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jshull138
Junior
Username: jshull138

Post Number: 15
Registered: 8-2012
Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 6:41 pm:   Edit Post

Recently purchased, was interested in its specs
jshull138
Junior
Username: jshull138

Post Number: 18
Registered: 8-2012
Posted on Wednesday, November 07, 2012 - 10:27 am:   Edit Post

How long does the process take? Not rushing just curious
pauldo
Senior Member
Username: pauldo

Post Number: 891
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Wednesday, November 07, 2012 - 10:35 am:   Edit Post

Jeffery,
That is a fair question to ask, your patience is appreciated.

My request took about a month and a half.

Mica does the best she can at getting to these - The build lookup is done in her 'spare time'.

So if the shop is busy than she is busy . . .
hammer
Advanced Member
Username: hammer

Post Number: 269
Registered: 9-2009
Posted on Wednesday, November 07, 2012 - 11:06 am:   Edit Post

Jeffrey:

You can wait for Mica, but on the other hand... chances are that if you post a sufficient number of pics of your bass here someone will, at one time or another, have come across it or have the ability to give you a pretty close approximation of the specs based on the pics. All within 24-hours. This is an incredibly experienced and helpful group.
pauldo
Senior Member
Username: pauldo

Post Number: 892
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Thursday, November 08, 2012 - 9:30 am:   Edit Post

+1 on Brian's suggestion and his interpretation of the great community here.
jshull138
Junior
Username: jshull138

Post Number: 19
Registered: 8-2012
Posted on Friday, November 09, 2012 - 10:15 am:   Edit Post

Having trouble getting pics the right size to post
artswork99
Moderator
Username: artswork99

Post Number: 1807
Registered: 7-2007
Posted on Friday, November 09, 2012 - 10:41 am:   Edit Post

Jeffery, If you would like to send pictures to me I will gladly size for you. Art
jshull138
Junior
Username: jshull138

Post Number: 22
Registered: 8-2012
Posted on Monday, December 17, 2012 - 7:10 pm:   Edit Post

That would be appreciated
jshull138
Junior
Username: jshull138

Post Number: 25
Registered: 8-2012
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 11:09 am:   Edit Post

Can I still send the pics for a resizing? Still haven't had a response on this so maybe the pics could help.
artswork99
Moderator
Username: artswork99

Post Number: 1875
Registered: 7-2007
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 1:19 pm:   Edit Post

Of course, email them and I'll gladly size and post.
artswork99
Moderator
Username: artswork99

Post Number: 1883
Registered: 7-2007
Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013 - 6:10 pm:   Edit Post

Here's a picture that Jeffery sent today. Nice!
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(Message edited by artswork99 on July 31, 2013)
tbrannon
Senior Member
Username: tbrannon

Post Number: 1577
Registered: 11-2004
Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013 - 8:16 pm:   Edit Post

Looks like koa to me- with a bit of flame to it. My second guess would be Bubinga, but I'm pretty sure that's a Koa top.
fc_spoiler
Senior Member
Username: fc_spoiler

Post Number: 1470
Registered: 5-2006
Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013 - 8:46 pm:   Edit Post

My guess would be solid Koa body.
As mentioned in another topic:

"I think Mica said there were less than 100 made with a solid Koa Boy. (the first +/- 100)
Mine has serial # 83S2674"

Picture of the back?
adriaan
Moderator
Username: adriaan

Post Number: 3039
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 2:23 am:   Edit Post

Nice score! Healthy dose of mojo included.

At that angle, you would have seen the contrast with the mahogany, like on my Spoiler so my guess would be solid koa. It might be flame koa, or what Mica calls watermark koa.

It's missing the pickup selector knob, I don't think you can turn it with your fingers. You can of course replace the selector with a pan pot - small investment, tremendous increase in the range of tones available. You can send just the preamp (and probably the pots and wiring harness) to the Mothership, and have them add a 3-way Q switch for even more tone choices.

Enjoy!

(Message edited by adriaan on July 20, 2013)
jshull138
Junior
Username: jshull138

Post Number: 29
Registered: 8-2012
Posted on Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 6:13 am:   Edit Post

Rest of the pics coming today, got caught up at work. It is a solid koa body and you can turn it with your fingers, I haven't had any issues as far as that goes although the filter knob is a little off though.
jshull138
Junior
Username: jshull138

Post Number: 30
Registered: 8-2012
Posted on Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 6:23 am:   Edit Post

And someone replaced the bridge pickup at some point as well. Whoever had it before I did definitely playe it a lot.
artswork99
Moderator
Username: artswork99

Post Number: 1885
Registered: 7-2007
Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 5:38 pm:   Edit Post

Here are 4 more pictures that Jeffery sent along. Enjoy!
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