Sabre bass is back at MusicMan
Ernie Ball/MusicMan reintroduces in 2013 the Sabre bass, a four string instrument available in five different finishes.
The Ernie Ball/MusicMan Sabre bass is a reissue of the Sabre model introduced for the first time in 1978. The brand had recently produced a limited series for their Premier Dealer Network, and the bass will now be available worldwide in an updated Classic Sabre version.
Here are the specifications:
- Ash body
- Bolt-on flame or birdseye maple (6 screws)
- Rosewood or maple fingerboard with 11" radius, 21 frets and Dot inlays
- Nut width: 1.625" (41.3mm)
- Scale length: 34" (864mm)
- Schaller BM tuners
- 2 humbucker pickups with Alnico magnets (16 pole on the neck version and 8 pole on the bridge pickup), black covers, patented "Silent Circuit" that reduces hum
- Active preamp with volume control and 2-band EQ
- 3-way pickup selector
- Chrome MusicMan bridge with stainless steel saddles and adjustable mute pads
- Finishes: Classic Natural, Diego Blue, Mayan Silver, Trans White and Vintage Burst
US retail price is around $1800. More details on www.music-man.com.
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