Proud Papa!! (NBD)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by throughmylens87, Jul 25, 2013.

  1. throughmylens87


    Oct 9, 2011
    Here's a pic of my very proud brother holding the first bass we've built together. She's a beauty!

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  2. jmverdugo


    Oct 11, 2012
    Katy TX
    Very nice, very classy!
  3. vicvarado


    May 10, 2008
    Sabinal, Texas
    Are those stacked knobs?
  4. throughmylens87


    Oct 9, 2011
    Thanks for the compliments! The knobs are for volume only. I rarely use tone knobs so we decided not to include one.
  5. theory028

    theory028 Really Loud Hamburger.

    Jul 4, 2007
    Cedar Falls, IA
    Is the output of the pickups routed directly to the jack or is there still a capacitor? I've been thinking about trying out one of the Stellartone Tone Stylers for bass and, from what I've gathered, the wide open setting is as if the pickups were connected directly to the jack. I'm curious how that sounds on a Jazz bass.

    Beautiful work, by the way. If you ever get a chance to record some sound clips, I'm sure I'm not the only one that would like to hear them.
  6. throughmylens87


    Oct 9, 2011
    Thanks! The body wood was acquired from Carvin (one piece alder body). The birdseye maple top was cut from a piece of wood I bought from a local saw mill approximately 7 years ago. This is the first piece I've used. There's about 12 more feet left of that board.
  7. throughmylens87


    Oct 9, 2011
    Thanks for the kind words. Yes the output is wired direct to the jack sans capacitor. If I get a chance I'll try and get some clips recorded. The pups are an older set from an '08-11 AM Std Jazz. I may put in some Fralin's or Lollar's in the future.

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