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Overwater Custom J5 Fretless

It's here! After a little wait & as usual, exquisite luthier work by the team at Overwater Basses & continued support. We have an Overwater Custom J5 Fretless with a few custom options.

Listed below will be the full but here are the custom features I've added.

35" Scale

Walnut top & headstock facing

Swapping out the bridge position J pickup and dropping in a Musicman pickup.

Added passive tone control (as usual for myself)

Luminlay sidedots

This bass was specced & delivered very quickly for a specific tour to start shortly this year. It was commissioned due to the need of a 5 string fretless bass for quite a few tracks. Have two fretless basses in my collection already - 1976 Musicman Stingray & an early 1970's P Bass. Both four strings so not ideal for the job.

I would like to send my thanks to Kirsty, Martin, Chris & the whole team at Overwater Basses for the amazing basses they make daily & for the continued support from the company also.

Full Specification -

5 String

35” Scale Length

Neck -

Standard Bolt On

One Piece Maple

Straight Headstock with Walnut Veneer

Fretless (24 fret neck)

46mm Nut Width

18mm Bridge Spacing

Plain Unlined Ebony Fingerboard

Luminlay Side Dots

Body -

Swamp Ash

Walnut Top

Electronics -

Active Overwater 3 Band + Passive Tone Control

Pickups -

Overwater Jazz Single Coil + Musicman Humbucker

Locking Jack

Hardware -

Overwater Bridge

Hipshot Hardware in Black

Satin Natural Lacquer Finish



















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