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Warmoth

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bas_anton, Apr 29, 2003.


  1. I´ve been thinking of buying a body and a neck from warmoth,The deluxe jazz 5. Does anyone has any experiences from warmoth parts? Is it easy build the bass? Do someone know if the neck comes with frets or if you need to fret it yourself. Has the neck any nut? What do you think this cofiguration of wood will sound like? ash body with laminated zebrawood top and a birdseye maple neck with the 13 degree angled warmoth peghead.
     
  2. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    ALOT of info here:

    http://www.talkbass.com/forum/searc...d=527251&sortby=lastpost&sortorder=descending

    Does anyone has any experiences from warmoth parts?
    Yes.

    Is it easy build the bass?
    It depends on you experience with powertools, soilder irons files & such.

    Do someone know if the neck comes with frets or if you need to fret it yourself.
    Warmoth will install the frets. (Stated on Warmoth site)

    Has the neck any nut?
    No, you have to buy the nutseperatly & cut it. (Stated on Warmoth site)

    What do you think this cofiguration of wood will sound like? ash body with laminated zebrawood top and a birdseye maple neck with the 13 degree angled warmoth peghead.
    Alot of people say that a laminated top on a body dosen't affect tone much while others do. From the Warmoth site:

    Zebrawood (Microberlinia Brazzavillensis): This is another heavy weight wood with very open grain. It has a distinctive look with light and dark brown stripes. Zebrawood is more commonly used as a laminate top. Its weight and sound are similar to hard maple.

    Maple (Acer Saccharum-Hard Maple)(Acer Macrophyllum-Pacific Maple):.....The tone is very bright with long sustain and a lot of bite.....

    I think the bass will sound great but it's hard to know cause evry peice of wood is different & will sound different.
     
  3. Thanks Nino?
     
  4. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    You're welcome. :)