About basssouthwest

Bass Southwest is a private musical instrument dealer, and we are authorized dealers of the finest hand-made basses in the world. Bass Southwest is a proud dealer of the following lines Ken Smith Basses, Kinal Basses, Mike Lull, MTD, Michael Tuttle, Wilkins basses. Ristola Basses, M-Basses, Manne Basses, Surine Basses, Epifani Custom Sound Equipment, Tec Amplification and Reunion Blues gig bags and accessories. Bass Southwest is owned and operated by musicians who care about the needs and wants of musicians. Our goal is to provide excellent personel service to anyone who is interested in purchasing the very best high-end bass and bass sound equipment. Whatever your needs are, the staff at Bass Southwest is there to personally assist you and educate you in choosing what is right for you.

DNA Amps in Stock At Bass Southwest


The new DNA 1350 high performance bass amplifier is ready to redefine the standards for Bass guitar Amplification. This unit was designed for both live and studio performances. A real power rating of 1350 watts RMS at 4 Ohm makes this one of the most powerful mono block amp in its class. The sound character, system performance, and unique feature set put it in a class by itself. It features amazing tone character and has an unsurpassed musicality. This system uses an entirely new class of patented lightweight D class amplifiers.1350-amp

Contact your DNA Bass southwest today

  • Designed, assembled and tested in the USA.
  • Full 3-year warranty
  • Only 7 pounds, in a 2 space,  rack mountable aluminum chassis
  • 14 x 12 x 3.5 inches
  • 1350 Watt RMS modular class D amplifier. The amplifier features a patented design with one cycle control loop technology, delivering a clean 1350 watts RMS of breathtaking musical quality audio sound into a 4 Ohm load.
  • Outstanding tone quality, amazing musicality and an unequalled expressive feel is delivered with a unique subtle grow that you need  to hear to appreciate
  • Internationally operational,  state of the art switching  power supply  automatically adjusts to local AC input voltage from  (90-250VAC)
  • Studio quality ultra low noise preamplifier and DI design.

Zon Sonus Todd Johnson 6:

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Gallery Grade Black Redwood Burl Top: ($350.00)
Alder Body
Clear Gloss Finish Body ($475.00)
34″ Scale, 26 Frets
Phenowood Fingerboard
Black Redwood Burl Peghead Veneer: ($400.00)
Abalone Dot Inlays
Side Dot Inlays
Satin Neck Finish
Bartolini Soapbar Pickups
Ramp: ($200.00)
Polyfusion 3 Band Preamp (active treble, mid, bass)
16.5 mm String Spacing
Gold Hardware: ($300.00)
Zon Owners Manual
Zon Gig Bag
Zon Warranty
Retail: $9,050.00

Surine Basses History and Information

I have received many e-mails form bass players asking about Surine Basses hope the following helps.

Surine Basses History


Thank you for your interest in our products. Established in 1992, Surine Basses combines over 25 years of luthiery craftsmanship with 35 years of electric bass performance, product design and graphic design. It is our brand promise to build the highest quality instruments with the finest grades of woods, superior electronics and hardware.
Our basses are designed and crafted with performance in mind. The ergonomic needs for balance, neck playability, string spacing, pickup placement and electronics layout are all carefully planned and executed. With today’s demands for sonic versatility and durable construction, we create instruments that are a natural fit for all musical genres.

We are passionate about what we do. It is our commitment to build instruments that deliver the ultimate experience in bass performance. From craftsmanship to playability, from sonic versatility to ergonomics, we strive to produce excellence. Furthermore, we strive to create elegantly styled instruments that play and sound as good as they look.


Our work is never done. We continually search for new and innovative solutions that further the function of the electric bass. For example, we were the first-to-market with the innovative removable fingerboard extension to access the concealed trusrods underneath. Other innovations include our headstock reinforcement on our Homage models, our ultra-versatile Sonova Bridge, and our “Integrated Soundhole” on our Regency models.

Available at Bass Southwest

Wilkins Custom Jazz Bass

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This is a hand made Wilkins Jazz bass, body 75 year old Alder, fingerboard Brazilian Rosewood over 90 years old, neck maple over 150 years old,neck 1964 C-shape, nut 1.5, frets vintage Jescar, Wilkins 1964 wound Jazz pickups. 100% 1964 Jazz bass specs, Sounds great plays great. In stock just arrived.

Price $3300.00

Zon Sonus Custom 5

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Zon Sonus Custom 5#120403,Gallery Grade Black Redwood Burl Top,Swamp Ash Body,Wenge Tone Plate,Clear Gloss Finish Body,34″ Scale, 24 Frets,17mm String Spacing,Phenowood Fingerboard,Side Dot Inlays,Satin Neck Finish,Bartolini Soapbar Pickups,Poly Fusion 3 Band Preamp (active treble, mid, bass),Gold Hardware,Retail: $7,060.00 Sale price 4000 OBO