A review from TalkBass.
Owner: Matt Power Murrieta, CA
of all, the pics, as good as they are, don't do the bass true justice.
The top is SO complex in its grain pattern...simply amazing to look
at! The neck is beautifully flamed, and the ash has a nice grain pattern,
Probably the thing that has blown me away the most is the neck. Far
and away, the most comfortable of all of the (too) many basses I've
owned. Perfect (for me) shape, and the fretwork is simply perfect. Not
a buzz anywhere, and I have the action set as low as possible...the
strings are nearly touching the fretboard!!! Maybe 3/64" at the
Now, the sound....rich, complex, woody...how can you describe sound?
All I can say is that I hear the BASS, not the electronics package.
A beautiful sounding instrument, every note "jumps" off of
the string. You don't have to fight the string AT ALL to get the "center"
of the note. Rapid fire 16ths are very easy to do with very little right
I can absolutely say that this is the finest bass I've had in the past
couple of years. Nothing else has really moved me as much as this bass.
Truly an inspiring tool.
The playability is second to none, and it flat-out makes me SOUND better.
It's one of those basses that completely inspires you on a deep level
to play better.
Email from the
owner: Matt Power
strings showed up yesterday...wow, that was fast! Thanks again for the
I used your bass (again!) this morning for Easter services which had
over 1000 people in attendance....that flippin' bass flat-out gets it
DONE! Your bass is the TRUTH!! Simply killed all morning long. I've
had well over 100 customs over the years and your bass is easily the
best sounding and playing bass I've ever had, period. You have your
it together !
Scale length: 34 inches
Neck shape: Jazz
Width at nut: 1.5
Width at 24th position: 2.625
String spacing at Bridge: .787
Overall length: 41 inches
Widest: 13.5 inches
Neck: 3-piece Maple(flamed)
Fingerboard: Pau Ferro
Headstock plate: Mesquite
Body: Mesquite burl top / Ash body
Bridge: Hipshot "A"
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralites
Truss rod: Two-way adjustable
Positions : 24 w/ zero fret
Strap locks: Dunlop
Output: 1/4" Face
Pickups: Nordstrand dual coils
Preamp: Aguilar 3-band with
Controls: Volume(p/p), volume, passive tone, Treble, Mids, Bass.
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