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Headless as an option

Postby hairy tongue hairdo » Thu May 11, 2017 3:32 pm

I would love a headless XCCELERATOR BASS. Why can't this be more than just a dream? Am I the only one who would love to see this as an option ? The VADER is great, but...... I STILL WANT A HEADLESS XCCELERATOR BASS!!!! PLEASE OH PLEASE!!!! Anyway, sorry for my childlike temper tantrum. Now back to wishing. :roll:

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Re: Headless as an option

Postby Toptube » Thu May 11, 2017 5:23 pm

If they do another headless bass, I want a slim thickness body + set through neck, like the Chris Letchford signature headless guitar. The scooped out section for the bridge is cool, too. So yeah, give me a CL headless bass.

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Re: Headless as an option

Postby JSOLIDGOLD » Fri May 12, 2017 8:28 am

WIth technology being what it is now, I'd love headless as an option on ALL basses!
But all-gold hardware too. Black is too limiting.

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Re: Headless as an option

Postby Mike Jones » Fri May 12, 2017 9:39 am

We can do gold hardware, it's just not cheap to get the parts powder coated.

Don't think that there will be any headless updates to the Xccelerator line though.
It's not been popular enough since launch to warrant an update like that.

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Re: Headless as an option

Postby hairy tongue hairdo » Fri May 12, 2017 2:47 pm

Mike, thanks for the info. It's completely understandable. Business is business. The Vader is still pretty cool, and that single coil sound makes me smile. :D

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Re: Headless as an option

Postby basssalad » Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:31 am

Would be great to have a headless JB5,Vanquish or Aries!
Just make Vader's upper horn go to the 12th fret!!!

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Re: Headless as an option

Postby fizzchem » Mon Jul 31, 2017 3:39 pm

Can you use fretwraps on a Vader?

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Re: Headless as an option

Postby basssalad » Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:40 am

Headless option bump!!!

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Re: Headless as an option

Postby islandbass » Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:30 am

I just want a headless bass that isn't so pointy. I keep getting tempted by a vader, but we aren't getting along aesthetically.

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Re: Headless as an option

Postby Dometalican » Sat Dec 23, 2017 12:29 pm

If the Crescent becomes a Bass, I'd like to see that with a headstock and as a headless. It's a gorgeous, ergonomic shape that would well with the jazz musicians that want lighter basses.
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Re: Headless as an option

Postby SEANZILLA » Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:32 am

fizzchem wrote:Can you use fretwraps on a Vader?


I saw Regi Wooten using two wraps on a Steinberger, so I would guess so.
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Re: Headless as an option

Postby basssalad » Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:42 pm

Is the bolt-on neck pocket for the Zeus bass the same as the Aries and Vanquish? It would be great to make a headless option for those two models!

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Re: Headless as an option

Postby spudmunkey » Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:48 pm

It's been said that yes: the neck pocket is "the same".

I wonder if anyone's put a Aries neck on a Zeus yet? :stir:

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Re: Headless as an option

Postby basssalad » Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:40 pm

]I just saw that all new JB basses will be made with the Vanquish/Aries/Zeus neck pocket!
If they do this with the PB basses too, then this will make a Headless option that much easier for all bolt-on basses! A headless Vanquish or Aries makes the most sense because of all the pickup options! :mrgreen:
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