Bass of the Week: Adam “Nolly” Getgood’s G-Spot Basses Temptress

Adam “Nolly” Getgood’s G-Spot Basses Temptress Bass bodyHold on to your hats.

Periphery’s Adam “Nolly” Getgood shared the details of his newest axe from G-Spot Basses called the Temptress, and the name fits the bill. The handmade six-string bass was built by luthier Steve Gammon out of Hollywood, Florida and recently got its debut at one of Periphery’s concerts.

Based around a swamp ash body, the Temptress features a gorgeous curly redwood top and a 7-piece wenge and cherry neck that’s complemented with a Pau Ferro fingerboard. The bass has an extended 35-inch scale with 24 frets to offer two octaves per string.

The pickups are a set of Bartolini Quad Coil Humbuckers matched to a Petronouv XK3 preamp with volume, blend, treble, mid, and bass controls. It also has a 40Hz filter switch. The bridge and tuners are made by Hipshot, and in case the low B-string isn’t deep enough for you, it’s fitted with a D-Tuner to drop it even further at the flick of a switch.

Nolly is currently on summer tour with Periphery. For more on G-Spot Basses, check out their website.

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Adam “Nolly” Getgood’s G-Spot Basses Temptress Specs:

  • Number of Strings: 6
  • DRop Top: Curly Redwood
  • Body Wood: Swamp Ash
  • Finish: Satin Conversion Varnish
  • Laminated Neck: 7 Piece Wenge & Cherry
  • Fretboard: Pau Ferro
  • Fretboard Radius: 16?
  • Nut: Wenge
  • Scale Length: 35? with 24 Frets
  • String Spacing: .75?
  • String Gauge: .145 .105 .85 .65 .45 .32
  • Pickups: Bartolini Quad Coil Humbuckers
  • Electronics: Petronouv XK3 Preamp 9v
  • Volume, Blend, Treble, Mid, Bass, 40Hz Filter Switch
  • Size: 2 1/4? (57mm) x 1 1/8? (29mm) x 1/2? (13mm)
  • Bass Control: + / -18 dB@40 Hz
  • Mid Control: + / -16 dB@750 Hz
  • Treble Control: + / -16 dB@6 KHz
  • Input Impedance: 500K ohm
  • Output Impedance: 100 ohm
  • Distortion: 0.01%
  • Noise: -98 dBm
  • Bridge: HipShot Style A Aluminum
  • Tuners: HipShot Ultra Lites and D Tuner
  • Hardware Color: Black
  • Side Dots: 1/16? Glow In The Dark
  • Fret Wire: Jumbo Nickel/Silver

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  1. I like this one. A lot.

  2. D Tuner on the B, bet that would rumble. quality lookin bass.

  3. There’s usually one or two at my local GC. Most have been 4’s but I played a really sweet Fretless 5! Fine instruments.

  4. yes, I’ll take one. thanks.

  5. Something the post didn’t mention: the bass is tuned Ab Eb Ab Db Gb Bb, so using the D-Tuner, the tuning would be Gb Eb Ab Db Gb Bb, talk about low!

  6. That looks awesome!

  7. Proud of this beauty has a Brazilian wood at fingerboard! Cheers (obviously) from Brazil.

  8. I have no idea how it plays – but that’s the most beautiful bass I’ve seen in my life.