Mas Hino NYC Special Order Reversed P/J Bass for Matt Duncan
Matt Duncan, Proud Owner of Mas Hino NYC P/J!
Thank you for the special order!
Hand cut 1 piece Ash body and Maple on Maple neck!
Smaller neck heel!
The pickups are Mas HIno NYC Mas Bajo pickups!
The P is wound with 42 gauge enamel to 11.5k , and the J pickup is wound with 42 gauge enamel to 11.5k also!
Schaller tuners! and La Bella Strings! deep talkin’ bass FM
.049 to .109! Flats!
Controls are Volume, Volume, Tone, 250k CTS solid shaft!
Orange drop caps !
Mas Hino NYC Special Order PJ Bass
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Glueing the finger board.
Locating pins inserted, so the fingerboard doesnt slip when glueing.
The clamps are off!
Heating the locating pins with soldering gun to take out the pins.
made a template from acrylic board.
The body is going to get routed. the body wood is Premavera 1 piece, also known as mexican blonde mahogany!
the body is getting routed with the template!
beveling the edges.
cut the back contour.
cut the arm contour!
Route a channel to install titanium reinforcement rods.
Titanium rods ready to be glued
routed and installed truss rod between the titanium reinforced rods.
Check Lenny Kaye on tour with Mas Hino NYC “tour guitar” !
The graphite bars were epoxyed and route a channel for the truss rod , install trussrod and glue the fingerboard with titebond. (sorry no pictures for this part, forgot to take them !) hand rubbed urethane oil finish!
All done and another happy camper!
Thank you George Farmer for the experience!
This bass had the truss rod coming out from the back of the neck. It had 2 truss rod, and I came up with solutions for this bass . Take off the fingerboard and take out the truss rods!
Fill the trussrod cavity with maple! epoxy was used! ( sorry no pix)
glueing a rosewood to thcken the neck to install double acting trussrod!
routed a channel to glue in graphite reinforcement bars.
After glueing the graphite bars , Im going to route for the double acting trussrod!
Glue the fingerboard back to the neck.
The fingerboard is glued back to the neck . ready to install the frets!
New frets are installed and laquered. ready to be buffed out and grind and polish the frets!
Frets are polished ,buffed and ready to be played!
The single double acting truss rod works really good now! this bass belongs to Ian Longley and Iam happy that the bass came back to life! thanx Ian !
This bass had a bad trussrod and the rod broke . so I suggested to take out the 2 trussrod and fill the cavity with maple to install single trussrod.
Here I am glueing a thin piece( about 3/16″ thick)of rosewood , because the neck was so thin I had to build up some wood so I can install doube acting trussrod!
The rose wood is glued to the fingerboard . routed for single trussrod! ready to install the truss rod!
close up picture!
The truss rod is fitted!