The feature bass this week was inspired by two of the builder’s favorite bass players.
Builder Augusto Sanchez from White Whale Guitars writes:
The inspiration for this bass was born in the idea of making an hybrid that two of my favourite bassist could use: Stuart Zender and Les Claypool.
Body woods are: walnut on top, mahogany in the middle and swamp ash in the back.
Neck woods are: wenge and ebony -fretboard-.
Pickups are Delano Hybrid humbucker for bridge position, and Delano Split Coil -paired for hybrid pickup- in neck. Preamp used is Delano Sonar 3 with a blend and toggle switch. And it’s both: active and passive. In passive mode pick ups are split coil and J, in active mode pickups are split coil and humbucker.
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