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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 Supporting Member 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:
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  2. Figjam

    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. Joe Turski

    Joe Turski

    Jul 29, 2003
    Connecticut
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    Hell yeah!!! :bassist:
     
  6. AmPb100

    AmPb100

    Apr 25, 2005
    Berklee/Boston
    Holy...good....god. :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:
     
  7. Fretless5verfan

    Fretless5verfan Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2002
    NorCal
    Honestly the words escape me. seriously...
     
  8. Ostinato

    Ostinato Guest

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

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
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  11. Fretless5verfan

    Fretless5verfan Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2002
    NorCal
    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
     
  12. THAT'S awesome.

    Can't wait to hear some clips of a fretless with that electronic setup.
     
  13. *GOGGLE-EYES*

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

    this bass... black on black SUPER MADNESS!

    *dies of GAS*
     
  14. Fong249

    Fong249

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

    Figjam

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

    fraublugher

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

    needs a red pick-guard.. :smug:

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

    bikeplate Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2001
    Upstate NY
    HI

    Cool stuff, Nino. See ya soon

    Rob
     
  19. It's like if Disaster Area's bassist had a signature model... :eek:
     
  20. j-raj

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

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
    very cool!