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Ray Ross Saddle-Less Bass Bridge Now Available
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Ray Ross Saddle-Less Bass Bridge Now Available

The Ray Ross Bass Bridge is now available via AP International. Created by Aaron Ross and originally shown on his Bass No. 27, the bridge uses saddle-less design to streamline the string’s path.

Bass of the Week: Ray Ross Bass No. 27
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Ray Ross Bass No. 27

Luthier Aaron “Ray” Ross has been cooking up a new style of bridge this year, and he’s created an amazing bass to showcase it. His 27th bass features the new saddle-less “universal bridge.” “Coming up with something new is a violent, painful way to create, this took 4 months of agony and hand work,” Ross writes. “I was a little...

Bass of the Week: Ray Ross Bass No. 20
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Ray Ross Bass No. 20

This week we’re featuring the work of Aaron “Ray” Ross, a Missouri-based builder who began making basses to supplement his own collection. “I make basses by hand in a VERY modest shop,” Ross explains. “This started when I wanted a fretless bass but could not afford one.” Ross builds each bass by hand with an assortment of materials. His five-string...