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Post your Koa basses!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by greg, May 2, 2005.

  1. greg


    Jun 1, 2004
    I have a custom Yancey 6 on order with a Koa top and so of course by now GAS is really starting to hit...DAMN!!! So use this thread to post picutres of your figured or unfigured koa topped basses and help relieve my gas hehe.
  2. grooveguru


    Sep 14, 2000
    Central PA
    This used to be mine:

  3. Hman


    Jan 8, 2002
    San Francisco, CA
    My JP Koa basses
  4. greg


    Jun 1, 2004
    aaaaw yea thats the stuff hehe....nice koa tops guys! keep em comin...
  5. gyancey


    Mar 25, 2002
    Austin, TX
    I love that fretless JP shape.
  6. sargebaker

    sargebaker Commercial User

    May 2, 2004
    Montreal QC CA
    owner/builder, ISLAND Instrument Mfg.
    Big +1 But I think I must be the only person on these boards for whom which Koa does absoluetly nothing :bag:
  7. greg


    Jun 1, 2004
  8. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Indeed. The top image is its cousin that went to Japan. It looks like I'm getting the next slice.


    This is what it looked like before it went to finishing.
  9. Corwin81


    Mar 18, 2003
    Ames, IA
    I've got one on order at Warmoth. Deluxe 5 J body. Already have the maple neck with ebony fretboard(no face dots) and koa peghead veneer. It'll be a few more weeks before I get the body :( Wishing I could see it.
  10. purfektstranger


    Apr 10, 2003

    WOW.....is there a rich second cousin who would come and stay with me for free?????????? Incredible :eek: wood tones.
  11. rusty


    Mar 29, 2004
    She ain't ready yet... but you get the idea ;)

  12. JP Basses

    JP Basses

    Mar 22, 2002
    Paris FRANCE
  13. Hman


    Jan 8, 2002
    San Francisco, CA
    Another JP beauty :eek:
  14. Mr.Typhus


    Sep 14, 2004
    i don´t have figured but i think this will go :smug:



    EDIT: Oh, i forgot. that bass is Carvin Lb70 ´88 :bassist:
  15. unity bass

    unity bass

    Dec 15, 2003
    Modesto, Ca.
  16. bassclef112

    bassclef112 Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2003
    New York City, NY
    Bought the one-piece body and originally assembled it in '82 with a '70 Fender Tele maple neck. Currently with a Warmoth Padauk/ebony board J neck and Aero's, passive V-V-T. A great sounding bass.

  17. Mojo-Man


    Feb 11, 2003
    Those JP's are SWEET!
  18. greg


    Jun 1, 2004
    I ordered my Koa from the same dealer actually. Your bass looks amazing it was one of the ones that inspired me to get koa on my bass.

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