NBD - Lee Sklar P

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Oluolugbenga, Sep 22, 2022.

  1. Oluolugbenga


    Jul 30, 2022
    Brighton, UK

    Purchased from our very own @PhatBasstard . Shout out to him for shipping international too.

    Warmoth Leland Sklar P Body, MIM Fender P neck. Twin EMG active P pickups, quick change battery boxes, Hipshot extender.

    Etc etc.

    In short, plays great, looks great. The neck pickup particularly sounds eff-ing HUGE.

    Have never played a P with flats on before, actually, so looking forward to exploring that sound too.


  2. staurosjohn

    staurosjohn Me & Ma P Supporting Member

    Beauty! :thumbsup:
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  3. Oluolugbenga


    Jul 30, 2022
    Brighton, UK
    Ain't it just!
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  4. pjbassist


    Mar 13, 2014
    Fort Wayne, IN
    Just picked this up last week from final assembly/setup. 100% Warmoth, Active EMGs and Drop-D. Yours is lovely!

    New P-Rvsp P_2022.jpg
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  5. J-Bass RMR

    J-Bass RMR Supporting Member

    I think the dual P option is often overlooked and underappreciated.
    I'd be really interested in hearing the difference between the PU placement (especially the neck pu) on these 2 basses.
    It's been a while since I looked at the Warmoth site - but I couldn't find a dual P Body - were these custom routed after the fact?
    Congrats to both!
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2022
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  6. Oluolugbenga


    Jul 30, 2022
    Brighton, UK
    Love the pairing of regular and reverse P there.
  7. JRA

    JRA my words = opinion Gold Supporting Member

    i'll bet the pickup arrangement is killer, @Oluolugbenga --- it sure looks great! congratulations on your new instrument! :thumbsup:
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  8. scuzzy


    Feb 15, 2006
    Troy, MO
    you'd never know from the pictures, but lots of spector users are running dual P emg soapboars in their basses. very popular with TB players.
  9. akukulich

    akukulich Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 7, 2007
    Lowcountry, SC
    It looks great! Good luck with it.
  10. NKBassman

    NKBassman Lvl 10 Nerd Supporting Member

    Jun 16, 2009
    Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    I love a dual P.
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  11. dbsfgyd1


    Jun 11, 2012
    Mascoutah, IL
  12. stigbeve


    Sep 24, 2014
    Gorgeous! I really like it.
  13. Hummergeist

    Hummergeist Commercial User

    Jul 21, 2020
    Tutorials, reviews, and interviews for Future Publishing.
    WOW that's a cool bass!
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  14. Hummergeist

    Hummergeist Commercial User

    Jul 21, 2020
    Tutorials, reviews, and interviews for Future Publishing.
    Wow again, I love that body! One of the nicest P types I've seen.
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  15. Sharko


    Jun 18, 2009
    Washington, DC
    Love a good DP (dual P, what?)
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  16. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
  17. Killing Floor

    Killing Floor Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2020
    Austin, TX
    Cool! Love the finish.

    Never played a P with flats? Reported to mods.
  18. 350125g0


    Mar 4, 2020
    That's pretty! Is that the holo-flake finish from Warmoth?
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  19. Hasty

    Hasty Supporting Member

    Jul 4, 2014
    Fort Worth, Tx
    Endorsing Artist: Remic Microphones
    I've actually been wanting to do a bass like that for a while. Then I convinced myself I didn't need one... then I see this thread.

  20. pbass2


    Jan 25, 2007
    Los Angeles
    These both looks awesome! Killer finishes on both. I too would be curious to hear how the different p/u placement sounds between these two.
    Kinda funny to think about how, while the P is arguably the most-recorded bass in history, Sklar's P which is one of the most recorded P's in history, has two pickups in the Jazz position.
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2022
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