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Just Spent Part Of My Inheritance...Dingwall

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jefft54, Apr 8, 2006.

  1. Well, I just bought this Dingwall from Steve Dude Barr of the Dudepit.
    http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v...o PJ/?sc=1&multi=13&addtype=local&media=image

    As suggested by several TB'rs, I tried a Dingwall and found the perfect combo of the traditional style I wanted combined with handmade quality and contemporary updates. Steve just got this in yesterday and the Karma was too strong to pass it up. Coincidence a Dingwall just showed up...I think not! Should be arriving sometime next week. Thanks all.:hyper:
  2. JPJ


    Apr 21, 2001
    Chicago, IL
    Congrats on your new Dingwall. I'm having my first significant experience with the fanned-fret system this weekend and might post something (a review of sorts) soon. I've really been surprised and blown away. ;)
  3. purfektstranger


    Apr 10, 2003
    Congratulations. Great combination finish and pickguard!
  4. Wow-
    congrats on a Dingwall. You'll love the SuperJ, they are an amazing players basses. The neck is like butter, and the tone is a meld of both modern and vintage. Best news for you the scale is shorter than a typical Dingwall. You'll have NO problems.
    PS I too dig the nautral wood and that baltic amber pickguard is cool.
  5. Cliff Bordwell

    Cliff Bordwell Commercial User

    Jan 6, 2004
    USA , Orlando , Florida
    Owner of CB BASSES

    What are the scales on his 4-stringers?
  6. Eggman

    Eggman Supporting Member

    Dec 3, 2004
    Denver, Colorado
    Super J 4 scale is 32" to 34.25". Afterburner 4 is 34" to 36.5"

    Frank is right - Super J plays great - neck is butter - tone is great. Jazz bass on steroids!!
  7. anonymous278347457

    anonymous278347457 Guest

    Feb 12, 2005

    I know they sound and play great and everything, but i still cant get past the fact that it looks like somebody got a picture of a jazz and streteched it abit on photoshop:D
  8. How are you finding the fanned frets?

  9. Yeah, would be great if you could give your views on fanne frets. ...
  10. Once it arrives next week, I'll give a full review.:hyper:
  11. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD Supporting Member

    Feb 20, 2005
    Syracuse NY
    Endorsing artist: Dingwall Guitars
    Excellent, Jeff!

    Welcome to the family. That's a beautiful Super-J (PJ) with the NEW baltic amber pickguard, I believe its probably the FIRST one out of the shop with that combo.

    Please head over to the Dingwall board if you get a chance and introduce yourself and your new bass!

    I'm sure you'll have many hours of enjoyment ahead of you.
  12. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Nice choice, I wish to get a chance to play some Dingwalls at some point.
  13. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD Supporting Member

    Feb 20, 2005
    Syracuse NY
    Endorsing artist: Dingwall Guitars

    You throw a GTG, I'll bring mine. If you wait a bit, I'll bring two.
  14. Spector_Ray


    Aug 8, 2004
    Congrats on the new bass and I must say it was a nice choice.

    Now how about that loan for a new Spector?:p
  15. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Next GTG that i go to will be a treat for EBMM fans.. Ill be bringing my sterling and HH Sr5..
  16. i cant wait to have money, that bass is a must have for me no matter what. congrats
  17. I've been there looking around but haven't posted anything yet. I am looking forward to it though. I couldn't believe the "Dude" had one coming in that looked that good. I AM LUCKY.
  18. Can't. Still have to pay for a new guitar. :crying:
  19. instigata


    Feb 24, 2006
    New Jersey
    dingwalls are nice. one question. can you successfully tap on them without confusing yourself?
  20. AxtoOx


    Nov 12, 2005
    Duncan, Okla.
    Nice one, I'm happy for you. I haven't played that pick up configuration yet. Let me know how you like it.

    I answered the other thread about the tapping, easier than you think.

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