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5 String Bass SR Style DIY Build Your Own Bass Guitar Kit KBG-5SR-A

This is a beautiful solid ash wood body 5 string bass guitar kit modelled on the stunning SR.

Also available in left handed

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£115.00

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KBG-5SR-A 5 String Bass Kit

Bass guitar kit modelled on a stunning bass. This 5 string electric bass guitar kit features a beautiful solid ash wood body with all black hardware. Choose from a bolt on 24 fret maple neck with blackwood fingerboard and dot inlays. The headstock is shaped so no cutting is required and all components required for completion are included. Includes 2 volume and 2 tone controls connecting 2 high output passive bass humbuckers, unwired, with wiring diagram included. Very little labour will result in a seriously stunning 5 string bass guitar.



Additional Info

Body Solid ash wood
Bridge Fixed 5 saddle black bass guitar bridge
Electrics 2x A500K Ohm and 2x B500K Ohm pots, 2x tone capacitors, output jack, and required wiring included.
Hardware All black metal hardware, strap buttons, sealed black tuning machines, black cavity covers.
Frets 24
Neck Bolt on maple neck, rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays. Top nut and truss rod in place. Pre-drilled tuning machine holes on an unbranded, shaped headstock.
Strings 5
Pickups 2x passive humbucker pickups with all black covers
Scale Length 864mm (34")

Additional Info

Additional Info

Body Solid ash wood
Bridge Fixed 5 saddle black bass guitar bridge
Electrics 2x A500K Ohm and 2x B500K Ohm pots, 2x tone capacitors, output jack, and required wiring included.
Hardware All black metal hardware, strap buttons, sealed black tuning machines, black cavity covers.
Frets 24
Neck Bolt on maple neck, rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays. Top nut and truss rod in place. Pre-drilled tuning machine holes on an unbranded, shaped headstock.
Strings 5
Pickups 2x passive humbucker pickups with all black covers
Scale Length 864mm (34")

Reviews

Customer Reviews (3)

Great kitReview by Rotorama
When my kit arrived, I saw the body had a crack right underneath the pickups cavities. After I sent a picture to KitBuiltGuitars they replied within a few hours and told me that they had sent a new one. Great service!

Build was great, with a single remark: I found that the 8 coil springs (presumed to be for mounting the pickups) were way too long. Compressing them around the end of the screw (which goes through the pickup) leaves almost no thread for fixing the screw. I found that cutting them in half made it possible to install the pickups and still have some spring action to set them up later.

Other than that, really happy with my wood finish. 4 layers of danish oil gave the body a warm hue and accentuated the grain. The wood wax (carnabau and bees wax mix) rubbed on and buffed lightly gave exactly the smooth and satin gloss finish I was looking for.

The neck turned out super slick, gave it 1 layer of danish oil and a good buff with wood wax. I gave the headstock a custom made logo with waterslide decal paper (8 micrometers) and buried it in satin gloss lacquer from a spray can.

(Posted on 10/18/2015)
Learning Review by Paul
Got this as a gift. This is a great way to learn how your bass works, how to woodwork, paint and solder. Everything easy to figure out as long as you take your time! (Posted on 8/20/2015)
Excellent!Review by AllAboutBass
I really enjoyed building this kit, it was my first build and I was a little nervous but it really wasn't difficult. I left mine as is rather than painting it as the wood looked great! Also nice to have 24 frets! Would recommend (Posted on 2/5/2013)

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