My Cliff Bordwell Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Andrew Moss, Jan 22, 2018.

  1. Andrew Moss

    Andrew Moss

    Jan 9, 2018
    I placed my order for this bass is October 2016. last week Cliff sent me a couple pics of the body woods asking if I would like to post on TB as he builds it, so I figured now was the time to sign up and get busy!

    I will post more pictures as they become available to me.


    Big McNeely-Bass 5 String

    Scale length: 34"
    Neck shape: Oval
    Thickness at 1st: .810 (thin)
    String spacing at bridge: .750
    Body thickness: 1.525

    Neck: modern (maple/wenge)
    Fingerboard: bloodwood
    Fingerboard radius: 9.5"
    Nut: dymondwood
    Full faced top: yes

    Body woods:
    Top: mac ebony
    Body: ash
    Headstock shape: "CB"
    Headstock plate: mac ebony
    Cavity cover: black

    Color: black
    Bridge: hipshot A
    Tuners: hipshot ultralites
    Truss rod: two way adjustable
    Fretted (24 frets)
    Straplocks: yes
    Output: 1/4" face mounted

    Pickups: 2 nordstrand BigSplits (wood covers)
    Pickup covers: Blood wood(no exposed poles)
    Preamp: Nordstrand 2B-3B Custom Vol(p/p a/p) – Vol – Treble/Bass stacked
    Controls: (3) vol-vol-t/b

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    Last edited: Jan 26, 2018
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  2. I love a build thread! Keep the pictures coming as they’re received.
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  3. Andrew Moss

    Andrew Moss

    Jan 9, 2018
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  4. Andrew Moss

    Andrew Moss

    Jan 9, 2018
    I edited the thread to show specs.
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  5. Andrew Moss

    Andrew Moss

    Jan 9, 2018
  6. Andrew Moss

    Andrew Moss

    Jan 9, 2018
    Just got this from cliff a little while ago. NDB next week!!!
  7. TapyTap


    Apr 26, 2005
    That bass looks really nice!
  8. Cliff Bordwell

    Cliff Bordwell Commercial User

    Jan 6, 2004
    USA , Orlando , Florida
    Owner of CB BASSES
    The pic you took at your place is better than mine... I think I need a new camera!
  9. Andrew Moss

    Andrew Moss

    Jan 9, 2018
    Got it!!!
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  10. TapyTap


    Apr 26, 2005

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