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AC Guitars Introduces the Krell Kompakt Bass
Basses

AC Guitars Introduces the Krell Kompakt Bass

Luthier Alan Cringean has introduced a new bass to his AC Guitars line that’s based on a model from his other brand, Reiver Guitars. The Krell Kompakt is a 32-inch scale bass with a new body shape.

Bass of the Week: AC Guitars Über ART Recurve 4
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: AC Guitars Über ART Recurve 4

This week we’re checking out the AC Guitars Über ART Recurve 4. Built in Scotland by luthier Alan Cringean, the bass features a proprietary finishing process called Acrylic Resin Treated (ART). “The process makes use of acrylic monomers and dyes in order to infuse the wood,” he writes. “This takes place in a vacuum oven and produces woods which have...