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Beatlemania 3D Printed Bass Guitar

The Beatlemania 3D printed bass guitar: Themed off of Paul McCartney's iconic Hofner violin shaped bass guitar, the front panel is made up with the score for 'Yesterday' and the inside contains various Beatles era related icons (Yellow submarine, Sgt Peppers lonely hearts club band drum kit, George Harisson's Rickenbacker guitar, John Lennon's glasses, the iconic Abbey Road scene, etc.

The inside of the bass was hand-painted by NZ contemporary artist Akiko Diegel (www.akikodiegel.com).

The guitars feature a wooden inner core (choices of Mahogany or Maple, etc.) that links the neck to the bridge, which allows us to customize the sustain and tone of the instrument to suit the musician, and a number of options for hardware, etc.

The bass includes the following example specifications:

Neck

Warmoth Pro Angled maple neck with maple fret board, 22 frets, 34" scale, Corian nut, 6150 sized frets, inlay dots


Body

3D printed (selective laser sintering (SLS)) in Polyamide 2200 outer body, with maple inner core, hand pained, and sprayed with clear matt lacquer


Bridge

Schaller 4 String Roller Bridge, gold


Pickups

EMG Hz 35 passive pickups.

 

Tuning heads

Gotoh GB7 Bass Tuners, gold

 

Controls

Pickup select switch, 1 x Volume knob, 1 x Tone knob

 

Other

Schaller Strap Locks, D'Addario strings, low-cost hard case for safe shipping (we can, however, also offer you a high quality case as an optional extra)

 

Weight

4.4Kg

 

Each guitar is custom made to order to suit your needs. Click HERE to email us and discuss your requirements.

Below are pictures of some of the details of the bass:

 

 

 

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