David King Bass Guitars


Sonny's bass

Model:  Custom design for my neighbor Sonny Boyardee, 5 string bolt-on neck

Body woods: Spalted quilted maple top and African mahogany back

Neckwoods: Curly maple 2 piece book matched with

Finish: Dupont Chromaclear over epoxy fill coats

Pickups and electronics: Bartolini Classic Bass J pickups into an NTMB-918 3 band eq

Location: Portland

Year: 2003

Special features: This was the best piece of quilted maple I've ever seen anywhere. This bass is extraordinarily light and well balanced.

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