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New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby spudmunkey » Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:08 pm

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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby dbone » Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:11 pm

So it’s a JBolt special...essentially?
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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby spudmunkey » Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:18 pm

My understanding is that it would be 24-fret. Not sure if that would mean a body like a GH3, or more like the outline of an Aries with a pickguard...or a new body closer to the Hurricane's... :think:

Ideally it would have the HSS layout with colored pickups, the angled humbucker and three mini switches.

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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby dejabluguitar » Mon Jan 01, 2018 5:22 pm

spudmunkey wrote:My understanding is that it would be 24-fret. Not sure if that would mean a body like a GH3, or more like the outline of an Aries with a pickguard...or a new body closer to the Hurricane's... :think:

Ideally it would have the HSS layout with colored pickups, the angled humbucker and three mini switches.


The Becker bolt on and both Howe models are similarly designed, they have a neckplate. So no to the Aries idea. The G3 seems the natural choice as the starting point for this new model.
What was the scale length on Jason’s guitar? If 24 3/4 , I doubt they would keep that aspect. Based on shape and pup and bridge placement, I’d say that it is a shorter scale than 25.5.
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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby God of War » Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:15 am

This wouldn't be replacing the JB models that are already offered would they?
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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby spudmunkey » Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:23 am

That post from Jason Becker is they only information I've seen about it from anyone who might actually know something.

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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby Omar.B. » Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:47 pm

24 fret maple neck
angled back headstock
hss rout with the h being slanted
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bolt body

Very doable.

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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby ilyti » Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:14 pm

Not too different from a blue GH3 really.

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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby metalgarth » Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:26 pm

Interesting. The Hurricane headstock is very similar to the Aria Pro II headstocks of the same era.Image

Does anyone know if Hurricane was part of Aria Pro II?

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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby Omsong » Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:34 pm

It will be interesting to see if it has a pick guard as Jeff has stated that he dislikes pick guards.
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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby spudmunkey » Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:19 pm

Check out the upper left-hand corner of the most recent live video from NAMM.

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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby Omsong » Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:25 pm

Ichi on Jobutsu (Enlightenment in one tone.)

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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby spudmunkey » Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:51 pm

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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby ilyti » Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:57 pm

Huh. That has 22 frets. So it's a Bolt with an angled humbucker and 3 mini switches.

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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby spudmunkey » Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:24 pm

I wonder if maybe there's a 22 and 24 fret version? :think:

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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby JCG » Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:12 pm

The JB PB:

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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby Omsong » Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:11 pm

Ichi on Jobutsu (Enlightenment in one tone.)

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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby spudmunkey » Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:42 pm

JCG wrote:The JB PB


Bassists will be so confused. Ha!

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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby ilyti » Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:49 pm

No, not Jazz Bass Precision Bass, not Jeff Beck Plastic Bender, not John Bonham Pickle Burger either, and certainly not Joe Bonamassa Public Bathroom.

Sorry.

Oh, it has the Aries neckjoint. That's a reason to exist.

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Re: New "Hurricane"-bassed Jason Becker model coming...

Postby dejabluguitar » Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:24 pm

a classic Bolt minus the neck plate
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