Doner Designs Selling Time Machine Bass For Charity
Back in January, we featured a unique instrument by Doner Designs as our bass of the week. Now the Time Machine bass is up for sale as part of a charity to benefit Parkinson’s Disease research.
“Inspired by the Back to the Future movie series, the bass has been listed for sale on eBay for Charity with 100% of the net proceeds to be donated to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research,” Doner writes. “The time machine bass features flashing lights, a selectable destination year display, and a device resembling a flux capacitor. While not designed to be a practical instrument for routine use, the bass sounds and plays like other premium electric bass guitars. High-quality components were used throughout, including a Warmoth body and neck, Nordstrand pickup, Audere preamp, Babicz bridge, and Hipshot tuning machines.”
Doner Designs made up of the father and son team of Steve and Richard Doner operates as a part-time philanthropic business. Their past instruments have raised money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the Make-a-Wish Foundation, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and more. They are hoping to raise as much money as possible for the Michael J. Fox Foundation.
“Doner hopes to find a wealthy supporter of the Parkinson’s cause who is also a musician and fan of the time travel entertainment genre,” a press release states. “Doner believes that finding the right donor/buyer could lead to a donation/sale of $10,000 or more.”
For more information on the bass and a current eBay listing, visit the Doner Designs website.
Doner Designs Time Machine Bass Specs: