La Bas

The neck is 3 x 1/4 flatstock backed by 3/4 black pipe, welded to the body by 1 inch square bar that holds the bridge support and the tail spike. The headstock and bridge support are 3 x 1/2 inch plate. The nut is 1/4 flatstock, the bridge 3/4 x 3/4 x 1/8 angle iron. The three flatwound strings are tuned E A D by bass machine heads. The resonator is the lower half of a twenty pound propane tank, the sound board is 1/8 plate, Two 3/8 bolts support a single coil pick-up.

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Bass full view

Detail of Bass
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