Bass of the Week: Carillion Guitars Promethean 6 Singlecut

Carillion Guitars Promethean 6 Singlecut Bass

This week we’re checking out a Promethean 6 Singlecut by Carillion Guitars. Built for Martino Garattoni of Ne Obliviscaris, the bass is a six-string featuring their Promethean body and Reaver headstock.

“We called it The Blue Bastard whilst building it – I think it’s quite fitting,” the company writes. “Thing sounds ace too.”

The bass features neck-through construction with a 34-inch scale length. Its 11-piece neck is constructed from wenge and flamed maple while the body wings are swamp ash. The top is a single piece of Mappa burl. Carillion utilized Richlite for the fingerboard and its binding.

Other features include EMG pickups and electronics, Gotoh Tuners, and an ABM bridge. It also has two thumb ramps next to the pickups made from 5,300-year-old bog oak.

Photos by Will Satchwell

Carillion Guitars Promethean 6 Singlecut Bass Specs:

Body:Swamp Ash
Top:One-piece Mappa Burl
Neck:11-piece Wenge/Flamed Maple
Fingerboard Binding:Richlite
Nut:Graph Tech Black Tusq
Frets:24, Jescar Stainless Steel
Inlays:Offset Dot, Luminlay Side Dots
Bridge:ABM 3710B
Tuners:Gotoh BG707
Other:Hand spliced Mappa / Bog Oak head veneer, Mappa burl reverse head veneer, 5,300 year old Bog Oak thumb ramps, Schaller strap locks

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