Overture Guitars Introduces Timothy Gaines Signature “TG” Stronghold Bass

Overture Timothy Gaines Signature TG Stronghold Bass

Overture Guitars has made a pretty rad signature bass for Timothy Gaines of Stryper. The “TG” Stronghold sports a poplar body with a Yellow Relic paint scheme hand-painted by artist Tim Beck. As each is done individually, every bass has a little different paint scheme and is unique to itself.

The bass’s maple neck is topped with a unique 7-piece multi-laminate fingerboard including ebony and yellowheart. It has black dot inlays for position markers as well as a Mother of Pearl Pyramid inlay at the 12th fret.

Hardware on the bass includes Hipshot Y Key Ultralite tuners with a Drop D-extender and your choice of either a Hipshot A-Style Bridge or a Badass Bridge III. The pickups are made by Status with a J-style in the neck position and a MM-style pickups in the bridge position. They’re matched with a Status 303 Active circuit board that has Master Volume, Blend, Treble, Bass, and Mid controls. Additionally, the mid-frequency can be adjusted with a boost/flat/cut switch.

The Overture Timothy Gaines Signature “TG” Stronghold Bass comes with a certificate of authenticity and a custom hardshell case. It has a list price of $2,650. For more, check out the Overture website.

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Overture Timothy Gaines Signature “TG” Stronghold Bass Specs:

  • Body Wood: Poplar
  • Scale Length: 34?
  • Neck Wood: Maple
  • Fretboard Wood: 7 Piece multi-laminate stripes made with Ebony and Yellowheart woods
  • Neck Shape: D-Shaped
  • Fretboard Inlays: Mother of Pearl Pryamid with black dot inlay
  • Frets: 24 Frets – Jumbo or Medium Fret wire (your choice of stainless steel or Nickel/Silver fret wire)
  • Bridge options: Hipshot A-Style Bridge (standard bridge choice), or Badass Bridge III
  • Tuners: Hipshot Y Key Ultralites with Drop D Extender
  • Hardware Options: Black
  • Pickups: Status “J” style and Musicman style
  • Nut: Graphite
  • Electronics: Status 303 Active Circuit board
  • Paint: Yellow Royal Relic paint scheme with Signature black and white stripes – These basses are hand-painted by Internationally recognized Artist, Tim Beck. Each bass will have slight differences in the paint scheme.
  • Certificate of Authenticity
  • Case: Custom Overture Guitars Hard Shell Case with keys

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  1. ai Dinho Wander e Jorge Pontes Pontes essa é para vc’s babarem…

  2. NICEEE!’TG’ superb craftmanship.

  3. very nice looking, but I wouldn’t pay a price like that!

  4. Stryper rules!

  5. WOW! Looks tremendous!

  6. Is that what would happen if a taxi cab fucked a bass?

  7. the fingerboard looks just horrable, the bass is ok.

  8. A guy who bought an amp from me yesterday had one of these. Pretty cool basses.