The back story on this one is both long and full of crazy. Maybe you'll hear it someday...but not today. :) So anyway, short short version: my buddy Deral wanted a bass, asked me about it, and I set to making it. Things were discussed, then specs got changed...you know the drill. First it was a 4-string, now it's a 5-string, that kinda thing. This one is my Thump design...assuming that's the name I stick with. Tried a few on, but I think I like this one. We'll see. Specs:
- Thump body shape, 5-string
- Alder body, curly maple neck, rosewood fretboard.
- Solid white finish, black hardware
- Bartolini J pickups, Bartolini preamp running at 9v
This one's almost ready for paint. All routing is done, just have to caress the shape in a place or two and do finish sanding. VERY excited to get this one done. Here's a few pics of the body. More will be on the way. Thanks for looking!