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    ANOTHER ELECTRIC UPRIGHT BASS! Left handed of course! Uses Grover Titan Bass guitar tuning machines. The neck and tailpiece are poplar, the peg is walnut and the body is a pine 4x4. I have slap happy weed whacker strings on it. The body was stained Kona brown. I used spar urethane this time to...
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    My new lefty electric upright bass without the strings, pickup and tuners. The pickup goes into the bridge and is connected to the jack which sits on top of the strings behind the bridge or between the tailpiece and the bridge. Made from weathered douglas fir! lightweight. Its around five foot...
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    AH HA! My two by four Douglas fir electric upright bass! I used weathered Douglas fir to. I got the color by wiping folk art Too Blue Acrylic paint with a rag on it first. Yeah one dollar paint! Then lightly sprayed it with gloss black, without shaking the can to much. I don’t think I’m gonna...
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    I may have posted this before, might not have so I post again. Well this to needs a transducer connected to it like my violin I just posted, and run it through a Kustom bass amplifier. I like how they sound through a Kustom bass amp. I sold the transducer I had. Its made of poplar. I think I'm...
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    well like the title says. I will have this thing stringed tomorrow if my strings finally arrive. Its a lefty electric upright bass. Unfortunately the music industry decided left handers are not worthy of playing the electric upright bass so I make my own. I have clear colored strings coming, so...
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    Cut the neck out on a 18 inch bandsaw. Cut the body out on a 10 inch bandsaw. Grover Titan tuning machines. Slap Happy 155 - 80 gauge. Sorry I painted over the wood, it was poplar. I would think if it was made of any harder wood it would been to heavy, besides that was all I had, but its easy to...
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