Jump to content

Basvarken

Member
  • Posts

    142
  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won

    1

Basvarken last won the day on February 29 2020

Basvarken had the most liked content!

About Basvarken

  • Birthday 28/07/1968

Recent Profile Visitors

The recent visitors block is disabled and is not being shown to other users.

Basvarken's Achievements

Explorer

Explorer (5/14)

  • Great Content Rare

Recent Badges

288

Total Watts

  1. Woke up this morning to see that my book is featured in Australian guitar talkshow 'On the Couch". Very nice to get this kind of appreciation from Down Under! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UwSF2uE_8w
  2. Here are a few of my headstocks:
  3. The first time I used the Lace Alumitones was on the first twelve string bass I built. I was looking for a humbucker that has bar magnets that are wide enough to pick up all the strings equally as good. Many bass humbuckers with bar magnets are a bit on the narrow side. But Lace offers the Bass Bars in several widths (3.5', 4", 4.5"). Which made me curious about those. I checked a few YouTube videos and decided to try them out. I was pleasantly surprised. They have a very high output level (even though they're passive). Are dead silent (no hum whatsoever, even in single coil mode). They sound very even across the tonal spectrum. And I think they look pretty cool too. I've used them on a regular four string bass too.
  4. Latest addition to the family of black basses
  5. Yeah, my bad. My head was in the Thunderbird shapes. But your description was spot on EB-0 Bird. Still regret selling that one...
  6. Did I build that? 🤔 You mean the Telebird perhaps? Or the EB-TB? That must be the one you're thinking of!
  7. Got a new bass build ready. TB-12-Q Twelve string Thunderbird Bass with Quilted Maple top. - Mahogany body - Bookmatched Quilted Maple top - Nine ply Mahogany/Walnut set neck. Glued in - Transparent black stain - High gloss transparent acrylic finish - White binding - Ebony fretboard - Mother of pearl position dots - Jumbo frets - 34" scale - Buffalo horn nut ? - ETS twelve string brass bridge set - Two spokewheel double action trussrods - Carbon reinforcement strip in the neck - Lace Alumitone Bass Bar in the neck position - Lace Alumitone DeathBar in the bridge position - Allparts stacked pots (volume/tone volume/tone) - Mullard capacitors - MEC on-on switch for coil split (humbucker-single coil) - Gotoh GB 350 lightweight bass tuners - Gotoh Stealth ST 31 guitar tuners - 2 xPure Tone Multi Contact jack output - d'Addario EXL 170 - 12 strings - Weight: 4.25 kg Electronics circuit by my good friend Bas Becu. Serialnumber: 2021003 Pics of the build process can be found here: https://www.enkoo.nl/brooks-tb-12-q.html
  8. Here she is with another Sister Noir
  9. I did a drastic make-over on a bass to make it part of the black bass family Used to look like this:
  10. For those who wonder how a twelve string bass sounds:
  11. Yeah, you tune the octave strings slightly different from one another. This gives a rich /full sound. If you'd tune them exactly the same it wouldn't sound as lively. Quite like a piano indeed.
  12. Yeah, or it's stitched together 😉 The reverse triplets were done per special request. The gentleman who I built it for is a finger style player. He wants to hit the octave strings first.
  13. Well... the guy who I built it for plays in Dream Police
  14. I built a new Brooks bass! The EXB-12-2PR (EXplorerBass - 12 string - 2 Pickups - Reverse strings triplets) - Mahogany body - Laminated Mahogany set neck. Glued in - Black gloss finish - Checkerboard binding - Ebony fretboard - Brassl position markers - Nickel silver frets - 34" scale - Buffalo horn nut ? - ETS twelve string brass bridge set. Gold plated - Two spokewheel double action trussrods - Carbon reinforcement strip in the neck - Lace Alumitone Bass Bar in the neck position - Lace Alumitone Bass Bar in the bridge position - Switchcraft output. Gold plated - 2 x Stacked volume/tone knob. Gold plated - Pickup selector switch. Gold plated - Gotoh GB 350 lightweight bass tuners. Gold plated - Gotoh Stealth ST 31 guitar tuners. Gold plated - d'Addario EXL 170 - 12 strings - Weight: 4.5 kg Electronics circuit by Bas Becu. Pics of the build proces can be seen here: https://www.enkoo.nl/brooks-exb-12-2pr.html
  15. New black bass born today!
×
×
  • Create New...