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Bluesman Vintage DeVille Custom - Dakota Red Heavy Relic

Bluesman Vintage DeVille Custom - Dakota Red Heavy Relic

New Bluesman Vintage DeVille Custom (Post Modern P bass) 4-string

This awesome DeVille P bass was built on a custom order with a Jazz style neck with a 1.5" nut width and a nice dark rosewood fingerboard.

It has a Dakota Red Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish that clearly shows the years of heavy use that this bass is about to experience in the hands of its lucky new owner.

The tone is full-on vintage P, with Bluesman Vintage's own outstanding custom designed split P pickup, and the neck feels exactly like my favorite Custom Shop '64 Jazz Reissue, which is to say that it's a nice smooth round C shape that is thick enough to let you know you are holding onto something, but not so thick that you can't comfortably wrap your hand all the way around it.  The finish on the back of the neck is worn smooth for maximum comfort and minimum friction. Once you start playing this one, it's might tough to stop. It feels and sounds sooooooo good. 

After testing this bass out for several minutes, I decided to order one for myself just like it.


Here are some tone demos of this bass in action:

Full walkthrough, with roundwound strings:

And after putting on a set of TI Jazz Flatwounds:

And some playing with a pick, with the Flatwounds:







Body: Alder

Finish: Dakota Red  (Stadiums relic)

Pickguard: Mint green

Neck: Maple

Fingerboard: Rosewood

Tuners: Gotoh Aged Nickel, Vintage Cloverleaf

Bridge: Vintage Fender style w/threaded rod saddles

Strings: 4

Frets: 20

Scale length: 34"

Pickup: Bluesman Vintage Split P

Preamp: None (passive)

Controls: Volume, Tone

Nut width: 1.5" (jazz neck)

Neck width @ 12th fret: 2.22"

Weight: 8 lbs. 13 oz. (8.8125 lbs)

Case: Padded gig bag


Many more new 4- and 5-string Bluesman Vintage basses are on the way.

Please contact John Fox Bass to order a custom Bluesman Vintage bass built to your exact specifications, including ANY desired color and any desired degree of relic:



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