Artist A.W. Custom 5 string Bass

This is an Artist Model 5 string bass with custom 35 inch scale specified by the client. It features an old growth Tasmanian Blackwood top over an Alder body with set neck. The long scale length and Alder body combine to render a modern clear articulate attack whilst maintaining the warmth and round tone that Alder is known for. The artist model is designed to balance well with generous front arm bevel and rear body contours and clear access to all 24 frets.


Neck: Figured Maple/Jarrah with proprietary carbon internal beams and stainless steel truss rod and Cocobolo rosewood heel laminate.
Scale Length: 35 in/889mm
Fretboard: New Guinea Ebony with Red Abalone block inlays
Body: Old Growth Tasmanian Blackwood top cap over Alder body with top cap bent over arm bend.
Head Veneers/Truss Rod Cover: Book matched matching Tasmanian Blackwood front/rear

Head Logo Inlay: “M” logo in Mother of Pearl and green Abalone
Electronics: Nordstrand 2B+ 2band active preamp
Pickups: Nordstrand Big Singles.
Hardware: Hipshot Ultralite tuners and Style A Bridge.
Total Weight: 4.15kgs ( 9.15lb)