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My Frog

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Santraginus, Nov 5, 2005.

  1. I recently finished my first Warmoth-Project.

    Think I'll call it "The Frog"...


    Swamp Ash Body, Greenburst
    Sadowsky Humcancelling J's (Passive, Vol/Vol/Tone)
    Gotoh Bridge
    Birdseye Maple Neck and Fretboard
    Schaller Tuners
    Bone Nut

    And: Yes, I did notice that the E and G strings are a little out of line with the P/Us. It does not affect the sound - but still, I am thinking about using a different bridge, giving larger string-spacing. Any suggestions?

    And what do you think about the looks?
    I don't have recording equipment, so I can't provide you with its sound... but just to let you know: It's so sweeeeet...

  2. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Supporting Member

    I love the finish. Green burst with maple neck, awesome.
    I'm not fond of Jazz shapes to start with.
    You could use an adjustable bridge such as a Gotoh roller to bring strings back in line with the PUs.
  3. Let me be the first to say... SHWING! :p

    Nice bass.
  4. very nice

    only thing i would change, is to get it the other way around :p

  5. I see - but then I'd have to get myself the other way around, too...
  6. Green is my favorite color, & you don't see a lot of basses that shade. Sweet.
  7. DaveDeVille

    DaveDeVille ... you talkin' to me ?? Supporting Member

    Very nice Warmoth !!!:D

    i'd try that green body with a black pickguard ...
    but that's just me .

    i dig the Gotoh bridge with the Sadowsky pickups .
    i'll bet it sounds great !

    as Jazz Ad said , with the Goth bridge, you should be able
    to roll the strings into alignment over the pickups ...
    but it's no biggie if they won't .

    got any more pictures ?
  8. Thanks!

    The Gogoth bridge on "The Frog" is not adjustable... maybe I'll replace it, maybe not... I don't really have an issue concerning the misalignment - it's purely cosmetical.

    Not yet more pictures - but these days, I'll post some of the "family" - i.e. my other lefties, including a sunburst Hotwire Vintage 4...

  9. Jonki

    Jonki I will not slap my Bee!

    Oct 14, 2003
    Arendal, Norway
    taste like chicken! nice bass! enjoy it! :)
  10. Petary791


    Feb 20, 2005
    Michigan, USA
    Sexy dude! But I think you built it backwards. :eyebrow:

  11. Aj*


    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK
    Loving the finish, nice work, if the string issue doesn't affect the sound I doubt I'd bother to change it, it's unlikely anyone would ever even notice.
  12. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    Very nice
  13. spc


    Apr 10, 2004
    South of Boston
    The strings/pups look ok to me...
    I absolutely love the finish!
  14. Funky Doctor

    Funky Doctor

    Aug 28, 2003
    That has a very smooth look too it. Very understaded for a bright green bass indeed. Looks classy.
  15. Thank you folks for the nice feedback!
    - Every time I see it, I like my new bass a bit more.


    Just came back from the sunday night practise with my band. Brought "The Frog" with me, and the guys really dig it, too...
  16. Geezerman


    Nov 28, 2004
    Chicago, IL
    that finish is amazing! now only if i was left handed... :smug:
  17. Hollow Man

    Hollow Man Supporting Member

    Apr 28, 2003
    Springfield, VA
    Very nice job... that's a great finish. I don't see a problem with the string alignment relative to the pickups either.
  18. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY
    Is it possible that there's been a thread about a green-burst bass for over a day and MajorMetal hasn't seen it?!?
  19. Pennydreadful

    Pennydreadful Goin out West

    Jun 13, 2005
    Arlington, Texas
    Nice finish! I loves me some greenburst.
  20. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    :D :D