Saturn “Mr. Plum”, 5-string

Saturn Mr. Plum is a bass project made with the collaboration of Andy Irvine. Being a professional bass player, he shared his precious experience and gave his best knowledge in specifying the specs and features for building this one-of-a-kind custom electric bass.

Technical specification:

Body: Bulgarian spotted Alder core with Bulgarian super rare Plum tree top. Wenge veneer lamination in between

  • CONE CORE neck construction! 3-pieces plain Balkan Maple, two stripes Bulgarian wild Cherry;
  • Matching headstock
  • 34″ (863.6mm) scale
  • Side position marks – black dots
  • 12″ (304.8mm) fingerboard radius
  • 20mm (0.787″) thickness at 1-st fret
  • 22mm (0.866″) thickness at 12-th fret
  • 45mm (1.771″) nut width
  • Walnut veneer lamination between the neck and the fingerboard
  • Thumb nest feature
  • 22 medium Jumbo frets

Fingerboard: Stabilized Balkan Maple
Construction: Bolt-on
Tuners: KD
Bridge: Hipshot 18mm (0.708″) spacing
Pickups: Nordstrand “Big Blades”
Nut: Indian water Bull horn
Finish: High gloss Polyester
Strap pins: Standard
Hardware: Chrome
Electronics, controls:

  1. VOLUME Push/Pull, Active/Passive
  2. BLEND
  3. BASS EQ, cut/boos
  4. MIDDLE EQ, cut/boost
  5. TREBBLE EQ, cut/boost

Noll TCM3 onboard preamp, 9V
Weight: 3.900kg (8.5lbs)

Stainless steel electronic box cover plate.

Copper shielding protects the entire electronic box and pickups.

Send me an e-mail via the Contact form to check the availability of the present custom electric bass model or to get more information about placing an order!

Custom options and price are available upon request!

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On our Facebook page you can see the available rare wood materials. Click KDbasses to check them out.

The bass comes with:

Gigbag or HISCOX – KD hard case;
Certificate Of Authenticity;
Set of two KD cleaning towels:

Saturn 5 “Mr.Plum”

(HD) A few morning laps around the track on my – KD custom "Mr Plum" Saturn 5 – Hand crafted in Sofia, Bulgaria by Kostadin Dimitrov. Featuring Plum Wood top and matching headstock, and purple heart/maple inlayed plum, Maple fingerboard, Nordstrand Audio Big Blade pickups, Noll 3 band preamp, Hipshot Products Inc hardware.

Posted by Andy Irvine on Tuesday, August 22, 2017