Malinoski Nero Bass #398 30" Short Scale Hollowbody Handwound HBs Swampy Vintage Thunk

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This is my Nero Bass #398, a short scale design culled from the best of the early vintage bass guitars from the 60s.

The scale is 30”, the neck is a very friendly C carve with a 1-1/2” Delrin nut and 16mm Danelectro bridge string spread. The neck is my standard design with a maple back, maple head and maple fretboard, a dual action trussrod and 2 internal carbon fiber supports… all topped off with 24 Jescar 47104 frets and a new set of Gotoh compact tuners, finished with a satiny Danish oil. It is a very comfortable and easy playing neck.

The body is hollow with a solid block support under the bridge, constructed with a fir core frame, western cedar maple top and back- the finish is a satin Danish oil.

There are two of my Type14HB humbuckers that create a lovely tone that is very true to the 60s basses it emulates. CTS master volume and master tone pots with a Switchcraft 3-way toggle, this bass delivers a swampy vintage throb.

This is a fantastic playing and sounding bass that is also beautiful to look at. If you have normal sized hands, or stubby fingers like me, and you struggle with a typical clunky 34” bass, then this is for you.

Short scale basses are ok, and they can be a lot more fun to play too.

No International shipping - lower USA 48 states only.

Set up with .045 - .104 strings

Comes with Gator gig bag


30” scale / 12” radius / Medium C

1-1/2” Delrin nut

Danelectro bridge / 16mm saddle spread

24 Jescar 47104 frets

Gotoh compact tuners

Maple neck with maple fretboard

Western cedar top / back and fir hollow body

Danish oil finish

Malinoski Type14HB pickups

CTS and Switchcraft components

Weight- 5lbs 11oz


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