Vintage-Style 5-String Bass With Updates
’70s 5-string bass best replicates the vintage mojo with a boutique playing experience, and modern build. It has a super comfy slim neck with a flatter fingerboard radius. So, you’ll notice how easy it is to play and how great it feels in the hand.
Alder is a classic tonewood that is full-sounding with good clarity for any style. The MVJ5-75 body is solid Alder, not chambered, for authentic tone.
Vintage-Style Passive J Pickups
Two custom wound Alnico-V single coil J pickups, with ’70s bridge position, produce vintage tone along with punch and clarity.
Roasted Maple Neck For Stability & Tone
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.
5-String Bass For All Styles
Whatever you music play, the MVJ5-75 has you covered. ’70s bass tone combined with a modern full-range sound. From the low B-string all the way up the fingerboard, this bass produces balanced tone with authority. You’ll cut through the mix with this bass on the gig and in the studio.
Modern Vintage MVJ5-75 5-String Bass – Specifications
Body Finish: Mocha Brown, Gloss Polyurethane
Neck: Roasted Maple, Satin Polyurethane
Neck Profile: Slim C
Fingerboard: Roasted Maple with white block inlays, white binding
Fingerboard Radius: 12″
Frets: Nickel, 21
Nut Width: 1.875″
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. ’70s bridge position.
Preamp: Fully passive, controls Volume, Volume, Tone
Pickguard: 3-ply, B/W/B
Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite Clover
Bridge: Vintage style with barrel steel saddles. 18mm spacing.