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  Giffin Basses      For general specs. and prices see blue box below    

 

  Giffin 5-string Bass

 

   
 5-string Bass, Quilted Maple top

Specifications:
Body:  Honduras Mahogany 
Neck:
 Maple/Bloodwood/Purple heart laminate
Top
:  Quilted Maple (Upgrade)
Fingerboard:  Indian Rosewood
Scale length:  34 inches
Inlay:  Standard Pearl lines
Head Veneer:  Maple
Hardware: Chrome
Pickups&electronics:  Bartolini
Bridge&Tuners:  Hipshot
Finish:  Oil&wax finish

  5-string neck-thru bass, Quilt top - front5-string neck-thru bass, Quilt top - back5-string neck-thru bass, Quilt top - body view15-string neck-thru bass, Quilt top - body view25-string neck-thru bass, Quilt top - body view35-string neck-thru bass, Quilt top - head (front)5-string neck-thru bass, Quilt top - head (back)


5-string neck-thru bass, Quilt top
 
Oil&wax finish
 

 
 5-string Bass, Flame Maple top

Specifications:
Body:  Walnut
Neck:
  Maple/Walnut laminates
Top
:  Curly Maple
Fingerboard:  Macassar Ebony
Scale length:  34 inches
Inlay:  MOP dots
Head Veneer:  Macassar Ebony
Hardware: Chrome
Pickups&electronics:  Bartolini
Bridge&Tuners:  Hipshot
Finish:  Oil&wax finish

5-string neck-thru bass, Flame Maple top - front5-string neck-thru bass, Flame Maple top - back5-string neck-thru bass, Flame Maple top - body view15-string neck-thru bass, Flame Maple top - body view25-string neck-thru bass, Flame Maple top - body view35-string neck-thru bass, Flame Maple top - neck/body joint5-string neck-thru bass, Flame Maple top - head


5-string neck-thru bass, Flame Maple top


Upgrade top   Oil&wax finish
 

 
 5-string Bass, Curly Redwood top

Specifications:
Body:  Honduras Mahogany 
Neck:
  Maple
Top
:  Curly Redwood (Upgrade)
Fingerboard:  Rosewood
Scale length:  32 1/2 inches
Inlay:  MOP dots
Head Veneer:  Black fibre
Hardware: Chrome
Pickups&electronics:  Bartolini
Bridge&Tuners:  Hipshot
Finish:  Oil&wax finish




5-string bolt-on bass, Curly Redwood top

Upgrade top  Oil&wax finish
 

 
 5-string Bass, Burnt Orange Gloss

Specifications:
Body:  Honduras Mahogany 
Neck:
  Maple/Pau Ferro laminates
Top
:  Curly Redwood
Fingerboard:  Pau Ferro
Scale length:  32 1/2 inches
Inlay:  MOP dots
Head Veneer:  Black Fibre
Hardware: Chrome
Pickups&electronics:  Bartolini
Bridge&Tuners:  Hipshot
Finish:  Burnt Orange Gloss

5-string Bolt-on Bass, Burnt orange - front5-string bolt-on Bass, Burnt Orange - back5-string, bolt-on Bass, Burnt Orange - body view15-string, bolt-on Bass, Burnt Orange - body view25-string, bolt-on Bass, Burnt Orange - body view35-string, bolt-on Bass, Burnt Orange - heel5-string, bolt-on Bass, Burnt Orange - head


5-string Bolt-on Bass, Burnt Orange gloss
 
Standard grade top
 

 
 5-string bass, Figured Cherry top

Specifications:
Body:  Honduras Mahogany 
Neck:
  Maple/Cherry laminates
Top
:  Figured Cherry (Upgrade)
Fingerboard:  Indian Rosewood
Scale length:  34 inches
Inlay:  Standard Pearl lines
Head Veneer:  Indian Rosewood
Hardware: Brushed Chrome
Pickups&electronics:  Bartolini
Bridge&Tuners:  Hipshot
Finish:  Oil&wax finish

5-string Bass, Figured Cherry top - front5-string Bass, Figured Cherry top - back5-string Bass, Figured Cherry top - body view15-string Bass, Figured Cherry top - body view25-string Bass, Figured Cherry top - body view35-string Bass, Figured Cherry top - body back5-string Bass, Figured Cherry top - head


5-string neck-thru bass, Figured Cherry top

Upgrade top,  classical headstock,  Oil&wax finish
 

 

 Giffin 4-string Bass

 

     
 4-string Bass, Curly Redwood top

Specifications:
Body:  Honduras Mahogany 
Neck:
  Maple/Pau Ferro laminate
Top
:  Curly Redwood (Upgrade)
Fingerboard: Pau Ferro
Scale length:  32 1/2 inches
Inlay:  MOP dots
Head Veneer:  Black fibre
Hardware: Chrome
Pickups & electronics:  Bartolini
Bridge&Tuners:  Hipshot
Finish:  Tiger Eye




4-string bolt-on bass, Curly Redwood top


Bolt-on neck, One-piece top
 

 
 4-string Bass, Bird's Eye Maple top

Specifications:
Body:  Walnut
Neck:
  Maple/Walnut laminate
Top
:  Bird's Eye Maple (Upgrade)
Fingerboard:  Macassar Ebony
Scale length: 34 inches
Inlay:  MOP dots
Head Veneer:  Macassar Ebony
Hardware: Chrome
Pickups & electronics:  Bartolini
Bridge&Tuners:  Hipshot
Finish:  Oil&wax finish




4-string bass, Bird's Eye Maple top

Upgrade top
 

 

   Giffin 6-string Bass

 

 
 6-string Bass, Figured Cherry top

Specifications:
Body:  Honduras Mahogany 
Neck:
  Maple/Cherry laminate
Top
:  Figured Cherry (Upgrade)
Fingerboard:  Indian Rosewood, fretless
Scale length:  34 inches
Inlay:  none
Head Veneer:  Rosewood
Hardware: Chrome
Pickups&electronics:  Bartolini
Bridge&Tuners:  Hipshot
Finish:  Oil&wax finish




6-string bass, Figured Cherry top

Upgrade top, Figured Cherry
(this bass was built as a pair with the 5-string further up, both for the same customer)
 

 
 
General specifications for most Giffin basses:

Any bass ordered using parts and materials from this light blue box section should fall within the basic model price (and will not add to the price). 

The upgrade options, shown in the dark blue box below, will add to the price by the amount shown.
 
 
5-string bolt-on neck - basic model price - $3,975.00 
4-string bolt-on neck - basic model price - $3,850.00

5-string neck-thru - basic model price - $4,500.00
4-string neck-thru - basic model price - $4,300.00

6-string neck-thru - please call for pricing.


Materials used on all basses
(basic model price)
:
                                                                                                     The Wood Pile
Wood:
Body:  Honduras Mahogany, Swamp Ash, Walnut
Neck:  Laminated Honduras Mahogany or laminated Maple
Body top:  S (standard)  Figured Maple.  (please check "The Wood Pile" for examples of available wood)
Fingerboards:  Rosewood or Ebony depending on availability

Hardware:
Tuners:  Hipshot Ultra-light
Bridge:  Hipshot
Pickups:  Bartolini
Controls: Bartolini two-band EQ with volume and pan control

Neck dimensions:
Scale length:  32 1/2 inch or 34 inch
 

 

 


Upgrade options for all basses:


Body and neck wood:  White Limba (Korina)
- Add $250,  Black Limba - Add $150               

Neck material:  5-ply Curly or Bird's Eye Maple - Add $150

Body top
materials available:  Maple - curly, quilt or Bird's eye, Redwood burl, Redwood curl,  Figured Walnut, Curly Bubinga
Curly Koa
- Add $125 - $450 
 
(please check "The Wood Pile" for examples of available wood and call for pricing on specific pieces)

Optional Fingerboard materials:  please call for quote.

Custom inlays - please call for quote

Other scale lengths available:  Please call and discuss

For any other custom details - please call or write for quote

Hardware:  For hardware options other than standard, please call for quote.
 

 

 
 

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