ABE Normal Basses
BODY: 3/4” thick, light weight alder body with bookmatched bound 1/4" ”Spalted Maple” cap (optional body/cap woods avail.) (optional tapered maple center wedge with laminated body wings or neck through center core design, avail.)
NECK: Bolt on flat sawn highly “Figured Maple”(3, 5 and 7 piece multi laminate with center tapered wedge avail.) with optional board woods/fret wire/compound radius (7.25”-14”). Available scale lengths, 34”-34.5” and 35”). Vintage single action truss rod or double action to choose from. Bone nut.
PICKUPS: Two “Lindy Fralin” Alnico Jazz single coil pickups(one reverse wound for hum canceling). Other pickups/configurations available.
CONTROLS: Volume/Volume/Tone (standard)
APPOINTMENTS: Nickel, Gold or Black hardware, Nitrocellulose lacquer finish(optional colors/bursts avail.) (Ceruse finish on Ash wood bodies only)
PERFORMANCE: This thunder stick is reminiscent of early 60's era slab board basses. Light weight and balanced, rich overtones of fat, round sustain!!
Note: all basses come with a gig bag. (hardshell case available, optional "Calton" form fitting flight case at extra cost)
WARRANTY: 3 years against manufacturing defects and electronics component failure to original purchaser.