Custom Bolt-On Models
4, 5 & 6 - String Models (w/Graphite Inlaid Neck)
Handmade in USA
4, 5 & 6 String Bass Features
BODY: Exotic Bodywings, joined to a tapered Center Block (Neck-Thru Appearance) or 2-Piece matched figured Maple or Walnut halves without Center Block on ‘M’ model Basses.
NECK: 3-Piece Maple or 5-Piece Maple/Morado Laminated Aged Hardrock Bolt-on Neck with World Famous Smith Graphite inlaid bars NOW on All Models. Precision handcarved and fit to exacting specifications. One piece Aged Hardrock Maple Neck on ‘M’ model Basses.
FINGERBOARD: 24-Fret Quartersawn Morado/Pau Ferro Fingerboard with Mother of Pearl Side Dots (Options include Ebony FB, Top Dots or Fretless model)
ELECTRONICS: NEW re-designed Smith B.M.T. 3 Band Eq 9-Volt Circuit (Made in the U.S.A.) with world famousSmith Custom Bass Humbucking Pickups. (18V model with DIP panel on PE/VE models)
BRIDGE: Smith Quick String Release Bridge (QSR) Machined from Solid Brass (Made in the U.S.A.)
NOTE: All Smith Neck & Body Parts as well as other Wood Components are Handmade in our PA Factory using Aged Tonewoods from our In-House Lumberyard. All woods are Dried & Acclimated for an average of 2 Years or More.
New Features and Options as of 2016:
The ‘M’ and ‘MW’ Series Models now have Graphite Inlaid Bars, same as the Pro Model Necks.
The ‘M’, ‘MW’ and ‘P’ Series Models now come with our NEW re-designed Smith B.M.T. 3 Band Eq 9-Volt Circuit (Made in the U.S.A.) (optional: 18-Volt 3-Band BMT Circuit with Internal DIP Switches).
The ‘PE’ and ‘VE’ Elite Series Bolt-on Models are now available with our Classic Hand Rubbed Dutch Varnish over Stradivari Gold Oil (“Ken’s Secret Sauce”) at a reduced price from the former Elite model. (Note: Our Hand Rubbed High Gloss Catalyzed Lacquer is Optional).