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New Custom Dingwall day - Afterburner 6 w/wenge neck and eyeball-frying finish!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by NollyPeriphery, Apr 2, 2013.


  1. NollyPeriphery

    NollyPeriphery

    Nov 13, 2012
    Endorsing Artist: Dingwall; Darkglass; Fractal Audio; Circle K
    Hey dudes,

    I just got back from tour to find a lovely package from Dingwall, containing my new custom Afterburner 6-string. It has the triple pickup "ABXXX" layout, alder body with a wenge neck. Strung with Circle K Strings .175 set, from a high G to a low F#. Haven't been able to plug it in just yet but acoustically it sounds amazing, the setup is spot on, and that low F# rings out incredibly well unplugged so everything bodes well for us to be onto a winner :)

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  2. Infidelity

    Infidelity

    Jan 14, 2010
    I like it.. :)
     
  3. nukes_da_bass

    nukes_da_bass Banned

    Feb 19, 2006
    west suburban boston
    Low F# blows my mind. That would take some getting used to!
     
  4. Technotitclan

    Technotitclan Lurking TB from work

    Mar 1, 2012
    Rochester, NY
    *Drool*
     
  5. Gorn

    Gorn

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    I like the arrangement of the knobs.
     
  6. KodyAudette

    KodyAudette

    Apr 30, 2012
    Albuquerque
    That headstock is gorgeous! I sure hope you can put up some sound samples, I'd love to hear how that F# sounds. I really like the super vibrant body color too.
     
  7. That is a beautiful bass, sir. Congrats on touring with the Deftones.
     
  8. Wow!!! Not too many players have the balls to shell out the cash for such a brightly-colored bass. Good for you. I personally love it!!! It's beautiful.
     
  9. Draculea

    Draculea

    Oct 2, 2011
    Mexico City
    I would usually say no to a yellow bass, but this one is a thing of beauty. It must sound as good as it looks, or even better.
     
  10. smeet

    smeet Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2006
    Woodland Hills, CA
    That is spectacular!!!

    Do the three pickups really sound all that different? Just wondering since they are so close together...
     
  11. madrob

    madrob

    Aug 22, 2006
    Ottawa, ON, Canada
    SICK!!!!!
     
  12. Jared Lash

    Jared Lash Born under punches Supporting Member

    Aug 21, 2006
    Northern California
    Love the contrast of that blazing yellow against the chocolatey wenge.

    Fantastic bass.
     
  13. Another beautiful instrument from Dingwall!
    I've never been a yellow guy, but it really works with this bass.
    Only thing is that I seriously doubt you'll be using that low F# for anything more than fooling around. Haha.
     
  14. Whoa!! :eek:

    Can we have clips? That's a killer bass, man.

    --Silvie
     
  15. Who does this "NollyPeriphery" even think he is? Low F#? He's probably just trying to sound like some band signed to Sumerian and being a front-runner of the djent scene.
     
  16. lowendmafia

    lowendmafia Supporting Member

    Oct 11, 2007
    Sacramento, California
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  17. Bradass

    Bradass

    Oct 17, 2011
    Tallahassee, FL
    That headstock is out of this world...I'd like that on a whole bass, please and thanks. In case you guys don't know who Nolly is...I love this video.

     
  18. alder body? really? awesome...
     
  19. KJung

    KJung Supporting Member

    Wow... that is quite something. I dig it. It frightens me, but I dig it:D
     
  20. simenandreas

    simenandreas

    Jan 23, 2011
    Haha, he is the bass player for Periphery!

    They play with 7 and 8 strings guitars. Tuning drop Ab on the 7 strings and standard F# on the 8 strings.

    I really wonder how that F#-string on that dingwall sounds!
    Many bassplayers are complaining about their floppy b-string.
    That huge F#-string most be taking that cake for sure.
    The Dingwalls do have a 37"scale on the b-string.
    I wonder how long the F# is. Most be a really long neck to play on!

    Could you tell us, Nolly? ;)
     

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