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Manson Acoustic 4-String 'Quasimoto'
John Paul Jones, February 25, 2006, Sheraton Tacoma, Venice Ballroom, Tacoma, Washington
General Specs
Body: Solid Sitka Spruce, Mahogany back, Brazilian Rosewood sides and binding
Finish: Satin
Neck: Three piece laminated neck, Brazilian Rosewood and Maple
Fingerboard: Rosewood with dot inlays
Frets: 22
Bridge: Brazilian Rosewood
Headstock: Brazilian Rosewood with Silver Triquetra Sigil
Tuners: Hipshot tuning heads
Hardware: Chrome
Pickups: Built-In
Years in use: 2006
Website: http://www.andy
manson.co.uk/
 
Andy Manson built this 4-String Acoustic Bass, nicknamed "Quasimodo" for John Paul Jones in 2005. He used it for a few bluegrass festivals in 2006, including the Wintergrass Festival on February 25, 2006 and the Festival Mandolines de Lunel on October 27, 2006 and October 28, 2006.

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Manson Acoustic 4-String 'Quasimoto'
Manson Acoustic 4-String 'Quasimoto'
Manson Acoustic 4-String 'Quasimoto'
Manson Acoustic 4-String 'Quasimoto'
Manson Acoustic 4-String 'Quasimoto'
Manson Acoustic 4-String 'Quasimoto'
Manson Acoustic 4-String 'Quasimoto'
John Paul Jones & The Italian Bluegrass Trio, October 27, 2006, Festival Mandolines de Lunel, Lunel, France
Manson Acoustic 4-String 'Quasimoto'
Daniel Santiago, André Vasconcellos, Gabriel Grossi John Paul Jones & Hamilton de Holanda, October 28, 2006, Festival Mandolines de Lunel, Lunel, France
Manson Acoustic 4-String 'Quasimoto'
John Paul Jones & André Vasconcellos, October 28, 2006, Festival Mandolines de Lunel, Lunel, France

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