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Need help building my new bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Bjazzman, Dec 8, 2004.

  1. Bjazzman


    Dec 7, 2004
    Madison WI
    Well one of my roomates has been generous to donate some of the black walnut that was cut down in our yard recently to me. I am thinking about having my other roommate construct my dream bass. I don't know too much about what woods would sound good with the black walnut and which ones would look cool with it. I was thinking about adding purpleheart somewhere maybe in the neck and top for support. My other question is about electronics. I really think that i want a soapbar pickup but i don't know the difference between musicman and regular soapbar. I like the idea of a jazz and a soapbar also. Too many choices these days!