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Bass of the Week: Scott Guitar Works SB-2

Scott Guitar Works SB-2 Bass - body

This week we check out the SB-2 by Scott Guitar Works of Louisville, Kentucky. The bass is built to order and has a plethora of options, but its central point is its unique body shape. Scott shaves down to a minimalist design with a short lower horn and thinner, longer upper horn while keeping it curvy in the lower half of the body.

The SB-2 can be built with a body of ash, alder, maple, mahogany, poplar, or walnut. Top woods depend on the luthier’s availability but range from flamed maple to buckeye burl. Other features include Hipshot hardware and Seymour Duncan pickups.

Scott Guitar Works SB-2 Bass Photos:

Scott Guitar Works SB-2 Bass Features:

Scale:34″ or 35″
Strings:4, 5, 6, or more
Body Woods:Ash, Alder, Maple, Mahogany, Poplar, Walnut
Top Woods:Flamed/Quilted Maple, Spalted Maple, Buckeye Burl, Flamed Walnut
Neck:Quartersawn maple, wenge or mahogany with many laminate/accent options available
Hardware:Hipshot Bridge and Tuners
Pickups:Seymour Duncan Basslines, Bartolini, Nordstrand

For more, check out the Scott Guitar Works website.

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Jake Reber

Ryan does EXCELLENT work! These basses play great. We both share a love of Warwick instruments, and there is a definite influence on his style. Solid work and very easy to work with.

Richard C Autorina

Richard C Autorina

The Bass is Beautiful. HipShot Bridge full access to the neck. Electronics , Neck and Style.