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My new Cliff Bordwell bass!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jacochops, Mar 14, 2006.


  1. jacochops

    jacochops

    Jul 2, 2000
    Suzhou, China
    Yo...
    I just snagged a new CB bass courtesy of Jimmy at Bunnybass...what a great guy Jimmy is!! I should have it Friday. I don't know how to put up a larger picture, so if someone here could go over to Bunnybass.com and throw up a few pics, that would be sweet!! It has:

    swamp ash body
    FLAMEY quartersawn neck
    mesquite burl top (I don't know whether to play it or bar-b-que it!! ;) )
    rosewood board
    Nordstrand Dual coils wired in series
    Aguilar 3 band w/passive tone control
    Hipshot hardware

    This is a bit of a departure for me, since I've ALWAYS been an alder/maple or alder/rosewood guy.

    If/when pics go up....in the words of Jaco..."You dig??" :D
     
  2. C-5KO

    C-5KO

    Mar 9, 2005
    Toronto, Canada
    Do you mean this one?

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  3. C-5KO

    C-5KO

    Mar 9, 2005
    Toronto, Canada
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  4. Mike

    Mike

    Sep 7, 2000
    Cali
    very nice. i've been looking at that for awhile but didn't pull the trigger- it would be a departure for me also. please post a review when it arrives.:bassist:
     
  5. Cliff is really doing great work these days. That's a beauty!
     
  6. emjazz

    emjazz Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Matt, I can't wait to hear about this one. I've been interested in Cliff's work for some time now.
     
  7. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    Wow! Congrats! Beauty! Looking forward to the review (and clips!). btw, do you know what the string spacing is at the nut? It looks kinda tight...

    Enjoy!

    :bassist:
     
  8. sargebaker

    sargebaker Commercial User

    May 2, 2004
    Montreal QC CA
    owner/builder, ISLAND Instrument Mfg.
    What a bass! WOW!
     
  9. jacochops

    jacochops

    Jul 2, 2000
    Suzhou, China
     
  10. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    It's a beaut.

    But IMO it's too round and...cuddly for my liking. I'm sure it plays and sounds like a taste of heaven!

    Congrats!


    -Mark
     
  11. Nocturnal

    Nocturnal Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2002
    Chandler, Arizona
    Very nice!!!
     
  12. GSRLessard14

    GSRLessard14 All-Things-Claypool Enthusiast

    Jun 23, 2005
    Newington, CT
    Yeah that thing turns me on.
     
  13. fraublugher

    fraublugher

    Nov 19, 2004
    ottawa, ontario, canada
    music school retailer
    very very nice , im a Cliff Bordwell fan too.
     
  14. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    toms_river.nj.us
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    He makes some classy basses! Congrats!
     
  15. Great looking bass. I think you will love it. I snaped up the Chambered 6 string fretless bass Jimmy had on his site a while back. I purchased it without knowing who Cliff was, long story short its a GREAT bass. Jimmy was great to deal with, I would buy another bass from him in a heartbeat. :hyper:
     
  16. michele

    michele Supporting Member

    Apr 2, 2004
    Italy
    Hey jacochops,
    from what I remind of your past purchases you're a true custom basses addicted!
    So you pull the trigger on the stunning CB at Bunnybass ... congrats and don't forget to give us a full review! ;)
     
  17. Cliff Bordwell

    Cliff Bordwell Commercial User

    Jan 6, 2004
    USA , Orlando , Florida
    Owner of CB BASSES
    Thanks for all the kind words everyone!!
     
  18. MODNY

    MODNY Guest

    Nov 9, 2004
    very sexy 4 string

    i love that ashhhhhh
     
  19. KayCee

    KayCee

    Oct 4, 2004
    Shawnee, KS
    Great bass! Cliff's got a great artistic sense, and his work seems to keep evolving.

    I'd love to hear some sound clips!
     
  20. Gard

    Gard Commercial User

    Mar 31, 2000
    Greensboro, NC, USA
    General Manager, Roscoe Guitars
    I've played 'em both, Cliff RAWKS!!!!

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    So does Jimmy @ Bunny!!!

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    ;)