5-String Fretless Electric Bass, 2021

From time to time, an opportunity turns up to make a new solidbody instrument apart from all the repairwork I do anyway. This time, it’s a decent 5-string fretless electric bass.

Body: Padouk
neck: flamed maple with a Padouk centre-stripe
fingerboard: Makassar Ebony
nut: Ebony
scale length: 860 mm
Pickups: Haussel Bassbar-5 with Custom Cover
Electronics Noll Custom with parametric 3-Band tone controls for each pickup.
Bridge: ABM 3705b19 MKII, black, bell-brass
Tuners: Schaller M4-180, black Chrome
finish: Nitrolaquer open-pore satin