A better bass is the best teacher you're ever gonna get.

 My two personal MüB are both four string Über-Jay. They are custom fit to my tone preference and playing style which spans from finger style to classical guitar arpeggios and some slap tweaks of my own. Action is very low on both basses because I like to get carried away.

 

I'm a striking looks and contrast kinda guy - there are pictures and specs of both basses below if you wish to verify that statement.

I like a lot of snap and growl with a P-bass kind of bottom thrown into the mix. But that's just the way I like it. Most likely you will want something completely different.  

Über-Jay Numero Uno. This is one of my very own basses and first MÜB prototype. It's a 34" scale, 22 frets 4 string bass. 14" radius. Flamed Asian mahogany body. Macassar ebony top. Matching headstock plate. Maple/ebony/maple neck with birdseye maple fretboard. Gold hardware. Bartolini split coil p-ups. Weight: 7.5lbs.

Custom fitting: Arched body front and back • Lower horn scoop at the back • 17mm string spacing at bridge with individual string tuner units • Custom p-up position • Jack input and tuners recess •  MÜB Über-Tone preamp • Controls lay out: Bal, Hypertone, Volume • Brass cavity cover • Truss rod access at headstock • Input jack and tuners recess.

 

Photo Album   •   Video clip.   •   Talkbass build chronicle

Über-Jay Eldorado. This is also my own bass and second prototype. 34" scale, 22 frets 4 string bass. 16" radus. Heavily chambered swamp ash body. Camphor burl top. Matching headstock plate. Birdseye Maple/Padauk/maple neck with Curly maple fretboard and matching block inlays. Black hardware. Weight: 5.6lbs.
Custom fitting: Arched body front • Red back mid laminate • Lower horn scoop at the back • 17mm string spacing at bridge • Custom p-up position for extra bottom and snap • MÜB Über-Tone preamp with p/a option and 3 position mid freq switch • Matching Ash cavity cover • Input jack and tuners recess • Lace Aluma J p-ups • çarbon fiber reinforcement spars.
Photo Album   •   Talkbass build chronicles.
Balanced. Well...

Bass players have forever considered well balanced a bass that sits at the right angle to play traditional finger style. This level of well balanced doesn't cut it any longer. With so many different techniques now available a bass should be able to sit at quite a few angles. Welcome to the Neutrally Balanced Bass.