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Interesting start-up luthier

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by slowburnaz, Jul 6, 2004.

  1. slowburnaz

    slowburnaz Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2002
    Tucson, AZ
  2. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Not bad, but I think Warwick may call about the headstock. Good lookin' bass though.
  3. i like it. the body shape seems a little unique, but its a sweet lookin' bass none the less.
  4. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
  5. im not so sure id be willing to drop 2 grand on it. maybe if i got to play it first. its still a nice bass though.
  6. Very nice looking bass. The only thing that bothers me a little is that the pickups are very close together. Since most bassists use the bridge pickup when playing solo, how is the sound reproduction relating to clarity?
  7. slowburnaz

    slowburnaz Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2002
    Tucson, AZ
    Every hear a 5 or 6 string Warwick Thumb bass? Probably one of the most clear and punchy tones to be had on bass. Those pickups look to be a bit further away from the bridge than a Thumb's pickups, and they're Barts, so I imagine the same clarity inherent in a Thumb bass would be present, but with a bit more low end rumble.
  8. quallabone


    Aug 2, 2003
    I don't like how the angle of the strings changes so drastically after the nut. That's just excessive stress on the nut.
  9. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon

    May 10, 2000
    Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Product Designer

    hmm...i don't think it is that severe.

    plus, you can tell the tuner centerlines follow the headstock side curves nicely.

  10. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    - pretty cool looking.
    - seems to have that Warwic flat-square neck profile.
    - I would love to see a side shot of the head/neck area. That volute seems to drop off to near nothing at the headstock. I wonder how the joint is made.