GW Basses & Luthiery

SC-1, 6 String, Signature Series for Ben G.

  • 5 piece neck, Wenge with Flame Maple stringers
  • 35" scale, Stabilized Birdseye Maple fingerboard
  • Thin Bloodwood accent layer under fingerbaord
  • No inlays on fingerboard, standard side dots only
  • 18mm String spacing at bridge

  • Body:
  • Black Ebony topset
  • Thin Bloodwood accent layer under topset
  • Lightweight Swamp Ash body wings
  • Walnut center rear
  • No forearm contour
  • Edges rounded over more than standard

  • Hardware and Electronics:
  • Shiney Chrome Hipshot Ultralight tuners
  • Shiney Chrome Hipshot Model A bridge in brass
  • Ben is going to send some custom knobs
  • Nordstrand humbucking Pickups
  • Birdseye Maple pickup covers
  • Neck pickup moved closer to bridge about 3/4"
  • Coil tap switch on each pickup
  • Aguilar OBP-3 preamp
  • Gator GPE-Bass ATA Case


    Black Ebony topset

    Fingerboard glued and clamped to neck

    Body wings glued and clamped

    Ready for final carving and routing

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