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New Dingwall

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by flea-bass, May 23, 2005.

  1. flea-bass


    Jan 30, 2004
  2. Cliff Bordwell

    Cliff Bordwell Commercial User

    Jan 6, 2004
    USA , Orlando , Florida
    Owner of CB BASSES
    looks great!
    I bet you love that B-String :bassist:
  3. flea-bass


    Jan 30, 2004
    yeah i liked the bass more than an MTD and an Alembic
  4. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD Supporting Member

    Feb 20, 2005
    Syracuse NY
    Endorsing artist: Dingwall Guitars
    That's freeeekin' sweet. Keep us updated on it!

    It's been a good week for TBers and Dingwalls. :)

    Is this your first one, or are you a multiple Dingwall owner?
  5. KenToby


    Aug 15, 2002
  6. Ozzyman


    Jul 21, 2004
    Wow, a five string bass with six strings!!
    lol, I want a Dingwall sooo bad, so I'm saving money to get a Dingwall Super Jazz. It makes me giddy just thinking about them. Though, I wonder if MTD would ever make a fanned 535? That would be sweet.
    But for now I'm stuck dreaming.
  7. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD Supporting Member

    Feb 20, 2005
    Syracuse NY
    Endorsing artist: Dingwall Guitars
    Those frets take 0.005 seconds to get used to. When looking down at the neck in playing position, you can't really see a difference from straight fret basses. As an example of how easy it is, I got my Dingwall on Thursday night, and was playing it on stage on Saturday night. The jump from 4 to 5 was a bigger concern for me, and by midnight the day I received the bass I was good with the frets.
  8. flea-bass


    Jan 30, 2004
    I love it.The tone on this bass is amazing. The pcikups are so clean sounding. I had to borrow a Dingwall once and i never had a problem with the fanned frets. This is my first Dingwall.
  9. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain

    Enjoy!!!!!!!!! :bassist:
  10. Welcome to the Dingwall club! I really like the woods used on the Afterburner II. That bubinga is purrty.

    I have an Afterburner I and love it. From the tone, the low action, and the amazing B string it's got everything going for it.
  11. Juneau


    Jul 15, 2004
    Dallas, TX.
  12. Great looking bass...
    Man oh man Sheldon knows how to create basses. Gotta love those ABII, great playing, incredible tone, and a B string that just kills. Those FD3s really come alive w/ a preamp, althou i find you almost never need the preamp.
    Anyway, enjoy enjoy and as you already have read Sheldon Dingwall is tops when it comes to customer service
    Enjoy the bass
  13. lyle

    lyle Guest

    Jan 10, 2004
    Vernon, B.C. Canada
    Great looking neck on that bass, congrats!
  14. flea-bass


    Jan 30, 2004
    Those pickups are wonderfull and put the MTD to shame

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