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My new HOMEMADE bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Peter Parker, Oct 31, 2004.

  1. Peter Parker

    Peter Parker Banned

    Jun 10, 2001
    This is the most recent that I've built. This one features a flamed redwood top, ash body, figured maple fingerboard, 34" scale, pickups in exact 70's location and completely passive. The bass sounds huge. It has Bartolini's in it right now but I intend to try a set of Nordstrand single coils soon.
  2. adrian garcia

    adrian garcia

    Apr 9, 2001
    las vegas. nevada
    Endorsing Artist: Nordy Basses, Schroeder Cabs, Gallien Krueger Amps
    Man! those are coming out better and better!
    Again, I wish I could do that! Congrats!
  3. troll


    Aug 31, 2000
    Chicago area
    We demand audio of it!@ :) Nice wood combos, probably sounds bright and funky, just how I like 'em.

  4. Very nice and elegant. Keep up the great work!

  5. Bassic83


    Jul 26, 2004
    Texas, USSA
    Beautiful! Nice work. BTW, is it vol-vol or vol-tone, or other? Only two controls...elegant!
  6. Cliff Bordwell

    Cliff Bordwell Commercial User

    Jan 6, 2004
    USA , Orlando , Florida
    Owner of CB BASSES
    I like the looks of the Redwood with the Maple FB.
  7. Peter Parker

    Peter Parker Banned

    Jun 10, 2001
    Thanks for the comments guys. I just wish I had the ability to take better pics. The bass has two volumes with no tone control. I'll try to get some sound clips soon.
  8. karrot-x

    karrot-x Banned

    Feb 21, 2004
    Omicron Persei 8
    That looks amazing. For about a minute I thought that there was two curved holes in the neck because of the guitar stand. It had me wondering ;)
  9. is that a 35" scale or 34" scale?
  10. 6 string demon

    6 string demon

    Mar 23, 2003
  11. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    I'm impressed.
  12. it's a 34".

    She's beautiful!!! Very classy. Beautiful woods.... nice shape, nice work!!!
    How does she sound?
  13. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    Now that's a very nice looking bass! Nice and simple. I dig! Okay, here it comes.......................How much for one?
  14. Wilbyman


    Sep 10, 2003
    Parkersburg, WV
    Scott, those are looking less and less "homemade." Between Narud's tunes and your basses, there are some ill-talented mofo's up inheres!

  15. {OE}


    Sep 23, 2004
    Connecticut, U.S.
    +1 Big Up!

    Nice and simple..... I dig the extra cut-out on the back for the neck.

    Kind of looks like the bastard child of a Lakland and a Warwick....
  16. lyle

    lyle Guest

    Jan 10, 2004
    Vernon, B.C. Canada
    almosst has an elrick vibe with the upper horn, i love it nice work
  17. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    Verrrrrrry nice!
  18. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    WOW!!!!!!! :bassist:
  19. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Looks great
  20. you are a talented man. It looks truely fantastic