
  17. Eric Grossman

    Eric Grossman

    Nov 3, 2004
    St. Louis
    Endorsing Artist: Hipshot Products and SIT Strings
    Freaky, I was raised in Bethpage. I went to Charles Campaign Elementary, off of Old Country Road. small world indeed.
     
  18. Senor SQUID

    Senor SQUID Guest

    Jan 11, 2004
    That school is right on Plainview Road. I live behind there! Tiny World bro!
     
  19. michele

    michele Supporting Member

    Apr 2, 2004
    Italy
    Very nice & classy. Enjoy it, man!
     
  20. Did you do that awesome finish? What is it?