This page contains a sample of information that is required by Moses LLC in order to build custom instruments. If you are serious about having us craft a custom axe for you, and can readily provide the elements of the information below that are important to you, please contact us.

Custom Instrument Specifications:

Specify Bass or Guitar

1. Neck Specifications:

1. Number of strings

2. Headstock thickness

3. Headstock shape

4. Width at nut

5. Nut slot (0.125″ or 0.25″)

6. Fingerboard side of nut to end of fingerboard (measurement in inches)

7. Scale

8. Number of frets

9. Representative thicknesses:

1. 1st fret thickness

2. 12th fret thickness

3. End of heel thickness

10. Neck width at last fret

11. Neck shape (oval, boat shaped, other)

12. Neck through body (yes/no)

13. Length of flat portion of heel (if applicable)

14. Deep-set heel (if applicable, yes/no

15. Cantilever/length of fingerboard (past heel)

16. Slotted (yes/no)

17. Fretted (yes/no)

18. Face dots (yes/no)

19. Side dots (yes/no)

20. Fingerboard radius

2. Electronics:

1. Active (specify); Passive (specify)

2. Brand name

3. Model

4. Description

5. Pre-amp

6. Control potentiometers/switches lay-out description

3. Hardware:

1. Tuners:

1. Brand name

2. Model

3. Finish

4. Description

2. Bridge:

1. Brand name

2. Model

3. Finish

4. Description

4. Body: include plan view (at minimum)

1. Material

2. Description

3. Thickness

4. Description of contour

5. Finish

1. Material(s)

2. Color

5. Strings:

1. Brand name

2. Model

3. Descripton

6. Case:

1. Brand name

2. Model

3. Description



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