Dingwall NG3 5, Darkglass Limited Edition, 10th Anniversary five string bass, Adam Nolly Getgood, periphery :: Dingwall Bass Guitars::Bassdirect, UK, Warwick, Fan fret, Darkglass, London, Manchester, Birmingham, EU, USA


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Dingwall NG3 5, Darkglass Limited Edition, 10th Anniversary


Includes Deluxe Dingwall Gig bag

  1. New for 2019 is the Limited Edition, 10th Anniversary Darkglass Dingwall NG3 bass designed for Adam “Nolly” Get good from the band Periphery. Made with lightweight Alder body, Maple neck and fingerboard and equipped with Neodymium pickup, Darkglass 3 band preamp, hipshot tuners and new custom mono saddle bridge both finished in smoke chrome. A new profile neck has carbon fibre rods for added stability is fast and comfy and the tone is clear and precise with a range of punchy tones ideal for modern music.

  1. Actual instrument shown please click on images to enlarge

Since the 1990s Dingwall guitars have been at the forefront of custom bass design and are the leading users of "fan fret" technology, now considered to be the one of the best ways of getting an improved low B sound from a bass guitar. By having a shorter length of scale for the higher strings and a longer scale for the lower strings you get a more even string tension and thus a tighter overall sound.

Time after time players are amazed at how easy and intuitive fan frets feel to play - most admit that it is actually easier and more natural. This ease of playing combined with a stunning built and cool contemporary design makes the Combustion a really superb bass!

The Combustion is a break-through in terms of performance per £. By combining North American sourced materials and components with Chinese manufacturing we now offer many of the Dingwall tone and performance advantages at an extremely affordable price. Final set up and inspection is done in the Dingwall shop in Canada so you know the basses will play great right out of the box.

  2. Dingwall made in Canada FD3n pickups*

  3. Darkglass 3-band pre-amp, active/passive switch

  4. Rotary 4 way pickup selector (see below)

  5. Dingwall USA strings - buy HERE

  6. Alder body - Gloss Silver

  7. Maple Fingerboard - 37 - 34" scale

  8. Black dots

  9. Custom Darkglass Preamp

  10. Banjo frets

  11. NOVAX® FANNED-FRET SYSTEM™ (see below)

  12. Five piece maple neck with Carbon Fibre rods

  13. Black nickel hardware

  14. Hipshot licensed tuners

  15. Manufactured in China

  16. Final set up at Dingwall Shop in Canada

  17. Comes with Deluxe Padded Dingwall gig bag

  18. Weight 4.2kg/9lb 6oz


We take neck construction very seriously due to our extensive experience in guitar repairs coupled with our geographic location and corresponding extreme climate.  In my years in the guitar repair business I constantly had to deal with humidity related problems made worse by the huge temperature and humidity swings of our local climate. Many of these problems could have been minimised through simple design changes and materials choices. For 2019 now features carbon fibre rods for added stability.

Touring musicians are constantly amazed at how stable Dingwall instruments are.  Many state that their Dingwall necks are as stable as their graphite necked instruments. We’ve experimented with many different laminations and have found a 5-piece maple construction to be among the best. Years of experience have proven this design to be extremely stable and reliable while minimising dead spots.


We use 18% hard nickel silver fretwire.  Lee Sklar turned us onto the benefits of small frets. The advantages are a more woody, less metallic tone, smoother glissandos and a faster feel.  Our standard size is “banjo” size.  This is the same size as you’d find on most guitars from the 50’s and 60’s. Although its size is smaller than standard bass fretwire, its service life is about the same.


The NG2 features a custom Darkglass 3 band eq designed in Finland for this bass.


Tel: 01926 886433

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  2. Export price outside EU £1749

  3. Please contact us for international shipping rates