NBD 1955 Fender CS

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Arrow, Jan 20, 2017.

  1. Arrow


    Sep 10, 2013
    The Netherlands
    I allways wanted a 55P but 10.000 or more is way out of reach. So I picked up a Custom Shop instead.
    It is a 2006 NOS with some nice battlescars and she sounds fantastic thanks to a SD Quarterpounder. Came with OHSC, Case candy and original pickup.

    One of the nicest Pbass sounds I've heard!

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  2. 2saddleslab

    2saddleslab Supporting Member

    May 30, 2003
    That's a beauty, congrats!
  3. alack


    Nov 20, 2000
    That there would be blues gig heaven!
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  4. JRA

    JRA my words = opinion Supporting Member

    nice! good for you,,,congratulations on your new instrument! :thumbsup:
  5. That's a beauty! Congratulations!

    It's just screaming for an Audere four band preamp mod though, preferably with an active/passive option.

  6. Pics look like the neck has shifted a bit...
  7. Arrow


    Sep 10, 2013
    The Netherlands
    Fixed it:

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  8. Arrow


    Sep 10, 2013
    The Netherlands
    Thanks guys, can't wait to take it to rehearsal this monday!
  9. Crusher47

    Crusher47 Tattoo'ed Freak

    Apr 12, 2014
    Fort Worth, TX
    Sweet bass, congrats!
  10. Midak


    Sep 4, 2011
    Athens, Greece
    Congrats and welcome to the proud Fender CS family! :)
  11. Arrow


    Sep 10, 2013
    The Netherlands
    I made the pickguard black to be more authentic. I know they were made in white but still...
    Also now with flats. She sounds so sweet!

  12. Ace Of Bass

    Ace Of Bass A Rooster Illusion

    Jun 27, 2006
    Where did you get the pickguard...?
  13. Arrow


    Sep 10, 2013
    The Netherlands
    I painted it.

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Supporting Member

    A classic, enjoy! :bassist:
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