Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by tercesyrev, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. tercesyrev


    Oct 12, 2006
    Chicago, IL
    UPDATE: Finally had a chance to take some pics. What a work of art Kiesel did ...


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  2. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism

    Spec sheet, spill it.

    ;) :D
  3. tercesyrev


    Oct 12, 2006
    Chicago, IL
    Lost the spec sheet when my old computer crashed but basically it's ...

    Black Limba body - Natural sides and back
    Maple Neck
    Flamed Maple top - Deep Antique Brown w/Blackburst only on top
    Deep Natural Top Wood Body Binding w/ Beveled Edges
    Zebrawood fretboard
    Headstock: Flamed Maple - Antique Brown w/Blackburst
    Black Diamond inlay @ 12 fret
    Black Hardware (eventually)
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2016
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  4. Bass4LifeRS


    Oct 18, 2005
    It's a bass in a wooden box!! No wait, it's all one piece! :) Sweet!
  5. Eilif

    Eilif Grooving under the MDW runway.

    Oct 1, 2001
    That's what I was thinking. It looks kind of like a smaller bass is bursting out of a larger one. I mean that in a good way!
  6. - John -

    - John - Supporting Member

    Jul 29, 2009
    Happy Valley, PA
  7. mmbongo

    mmbongo I have too many basses. Supporting Member

    Dang that looks fake...by that I mean it looks so good, like a painting or something. Awesome!
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  8. Very nice!
  9. nutdog

    nutdog when I'm a good dog they sometimes throw me a bone Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2009
    in the dog house
    Well done. But need to see the whole thing. :)
  10. tercesyrev


    Oct 12, 2006
    Chicago, IL
    Will do, once I get it ....
  11. neddihem


    Jul 27, 2012
    Whoa !!!! I've seen a lot of really nice Vanquishes, especially Ben Jones'. I realize everyone has their own tastes and preferences, but for me this one has to be one of the nicest if not the nicest one I've ever seen. Nice job picking out that combination, looks great.
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  12. GHOST AT


    May 24, 2011
    Booty shot please love me some Limba!
  13. tercesyrev


    Oct 12, 2006
    Chicago, IL
    Thanks Neddihem. Funny you mentioned Ben Jones' Vanquish. I think that's a really sharp one and actually inspired my decision to use flamed maple with the blackburst. I really love how mine turned out but you're right, there are a lot of nice Vanquishes out there.

    Celinder 72, I'll post that shot (and more) once she arrives.

    Carvin told me they can't change the string ferrules in the back from chrome to black without cracking the finish. Not to happy about that but whatever.
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  14. ShenmueTacos


    May 22, 2009
    I love my 6-string Vanquish! These things rock!
  15. Hot hot hot.
  16. Coke Kane

    Coke Kane Supporting Member

    May 16, 2010
    La Puente, CA
    Gorgeous craftsmanship. Congrats!
  17. neddihem


    Jul 27, 2012
    Did it arrive yet? Must see full set of pics!
  18. Pics!
  19. Sav'nBass


    Jan 18, 2009
    Virginia Beach
    Wow... That is one beautiful bass..
  20. tercesyrev


    Oct 12, 2006
    Chicago, IL
    Hasn't arrived yet :mad:. Supposedly shipping on Monday.

    Will do once it arrives ....

    Thanks Sav'n Bass
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