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New FBB-6-string Fretless Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Mojo-Man, Aug 27, 2003.

  1. Mojo-Man

    Mojo-Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2003
    Extended Single Cutaway
    Sp. Cedar body
    Buginga Top
    Single pickup-Bart. Mc-56
    input jack only, no knobs
    Maple/Jatoba neck
    19mm. 34" scale
    Ebony fingerboard
    All I can say is this bass exceeds my expectacions.
    Huge focused sound, tight, B-string is right on.
    This bass plays effortlessly.
    Very subjective to right hand.
    when you dig in this bass responds.
    Light due to cedar body.
    If your looking for a custom made bass, Look no further than Matt Schmill.
    A great bass, at a great price. Buy two!!!
    Sorry no pics yet.
    Go to FBB Custom Basses to Gallary Bass #1070-3
  2. There should be a drooling smiley for this occasion. But that sounds sweeeeeeeeeeeeeet.:bassist:
  3. CDuff


    Sep 14, 2002
    It all seems pretty sweet to me, but this especially caught my eye:

    looks so cool (pity the jack isn't side-mounted, though). I'm starting to dig on these SCs.
    Congrats Mojo-Man
  4. xush


    Jul 4, 2001
    mobile AL
    nice! I love watching his stuff come together.
    I think everybody knows I'm a pretty big proponent of Matt's... my next one is #73. I guess I better finish the specs as yours was #70...
    Even his 34" B-strings have huge tone, huh?
  5. Mojo-Man

    Mojo-Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2003
    Thanks All.
    I'am liking this bass alot.
    Xush B is big, and well balanced.
  6. godoze


    Oct 21, 2002
    Mojo, that is a totally
    sweet looking bass!!! You've got to post clips...

    the first of my two FBB's landed yesterday as well...but that's for another thread.

    I agree with you Mojo -Matt has the alchemic skills to make it happen !
  7. Extremely cool. Sometimes simple is where it's at IMO.
  8. JP Basses

    JP Basses

    Mar 22, 2002
    Paris FRANCE
    Hmmm..where's that new FBB thread Don???

    I love this 6 strings fretless!! looks good.

    Peace, JP
  9. mark beem

    mark beem I'm alive and well. Where am I? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama

    That's sexy!!!

  10. godoze


    Oct 21, 2002
    Originally posted by Jean-Phillipe:
    <b>Hmmm..where's that new FBB thread Don???</b>

    Tonight..after I get the Spalt capped Flamed maple THG knobs on it...
  11. VERY nice! Simple, as is said, but elegant. And if ya have tone to boot, dang, what more can you ask for?

    My #1067 is supposed to land on my doorstep Sat. so I'll be able to share in the FBB hoopla.

  12. Im a sock

    Im a sock

    Dec 23, 2002
    Central MA
    Man alive... every time I see a new FBB I get GAS so bad.... and really jealous too. I'm not usually a fan of the single cutaway design, but every FBB I see is just so beautiful.

    I'd love to visit his shop, if he'd let me.... I live pretty close... hmmm...

    Beautiful bass Mojo! :D
  13. xush


    Jul 4, 2001
    mobile AL
    And everytime somebody goes to visit his shop, I get jealous, because I'm so far away!
    No fair, you can go play them. I have to order them!