Sunday, 07 October 2007
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As we're getting close to cutting wood. Here are some drawings. There may be minor changes, but these are as close as you can get to final proofs. A lot of curves had to be modified to make everything fit. Some by as much as 3/4". The thing that took the longest and I guess what I'm most proud of is that unless you're really looking for differences, you don't really notice any outside of the obvious angled frets, pickups and bridge.
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Nice Sheldon. The top right one does it for me. 8)
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Sweet. So, did 19mm spacing win out? Mark
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I don't know what makes the most sonic sense, but esthetically I like the pups parallel to eachother and the bridge.
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[quote="guitarded":7rjybws4]Sweet. So, did 19mm spacing win out? Mark[/quote:7rjybws4] I believe 19mm was the final spec according to a prev. post by Sheldon. I'm wondering about the fingerboard radius??
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19 mm won out. The non-parallel pickups are the PJ version. The single soapbar shell looked a lot cleaner than the pair and allowed better sonic placement.
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Very cool.
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Congratulations Sheldon. The drawings are aesthetically pleasing and I am sure that the sound will be on par with the rest of the Dingwall Family of Basses. The non-pickup versions look cleaner but they distant themselves from the J/PJ "classic" look. I like all of them
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[quote="fullrangebass":2rwgct7e]Congratulations Sheldon. The drawings are aesthetically pleasing and I am sure that the sound will be on par with the rest of the Dingwall Family of Basses. The non-pickup versions look cleaner but they distant themselves from the J/PJ "classic" look. I like all of them[/quote:2rwgct7e] Oh I see what you mean....no split coil "P" pickup. I've only seen this on one other 5 string P, a Mike Lull. I'm sure Sheldon isn't doing for a reason.
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[quote="Sheldon Dingwall":7r3u684l]19 mm won out. The non-parallel pickups are the PJ version. The single soapbar shell looked a lot cleaner than the pair and allowed better sonic placement.[/quote:7r3u684l] Does this mean a PJ version'll be available shortly after release?
14 years ago
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Will the single pickup bass have a different name? What is the control layout?
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Very nice. Top and bottom left does it for me. Overall, a split P would probably be more aesthetically pleasing because of what I am accustomed to seeing, but it doesn't look bad at all either. I really want to, and don't want to try one of these basses. I know I am going to love it and then want one. If I don't try one, I might be less likely to want one! :D
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[quote="Smallmouth_Bass":2n2lnkli]I really want to, and don't want to try one of these basses. I know I am going to love it and then want one. If I don't try one, I might be less likely to want one! :D[/quote:2n2lnkli] You're doomed. Smallmouth, As soon as I get mine I'll bring it to Mtl and invite you over. It wont be a PJ, but it may still keep you up at night :twisted:
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[quote="lomo":lcl4e09l][quote="Smallmouth_Bass":lcl4e09l]I really want to, and don't want to try one of these basses. I know I am going to love it and then want one. If I don't try one, I might be less likely to want one! :D[/quote:lcl4e09l] You're doomed. Smallmouth, As soon as I get mine I'll bring it to Mtl and invite you over. It wont be a PJ, but it may still keep you up at night :twisted:[/quote:lcl4e09l] I know! :cry: I am already liking the PJ version now too. I like them with the pickguards though.
14 years ago
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My fav jazz colors are vintage white, rosewood board with white blocks and binding, and a tort guard. What could be done for the inlays?
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I don't think block inlays would suit a fanned fret bass, especially a J-style one.
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[quote="rockbobmel":2wpqq8h4]My fav jazz colors are vintage white, rosewood board with white blocks and binding, and a tort guard. What could be done for the inlays?[/quote:2wpqq8h4] We've sourced a supplier of the pearlescent plastic block material. I've drawn the blocks but haven't tested anything at this point. We will introduce them at some point in the future. Binding I'm not so sure about as our system of building makes binding really difficult.
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[quote="Smallmouth_Bass":z2f5yuo0]I don't think block inlays would suit a fanned fret bass, especially a J-style one.[/quote:z2f5yuo0] I disagree-those blocks are very nice IMHO.
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I agree with lomo on the blocks. They look cool
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Thumbs up on the block option.
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It's funny, when I tried to picture the block inlays in my head it didn't work, but after seeing the drawing, I like it a lot.
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