What started as filling a simple request has turned into an obsession! Thanks are due to TalkBass member Tom7 for asking me to make a video of the FBass VF5 so that he could hear it and see it. That’s how all of these videos came to be – once I made that first video, I was hooked!
They are also available at www.youtube.com/fretspot
Why is it that I want to start every single one of these new F Bass posts with “HOT DAMN!”? Could it be because every F Bass I get in is the most amazing bass ever built? Probably! Today is no exception. Just arrived – the much anticipated – F Bass VF5!!!
Do you enjoy watching shows like “How It’s Made” or other shows that explain how a business was formed? There is a great show on NPR called “From Scratch” where they interview entrepreneurs to find out why they started the business, challenges they’ve faced, etc, and I’ve always found that show, and others like it, fascinating. Well, with that idea in mind, I thought I would explain how FretSpot.com came to be. Now, obviously this little business of mine isn’t big enough to be featured on one of these national shows, but for bass enthusiasts you might find it interesting. At the very least if you read this, you might realize that actually I’m pretty much just like you (well, except I get my basses at cost ;-) ).
This has to be one of the most beautiful FBasses I’ve seen – but in an elegant, subtle sort of way. The ash grain of the BN5 is just visible under the transparent white finish. NOW WITH VIDEO!
One of the most unique finishes available, the FBass Black & White Ceruse is certain to grab your attention.
NOW WITH VIDEO!
Does anyone build a better “modern” bass than George Furlanetto? The BN5 is a versatile instrument perfect for fingerstyle or slap playing. Every element of this bass is crafted to deliver pure, usable, musical tone.
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