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Wenge on wenge oh my!

Discussion in 'Warwick Basses' started by Means2nEnd, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. Means2nEnd

    Means2nEnd Supporting Member

    I just opened up my new issue of BP and the first Warwick add is a special edition Corvette $$ using FSC woods. Solid wenge neck and wenge fingerboard with what looks like M-O-P blocks. Ebony fingerboard, the new water based UV clear coating, and more. Crazy nice bass even though it’s right handed but I’m used to that.

    I have been reading some buzz on the Warwick/Framus blog about 2013 and the use of sold wenge necks as standard on the German bolt on and maybe neck through basses. I hope this is true I love the feel of wenge and the tone is to die. I hope Garey our own WarwickOfficial can extrapolate…hint, hint.
  2. Jon Moody

    Jon Moody Commercial User

    Sep 9, 2007
    Kalamazoo, MI
    Manager of Digital Brand Development and Product Development at GHS Strings
    From what I've heard, it's definitely happening with exception to models that haven't had wenge necks in the past (as in, the models that weren't affected by the switch to ovankol). But Garey will definitely know more.
  3. jeremy_p


    Jun 29, 2011
    Jasper, MI
    I think a wenge neck and solid wenge body Taranis would be just fantastic. I bet it would sound like thunder and crumble buildings.
  4. WarwickOfficial


    May 15, 2012
    Warwick & Framus Social Media
    The bass you're looking at is now the prize in our Monthly Giveaway! Its the Corvette $$ SE FSC Open Day bass - and its made from 100% FSC Woods - Wenge, Ash, and Ebony!

    For 2013, we will be going back to Wenge necks as standard for most models, other than the maple-neck models. We have a great supply of FSC Wenge - its going to be a great year!
  5. /\/\3phist0

    /\/\3phist0 Mesa Engineering! Warwick-G&L-Source Audio Supporting Member

    May 7, 2007
    i loooooove wenge dammital now i have to go out and spend my bonus on a new streamer-- curse this darned GAS...
  6. brotherbassj


    Sep 20, 2008
    Jim Dunlop USA, King Kong Cases, Golden Eagle Energy Drink
    oh lord..............i cant wait to get my hands on the new generation on Warwick wenge necks! I was disappointed in the change over to ovangkol...............now I'm excited and realize I will buy a new Wick sooner than I thought maybe????????? Hooray!
  7. WarwickOfficial, with Warwick switching back to wenge necks will the Thumb NT still have an ebony fretboard, but a wenge neck instead or will the fretboard now be wenge as well?