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Return of the DP 6 Single Cut

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by mark beem, Aug 1, 2003.


  1. mark beem

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

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    YES! YES!! YES!!!


    Bass looks and plays great.

    Bridge and jack plate look and sit wonderfully on the body.

    Sound clips soon.
     
  2. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    New pics? New review? New boxers?
     
  3. mark beem

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

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Soon... soon..

    Im off to band practice soon.. Don't have time right now.
     
  4. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    Cool! Did you have DP repair it, or did you take it to someone else to get it fixed?
     
  5. godoze

    godoze

    Oct 21, 2002
    he sent it back to Dave
    AFAIK.
     
  6. mark beem

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

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Yes, I sent it back to Dave.
     
  7. xush

    xush

    Jul 4, 2001
    mobile AL
    A DP @ the GTG, A.K.A BSIV?! OK!
     
  8. NioeZero

    NioeZero

    Sep 2, 2001
    Wait, what happened? Why was it sent back?
     
  9. Eric Cioe

    Eric Cioe

    Jun 4, 2001
    Missoula, MT
    The top was arched, but the bridge didn't sit on it at all.
     
  10. NioeZero

    NioeZero

    Sep 2, 2001
    Aha, ty.
     
  11. godoze

    godoze

    Oct 21, 2002
    So ???? How does it sound ? How does it play ? How does it feel ?

    I have a vested interest in knowing these things ;)
     
  12. mark beem

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

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Sounds good... Plays very well seated and standing. Has a weird neck profile... Not bad, just different...

    Very good value for the money.

    Would have like to have seen a more durable and protective gig bag provided, but it was well packed and arrived without incident.

    Also the control cavity could have been cleaner. Additionally, I think Dave could probably cut the control cavity a little larger without too much impact on the instrument's sound. Everything's just too cramped IMO... But once again, it really doesnt impact playability or tone.

    As I said above, if it had arrived in this condition initially I would have had no complaints at all.

    Might drop a good pre in it at a later time.. The only controls I have are two volume and one tone that came with the pickups (this was at my request)

    Bottom Line

    *Good value in a totally custom made instrument.
    *GREAT feel and balance
    *Good playability
    *Usable tone

    Sound clips coming
     
  13. GRCorman

    GRCorman Guest

    Oct 29, 2002
    Pennsylvania
    sounds like a winner to me :D

    GRC
     
  14. mark beem

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

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Finger style walking bass line.
     
  15. mark beem

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

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Slap style
     
  16. mark beem

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

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Tapping
     
  17. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    Wow! That sounds really good! I like the soundclips a lot. I really like the tone. It sounds like a great bass. Glad it worked out, and it sounds, and looks, like you have a great bass.
     
  18. mark beem

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

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Thanks Nick,

    These were recorded going straight into my soundcard, with both pups at full volume and tone control at 100%.

    Got some pics coming.
     
  19. mark beem

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

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Some new pics.

    [​IMG]
     
  20. mark beem

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

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Full front.

    [​IMG]