Thats it! Show us your Zons!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by DarkMazda, Feb 25, 2003.

  1. DarkMazda


    Jun 3, 2000
    Yes.. I did this thread about 2 years ago. But you know what, with so many people scoring Zons these days(me, fhodson, neptoon, boogie), I had to create this thread!!!

    Bass: Zon Legacy Elite IV Built on December 2001
    Body: Mahogany
    Neck: Graphite Phenowood Fingerboard
    Top: AAAAA Quilt Maple
    Electronics: Bartolini NTMB 3-Band Preamp
    Pickups: Custom Bartolini Soaps made for Zon's specs
    Bridge: Zon Custom Bridge


  2. boogiebass


    Aug 16, 2000
    Schaweeet lookin' basses, fellas! Well, you saw my new one in the other thread...but what the hey:

  3. Stachio

    Stachio Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2002
    Same ol' pic I've been using since
    bass + college = no camera.
    Hopefully someone will give this a good home...before I change my mind. :)
  4. Okay...

    Sonus Lightwave:


  5. basspro2

    basspro2 I'm seeing Gorillas...

    Apr 6, 2002
    Northbridge, Mass
  6. Killdar


    Dec 16, 2002
    Portland Maine
    hey DarkMazda, what is that one on the right? Looks like a Zon, but the headstock is different and you didn't describe it..... It an older model?
  7. I really like mine. Great sustain and a very expressive fretless tone. Beautiful high register. Cuts thru very well. If you're considering a fretless, I would advise checking them out.

  8. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    DM, I have thought of starting one of these once or twice. Thanks for starting this thread!:)

    Sonus Custom fretless, piezo bridge, Polyfusion preamp, redwood burl top, swamp ash back, phenowood board with redwood 'stealth' lines.


  9. Sorry I don't have a photo hosting service right now. Here's an atached pic of my Sonus 5/2

    It's actually a "family" picture
  10. neptoon


    Jul 25, 2000
    summerville, sc
    sorry for my inept tardiness...lots of stuff going on here at the ya go!

  11. mikestack


    Sep 17, 2002
    Arrr... if only the camera I have to use didn't suck....

    Really, I'll find a way to good pics...

  12. DarkMazda


    Jun 3, 2000
    its my Salas Custom IV. I asked Tim Salas if he could build me a bass with a Legacy body (since i had no $ for a Legacy or any Zon).. and thats the outcome
  13. rickreyn

    rickreyn Supporting Member

    Jun 16, 2000
    Lutz, Florida
    I noticed. Congrats. Those guys won't even give you the time of day until you get to maybe 5000. ;)
  14. rickreyn

    rickreyn Supporting Member

    Jun 16, 2000
    Lutz, Florida
    This may be a silly question, but with the Lightwaves, where do you rest your thumb?
  15. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    In my case, on the various strings or not at all.

    Just curious, who's owned a Zon the longest?
  16. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Lake Forest, CA
    i'm a floater. learned that with my Rob Allen.

    Joe Zon?

  17. stroy05

    stroy05 Supporting Member

    Feb 21, 2001
    Houston, TX
    Endorsing Artist: Fodera Basses, Noble Amps, Aguilar Amps, JHAudio Inears
  18. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    An old pic from the Zon website.