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Bass of the Week: Ploughman Guitars Fanned Fret Bass

This week we’re checking out a fanned fret design by Ploughman Guitars in Serbia. Luthier Radovan Jovicic built the bass with a multi-scale ranging from 33 inches to 35 inches.

It’s built with neck-through construction featuring a maple and mahogany neck and wenge fingerboard with mahogany binding. The body wings are a sandwich of mahogany, white ash, and heat treated ash, while the headstock, pot knobs, control cavity and truss rod covers are made from Madagascar rosewood veneer.

Jovicic fitted the bass with a passive EMG P/J pickup configuration with DiMarzio pots, which he says give the bass a bright and sharp tone.

Ploughman Guitars Fanned Fret Bass Specs:

Body Wings:Mahogany, White Ash and Heat Treated Ash
Neck:Maple, Mahogany
Pickups:EMG P/J
Finish:Matte Nitro Cellulose