'60s Vintage-Style With Modern Updates
MVJ4-66 4-string bass delivers a boutique instrument experience with '60s vintage-style, and a modern build. When you put this bass in your hands, it's like you're home. That classic '60s bass tone is right there under your fingers. In addition to that, the slim neck feels great and is effortless to play.
Tonewood of the '60s. The solid Alder body provides the classic warm mid-forward tone that's heard on countless recordings. The MVJ4-66 body is solid Alder, not chambered, for authentic vintage tone.
'60s Style Passive J Pickups
Custom wound Alnico-V single coil pickups deliver '60s vintage tone with punch and clarity. Very responsive for any playing style; finger, pick, slap, thumb.
Roasted Maple For Superior Neck Stability
Roasted Maple is Maple that has been kiln treated at high temperatures in an oxygen-free oven to remove moisture, sugars and other wood impurities. The result of this process is a superior, improved and stabilized neck with increased note sustain, resonance, and no dead spots.
‘Slab’ Indian Rosewood Fingerboard
Authentic Indian Rosewood fingerboard not Pau Ferro, Morado, Bolivian or other substitute. The period-correct ‘slab’ fingerboard is highly desired by vintage collectors as the wood content is more stable and resonant than the ‘mid-60s’ veneer board construction.
Steel Vintage-Style Bridge
Period-correct bridge made true vintage-style with a steel plate and steel threaded screw saddles instead of pot metal or brass. The result is note attack and decay more like the originals.
Modern Vintage MVJ4-66 Bass - Specifications
Finish: Piano Black, Gloss Polyurethane
Neck: Roasted Maple, Satin Polyurethane
Neck Profile: Slim C
Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood with pearl dot inlays, white binding
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5"
Frets: Nickel, 20
Nut Width: 1.5"
Headstock: Matching painted
Trussrod: Modern 2-way - easy access for 'on the fly' adjustments
Pickups: Two custom wound fibre bobbin Alnico-V single coil J. 60s bridge position
Preamp: Fully passive, controls Volume, Volume, Tone
Pickguard: 4-ply Tortoise Shell, W/B/W/T
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite lollipop
Bridge: Vintage style with steel plate and vintage steel screw saddles. 19mm spacing
2 Year Warranty: Details Here
Christopher Robar –
I’ve known Dave at Club Bass & Guitar for 7 years now. He has never steered me wrong and this time was no exception. From the moment he handed this Modern Vintage bass to me, I knew that it was a winner. The neck is solid and super comfortable. Controls are smooth and responsive. Full range of tones from punchy to mellow – You will be able to cut through the mix! This is without a doubt a quality instrument. Do yourself a favour and give these instruments serious consideration.