My New MTD (from the Central)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by dmband908, May 19, 2004.

  1. dmband908


    Mar 11, 2004
    Been busy lately,

    Got some time on my hands, so i took a pic. I will post some more soon.

    This is a 535, Buckeye Burl Top, Mahogony Body, Wenge Neck ana Board, matching headstock, electronics cavity etc. It also has a high gloss finish. Standard Barts in there, I love that classic Bart thump tone! MTD's are the real deal. If your near a dealer, check them out! plz bass.jpg

    Chris | more pics coming very soon! Sound samples too!
  2. Whafrodamus


    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    ... I need a new pair of underpants. :eek:
  3. Zillium


    May 27, 2003
    Thats a sexy top.
  4. Gard

    Gard Commercial User

    Mar 31, 2000
    Greensboro, NC, USA
    General Manager, Roscoe Guitars
    Ah yes....I 'member dat one! :)

    She's a beaut!

    Good to see her in a good home....
  5. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber Supporting Member

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
    You win. I give up.
  6. boogiebass


    Aug 16, 2000
    Very nice, Chris. Congrats. I've enjoyed the three MTD's I've owned very much.
  7. gfab333


    Mar 22, 2000
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Congrats and welcome to the club. You scored one with an outrageous and very cool looking body top. enjoy!!!
    :hyper: :bassist: :D :D :bassist: :hyper:
  8. nonsqtr

    nonsqtr The emperor has no clothes!

    Aug 29, 2003
    Burbank CA USA
    That's definitely a sexy top. Can I ask an ignorant question? What's that dark brown patch on the bottom horn (the one on the right in the pic)? Is that part of the actual wood, or is that some kind of goop or filler they use? Reason I ask is, I've seen some similar stuff on Roscoe basses, but I haven't really seen it from any other manufacturer. Enlightenment is greatly appreciated!
  9. Ari


    Dec 6, 2001
    Really nice bass! I'm sure it looks much better in person.
  10. dmband908


    Mar 11, 2004
  11. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Supporting Member

    It's the buckeye. :p
  12. mikezimmerman

    mikezimmerman Supporting Member

    Apr 29, 2001
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Thank you for buying that one and relieving me of a major temptation every time I looked at the BassCentral site! ;)

    Can't wait to see more pics and hear a review!

  13. McHack


    Jul 29, 2003
    Central Ohio!
    I gotta say that buckeye burl is some awesome looking stuff.

    I'm tempted to try working w/ it, but I'm sure I'd screw it up.

    However, I DOOOOO live in Ohio... soooo....
  14. Not only do I live in Ohio, but I'm also an Ohio State grad! :eek: :bag: :help:
  15. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama

    Love wenge!!!! :cool:
  16. McHack


    Jul 29, 2003
    Central Ohio!
    I'm currently sitting in a tall building in downtown C-Bus...
  17. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    I hate you now!

    Question/s: Is that bridge inset? And, do those knobs push in flush? From the pic, that's what it looks like. I don't think I've seen knobs that small before.
  18. dmband908


    Mar 11, 2004
    What do you mean?

    For the most part. They are the new ones mike is putting on his basses. There rubber, so theres really no issure with them stratching the face of the instrument.