Bass of the Week: Ramsay Musical Instruments Aurora NW6BP

Aurora NW6BP Bass - frontWhen Bryan Acampo sent us a photo of his bass, and I knew we had to feature it. Bryan plays an Aurora NW6BP bass, by the London-based Ramsay Musical Instruments. The single-cut, neck-thru bass features ash body wings, an alder/mahogany tone block, and a birdseye poplar top for a stunning display.

The Aurora NW6BP’s neck is built with 3-piece quarter-sawn maple neck an opens things up with a medium-wide 18mm string spacing and a 28 fret range.

The pickups are a pair of Nordstrand Fat Stacks, which are then complemented with a Delano Sonar 3 preamp that offers a 3-band EQ plus a 3-way mid frequency selector switch. It also has a passive mode.

Hardware includes a Hipshot A Style bridge as well as a locking jack socket to keep you plugged in. For more info on the Ramsay Musical Instruments Aurora NW6BP, check out the Ramsay Musical Instruments website.

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Aurora NW6BP Bass Specs:

  • Construction: Neck-thru-body
  • Scale Length: 863.6mm (34?)
  • Nut: Brass – 52mm wide
  • String Spacing: 18mm at bridge
  • Truss Rod: Two-way
  • Fingerboard: Ebonol
  • Frets: 28 medium
  • Body: Poplar Birdseye/Ash
  • Tone Block: Alder/mahogany
  • Neck: 3-piece quarter sawn maple
  • Bridge: Hipshot A Style (brass)
  • Pickups: Nordstrand Fat Stacks
  • Preamp: Delano Sonar 3 (9v)
  • Controls: Master volume (pull for passive mode), pickup balance/blend, 3-band EQ – treble (custom pot tone function during passive operation), 3-way mid frequency selector switch (300Hz, 800Hz, 500Hz)

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  1. very very nice bass.

  2. well worth a visit to their site to drool over.

  3. And I Know the man who made it!

  4. oooh.. that’s a pretty one. That 18mm string spacing would kill me, though. ;)

    I’m a 16.5mm kinda guy, I guess.

  5. hi Damian , I own an aurora nw5ap…and its a 16.5mn…sick bass!

  6. You can play, the groove and stay in the pocket! Awesome my brother. Fosho