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Manson 8-String Bass
General Specs
Body: Sycamore core with imbuia front
Finish: Gloss
Neck: 3-piece bird's eye maple
Fingerboard: Ebony, pearl dot inlays
Frets: 21
Headstock: Imbuia with gold logo
Tuners: Gold Manson
Pickguard: None
Pickups: (2) EMG Pickups
Controls: (2) Volume, (2) Tone, Stereo wiring
Years in use: 1994-Present
Website: http://www.manson
guitars.co.uk/
 
Hugh Manson built this 8-String Bass Guitar for John Paul Jones. Jones used this bass guitar on The Sporting Life with Diamanda Galas. The bass is tuned E-G, sometimes B-D.

Photos

Manson 8-String Bass
Manson 8-String Bass
John Paul Jones, Bass Player Magazine, November 1994
Manson 8-String Bass
John Paul Jones, December 07, 1994, Fillmore West, San Francisco, California
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