KSD with P.A.P.A.

The Smith Pre-Amp/Practice Amp

For all Amplified Musical Instruments:

Featuring the New Smith 18v 3-Band EQ System powered by 9v batteries or adapter. The PreAmp includes our DIP system, Active/Passive By-Pass Foot Switch, and separate Volume Controls for Pre-Amp and Practice Amp features and more..

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~ Double Basses ~

A fine selection of vintage & modern instruments including Italian, English, French, German & more. (*Reduced prices on selected models)

Bows for Double Bass (click here)


Smith Parts

Due to popular demand, KEN SMITH Original Parts are now being offered  FOR SALE as they were prior to 1999. This includes Smith Bridges, Smith Soapbar Pickups, Smith BMT Circuits, as well as other proprietary parts. Custom Builders, Repairmen, and Consumers can now get the Original Smith parts as used on our World Famous SMITH BASSES. For information:
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The Featured Wood of this Page: Quilted Maple (Acer Macrophyllum)
Origin: Pacific Northwest
Avg. Weight (@ 6-8% moisture): 3.2 Lbs. per Bd.Ft.
Weight Classification: Light - Medium Light
Where Used on Smith Basses: Tops, Cores, Solid Wings, Center Blocks
Tone Produced on Smith Basses: Warm & Bright
Grades Available (in stock): Medium thru Exhibition Grade
Avg. Age of Lumber in Stock: 12-20 Years Acclimated (Kiln & Air Dried)