NOTE: * Street Prices (actual price) as of April, 2014*
~ 'White Tiger' models in progress ~
Note: The pictures you see on the website are NOT the exact Basses that we have in stock. They are Basses that were previously made and shown as examples only. Please contact us with any questions you might have about options, wood species, or figure grades.
To Purchase a Smith Bass, please feel free to Contact us via e-mail or phone so we can direct you to the best source.
Did you know that Ken Smith is a Modern Bass Pioneer? He has pioneered, developed, and introduced many of the features used on today's Basses that are now industry standards.
|1976||Printerd Circuit Board Electronics|
|1980||Graphite Inlaid Neck|
|1980||Detented Balance Control|
|1980||Detented EQ Controls|
|1981||Wide Neck 6 String Bass|
|1981||Low 'B' Design .128 & .130|
|1983||Wide Neck 5 String Bass|
|1983||Taper Core Bass Strings|
|1983||Compact Quick Release Bridge|
|1986||Replacement Bass/Treble Circuit|
|2004||18-Volt 3-Band BMT Circuit with Internal DIP Switches|
|2009||PAPA Pre-Amp/Practice-Amp (Smith BMT in a Box!)|
|1978 to the present||All wood selection & final set-up for every Bass is still done by the founder of the company, Ken Smith|
These are some of the features and innovations that seperate us from the rest.
"That's why nothing feels & sounds like a Smith Bass!"
|* Premium "Exhibition Grade" is extremely rare, call for $ and availability.|
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|The Featured Wood of this Page:||Claro Walnut (Juglans Hindsii)|
|Origin:||Pacific Northwest (California - Oregon)|
|Avg. Weight (@ 6-8% moisture):||3.1 Lbs. per Bd.Ft.|
|Weight Classification:||Medium Light|
|Where Used on Smith Basses:||Tops & Backs (Elite Series Mainly)|
|Tone Produced on Smith Basses:||Punchy Bass w/ Clear Highs|
|Grades Available (in stock):||Medium thru Exhibition Grade*|
|Avg. Age of Lumber in Stock:||10-20 Years Acclimated (Kiln & Air Dried)|