GW Basses & Luthiery Special Edition, 5 String for Scott aka "Bass Panther"


  • 5 piece, wenge, maple and padauk
  • Bass to be tuned High C (E - A - D - G - C)
  • Stabilized Macassar Ebony fingerboard
  • Thin maple accent layer under fingerboard
  • 35" Scale, full 3/4" string spacing at bridge
  • White Mother of Pearl dots in center of fingerboard
  • Custom "BP" inlay at 5th fret in White Mother of Pearl
  • Headstock matches neck woods
  • Figured Walnut headstock overlay with thin Maple accent layer

  • Body:
  • Walnut body wings and back center

  • Hardware and Electronics:
  • Single Bartolini Soapbar pickup in "the sweet spot"/li>
  • Aguilar OBP-3 Three band pickup, standard wiring
  • Gold Hipshot Model A Bridge
  • Gold Hipshot Ultralight Tuners
  • Gold Dunlop straplocks
  • Gator GPE-Bass ATA rated hardcase

  • 15 February - Final carving is done, off to the finishing shop to be sprayed

    Headstock glued and clamped to neck blank

    Truss rodin, ready for fingerboard

    Cutting the "BP" 5th fret inlay from white mother of pearl

    A completed B cut out

    Both letters cut out

    Routing the fingerboard at the 5th fret for the inlay

    The inlays is epoxied in

    Epoxy dried, sanded level and wiped with naptha to see how it will look...

    Ready to carve the neck and body profiles

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