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  • No. of Frets:
    20
    Scale Length:
    30.5"
    Construction:
    Bolt-On
    No. of Strings:
    4
    Body Material:
    Mahogany
    Neck Material:
    Mahogany
    Body Finish:
    Cherry
    Nut Width:
    1.50"
    Fingerboard Material:
    Rosewood
    Bridge:
    Epihone Adjustable 3-Point
    Pickups:
    Sidewinder Humbucker in neck position
    Other Hardware:
    Epihone tuners, pickup and bridge all nickel.
    Weight:
    7.9lbs
    EQ / Controls:
    Sidewinder humbucker controlled by master volume and tone.
    Price:
    £159

Recent Reviews

  1. PluffMudQueen
    5/5,
    "Vintage tone!"
    Tone:
    5/5,
    Build Quality:
    5/5,
    Feel:
    5/5,
    Value:
    4/5,
    Pros - BIG sound
    Great all around bass. The sidewinder mud-bucker gives you that vintage EB tone, especially running through a tube amp. I dropped p/j pickups in mine and you can get almost ANY tone out of it. Also, the devilish looks guarantee that rock n' roll vibe.
  2. Eddie Charles
    5/5,
    "Great bang for the buck!"
    Tone:
    3/5,
    Build Quality:
    4/5,
    Feel:
    5/5,
    Value:
    5/5,
    Pros - Love the short scale neck.
    Cons - Single pick up limits tone
    While shopping for a short scale bass I stumbled upon this and it met my needs perfectly. This bass coupled with a compact SS amp makes for a light weight and compact duo to attend blues Jams in a crowded bar.
    Price Paid:
    $199.00
    A. D. Fairhurst likes this.
  3. A. D. Fairhurst
    4/5,
    "Thumpy, pumpy, meaty and beaty!"
    Tone:
    3/5,
    Build Quality:
    4/5,
    Feel:
    4/5,
    Value:
    4/5,
    Pros - Thunderous, powerful tone.
    Looks retro and classic.
    Nice and cheap.
    Simple to use.
    Light
    Thin neck
    Great with flatwounds as a reggae bass.
    Cons - Very bassy, impossible for slap.
    When a hard object taps on the metal pickup it makes a loud click noise.
    This little bass packs a massive punch! Seriously, if you're not careful you can say goodbye to your speakers! It sounds incredible and smooth with flats, and has a great neck to play on. The finish looks just as good as any Gibson and it is great for beginners, or pros.
    On the other hand, you can't get a slap tone out of it. It's just too bassy. Plus, the pickup will get in the way of your plucking fingers. One major problem is that when you play with a pick and accidentally hit the pickup, it makes a noticeable CLICK noise, which doesn't sound great in the middle of a solo.
    Mine was stolen from my school several weeks before this review, so I can't play it right now, but from what I remember, it's loud, floor-shaking and beautiful. Definitely reccomend to reggae players, but not to funky slappers.
    Price Paid:
    £149? It was my 12th birthday present and I wasn't told the price. That was the RRP at the time, anyway.

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  1. rtslinger
    I own one and love the power of this little monster, shakes the stage like thunder beneath your feet :) I have flats on mine it just has that woody round deep tone that separates it from the rest.
  2. rtslinger
    Amazing price, thunder in a small package
      A. D. Fairhurst likes this.