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Old 08-19-2015, 12:04 AM
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We have made well over 2000 Handmade Bolt-on basses of various models with the 9-volt circuit (3, 4 and 5-knob versions, 1991-2003) up until 2004 when the new 18-volt circuit was introduced. We are currently re-designing a new 9-volt circuit using the same components as the 18-volt model but without the DIP panel switch inside. We will use the original bass,mid, and treble frequencies as were preset in the original 9-volt models. The slightly modified Bolt-on models will all have Graphite inlaid necks! Using the same parts and electronics for all 3 models ('M', 'MW' and 'P'), we will be able to lower the price of these basses rather then raise them for the new year. We will still offer at current prices our Custom Bolt-on models with the 18v circuit and all of the options of the as listed on the website.
Pictured here is a 5M-P model in 2-piece matched Black Walnut. This model will look the same from the outside but have the 9v Circuit inside. The other two models will have either Maple/ Walnut wings or Walnut/Maple with center block & Maple or Walnut Top and Back with Mahogany core and center block as well.
More details to follow with Prices as the model develops within our R&D process.
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Old 09-18-2015, 12:48 AM
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We have made well over 2000 Handmade Bolt-on basses of various models with the 9-volt circuit (3, 4 and 5-knob versions, 1991-2003) up until 2004 when the new 18-volt circuit was introduced. We are currently re-designing a new 9-volt circuit using the same components as the 18-volt model but without the DIP panel switch inside. We will use the original bass,mid, and treble frequencies as were preset in the original 9-volt models. The slightly modified Bolt-on models will all have Graphite inlaid necks! Using the same parts and electronics for all 3 models ('M', 'MW' and 'P'), we will be able to lower the price of these basses rather then raise them for the new year. We will still offer at current prices our Custom Bolt-on models with the 18v circuit and all of the options of the as listed on the website.
Pictured here is a 5M-P model in 2-piece matched Black Walnut. This model will look the same from the outside but have the 9v Circuit inside. The other two models will have either Maple/ Walnut wings or Walnut/Maple with center block & Maple or Walnut Top and Back with Mahogany core and center block as well.
More details to follow with Prices as the model develops within our R&D process.
The Model Pages with Specs and Prices have been posted on line.
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