Figured Myrtle top. Black Accent Veneer. Multi Layered thick body w/Chambered Butternut core pieces. 3 pc center body laminate of Walnut/Bloodwood/Walnut. Figured Claro Walnut back. One piece Quartersawn maple neck. Gabon Ebony fingerboard with Bloodwood lines. One piece Bloodwood top Ramp/Pickup cover with Butternut base and Walnut/Bloodwood accent layers. Nordstrand Fat Stacks with Single Coil/Hum Canceling Stack tap switches. John East U Retro Preamp. Bloodwood cavity cover. Hipshot A Bridge and Ultralite Tuners. Dunlop Dual Design Straplocks. Ebony nut. TI Jazz Flats.
33" scale. Great balance.
Contoured bolt on heel
1 piece maple neck with angled headstock
Excellent figure and color variation in the Myrtle top
Alternating body layers
Myrtle headstock cap with Bloodwood veneer exposed emblem. The Bloodwood is sandwiched between dyed black and Mac Ebony veneers.
Subtle Bloodwood position lines
Lower horn detail.
Bloodwood cavity cover
Bloodwood top one piece ramp/pickup cover
Another detail shot of the fingerboard
2017 NAMM show bass. 2 tone Flamed maple top. Alder core with Mahogany, Maple and Zebrawood accent layers and veneers. Figured Mahogany back. 1 piece Roasted Ash neck. Maple and Mahogany rear headstock veneers. Marblewood Fingerboard. Zebrawood knobs. Zebrawood cavity cover. Zebrawood top ramp with Mahogany and Maple accent layers. Hipshot B bridge and Ultralite tuners. Nordstrand NJ4SE hum canceling pickups. Nordstrand 3B-5a preamp. Dunlop Dual Design Straplocks.
Light weight and well balanced.
Steel threaded inserts and quick change battery box
Shot of the alternating body layers
Mahogany bow tie
Quilted maple cat eye/window
Accent layers on the zebrawood top ramp
Top matching Maple headstock cap with maple and mahogany headstock ears
Fretless Marblewood fingerboard. Very tough.
Zebrawood control cavity cover
Custom made Zebrawood knobs by THG knobs
Figured Redwood Top. Walnut accent layer. Figured Mahogany body. 1 piece Quartersawn Maple neck. Fretless Mac Ebony fingerboard with white veneer lines. Maple and Mahogany rear headstock veneers. Top matching neck end cap. Nordstrand Dual Coil with Series/Parallel switching. Passive. Hipshot A bridge and Ultralite tuners. Walnut control cavity cover. Dunlop dual design straplocks.
34" scale. 19 mm string spacing.
Hand polished oil finish.
Top matching headstock cap with Turquoise emblem.
Custom wood knob with Mahogany base, Walnut accent and Redwood top to match the body layers. Ebony indicator dot on top to match the fingerboard.
Very nice flame on the Mahogany body
Neck custom carved to buyers specs.
White veneer lines. Hand carved contours.
Rear headstock veneer cap detail
Steel threaded inserts and Walnut cavity cover to match the Walnut body layer accent.
Flame Maple top, 1 piece Swamp Ash body. Purple burst finish by Marty Bell Finishing. Quartersawn Maple neck. Birdseye Maple Fretboard. Birdseye maple headstock cap with Purpleheart headstock accent. Nordstrand BigSplitMan Quad Coil Pickup w/3 way Coil Selector switch and Big Split neck pickup. Nordstrand 3B-5a Preamp. Hipshot B bridge and Ultralite tuners. Dunlop Dual Design Straplocks. Bone nut.
Tons of tonal options with this pickup/preamp combo
Fingerboard matching headstock cap with negative purpleheart emblem
Flame maple top and purple to black burst finish
Trans burst finish on the back to expose the beautiful one piece swamp ash body
All LowDown Custom series feature steel threaded inserts to bolt the neck to the body.
Purpleheart headstock accent layer. Hand carved bone nut
High quality knobs with indicator dots.
Figured 2 tone Myrtle top. Poplar core. Purpleheart accent. Purpleheart back. Roasted Ash neck. Purpleheart fretboard. Nordstrand NP5 (reverse position) and Big Split Pickups. Nordstrand 3B-5a preamp. Hipshot B bridge and Ultralites. Bone nut. Dunlop Dual Design Straplocks.
Nice subtle figure in this Myrtle top
Steel threaded inserts and quick change battery box
Purpleheart and Black/White veneer "Cat Eye"
Flatwounds and shiny nickel frets
Purpleheart and Black/White veneer headstock ears
Two Tone Wenge top. Figured Genuine Mahogany core. Cathedral grain Wenge back. Wenge neck. Wenge fretboard. Nordstrand Big Split pickups. Passive. Hipshot B bridge and Ultralites. Ebony nut. Dunlop Dual Design Straplocks.
Wenge on wenge backside
Two tone wenge top
Matching wood cavity cover
Comfortable heel contours
Top matching headstock cap
Hand inlayed Turquoise emblem
Figured, multi color Mango top. Swamp ash core. Black veneer and swamp ash accents. Ash neck. Birdseye maple fretboard. Nordstrand Big Single pickups. Passive. Birdseye maple dummy pickup/ramp. Hipshot B bridge and Ultralites. Bone nut. Dunlop Dual design straplocks.
Ash on Ash back combo
Amazing color variations on this top
Steel threaded inserts
Bone nut and matching headstock cap with hand inlayed emblem
Swamp ash and Black veneer layers
Comfort is key with the contours. Better shot of the figuring
Zebrawood top. African Mahogany core. Black veneer accent. 7 piece Maple, Purpleheart, Zebrawood neck. Macassar Ebony fretboard. Hipshot Dual Coil and Big Split pickups. Nordstrand 3B-5a Preamp. Purpleheart Dummy pickup/ramp. Hiphot B bridge and Ultralites. Ebony nut. Dunlop Dual Design Straplocks.
18 mm spacing at the bridge. 33" scale neck.
Top matching zebrawood control cavity cover
Beautiful striped grain
Zebrawood and black veneer headstock ears
Mahogany/Black/Zebrawood rear headstock cap
Deeply colored Mahogany body
Claro Walnut top. Swamp Ash core. Bloodwood accent. Pau Ferro fretboard. 3 piece Maple, Purpleheart neck. Nordstrand NP4 and NJ4SE pickups. Passive. Hipshot B bridge, Ultralites and De-tuner. Bone nut. Dunlop Dual Design straplocks.
Easy access to 24th fret
Swamp ash core
Black/Mahogany/Flame maple rear headstock veneer transition
Crushed turquoise inlay
D'addario strings, Gold Hardware
5 piece body. Mahogany core, Purpleheart accent strips, Basswood wings. Curly Redwood top. Wenge accent. 5 piece Maple, Purpleheart, Zebrawood neck. Fretless, lined Mac Ebony fingerboard. Nordstrand Dual Coil 5 pickup. Hipshot Ghost Piezo equipped bridge. Nordstrand 3B-3 preamp. Bartolini Mag/Piezo buffer. Hipshot Ultralites. Dunlop Dual Design Straplocks.
Complimentary neck and body layers
Wenge truss rod access cover with threaded inserts.
Top matching Redwood cavity cover
Nylon Tapewound strings
Black limba body. Flame maple pickguard. 3 piece Maple, Purpleheart neck. Birdseye maple fretboard. Nordstrand MM4.4 and NJ4SE pickups. Nordstrand 3B-5a preamp. Black, Bloodwood accents thru. Hipshot B bridge and Ultralites. Bone nut. Dunlop Dual Design straplocks.
Fretboard matching birdseye maple cavity cover and rear headstock cap
3 way coil tap for MM pickup
Hand inlayed Chrysocolla emblem
Lightweight 2 piece Black Limba body.
Wenge top. Cherry body. Bloodwood accent. Fretless unlined Wenge fingerboard. 5 piece Maple, Purpleheart, Zebrawood neck. Black, White, Wenge, Zebrawood, Bloodwood accents thru. Ebony nut. Nordstrand NJ5SE pickups. Passive. Hipshot B bridge and Ultralites. Dunlop Dual Design straplocks.
Slim neck profile
Wenge truss rod access cover with black/white/Bloodwood accents
Top matching Wenge control cavity cover
Black and white veneers under the fingerboard. Side dots at the note. 1st fret dot added along with smaller double dots on either side of 12 and 24.
3 piece body with Black Limba core, Alder wings. Padouk Accent. Walnut top and back. 1 piece Padouk neck. Fretless Wenge fingerboard with 12-24 indicator dots. Nordstrand Fat Stack pickups with push/pull Hum canceling stack/single coil tap on volume knobs. Passive. Hipshot B Bridge and Ultralite tuners. Dunlop Dual Design straplocks. Ebony nut.
Hand inlayed turquoise emblem
Padouk truss rod access cover with brass threaded inserts.
Extremely lightweight body
3 piece body with Alder core, black and mahogany accent stripes and poplar wings. Black veneer accent. Pistachio top. 5 piece maple, zebrawood and purpleheart neck. Pistachio fretboard. Nordstrand Dual Coils with Series/Parallel switching. Nordstrand 3B-5a preamp. Hipshot B Bridge and Unltralite tuners.. Dunlop Dual Design Straplocks. Bone nut.
Pistachio top and fretboard actually glow under black light.
Steel threaded inserts join neck and body for superior construction and sustain/tone.
Sold this bass before I got some good pictures of it. Here are some shots of the bass from the 2017 NAMM show.
1 piece Swamp Ash body, Figured Quartersawn Bosse top. Black veneer accent. 1 piece Wenge neck. Asian Ebony fingerboard. Nordstrand Big Singles. Nordstrand 3B-5a preamp. Hipshot B bridge and Ultralites. Dunlop Dual Design Straplocks.
Nordstrand Big Singles biased towards the bridge. Nordstrand Preamp
Neck wood matching wenge control cavity cover
White to black position markers up to the 28th position.