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Valenti Fretless Stealth 5 String Jazz (in production)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Nino Valenti, Nov 9, 2005.

  1. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    This bass is being built for Drew Felder (aka Fretless5verfan). Here are the Specs:

    -5 string (tuned EADGC)
    -J-style Alder Body
    -Solid black finish on back of neck and face of headstock
    -Unlined Ebony fingerboard
    -Nordstrand Fat Stack Pickups w/Coil taps
    -Aggie 3-band pre-amp
    -DR-Lo-rider nickel strings
    -Low action set-up.
    -Contoured Heel Joint
    -Black Hardware
    -HipShot UltraLite Gears
    -Hipshot A Style Bridge

    I just received the neck and body today and I'm very excited. This bass has a lot of 1st for me. 1st fretless, 1st bass with new decals, 1st bass with totally finished neck (matching the body), 1st bass w/Fat Stacks, 1st bass built in new shop. :bassist: Well, here are a couple of shots with the bridge, knobs and pickups just laid out:
  2. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Looks excellent so far. :)
  3. Can I see a shot of the back a bit later so I can see the contour?

    Cool stuff!
  4. Matt Call

    Matt Call Supporting Member

    Aug 1, 2004
    Minneapolis, MN
    Oh..... my..... word!

    I don't think I've ever GASed for something this badly. Ever.
  5. AmPb100


    Apr 25, 2005
    Holy...good....god. :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:
  6. Honestly the words escape me. seriously...
  7. Ostinato

    Ostinato Guest

    Feb 7, 2005
    Toronto ON
    Get thee behind me Satan :bassist: :bassist: :bassist:
  8. very nice bass nino!
    i'm interested in how those pickups sound!
  9. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
  10. i'll make sure to do a huge posting in the pick-ups section for them when i get it in a couple months. sounld-clips and all :D
  11. THAT'S awesome.

    Can't wait to hear some clips of a fretless with that electronic setup.

    black on black equals favourite aesthetic of all time...

    this bass... black on black SUPER MADNESS!

    *dies of GAS*
  13. Fong249


    May 25, 2005
    Washington, DC
    mr valenti, you are going to get soo much business from me in the near future.
  14. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    whover is the first to call it a fingerprint magnet deserves 100 lashings with a wet noodle.
  15. fraublugher


    Nov 19, 2004
    ottawa, ontario, canada
    music school retailer
    the Valenti Stealth!

    needs a red pick-guard.. :smug:

    sweet bass man , good job!
  16. FINGERPRINT MAGNET!!!!!111oneone :bag: :D
  17. bikeplate

    bikeplate Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2001
    Upstate NY

    Cool stuff, Nino. See ya soon

  18. Ian Perge

    Ian Perge Supporting Member

    May 11, 2001
    Evansville, Indiana
    It's like if Disaster Area's bassist had a signature model... :eek:
  19. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!