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Looking for a 1/4 size bass neck to purchase

Discussion in 'Basses [DB]' started by GretschWretch, Nov 14, 2017.


  1. Boy, after what's been going on here recently I'm really leery of sticking my head above the parapet with this thread, but I have a curiosity I want to satisfy.

    Ever since its product launch I have been intrigued by Toby Chennel's Arco Bass, an IMO superb but unicorn-rare instrument. I've scrutinized the pics for proportions and have a hunch that the AB very nearly replicates a 1/4 DB neck mated to a 4/4 cello body, but I cannot test my hypothesis.

    4/4 cello bodies I have, and some unmated DB necks as well, but no 1/4 DB neck. Does anybody have or know of someone who has a 1/4 DB neck/fingerboard for sale at a not unreasonable price? Cosmetics are unimportant; playability is.

    My "project" falls under the rubric of "is this thing do-able"?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. PauFerro

    PauFerro

    Jun 8, 2008
    United States
    I had written to @Mark Gollihur about getting some parts in the white wood a while ago. He was able to quote me on parts (more than just the neck) which he can source. I would check with him and see what he can provide. Hopefully you are OK with woodworking equipment and can do some work to make it fit.
     
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2017