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Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 07-16-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,702
Posted By Jason Mendelson
That is so beautiful!

That is so beautiful!
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 06-12-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,580
Posted By Jason Mendelson
What first turned me on to Smiths in the 90's was...

What first turned me on to Smiths in the 90's was seeing the beautiful Flamed and Quilted Maple tops.

I still say a 5A Quilted Maple / Flamed Maple top would take the cake...
Forum: Smith Strings 01-11-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,233
Posted By Jason Mendelson
Well, I just put a set of 6 string T-I's on my...

Well, I just put a set of 6 string T-I's on my BSR6EG (since I recently acquired another 6 Frettless Smith, figured I need one with flats now!)...

Strings fit perfectly, play and sound great!
...
Forum: Smith Strings 09-06-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,233
Posted By Jason Mendelson
To put T-I Jazz Flats I do not see any nut...

To put T-I Jazz Flats I do not see any nut modification needed at all....

.033 .043 .056 .070 .100 .136 for 6 string...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 06-02-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 54
Sticky: Smith Basses
Views: 45,673
Posted By Jason Mendelson
I have a BSR6EG fretless and it is absolutly...

I have a BSR6EG fretless and it is absolutly amazing.

You want a neck and bridge pickup.

You can get so many different tones out of the smith fretless and you can use only the bridge pick up if...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 04-18-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,725
Posted By Jason Mendelson
I have been thinking a lot about a WTE ever since...

I have been thinking a lot about a WTE ever since I saw it.

How much of a different tone is the Walnut Core going to have from a Mahogany?
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 04-16-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,725
Posted By Jason Mendelson
White Tiger!!!!!

HOT HOT HOT!

I guess I missed the announcement on these, but just noticed them.

Beautiful! BEAUTIFUL!

Looking forward to seeing some user pix of these now!
Forum: Smith Strings 03-29-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,732
Posted By Jason Mendelson
Really once a year? When I was gigging full...

Really once a year?

When I was gigging full time I would change strings the longest once a month on 3 different basses.

Every time you remove and reinstall strings they are going to get...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 07-20-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,355
Posted By Jason Mendelson
What about the BMT?!?!?! ...

What about the BMT?!?!?!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v461/PerformanceNISMO/Ken%20Smith%20BMT%20Elite%20G%206/IMAG0202.jpg
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 12-19-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,604
Posted By Jason Mendelson
I say get a brighter sounding wood bass... ...

I say get a brighter sounding wood bass...

always better to roll off treble then try adding it...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 12-19-2009, 03:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,118
Posted By Jason Mendelson
probably hazardous to ship too... looks...

probably hazardous to ship too...

looks perfect... dont fix it... but looks like you have in newer photos...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 12-19-2009, 03:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,484
Posted By Jason Mendelson
neck construction too? newer ones, the back...

neck construction too?

newer ones, the back of the neck has a cover piece of wood...

older ones dont...

but really older ones have the cover... but those are really old...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 12-19-2009, 03:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,228
Posted By Jason Mendelson
I didnt expect to hear anything less than perfect...

I didnt expect to hear anything less than perfect results...

But once again... Very nice :D
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 10-12-2009, 03:07 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 329,497
Posted By Jason Mendelson
yeahn looks like walnut to me... but still...

yeahn looks like walnut to me... but still awesome!

this picture below shows (from left to right), Mahogany, Maple, Walnut cores...
...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 10-11-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 329,497
Posted By Jason Mendelson
looks like walnut to me... ?

looks like walnut to me... ?
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 09-24-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 30,840
Posted By Jason Mendelson
I was like "huh?" when I saw this thread on TB as...

I was like "huh?" when I saw this thread on TB as well...

I was ready to pull out the popcorn thinking it may be someone branding it...

not sure how I love the spalted look, but definately cool!
Forum: Amps, etc. [DB] 08-14-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 23,078
Posted By Jason Mendelson
So I finally got around to playing around with...

So I finally got around to playing around with it! It sounds great... Nice to just sit and play without having to hook up my amps...

It really brings out the sound of my P-Bass and Jazz Bass...
Forum: Double Bass Talk in General 08-03-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,193
Posted By Jason Mendelson
Maybe its made by Heinz? ...

Maybe its made by Heinz?

http://www.smithbassforums.com/picture.php?albumid=21&pictureid=145

chuckle... thats my humor for the day :D
Forum: Double Bass Talk in General 08-03-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,193
Posted By Jason Mendelson
hard to tell from pix anyway... Yeah I...

hard to tell from pix anyway...

Yeah I should see you Wednesday Night! Oy, what a disaster it was when I left last time!

Id lug out my bass but I don't think we will have room!
Forum: Double Bass Talk in General 08-01-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,193
Posted By Jason Mendelson
Welcome Bill! The bass is beautiful just as...

Welcome Bill!

The bass is beautiful just as you described... Glad you got around to getting the pix!

The neck looks really slim compared to the other bass of yours that I have played... Looks...
Forum: Double Bass Talk in General 07-25-2009, 02:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,576
Posted By Jason Mendelson
wow thats some amazing looking stuff... ...

wow thats some amazing looking stuff...

great work...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 07-19-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,008
Posted By Jason Mendelson
found this in another thread.... ...

found this in another thread....

http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x26/oniecruz/IMG_2795.jpg

if its like this its how its supposed to be...

looking at my smiths, they arent all exactly at...
Forum: Smith Basses, Handmade 07-19-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,008
Posted By Jason Mendelson
You would know if one is physically bent or...

You would know if one is physically bent or mis-shaped...

one of mine is slightly on my BMT6EG, and you can see one of the plastic bushings in between the washers is cracked...

Post a pic...
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 07-09-2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 25,069
Posted By Jason Mendelson
I got it in the mail today... ...

I got it in the mail today...



Construction is great! Knobs feel good...

I won't get a chance to play with it till this weekend, so so far, it is a nice piece of desk candy in my...
Forum: Woods, Electronics, & Components 07-03-2009, 03:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 25,069
Posted By Jason Mendelson
Looks great! Good choice of color... Can't...

Looks great! Good choice of color...

Can't wait for mine to come... I am camped outside my apartment waiting for UPS...

My review will follow!

Ill demo it with:

BMT6EG
BSR6EG...
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