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NAMM 2018 Yamaha Custom Shop bass

Unread post by hypercarrots » Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:15 am

from @yamahaguitardevelopment instagram
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Another stunning custom model built at our facility in LA. Ash body, maple neck, rosewood fingerboard, aluminum pickguards and backplate, omega bridge, hipshot tuners, jescar stainless frets, Lollar PJ pickups. Dog hair nitro finish and matte amber nitro neck finish.

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Re: NAMM 2018 Yamaha Custom Shop bass

Unread post by Saul » Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:15 pm

Quite a nice looking bass although I am not overly taken with the aluminium pickguard as that looks a bit "home workshop" to me. Like the body and fretboard though.
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Re: NAMM 2018 Yamaha Custom Shop bass

Unread post by Buzzard » Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:02 pm

Bass looks ok, not too happy with the look through paint job ..... but the three pickup Revstar is very interesting. :D
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Re: NAMM 2018 Yamaha Custom Shop bass

Unread post by Saul » Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:15 pm

Yeah I noticed the revstar. 3 x P90's?
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Re: NAMM 2018 Yamaha Custom Shop bass

Unread post by Buzzard » Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:30 pm

Saul wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:15 pm
Yeah I noticed the revstar. 3 x P90's?
must be a custom Revstar 502t

3 P-90's .... I havn't seen that since the SA-503TVL ((i))
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Re: NAMM 2018 Yamaha Custom Shop bass

Unread post by hypercarrots » Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:32 pm

i knew the attention would go towards the revstar haha. we need more bassists here!
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Re: NAMM 2018 Yamaha Custom Shop bass

Unread post by Saul » Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:35 pm

hypercarrots wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:32 pm
i knew the attention would go towards the revstar haha. we need more bassists here!
I agree we do need more bass players here :)

I do intend to get a bass at some point, just need to free up some space and some cash.
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Re: NAMM 2018 Yamaha Custom Shop bass

Unread post by Buzzard » Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:41 pm

hypercarrots wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:32 pm
.... we need more bassists here!
Agree, and we're glad to have YOU here. :D
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