Slide 1930

I love the tone and playability of a short scale instrument, 30 inches to be exact. But until now the market has not offered a true high end example of a 30-inch design. Another issue with most short scale basses on the market is that the bodies are just too small, they do not balance well.

Using a better proportionate body, perfect frets, nitro-cellulose body finish, hand oil neck finish, and Novak Bisonic pickups the 1930 I & II is the answer to this void in the market.

SPECS

Base Price USD $3750

Body Wood: Lightweight Swamp Ash or medium weight Alder

Neck Wood: Quartersawn, straight grain Maple with 2 graphite reinforcement bars

Fingerboard: Rosewood w/ Birdseye Maple dots, Birdseye Maple w/ Ebony dots, Rosewood w/ Pearl blocks and binding (add $300), Rosewood w/ Abalone blocks and binding (add $400)

Body Finish: Wilkins “Thin Skin” Poly or Nitro Cellulose (not as perfect as poly – grain can show through the finish) Add $300

Neck Finish: Oil (to recreate the feel of a vintage bass with the finish worn through – recommended), High Gloss (add $150)

Headstock: Matching body color (add $200)

Fingerboard Nut Width: 1.50”

Scale Length: 30”

Truss adjustment: Allen key at body

Fret Size: Medium / Vintage-Style (recommended) or Jumbo

Nut: Bone

Tuners: Hipshot Reverse Gear Open Back w/ Taper Shafts (recommended) or Hipshot Ultra-Lites w/ Tapered Shafts

Bridge: Hipshot Custom designed dual access (string through body or string through bridge), .750” spacing

Hardware: Chrome, Gold available by request

Strap Buttons: Dunlop dual design

Pickguard: White, Mint, or Spitfire Vintage Tortoise Shell (add $300)

Pickups: Novak Bisonic, Bridge position Bisonic (add $400)

Electronics:  Passive Volume / Tone (CTS Potentiometers), Switchcraft top mounted jack

Strings: Pyramid Stainless Steel Roundwound (040-.100) or (.045-.105), Pyramid Nickel Roundwound (040-.100) or (.045-.105), Pyramid Gold Flatwound (040-.100) or (.045-.105)

Case: Mono Bass Sleeve Gig Bag

Warranty: Lifetime to the original owner

COLORS

STANDARD

Sunburst
Natural
Blonde (Butterscotch)
Black
Olympic White

CUSTOM
Candy Apple Red
Fiesta Red
Faded Fiesta Red (Coral Pink )
Dakota Red
Lake Placid Blue
Sonic Blue
Ice Blue Metallic
Teal Green Metallic
Ocean Turquoise
Burgundy Mist
Firemist Gold
Shoreline Gold
Inca Silver
Sea Foam Green
Surf Green
VIBRANCE SERIES

Emerald City
Frost Silver
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