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Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 11-16-2016, 08:06 AM
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Posted By Jens Westerinen
Many thanks! :)

Many thanks! :)
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 11-16-2016, 04:54 AM
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Views: 2,768
Posted By Jens Westerinen
Case question

Hi!

Could someone please help me with how to set and change the combination of the lock? :)

Thanks, Jens
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 03-28-2014, 06:31 PM
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Views: 3,474
Posted By Jens Westerinen
Thank you for providing with such wonderful...

Thank you for providing with such wonderful instruments and sharing your knowledge!
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 11-10-2012, 06:58 AM
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Views: 5,477
Posted By Jens Westerinen
Ok, I understand. :)

Ok, I understand. :)
Forum: Welcome To SmithBassForums 11-08-2012, 11:39 AM
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Views: 4,416
Posted By Jens Westerinen
In case you haven't found one yet. You'd better...

In case you haven't found one yet.
You'd better hurry though! :)
http://www.ebay.com/itm/1985-Ken-Smith-Basses-Full-Line-Catalog-Price-List-B-T-Custom-PAS-II-G-S-II-/290804402743?
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 11-08-2012, 11:34 AM
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Views: 5,477
Posted By Jens Westerinen
Scott, I think you are so right, but the question...

Scott, I think you are so right, but the question is "what has the most impact on the tone", so would you still argue that, say, the top wood colors the tone just as much as the pickups, or the...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 11-08-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,477
Posted By Jens Westerinen
Indeed, but to get a sertain sound you'll need a...

Indeed, but to get a sertain sound you'll need a typical kind of pickup.
Sure, fingers make tonal difference, but they can't make a single coil in bridge position sound like a mudbucker in neck...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 11-01-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,275
Posted By Jens Westerinen
A BT5 Elite G (3/2) with 7 piece body wings, with...

A BT5 Elite G (3/2) with 7 piece body wings, with dark ebony facings, tiger maple core and 7 piece neck! Would consult Ken about the details. :)

Or like this, but with 7 piece neck:...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 10-25-2012, 02:32 PM
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Views: 6,592
Posted By Jens Westerinen
These are so, so beautiful! If I'd lived on...

These are so, so beautiful!
If I'd lived on your side of the Atlantic, I'd been all over these!
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 10-24-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,041
Posted By Jens Westerinen
If you say so. :) By doing that, the idea was...

If you say so. :)
By doing that, the idea was that no more wood would be removed - don't see why it should (just a slightly bigger screw, enough to keep it tight).
I'd rather do that than dowel and...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 10-22-2012, 06:42 PM
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Views: 4,041
Posted By Jens Westerinen
I'd use a bit bigger screw and drill a slightly...

I'd use a bit bigger screw and drill a slightly bigger hole in the knob since I don't like messing with the wood too much.
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 12-03-2011, 04:20 PM
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Views: 313,308
Posted By Jens Westerinen
WOW, that flamed redwood is AMAZING!

WOW, that flamed redwood is AMAZING!
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 09-01-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,058
Posted By Jens Westerinen
Lovely looking bass! Congrats! Contact me...

Lovely looking bass!
Congrats!

Contact me if you ever wanna sell it. :)
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 05-29-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,615
Posted By Jens Westerinen
Did you buy it?

Did you buy it?
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 05-20-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 54
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Views: 43,315
Posted By Jens Westerinen
I didn't quite get it at first since I was a bit...

I didn't quite get it at first since I was a bit unused to it but now I couldn't appreciate it more.
He says what's needs to be said.
Thank you Ken for all the knowledge you share.
Hope I'll be...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 05-20-2011, 01:20 PM
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Views: 43,315
Posted By Jens Westerinen
Thank you very much for your quick reply!

Thank you very much for your quick reply!
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 05-20-2011, 07:17 AM
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Posted By Jens Westerinen
Sorry but don't have a pic of it and haven't been...

Sorry but don't have a pic of it and haven't been able to acquire the serial number yet.

About another thing. For how long have S/P-switches been an option?
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 05-18-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 54
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Posted By Jens Westerinen
When did the first BSR leave your shop, Ken? What...

When did the first BSR leave your shop, Ken? What year?
Saw a BSR that claimed to have been made -95 but never seen one that old.
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 03-19-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,596
Posted By Jens Westerinen
The screws. Right, that's why I'd like to know...

The screws.
Right, that's why I'd like to know the size so I can buy them here.

It's sorted out for now though. Bought a new hex and it worked fine.
Will probably need some later on but then...
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 03-19-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,596
Posted By Jens Westerinen
Thank you for your answer! It's the new ones. ...

Thank you for your answer!
It's the new ones.
Yes, I figured that out. The hex I tried to use were 1,5 mm.
Hope I've only messed up one screw.

If I'd like to buy new ones then?
Don't know the...
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 03-18-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,596
Posted By Jens Westerinen
Help, please

Hello!

Can't get the knobs off of the pots on one of my Smiths.
Will have to do something drastic to get them off.
The patterns in the stop screws (right? don't know the right English word) that...
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 03-10-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Jens Westerinen
Ok, thank you very much for quick answers! ...

Ok, thank you very much for quick answers!
That's what I guessed but wasn't sure since I've never tried any.
Thanks again.
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 03-10-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Jens Westerinen
I understand that but isn't it possible to say if...

I understand that but isn't it possible to say if they tend to sound like sc's or more like your (KS)humbuckers?
What's the purpose with offering these stacked J's? Is it to offer a pickup that's...
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 03-10-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Jens Westerinen
Ok but do they sound like single coils or do they...

Ok but do they sound like single coils or do they sound like your humbuckers?
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 03-08-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Jens Westerinen
Now there's a bass I'd love to own if I had that...

Now there's a bass I'd love to own if I had that kind of spare money to spend.
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