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Old 12-30-2012, 01:11 PM   #1
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A Christmas Present to Myself

Dwayne Glanton of central Arkansas is the builder.

http:dwaynesthisandthat.us

He sold this bass to me for $90. It came with a
$140 TKL hard shell case.



He was not a bass player when he built this bass.
I had to do a lot of work to get to where a bass
player could appreciate it more. (long story)

specs:
34" scale
solid figured maple body
5 piece maple neck through body
redheart fingerboard
EMG soapbar pickups
neck vol, bridge vol, tone, pretty standard











Thanks fer lookin,

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Old 12-30-2012, 02:03 PM   #2
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The maple and the redheart fret board look really different (in a good way). I can honestly say I've never seen it used as a fretboard before. Congrats on the new acquisition.
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Old 12-30-2012, 03:07 PM   #3
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Pretty damn cool for $90. Lacquered fingerboards always look cool.
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Old 12-31-2012, 01:35 AM   #4
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Love the figured top. Really cool bass.
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Old 12-31-2012, 01:37 AM   #5
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First pic has 2 control pots, all the others have 3, I'm confused
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Old 12-31-2012, 02:58 AM   #6
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First pic has 2 control pots, all the others have 3, I'm confused


That is where the "long story" I talked about comes in.

The bass only had one volume control. I added another
one so each pup has a volume,





The story goes on. I had to turn the tuning machines
around because they were on backwards,





The neck bent up at the body and caused a woop-tee-doo,





I took the frets off,



and ground the neck down until it was strait. I ground so
much 3 fretboard markers came out,



I ground so much that I could not re-cut the fret grooves.
That's when I decided to go fretless,



The fretboard was totally flat. (no radius) I put about a
12 inch radius on it.

That's all I can remember right now. It seems like I'm
forgetting something, but I cant remember what,

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