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Sweet Sadowsky Singlecut!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Dr. Cheese, Nov 17, 2018.


  1. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis


    I am not much of a singlecut fan, but this one fine looking bass! It sounds good too!:bassist:
     
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  2. twinjet

    twinjet Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Sep 23, 2008
    49
    Oof. I could see myself ordering a custom, AJ-inspired Sadowsky some day in another life.
     
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  3. That is really smart. I was initially dubious about every builder and his dog jumping on the singlecut idea, a movement which has accelerated as of late. Some designs were never made to be singlecut, but this Sadowsky looks really smart.
     
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  4. Joelc73

    Joelc73 Supporting Member

    Nov 13, 2000
    New York
    Beautiful bass.
     
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  5. lowdownthump

    lowdownthump Supporting Member

    Jul 17, 2004
    I’m sure it’s a fine bass. For some reason the single cut look hasn’t grown on me yet.

    How do these balance on lap and strap ? I think that’s what throws me off visually . Looks like it wouldn’t balance corrrctly .
     
  6. Passinwind

    Passinwind I know nothing. Commercial User

    Dec 3, 2003
    Columbia River Gorge, WA.
    Owner/Designer &Toaster Tech Passinwind Electronics
    I never play sitting down, but my SC (not a Sadowsky) balances on a strap as well as or better than any "conventionally" shaped bass I've played. It's actually a big selling point for this format IMO and IME.

    Love the look of this Sadowsky and a few other bolt-on SCs I've seen. I especially like the way they handled the lower cutaway.
     
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  7. Bassist30

    Bassist30 Supporting Member

    Mar 19, 2004
    NEW YORK
    I am not convinced one is better than his other models. The original design I believe came from Fodera, with the idea from Anthony Jackson. Roger started with - and continues - to make fender style bass with added sadowsky tones and woodwork. I guess it has its place in the Sadowsky line-up. But being better than his original style, not so sure or at least not the sound all its users (current sadowsky owners) are looking for.
     
  8. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis


    This is a sweet Will Lee model. Bass Buddha is getting in some impressive inventory.
     
  9. Low84

    Low84 Supporting Member

    Mar 30, 2014
    I love plexi pickguards on Jazz Basses with figured bodies.

    And spalted maple has always intrigued me.

    Nice bass!
     
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  10. Pbassmanca

    Pbassmanca In the pocket n' thumpy. So woody, so greasy...

    That is a sweet freaking bass!
     
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  11. nilorius

    nilorius

    Oct 27, 2016
    Riga - Latvia
    Too expensive.
     
  12. kerrycares

    kerrycares Lover of God, People , Music and Bass Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2006
    Michigan
    Interesting looking ...... to my ear this bass does not sound pleasing.
    Would have enjoyed more “bass” playing on the demo.
     
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  13. pudge

    pudge Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2008
    NY
    What the back looks like

    single cut back.PNG
     
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  14. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    That’s nice!
     
  15. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    Roger is staying in business.:laugh:
     
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  16. AngelCrusher

    AngelCrusher Supporting Member

    Sep 12, 2004
    Mesa Boogie, Tech 21, Taylor
    Put flats on this bad boy and enjoy. Looks awesome.
     
  17. Madhouse27

    Madhouse27 Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2016
    I don't know that one of those would work for my style, image or wallet, but I sure would like to get to play one someday.
     
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  18. mikewalker

    mikewalker Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2017
    Canada, Eh!
    I agree ... to my eyes its the best looking SC on the market. If Roger made a medium-scale 24-fret version, I would own three of them today!
     
  19. madbass6

    madbass6 Banned

    Jan 13, 2009
    I do not give consent to use any of my photos ! please respect that. thank you.
    it's a sadowsky of course it's going to sound good!
     
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  20. Quite honestly, the first good looking single cut to my eyes.

    Never was a fan of that style, until just now...
     

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