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RIM Custom Singlecut 4 for Craig

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by mcdade, Dec 4, 2005.


  1. mcdade

    mcdade

    Sep 27, 2004
    London (UK)
    Hi All,

    Names Robbie for the UK,here are some pictures of my latest custom that ive made for one of my best mates.The specs are as follows

    Singlecut custom design by Craig
    Purpleheart/bubinga/purpleheart neck
    Dyed black tulipwood accents between stringers
    Bocote 34" scale board with 3mm MOP side markers
    Bubinga wings,black tulipwood accent and Bubinga top
    Custom Headstock design
    Ebony nut
    Hipshot bridge
    Bart pickups and Agi OBP-1,Vol,Blend,Bass,treble,A/P switch

    Going to use KTM-9 finish on this bass for the first time,if anyone can give me any tips on using it that would be great.


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  2. mgood

    mgood

    Sep 29, 2001
    Levelland, Texas
    Fantastic! :hyper:
     
  3. Love love love that body style!!! Absolutley beautiful choice in woods as well!

    -ryan-
     
  4. mcdade

    mcdade

    Sep 27, 2004
    London (UK)
    Cheers lads,glad you like the bass.Hoping to have it ready for craig for christmas.More pics soon!
     
  5. mcdade

    mcdade

    Sep 27, 2004
    London (UK)
    Hi All,

    Ive been spraying the first few coats of KTM-9 on the bass this week,a few more coats and the bass will be ready to hang up for a week or so before I flatten and buff out.If anyone is using KTM-9 please get in touch with any tips on the finishing stage,I should be OK but others ideas would be helpfull

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  6. JSPguitars

    JSPguitars

    Jan 12, 2004
    Grass Valley
    check the MIMF forum for the KTM-9 questions.
    I think a lot of acoustic guitar builders are using it over there, and could help you out.

    I love your basses by the way, they inspire me.
     
  7. mcdade

    mcdade

    Sep 27, 2004
    London (UK)
    Hi All,

    Craigs Bass is now finished and he's got it for christmas.The Bass sounds great,very earthy sound with good highs.

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    Here's craig trying the Amy-Lou custom out for the first time,craig will be getting some soundclips done for me soon. :hyper:
     
  8. mcdade

    mcdade

    Sep 27, 2004
    London (UK)
    Hi All,

    I had to show you a pic with both the singlecuts Ive built,

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    Cheers,

    Robbie.
     
  9. tjclem

    tjclem Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 6, 2004
    Central Florida
    Owner and builder Clementbass
    Sharp! Get black screws for the pickups though.
     
  10. mcdade

    mcdade

    Sep 27, 2004
    London (UK)
    I sprayed the heads black on the screws before final setup.

    Cheers,

    Robbie.
     
  11. teacherguy

    teacherguy

    Feb 21, 2004
    Cincinnati, OH
    Both look very sharp but I prefer the lines of the first SC you built!

    Keep it up!

    Jon
     
  12. mcdade

    mcdade

    Sep 27, 2004
    London (UK)