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Shergold modulator bass - what is it?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by RickTang, Mar 23, 2018.

  1. RickTang


    Aug 7, 2017
    Hi all.
    I've had this Shergold Modulator bass for a while now. I know this series had interchangeable electronics to customise the sound but wondered what for? I haven't been able to work it out from the model I have and there is not enough posted online with regards to it.
    The image is upside down (sorry) but the extra switches can be seen in the top left.
    Also there is no serial number anywhere to be seen, not sure if the shaller machine heads have been moved down too far to allow for a drop tuning adjustment that you can't see it.

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  2. northerngitbass


    Feb 25, 2008
    Serial number should be stamped onto a metal plate screwed to back of headstock, at the top end ON AN ORIGINAL FACTORY BUILT. You MAY have got a bass assembled from NOS parts sold after the business closed in 1992. Want to sell it? I have 3 other Shergolds and might be interested...?


  3. knumbskull


    Jul 28, 2007
    nice bass! :)

    however, I'm not sure i understand the question... do you mean, why change the sound? or what were the options?

    Just to check you've seen the info on the fan site:

    Shergold Guitars - Modulator Modules
  4. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    I dunno. But I DIG that thing. It's like that Wal bass cousin that grew up in a bad neighborhood and joined a gang at age twelve...… in a good way. :bassist:
  5. MatteKudasai82


    Mar 9, 2021
    Oh man, whoever had that before you butchered the poor thing...
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