This bass marked the start of using new, laser cut templates for the wings; in going with the laser cut templates instead of the MDF I'd used previously, I was able to achieve better accuracy in control layout and cover positioning than ever before before. 

  • Better Mousetrap Guitars Aurora single-cut body shape
  • 35" scale, 24 frets
  • Ash wings with purpleheart rail
  • Maple and purpleheart neck
  • Curly purpleheart fretboard
  • Ash headstock ears wih purpleheart rail
  • Purpleheart knobs
  • Purpleheart electronics cover and truss rod covers with Better Mousetrap Guitars logo inlays
  • Nordstrand DC series pickups with series-split-parallel mini-switches
  • Aguilar OBP-3 preamp
  • Vol w/P-P to passive with blend and separate bass, middle w/P-P frequency select, and treble knobs
  • Black Hipshot Ultralite tuners
  • Black Hipshot A-Style bridge