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Obligatory New Bass Pics...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Chaputa, Jan 15, 2004.

  1. Chaputa

    Chaputa Bass-Not just fo eatin anymore

    Wow! All I can say is WOW!

    Matt Pulcinella knows how to make a bass.

    Its a Level 6 w/ a Butternut/Wenge/Flame Bubinga body w/ a wenge/wenge neck, and bart soapbars.

    All I can say is, WOW!!! Easiest bass I've played yet!

    Here's a few Shots
  2. Chaputa

    Chaputa Bass-Not just fo eatin anymore

    Another Shot...
  3. Chaputa

    Chaputa Bass-Not just fo eatin anymore

    ...last one...
  4. Niiiiiiiiice!
  5. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Supporting Member

    That is a beautiful bass. Congrats! :)
  6. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Indianapolis, IN

    Man, that is sweet! I love the finish and the wood colors.

    Nice Sandwich.

    Any sound clips?
  7. Chaputa

    Chaputa Bass-Not just fo eatin anymore

    Sound clips possibly this weekend.

    This thing surprised me on the tone. Not as dark or growling as I thought it might be. The tones that this thing creates are killer.

    I'll see what I can get down for you guys...
  8. boogiebass


    Aug 16, 2000
    Nice. I'm diggin' it. Congrats!
  9. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    Nice. How much does it weigh?

    Also, is it neck-heavy? A lot of wenge-necked instruments are, but the extended top horn might solve that.
  10. Chaputa

    Chaputa Bass-Not just fo eatin anymore

    Well...Pulcinella claims its one of the heaviest he's built, but its a LOT lighter than the 'wick. I have to say the combo of the extended horn and the mass of the bubinga counter the neck weight. There is no dive whatsoever. This is a very comfortable instrument to play. The body is a little on the big side...but with it being a 6, I think its balanced well looks-wise.
  11. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    Very very nice!
  12. godoze


    Oct 21, 2002
    sweet. my man, we live like 5 minutes away from each other. I'm in Souderton.
  13. geshel


    Oct 2, 2001
    That's really nice! Second sweet MP6 I've seen lately.
  14. xyllion

    xyllion Commercial User

    Jan 14, 2003
    San Jose, CA, USA
    Owner, Looperlative Audio Products
    Very attractive bass. Never had the opportunity to play any of his creations myself.
  15. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Where's the one of the headstock?
  16. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    Looks good!
  17. Chaputa

    Chaputa Bass-Not just fo eatin anymore

    Well...I actually didn't have a chance to play one either before I picked it up. Scary part is, I can't say that I've ever played a six that I liked. Luckily for me...this thing is amazing.

    I just spent a few hours w/ a guitarist friend of mine, and the overall feel is about as close to perfect as I've ever played. The tones are very versatile...and what I was truly wondering, there is a nice growl from the woods now that I'm starting to put it through its paces.

    Tomorrow will be the true test... band rehersal. Full volume...will it cut...I'm sure it will...but we shall see... and I should be able to get some sound clips from tomorrow as well.

    Here's the headstock pic (wenge)...[​IMG]

    ...I'm going to take some more pics agains a lighter background since the woods are dark...and so was the background...
  18. Chaputa

    Chaputa Bass-Not just fo eatin anymore

    ...tooting my own horn :p

    Sorry it took so long...here's a quick recording w/ the bass going through the aggie pre and the gt-6b, but w/ just some minor eqing and a little delay. The diff in bass tones is some of the more drastic EQ'ing that I can do on the bass itself...

    ...its a little rough...so be gentle :D
  19. cant see the pics anymore. sounds damn good though
  20. Chaputa

    Chaputa Bass-Not just fo eatin anymore

    Pics updated...