Polaris Shorty Bass
Polaris Shorty Bass
Polaris Shorty Bass
Polaris Shorty Bass
Polaris Shorty Bass
Polaris Shorty Bass

Polaris Shorty Bass

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Polaris Basses are bespoke hand-built bass guitars from the northern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. 

Specifications:

body 2 piece walnut

top bookmatched box elder, with white/black veneer contrast layer 

fretboard gaboon ebony, 20” radius, 24 EvoGold mando-size frets

headstock matching box elder, wenge truss rod cover with Polaris logo 

electronics cover matching box elder

neck 5-piece (central maple, two walnut, two maple) with black contrast veneer, dual action trussrod, 4 carbon fibre rods; 30”scale, 24 fret equivalent; Luminlay SB-30 side dots; 

finish Osmo Polyx 3032

hardware Hipshot UltraLite HB6 Y short 3/8” string post, black; Hipshot A-Style bridge (aluminium) black, 17 mm spacing; Noll dome knobs (3) and stacked knobs (1), black; Dunlop dual function strap locks, black

pickup Delano Xtender 5 HE/S, with 3-way mini switch (black) for parallel/ single/series switching

electronics Noll TCM 3 PM B2021 pre (vol push/pull active/passive; treble - passive roll-off ; bass; stacked parametric mid - see separate diagram for details); 9V battery compartment; Electrosocket

strings DR HiBeam short-scale (0.045 - 0.105, and 0.032 D’Addario XL), tuned EADGC

misc. 5 threaded inserts (M6) and black M6 bolts for neck-body connection; threaded inserts (M3) for pickup and electronics cover screws; pickup routes and electronics cavity shielded with nickel; Xtend neck-body connection.