This was the second bass that Phil from Taproot helped coordinate the sale of. Pretty much the only requirement the customer had was that it used bubinga on the body; as I had two really great sets of bubinga still kicking around the shop from a build about two years previous, I figured it was time to use them.

  • Better Mousetrap Guitars Aurora single-cut body shape
  • 35" scale, 24 frets
  • Bookmatched bubinga faces over black walnut core, separated by a maple veneer
  • Maple, walnut, and bubinga neck
  • West African ebony fretboard
  • Bubinga and walnut headstock ears
  • Walnut headstock overlay
  • Maple knobs w/cyanoacrylate finish
  • Aguilar DCB pickups
  • Aguilar OBP-3 preamp
  • Vol w/P-P to passive, Blend, Bass, Mid w/P-P frequency select, Treble controls
  • Black Hipshot Ultralite tuners
  • Black Hipshot A-style bridge