Mailloux Bass Gallery

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Mailloux Bass Gallery

Post by maxgroover » 26 Feb 2012, 21:43

Welcome to the gallery of Phil's magnificent collection of instruments. View pictures and specs of them all in the one place. :hyper: Details on his first two basses aren't available but the rest are all there. Big thanks to Phil for providing the specs that I couldn't find in the build threads.

This thread will be updated as Phil completes new instruments. Comments within this thread won't be possible as it will be locked to try to keep it as succinct as possible. However, his instruments can be discussed elsewhere in ozbass land. :yep

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Mailloux #003 - DCS 5 string
DCS = Dual Cut Symmetric

Body: Brazilian Mahogany with Spalted Curly Maple top and back
Neck: Set neck Wenge and Rock Maple
Fretboard: Cocobolo Rosewood
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite Y-style
Pickups: 2x Mailloux Humbuckers with Mailloux wooden covers
Preamp: Aguilar OBP-1, 2-band
Bridge: Hipshot A
Controls: Volume/Blend/Stacked Treble & Bass
Weight: 3.8kg

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Mailloux #004 - DCS 9 string


Body: Swamp Ash with Myrtle Burl top and headstock plate
Neck: Bolt on Maple, Purpleheart and Wenge
Fretboard: Macassar Ebony
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite Y-style
Pickups: 2x Mailloux humbucking soapbars with Mailloux wooden covers
Preamp: Bartolini 3-band
Bridge: Hipshot individual single string
Controls: Volume/Blend/Treble/Mid/Bass/Mid Switch
Weight: 4.76kg

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Mailloux #005 - DCO Fanned Fret 6 string
DCO = Dual Cut Offset

Body: Swamp Ash with Spalted Maple top
Neck: Set neck Rock Maple, Wenge and Purpleheart
Fretboard: Macassar Ebony
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite Y-style
Pickups: 2x Mailloux humbucking soapbars with Mailloux wooden covers
Preamp: Aguilar OBP-2
Bridge: Hipshot individual single string
Controls: Volume, pull up for passive operation/Blend/Stacked Treble-Bass

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Mailloux #006 - Jazz Bass 4 string

Body: Swamp Ash, White with nitro-cellulose finish
Pickguard: Red Tortoise Shell
Neck: Bolt on Rock Maple
Fretboard: Rock Maple
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite C-style
Pickups: 2x Nordstrand NP4 Jazz
Bridge: Hipshot vintage style
Controls: Volume/Volume/Tone

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Mailloux #007 - P Bass 4 string

Body: Alder, Sunburst finish
Pickguard: Black
Neck: Bolt on Maple
Fretboard: Rosewood
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite C-style
Pickups: 1x Nordstrand NP4
Bridge: Hipshot vintage style
Controls: Volume/Tone

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Mailloux #008 - DCO 4 string

Body: Brazilian Mahogany with Spalted Tasmanian Flamed Myrtle top
Pickguard: N/A
Neck: Set neck Maple, Purpleheart and Wenge
Fretboard: Birdseye Maple with Koa binding
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite Y-style
Pickups: 2x Mailloux humbucking soapbars with top matching wooden covers
Preamp: Aguilar OBP-2
Bridge: Hipshot A-style
Controls: Volume, pull up for passive op/Blend/Stacked Bass-Treble
Weight: 3.5kg

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Mailloux #009 - DCS 6 string

Body: Swamp Ash with Curly Maple top, Honey Sunburst finish
Neck: Bolt-on Maple and Purpleheart
Fretboard: Maple
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite Y-style
Pickups: 2x Mailloux humbucking soapbars with top matching wooden covers
Preamp: Aguilar OBP-3
Bridge: Hipshot A-style
Controls: Volume,pull for passive/Blend/Treble/Mid/Bass/One Series-Parallel Switch per pickup

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Mailloux #010 - SCJC 6 string
SCJC = Single Cut JazzCrime

Body: Walnut wings with Tasmanian Blackwood top
Pickguard: N/A
Neck: Neck through Maple and Purpleheart
Fretboard: Gabon Ebony
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite Y-style
Pickups: 2x Mailloux dual coil jazz pickups with Ebony wooden covers
Preamp: Mike Pope
Bridge: Hipshot A-style
Controls: Volume/Blend/Treble/Mid/Bass/Coil Cut Switch/Mid Switch/Active-Passive Switch

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Mailloux #011 - Jazz Bass 4 string

Body: Alder, Seafoam Green
Pickguard: Mint/Black/Mint
Neck: Bolt on Rock Maple
Fretboard: Cocobolo Rosewood
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite C-style
Pickups: 2x Nordstrand NP4 Jazz
Preamp: Aguilar OBP-2
Bridge: Hipshot vintage style
Controls: Volume/Volume/Stacked Treble & Bass

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Mailloux #012 - DCW 4 string
DCW = Dual Cut W*****(European company where this model was sorta inspired from :) )

Body: Ash wings, Clear Ceruse finish
Pickguard: N/A
Neck: Neck through Maple, Wenge and Purpleheart
Fretboard: Macassar Ebony
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite Y-style
Pickups: 2x Nordstrand NJ4
Bridge: Hipshot A-style
Controls: Volume/Blend/Tone

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Mailloux #013 - SC 6 string
SC = Single Cut

Body: Brazilian Mahogany with Spalted Maple top
Pickguard: N/A
Neck: Bolt on Maple, Purpleheart and Wenge
Fretboard: Birdseye Maple
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite Y-style
Pickups: 1x Mailloux humbucker MM style with Mailloux wooden cover
Preamp: Stingray 2 band
Bridge: Hipshot A-style
Controls: Volume/Bass/Treble

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Mailloux #014 - Jazz Bass 4 string

Body: Swamp Ash with Burl Maple top
Pickguard: Red Tortoise Shell
Neck: Bolt on Rock Maple
Fretboard: Rock Maple with Mother of Pearl inlays and binding
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite C-style
Pickups: 2x Sadowsky Hum Cancelling Jazz
Preamp: Sadowsky
Bridge: Hipshot vintage style
Controls: Volume/Blend/Passive Tone Control/Stacked Treble & Bass

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Mailloux #015 - Jazz Bass 5 string

Body: Swamp Ash, Opaque Black
Pickguard: White Pearloid
Neck: Bolt on Maple
Fretboard: Maple
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite C-style
Pickups: 2x Nordstrand NJ5
Preamp: Aguilar OBP-3
Bridge: Hipshot vintage style
Controls: Stacked Bridge Volume & Neck Volume/Tone Control, Push/Pull Vintage Tone Control/Mid/Stacked Bass & Treble

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Mailloux #016 - Jazz Bass 5 string

Body: Alder, Seafoam Green
Pickguard: White Pearloid
Neck: Bolt on Maple
Fretboard: Rosewood with Mother of Pearl inlays and binding
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite C-style
Pickups: 2x Dimarzio Area J
Preamp: Aguilar OBP-1
Bridge: Hiphot Vintage style
Controls: Volume/Volume/Tone, pull for active defeat/Stacked Bass-Treble

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Mailloux #017 - Bass VI

Body: Swamp Ash, 3 Tone Sunburst
Pickguard: Red Tortoise Shell
Neck: Bolt on Maple
Fretboard: Rosewood
Scale: 30"
Tuners: Hipshot Kluson style guitar tuners
Pickups: 3x Fender Jaguar
Bridge: Custom built Bass VI 1” bridge
Controls: Master Volume/Master Tone/3 pickup on-off switches, 1 bass cut switch

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Mailloux #018 - Jazz Bass 4 string

Body: Swamp Ash, '59 Sunburst
Pickguard: Black/White/Black
Neck: Bolt on Rock Maple
Fretboard: Rosewood with Mother of Pearl inlays and binding
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite C-style
Pickups: 2x Nordstrand NJ4
Preamp: Aguilar OBP-2
Bridge: Badass II
Controls: Volume/Volume/Bass/Treble/Passive Switch

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Mailloux #019 - Jaguar Bass 4 string

Body: Alder, Olympic White
Pickguard: 3 supplied; Red Tortoise Shell for J, Red Tortoise Shell for P, Black/White/Black for P
Neck: Bolt on Rock Maple
Fretboard: Rosewood with Mother of Pearl inlays, no binding
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite C-style
Pickups: Nordstrand NJ4 & NP4 pickups, neck position interchangeable with P and J
Preamp: Aguilar OBP-2
Bridge: Hipshot vintage bridge
Controls Bottom plate: Neck Volume, pull for series wiring/Bridge Volume/Tone
Controls Top plate: Roller 1 Bass/ Roller 2 Treble/ Switch, active-passive

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Mailloux #020 - Jazz Bass 5 string

Body: Ash, Natural finish
Pickguard: Black/White/Black
Neck: Bolt on Maple
Fretboard: Maple
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite C-style
Pickups: 1x Nordstrand NJ4SE humbucking jazz, 1x Nordstrand MM5.4 quad coil bucker
Preamp: Audere JZ3D
Bridge: Hipshot A
Controls: Volume/Stacked Blend-Mid/Stacked Bass-Treble/Tone/Z-mode switch/Active-Passive switch

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Re: Mailloux Bass Gallery

Post by Phil » 26 Feb 2012, 22:36

A very special thanks for Maxgroover who took the time to put all of these together. I'm still shocked someone would want to spend all that time doing this for my basses. 8/ Thanks Matt!

To preserve this thread just as a gallery and leave uncluttered I started a new thread where comments can be made, link below

viewtopic.php?f=22&t=8307

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Mailloux Bass Gallery

Post by Phil » 04 Oct 2014, 17:33

Looks like I've neglected this thread for more than 2 and a half years :rolleyes time to update it. Thanks again Matt for taking all the time to start it and post the basses don't take it as an insult that I waited all this time before I posted the rest of the pics. :D

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Mailloux #021 – Explorer-Style Large Scale Guitar

Body: Walnut wings, Spalted Ash top
Neck: Extra fat, Neck-through-body Rock Maple, Wenge veneer, Purpleheart
Fretboard: Macassar Ebony
Tuners: Hipshot Grip-Lock tuners, gold
Pickups: Custom made P-90’s from Vintage Vibe Guitars
Bridge: Custom made brass bridge, back plate and knobs from Armadillo Guitars

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Mailloux #022 – 5 string Jazz Bass

Body: Swamp Ash with nitro-cellulose Candy Apple Red finish
Neck: Bolt-on Rock Maple, CAR matching headstock
Fretboard: Rock Maple
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite C-style
Pickups: Nordstrand NJ5
Preamp: Aguilar OBP-2
Bridge: Hipshot Vintage style bridge
Controls: Volume, pull up for passive operation/Blend/Stacked Treble-Bass

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Mailloux #023 – 6 string Fretless DCO
DCO = Dual Cut Offset

Body: Mahogany core with Redwood burl top and back
Neck: Glued-on neck, Rock Maple and Wenge
Fretboard: Gaboon Ebony
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite Y-style, gold
Pickups: Handmade dual coil jazz with Gaboon Ebony covers
Preamp: Aguilar OBP-2 (X2), Bartolini piezo buffer preamp
Bridge: Hipshot A-style bridge with Piezo saddles, gold hardware
Controls: Volume, pull up for passive operation/Blend/Stacked Treble-Bass for magnetic and stacked treble/bass for piezo

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Mailloux #024 – 4 string 70’s Style Jazz Bass

Body: Swamp Ash, dark cherry sunburst
Neck: Flamed Rock Maple
Fretboard: Birdseye Maple, Mother of Pearl block inlays and binding
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite C-style
Pickguard: Tortoise shell
Pickups: Nordstrand NJ4, 70’s wind
Preamp: Sadowsky
Bridge: Hipshot A-style bridge with through-body anchor option

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Mailloux #025 – 6 string Modern Jazz Bass

Body: Swamp Ash, spalted Maple top with wenge veneer in between
Neck: Rock Maple
Fretboard: Indian Rosewood
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite C-style
Pickups: Nordstrand Big Splits
Preamp: OBP-2
Bridge: Hipshot A-style bridge
Controls: Volume, blend, passive tone, bass/treble, active defeat switch, parallel/series switch

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Mailloux #026 – J-45 Style Acoustic Dreadnought Guitar

Back & sides; Figured Tasmanian Blakcwood
Top; Sitka Spruce
Neck: Tasmanian Blackwood
Fretboard: Rosewood
Tuners: Acoustic tuners
Bridge: Rosewood

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Mailloux #027 – 5 string P Bass

Body: Alder body with disco ball blue flake finish, matching headstock
Neck: Rock Maple
Fretboard: Birdseye Maple, Mother of Pearl block inlays and binding
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite C-style
Pickguard: White pearloid
Pickups: Nordstrand NP5
Bridge: Hipshot Vintage style
Controls: Volume, tone, passive only

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Post by Aussie Mark » 04 Oct 2014, 19:25

Wow, acoustics now Phil - top stuff

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Post by rodl2005 » 04 Oct 2014, 20:31

Wow! Awesome stuff Phil. Love many but the blue sparkle P floats my boat most.
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Post by wilbur88 » 04 Oct 2014, 20:50

Jag & Bass VI for me!
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Re: Mailloux Bass Gallery

Post by PilbaraBass » 04 Oct 2014, 21:56

At the price that J-45's go for ($2800) you should consider making a small production run of, say 3 instruments... I know you're focusing mainly on basses, but that thing came out really sweet. And no Aussie will get a chance to play one, unless you build another (or 3 )

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Post by Phil » 04 Oct 2014, 22:14

They take so long to do one is enough :lol: I am keen on making another one though, maybe soon.

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Post by PilbaraBass » 04 Oct 2014, 22:42

Phil wrote:They take so long to do one is enough :lol: I am keen on making another one though, maybe soon.
They do look rather labour intensive.
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Re: Mailloux Bass Gallery

Post by BazzOnBass » 19 Aug 2016, 02:42

Really dig the thread. Lots of gorgeous works of art there Phil.

Any more builds to add mate?
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Post by Phil » 19 Aug 2016, 05:51

I've been pretty lazy indeed, I'm working on 032 now so there's another 4 I'll have to include to this gallery soon :) maybe next week when I get back home from work.

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Post by BazzOnBass » 23 Aug 2016, 02:10

Cool, no drama mate, when ya can :thumbup:
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Re: Mailloux Bass Gallery

Post by Daniel Kinnaird » 23 Aug 2016, 08:48

Beautiful work Phil!

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Re: Mailloux Bass Gallery

Post by RedVee » 09 Aug 2017, 20:02

Oh no! The photos are gone! Bloody photobucket
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