Archive for September, 2009

New fretless Gecko 5 neck with Ziricote fretboard

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Today I received my custom Gecko neck order that I placed last month with Warmoth.  It’s just beautiful.

I’ve got pictures posted on a thread at the Unofficial Warmoth forums. Still trying to figure out the WordPress image situation.

I’ll post another update once I get it installed on a bass to play it.

Maple necks

Friday, September 11th, 2009

For a long time, I’ve been an anti-maple guy as far as bass necks go.  I’ve owned several basses with maple necks, and they never seemed to sound as good or stay as stable (during weather or humidity changes) as my raw, exotic wood Gecko 5-string fretless necks.  But lately I’ve been reconsidering my long-held opinion. (more…)