There is a certain friendliness in old guitars, that you don’t often feel in new instruments. And yet, I want to rather create new than to repeat the past. I’ve worked hard for years to grasp that magic of the old world and to merge it into my new guitars.
MAKING THE BLACK PIE BASS
Body: 4 piece ash body (2 bookmatched sets)
Neck: 1 piece curly maple AA – “C” shape
Thickness at 1st Fret: .787″
Thickness at 12th Fret: .827″
Machine heads: Akkord Bass Machine Head Tuners – chrome
Fretboard: Curly maple AA (12″ Radius – 304.8 mm.) with ebony dot inlays
Side dots: Ebony
Frets: 21 – Jumbo stainless steel frets
Pickup: – Retrovibe® HotMud® 4-wire Mudbucker 30k bass pickup coil tap
Controls: 1 volume, 1 Push Pull tone for coil split on crazy bass ashtray
Bridge: 4-Saddle Standard Guitar bridge Chrome
Scale lenght: 34″ (864MM)
Nut: 38.28 mm / 1.506 “Black Tusq
Colors: Neck – Transparent super gloss polyester lacquer tobacco brown and vintage amber
Body – Black satin.
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