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What bass is Scott Devine playing?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Jeffcami, Feb 15, 2014.

  1. Jeffcami


    Jul 6, 2013
  2. Jools4001

    Jools4001 Supporting Member

    It's an Overwater J series
  3. Jepus


    Apr 1, 2004
  4. musicman666


    Sep 11, 2011
    Overwater J series with a Unicorn bone fretboard, that's why he sounds so awesome!!!
  5. gully_jones

    gully_jones Stone cold groovy man Supporting Member

    Aug 26, 2012
    GREAT now I have GAS for a Unicorn bone fretboard. Who makes these? My Mastercard is glowing red. :ninja:
  6. musicman666


    Sep 11, 2011
    One must be very cautious when playing on a Unicorn bone fretboard. The magic bone essence can be toxic, that's why Scott wears the gloves. The trade off is an enhanced superior playing ability. Scott is obviously an amazing player!!!
  7. armybass

    armybass Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 19, 2001
  8. armybass

    armybass Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 19, 2001
    Not at his ability if course. He is a fantastic player and teacher too.
  9. Neener

    Neener Grumpy Old Dog

    Feb 25, 2007
    Mechanicsburg, PA
    This J Series from their website looks outstanding. :eek:

  10. theretheyare

    theretheyare Supporting Member

    Sep 4, 2010
    Brooklyn, NY
    They build great basses that practically play itself. I used to have a 36" 5 string that was amazing sounding instrument, sheer tonal beauty - just couldn't get around the 36" and traded it on TB. A few days ago I obtained a 4 string (one of the Progress Elite III types) at 34" and am discovering new things I can play on it every day. Exited!
  11. Being a helluva player may also have something to do with it. ;-)
  12. LeonD

    LeonD Supporting Member

    Does anyone in the U.S. import them?
  13. Apolicious


    Jan 16, 2014
    They're stunning instruments. I kind of lol'd during one of his videos where he was talking about getting the best tone, and he said "I just leave my amp flat!" Like, yeah dude. You play a freaking Overwater. That thing would sound good through a lil' smokey.

    My question is, what's the deal with the glove? I'd never seen that before, then a week or so later I saw a video of a guy at NAMM wearing the exact same glove.
  14. guymanndude1


    Feb 5, 2004
    He has a nerve disease, he wears them so as not to aggravate the condition.
  15. Apolicious


    Jan 16, 2014
    THANK YOU! That had been driving me absolutely bonkers. Bummer for Scott, though.
  16. Yes bummer for him or anyone for that matter to have to deal with such a thing. I wouldn't wish that on anyone.

    But, an amazing example for me to go beyond whatever circumstances and "Get in the Shed". If I were confronted with the same challenge, would I not only find a way to work around it, but put myself in front of a global audience to help other players? ....or would I press the easy button and say...."It's too hard....I can't do it..."?

    He's an amazing talent and I draw so much from his lessons and attitude. Total respect!!!!!
  17. AndroWal


    Sep 28, 2003
    Ojai, CA
    No US dealer necessary.

    I have an Overwater J5-24....spoke and eMailed directly with Chris May and mostly Martin Lee. Easy process and great gentlemen to work with. You can eMail Martin at martin@overwaterbasses.com . After confirming specifications I wired them a deposit. 4 months later I wired the remaining money and they shipped the bass.
  18. AndyW83


    Feb 18, 2009
    Definitely a talented individual who puts a lot of work ion what he does. Any idea what so e of the other basses he plays are? I've seen him on videos with a few different ones