Mosrite Ventures Mark II

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Mosrite Ventures Mark II

Postby daichi3 » Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:43 am

What is the material of this body of Mosrite Ventures Mark II and Mark v?
Is it the same basswood as normal?https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DtuRE3IVAAEq4YR.jpg

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Re: Mosrite Ventures Mark II

Postby 101Volts » Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:06 pm

Hi, Welcome. Didn't you ask this at The Gear Page, too? I answered there but to reiterate;

Yes, it is Basswood. That's most likely to be a 1965 Ventures II. Most 1960s Mosrite Solid-Body models are Basswood; that includes most Ventures models (some early ones are Alder,) all Ventures II Slab Body models, all Ventures II German Carve Body models and all Mark V models. I'm not sure about the Joe Maphis Solid Body Single Neck models or the Joe Maphis solid body double neck models.

- Austin
1966 Ventures II German Carve B670 (Over B641; Misprint)
1970s Blues Bender Body 1 - "Funnily Routed Body"
1970s Blues Bender Body 2
1976 Brass Rail Deluxe #10
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2013 Fender Pawn Shop Bass VI


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