David King Bass Guitars

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Model: Dave Captein signature bass

Body woods: Quilted maple top, african mahogany back .

Neckwoods: Tapered rock maple neck with birdseye maple fingerboard

Hardware: Custom solid brass tremolo bridge with tusq saddles.

Scale length: 34", long scale

Weight: 9 lb

Finish: PPG DCU-2002

Pickups and electronics: Q-Tuner BXXL soapbar -bridge, Bartolini P46-CX dual coil soapbar -neck. Bartolini 3 band eq with switchabable mid frequency. Active/passive push pull volume pot.

Location: Portland, OR

Year: 2004

Special features: This bass is a prototype of a new mid-priced model inspired by local jazz bassist, David Captein. The body has flat front and back and the top is a thin veneer as opposed to a thick piece of lumber. The neck is a 3 piece rock maple with tapered laminates. Fingerboard is a 34" scale length, birdseye maple with 24 medium frets and black dot side markers. Body core is Alder with figured walnut, bookmatched walnut veneer on the back. The tuners are Hipshot Ultralights and the bridge is a custom 6 string trem patterned on the Hipshot design. String spacing is 18.5 mm at the bridge and 9 mm at the nut. The bridge pickup is a custom Q-Tuner high impedance BXXL. Neck pickup is a Bartolini CX. Active electronics are a 3 band NTMB-918 with passive bypass.

Owner comments: ****

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