Being close to our Firestar guitar, we love having multiple sounds at hand, seated in a well positioned visual and ergonomically comfortable layout. All three Lollar Thunderbird pickups give you a broad spectrum of sounds, even the ones unheard until now. The mixture of these classic bass HBs with a bolt on neck construction reminds of bass concept thinkers like John Entwistle or Mike Watt and their unqiue custom creations.
A bass should make a bass sound – this was the reason for its concept: adding a spectrum of deep and growling sounds to well known bolt on bass concepts for a wider range of bass tones. The additional passive piezo disc, a concept which is a regular standard in the Firestar guitar, really gives a very distinctive, almost upright bass sound, especially in combination with the neck pickup on its own.
Strings are going through a yellow poplar body, ran over brass saddles and an unbleached bone nut, being held by Hipshot Ultralite Lollypops. The angled reversed headstock keeps strings aligned and cares for a very solid low E-string. Piezo disc and multiple switching options are the players creative field. An additional feature, which has been inquired by customers in the recent past, is our new vandal resistant kill switch. This lets you interupt the entire sound at all switching positions, but also cuts only the regular pickups versus the piezo, giving another unique feature of expressive sound textures. Explore new, passive bass sounds with it! Enjoy!
This bass is custom made for you.
Building time is currently 9-12 months.
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Body: Yellow Poplar, one-piece
Neck: Figured maple
Fretboard: Pau ferro
Frets: 20, StewMac »Pyramid«
Scale length: 34” longscale with compound radius 9,5” to 12”
Neck shape: 64TB
Headstock: Black fiber with pearl logo inlay, 4R
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite HB6 1/2“, Lollypop nickel
Nut: Unbleached bone
Glue: Bone glue
Color: Saturn Lavender, classic finish
Pickguard: Anodized aluminum »Deimel Gold«
Pickups: 3 Lollar Thunderbird, nickel cover; built in piezo
Bridge: Hipshot B-Style bass bridge, string through body, nickel with brass saddles
Switches: 3 slider switches, black, toggle with gold contacts
Knobs: Witch hats, black + killswitch
Capacitors: Mojotone/TAD PIO, 100nf
Wire: Cotton push back, 7 stranded
Case: Made in Canada universal bass case
Deimel Firestar Bass
Hipshot B-Style bass bridge
built in piezo disk, Kill switch
Gold anodized aluminium
All our products usually precede personal questions from the buyer. Therefore we ask you to contact us directly for your order. We will be happy to answer asap and assist through the process. Just contact us directly via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, use our contact form below , or give us a call (00)49-33437-279247. Languages are English, German, and Spanish. Thank you!
All Deimel guitars are hand made by Frank Deimel. We offer a limited lifetime warranty to all our customers. Read our Terms&Conditions for further information.
If you order a guitar or bass that is not immediately available, that means we build it especially for you. Our current leading time is 9-12 months. You can either pay the entire amount directly or just a 40% deposit. The remaining amount is due when the instrument is ready to ship. You will get photo proofs during the building process, and before paying and shipping.
If you want to order a guitar or buy from our stock, just contact us directly via e-mail email@example.com, use our contact form below , or just give us a call (00)49-33437-279247.
We do speak English, German and Kora speaks also Spanish. We can also arrange a Facebook or Skype call to answer all your question and talk through your order.
With order confirmation you will get your special hashtag that allows you to keep track of your guitar on our Instagram account »deimelguitarworks_onthebench« How does it work? The feed shows the most recent production steps in our workshop. We tag each photo with the hashtag of those instruments that we are currently working on and appear on the photo. This way it stays fully anonymously, but you can share the progress with your friends and family by sending them your special hashtag. If you want to be marked with your name or band, just let us know!