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View Poll Results: How many Smiths do you own?
0-1 12 46.15%
2-4 12 46.15%
5-8 1 3.85%
9-12 0 0%
13+ 1 3.85%
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Old 03-06-2007, 10:20 AM
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Tim, Honestly I'm really not sure, I would have to ask Ken himself on that one. Ken could you help me out here?
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Old 03-06-2007, 10:28 AM
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Tim, Honestly I'm really not sure, I would have to ask Ken himself on that one. Ken could you help me out here?
If you're asking the Core question it looks dark like Walnut. Probably Peruvian Walnut we used back then but some better side shots close-up would help me better.
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Old 03-08-2007, 12:40 AM
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Could that be a Bubinga Lam?
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Old 03-13-2007, 10:47 AM
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Albert, on your BT5EG, what is the body core and laminate used?
I'm going to take some new shots when I get off work today so' I'll post them later on tonight, after Praise and Worship rehearsal. Hopefully Ken will be able to identify them with a better shot.
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Old 03-13-2007, 11:30 AM
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I'm going to take some new shots when I get off work today so' I'll post them later on tonight, after Praise and Worship rehearsal. Hopefully Ken will be able to identify them with a better shot.
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Yes, get a shot with the body angled such that you can see the lams clearly.
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Old 03-14-2007, 04:40 PM
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If you're asking the Core question it looks dark like Walnut. Probably Peruvian Walnut we used back then but some better side shots close-up would help me better.
Ok Ken help me out here, What type of core wood is used in my bass?





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Old 03-14-2007, 05:35 PM
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Ok Ken help me out here, What type of core wood is used in my bass?






Al, that is a very good-looking instrument! How fortunate you are! My hands are beginning to itch!

I continue to count down the days...
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Old 03-14-2007, 06:12 PM
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Al, that is a very good-looking instrument! How fortunate you are! My hands are beginning to itch!

I continue to count down the days...

Based on the photo's, that would be a dark Walnut Core. Also based on the photo's, I would say Mahogany Lams. Due to the darkness of the photo's, there's an outside chance the Lams could be Maple but slightly yellowed with age? I'll stick with Mahogany Lams.
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Looks like a Walnut Core to me with Mahogany Lams.
Thanks for the kudos on my baby, lets se if the master confirms your findings Tim. Oh Ken where art thou?
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I tend to think walnut as well. It's just so dark, and I know Ken doesn't use Ebony for core stock..

It's even quite dark for walnut. It'll be interesting to see what Ken's take is on it.

While we're on the topic; Ken, do you have files on every bass you've made by serial number that details original owner, woods used, style, etc?
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I can see the color in the Pics but not the grain. If the grain is open similar to mahogany then I would say it's 'Peruvian Walnut' which we used back when that Bass was made.
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I can see the color in the Pics but not the grain. If the grain is open similar to mahogany then I would say it's 'Peruvian Walnut' which we used back when that Bass was made.
Thanks Ken for your feedback, I guess the only way I'll know for sure is to supply you with the serial number. Either way it is a work of art, even spidey wants a "Smith" he's swinging over to the shop to cop a Anniversary Edition as we speak.

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Old 03-16-2007, 01:25 AM
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Thanks Ken for your feedback, I guess the only way I'll know for sure is to supply you with the serial number. Either way it is a work of art, even spidey wants a "Smith" he's swinging over to the shop to cop a Anniversary Edition as we speak.




Go for it Albert, you won't be disappointed!
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Default I have two Smith's - a 6-string and a 7-string

The 6 String is 1993 BMT Elite G - Born in May 1993






The 7 String is 2001 MD 7 - Born in July 2001








I hope you enjoyed these photos. -cr
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The 7 String is 2001 MD 7 - Born in July 2001








I hope you enjoyed these photos. -cr

Great photo's of 2 beauties, Also, great wood choices. Thanks Christopher!
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Wow, some beautiful instruments above.

2 for me for now. A fretted '97 BSR6G and a Lined Fretless '95 CR6G.
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Old 04-08-2007, 08:43 AM
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Cool So, How Many Smith's Do YOU Own...

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Remember, this is the "So, How Many Smith's Do YOU Own" thread. Go to the beginning of the thread and see the poll, then, cast your vote.


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