NBPD- (new bass parts day)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BassinCT, Jan 17, 2020.

  1. BassinCT


    Jun 17, 2006
    9B793562-E28D-42C8-8B6B-F7F54D26AC92.jpeg For those interested in parts basses, Sound Guitar Works knocked this one out of the park. I ordered this 24fret 5 string with lots of extras, including a custom headstock. As I start the finishing process, I will post more.

    If you liked USACG, as I did, you will love Sound Guitar Works.
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  2. BassinCT


    Jun 17, 2006
    shades and seal coats almost completed
  3. BassinCT


    Jun 17, 2006
    And...done! This is probably my last parts bass project, so I pulled out all of the stops and loaded it with all my favorite things, and a few new details- like the short stem ultralite tuners, and Luminlay. SGW does an excellent heel/ cutaway contour for the upper fret access, and the fretwork is really top notch!


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  4. Malak the Mad

    Malak the Mad Over the River and through the Looking Glass Supporting Member

    Tres classy! :cool: :thumbsup:
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  5. Volker Kirstein

    Volker Kirstein Blippy the Wonder Slug Supporting Member

    *wolf whistle*
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  6. MynameisMe

    MynameisMe Be kind. Supporting Member

    Dec 31, 2018
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  7. Matt Lake

    Matt Lake Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2010
    Jefferson CITY
    Wow! That is beautiful! I love the way the colors of wood blend together. A couple questions if I may. What are the frets made of? They look gold color. Also, what is the control knob layout? (Preamp?)
    That is flat out gorgeous!
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  8. BassinCT


    Jun 17, 2006
    The frets are the EVO gold by Jescar. I first tried them on my P5 and have been very impressed with how they resist wear and they don’t have a noticeable effect on tone.

    The controls are a 4-knob version of the John East Uni-pre, with volume/blend, bass/treble, mid/freq, tone/ pull passive.
    Thanks for asking!
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