mk4-5 details






Specifications

Scale:
Fingerboard radius:
Pickups:
Preamp:
Tuners:
Bridge:
Truss rod:
Fretwire:
Top nut:
Strapholders:
Inlays:
36-32 fanned
Flat
Delano JSBC 7 HE
Glockenklang 3 band
Warwick
Hipshot single string bass bridge
Dual action
Dunlop 6110
Brass
Cheap ones (work fine for me)
Fingerboard - abalone, side dots - luminlay

Body:
Zebrano bookmatched top and back, 3 ply Birch accent layers, over 40 years old reused Merbau core.

Neck:
Neck trough, Wenge center, Zebrano sides, Padauk headstock side wings, flamed Maple fingerboard, matching bookmatched Zebrano headstock veneer.






Update

November 2013

Rotated the tuners to a more comfortable position when used.
Also slightly modified the neck profile, it's a little bit thinner now and has a flatter shape.



A build diary for this bass can be found here:  

Basgitaarforum.nl (NL, in Dutch)





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