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My Hyperjazz Is Finally Becoming A Reality...

Discussion in 'Bass Guitars' started by DiMarco, Dec 23, 2018.

  1. Henrythe8

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    Very excited to see it finished.
     
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    Just wow :eek:
     
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    A lacquered board. I didn't expect that. :)
     
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    Hyperjizz!!! :eek:
     
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    As predicted.
     
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  7. DiMarco

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    Visited Vincent tonight. Here's pics.

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  8. DiMarco

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    Yes. Because it is teh sexeh!
    But seriously. My best sounding basses have lacquered boards and I think it looks supercool.
     
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    Back of neck is lacquered also?
     
  10. DiMarco

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    Everything is. Body still needs polishing.

    Bass will be done within the next few days.
     
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    Note from Vincent about finishing and polishing a lacquered fretboard: Aaaaaaaaaargh! tedious little job.
     
  12. DiMarco

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    ... The waiting is on the stainless controlplate to be laser cut, polished and delivered.
    Its proportions and layout have been fed into the computer last friday.
    I do not know when we will see it surface. The waiting is argh.
     
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    Shiny !
     
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    Wednesday.
     
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    One sleep :)
     
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    Tonight's the night.

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    Love is in the air!
     
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    OK tested and picked it up tonight. Final setup will happen in a couple of days.
    The bridge pickup acts as I hoped it would and can be growly like a humbucker, trebly for a more Stingray like tone and of course be single coil on either the front or rear coil which does make quite a difference between them.
    Neck pickup sounds deep, lively and articulate. Very happy with that as well.
    Bass has a great tone acoustically, very resonant and it has sustain for days.


    Proper photos (where I cleaned off the dust) coming later, but here it is on our kitchen table for some quick pictures:

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