Fretless – bonzomusic handmade musical instruments

Electric bass

bonzomusic Fretless bass

Fretless bass is a  light (2,8 kg) and easy to approach instrumens. Its characteristics are detailed below. Among them the weight is remarkable. It is an instrument made for long studio and live sessions.

This bass is conceived for an easy approach to music. An accuretely made instrument, top quality materials and just one pickup.

No complicate twicks, just two knobs: one volume and one tone.

 

Sound: Direct and elegant. Cat-like meow.

Sustain: Glued neck-through-body construction.

 

Specifications

Color:    Two-tone sunburst

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Body:

Body Material:     Okumé. 1,5 kilos weight (just the body as you see in the picture).

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Body Finish:       Two-tone sunburst.

Body Shape:      Bonzomusic custom shape.

 

Neck:

Neck Material:     Mahogany.

Neck Finish:       Nitrocellulose.

Neck Shape:      Soft “D” – shape.

Scale Length:    24.

Fingerboard:     Ebony.

Fingerboard Radius:     20″

Number of Frets:    n.a. since it is a fretless instrument.

Fret Size:    n.a.

String Nut:          Bone.

Nut Width:    43 mm.

Position Inlays:       None on the fretboard. It has lateral white dot inlays.

Truss Rod Nut:     Single action, adjustable from the palette access.

 

Headstock:

Bonzo fatto a mano” logo.

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Electronics:

1 Pickup:             Handmade Jazz-like single coil with Alnico V magnets and AWG 42 cable.

Controls:             1 Volume, 1 Tone.

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Hardware:

Bridge:                 Okumé, with brass inside structure for the ground wire.

Hardware Finish:             Black.

Tuning Machines:           Gotoh 2 + 2.

Control Knobs:                 Black, vintage radio style.

 

Miscellaneous:

Strings:                Rotosound Light .040 – .095 Gauges.

Unique Features:            Unique model.

Weight: 2.880 gr.

 

 

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