A great bass has just the right blend of timeless design and modernized features. The GB75JH mixes a proven body and bridge design with enhanced electronics, machine heads, and more to give you the best of the past and future.role to serve all those bass players demand.
Swamp Ash is one of the most popular and widely-used woods for solid-body electric guitars and basses. It is light weight but has a surprisingly strong, tight and punchy sound with emphasis on the high-midrange. This character makes Swamp Ash a beloved tonewood of discriminating bassists who want a strong fundamental tone that will cut through and be heard clearly in the mix. The natural beauty of Swamp Ash with its distinctive grain patterns make it ideal for transparent and natural finishes.
The Canadian hard Maple neck provides power and stability as well as contributing a warm, beefy and punchy tone with a strong upper midrange. Dense and rigid yet with just the right amount of tactile flexibility, it responds sensitively to your picking attack and slapping techniques with plenty of articulation and power.
The new Voiced Tone Bass Humbucker pickup is powerful yet sensitive smooth for variety of playing techniques. The Alnico V magnet with AWG41 insulation rumbling power and clarity. Paired with VTB-ST single coil pickup to cover virtually any bass tonal spectrum.
The bridge on a bass is a big deal. This is where the energy of the big vibrating strings is transferred into the body, playing a critical role in shaping the overall sound of the instrument. The Omega bridge is constructed of solid steel and machined with the highest level of precision for the utmost in functionality as well as sonic integrity.
The Hipshot Ultralite tuners address one major issue on many classic and modern electric basses: the weight which causes the instrument to be neck-heavy and not balance properly whether the player is playing sitting down or standing up with a strap. These tuners greatly reduce the weight while offering the superb level of tuning precision and stability.
CONSTRUCTION - Bolt-On
CUTAWAY - Double Cutaway
BODY - Swamp Ash
NUT WIDTH - 47.5mm (1 7/8")
NECK - Canadian Hard-Maple
FRETBOARD - Maple (305mm(12") Radius)
FRETS - 21 Frets
SCALE - 889mm (35")
INLAY - Dot
TUNERS - Hipshot Ultralite Tuners
BRIDGE - Omega Bridge
PICKUPS - Voiced Tone VTB-ST & VTB-H pickups
ELECTRONICS - 2-band EQ w/Passive-Active Push-Pull
HARDWARE - Chrome
SPECIAL - Clear pickguard