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Offline Nigel Tufnel

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Whoa now.... "Urethan" body?
« on: March 25, 2006, 03:27:23 PM »
Looking at the specs on the PB41, it says the body wood is "urethan." Say what??? Please tell me it's just the finish that's urethane, and that the body is actually made of "assorted" woods. Poplar, ash, mahogany, whatever. Anything but a plastic bass...
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Whoa now.... "Urethan" body?
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2006, 04:10:06 PM »
The body is Urethan while the neck is maple.  I do not have time to get into right now, but there are some very cool reasons behind it, namely tone.  I sent one to Tom Hamilton a couple of weeks ago.  He called me the other day and loves the tone.

Everyone who has played it loves it - as far as I know.  Maybe Jay Therrien will jump on and talk about it.  I showed it to him at the NAMM Show.  When I get back from Germany, I'll explain it all to you, but in the meantime, don't jump to conclusions.  Especially, if you haven't played it.  It is not urethane, it is urethan.

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Offline JSanta

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« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2006, 01:28:21 AM »
John, you have yet to steer us in the wrong direction so I for one will take your word for it!


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« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2006, 08:31:16 AM »
agreed
 

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Offline Nigel Tufnel

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Whoa now.... "Urethan" body?
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2006, 04:09:44 PM »
I'm definitely up to play one! Thanks for clearing up the urethan/urethane thing too. Have fun & be careful in Germany.
Nigel

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Offline Nigel Tufnel

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« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2006, 07:58:44 PM »
So John-
If you're back from Germany, how about explaining that urethan thing?
Nigel

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