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Opinions on new JP shape ??

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by JP Basses, May 15, 2004.

  1. JP Basses

    JP Basses

    Mar 22, 2002
    Paris FRANCE
    Ok, I've done it by the past for the Zia and the Plume Singlecut shapes and I've always liked your feedback so here I go again,

    A new doublecut shape...called Naïa. Might do some adjustements to it or even screw it completly but I thought that I could already share ;)


    It's drawn on a MDF board for the moment. I'll be building a bass with this shape real soon to validate it.

  2. LouisB

    LouisB Guest

    Aug 23, 2003
    Guernsey, UK
    I really like it, IMO your best design yet!
  3. sheepdog


    Feb 20, 2003
    Birmingham, AL

    I'm gassing bad enough for a JP Bass (even though my playing ability is deserving of no more than a MIM Fender...). That body shape makes it even worse! That looks absolutely gorgeous!!!
  4. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    JP, do you find it hard being an artistic genius?
  5. Yes, thumbs up here too. Very nice.
  6. raycer


    Mar 22, 2004
    Orange County, NY
    That's a beautiful design :)
  7. I'd buy it!
  8. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    I like everything about it... except maybe for the transparent neck.


    Looks good, JP

  9. I think the upper horn could be moved back a bit.

    other than that,looks cool! :hyper:
  10. Tim__x


    Aug 13, 2002
    Alberta, Canada
    Lower horn looks a little pointy to me, but other than that I really like it.
  11. Coutts_is_god

    Coutts_is_god Guest

    Dec 29, 2003
    Windsor, Ont, Canada
  12. Looks great !
  13. Looks Co0ol reminds me little of a Sei Flamboyant


    but still very co0oll.....
  14. teacherguy


    Feb 21, 2004
    Cincinnati, OH
    I absolutely LOVE your basses JP, and I check your site daily for updated photos. This new design reminds me a lot of Matt Pulcinella's Level bass designs IMHO. Your lower horn comes to a sharper point than his does but the two designs are very similar.
    It's still a great design, don't get me wrong!! Can't wait to see it actually built up! :hyper:
  15. pistoleroace


    Sep 13, 2002
    JP - I love it!

    I think the upper horn should stay as is for better balance when worn with a strap. I love the neck going all the way to the neck pickup. As far as the tip of the lower horn, I do like it but could be rounded off a little more or you could even extend it a bit. It's tough to say but if the lower horn stays as is, will it be comfortable when sitting?
  16. JP Basses

    JP Basses

    Mar 22, 2002
    Paris FRANCE

    you really find something comparable???


  17. JP Basses

    JP Basses

    Mar 22, 2002
    Paris FRANCE
    thanks for the comments guys.

    the treble horn will be just a tad rounder. The drawing has mutliple lines but in real life I can see the right one ;)

  18. oversoul

    oversoul fretless by fate

    Feb 16, 2004
    You build that thing fast, put 8 strings on it and send it to me for testing :D
    Great idea, the plume wasn't my favourite design (love the plume sc tough), another double cut will bring up more people that are not so into singles :cool:
  19. Ari


    Dec 6, 2001
    Great shape JP! Can't wait to see the first bass with this new design.
  20. Fliptrique


    Jul 22, 2002
    Szczecin, Poland
    Endorsing Artist: Mayones Guitars&Basses, Taurus Amplification
    it`s great, i love the little disproportions that make it very intresting.