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Top 10: The Best Bass Gear (September 2010)

This week, we’re taking a look back at the top 10 most popular bass gear stories for September, 2010, based on No Treble readers.

1. Music Man Roasted Maple Necks

Music Man introduced roasted maple necks as an option for their instruments. No Treble readers voted with their visits and said they love this the best.

2. EBS Fafner II

EBS Sweden’s sequel to the Fafner bass amp, appropriately named the Fafner II.

3. New DR Strings K3 Coated Technology

DR announced their new patented K3 string coating technology, saying these strings will last “at least 9 times longer (by documented factory tests) than previous DR coatings”.

4. Guardian Vintage Hardshell Case

There’s no school like the old school, so Guardian announced a vintage hard case.

5. Aguilar AG 5J-60 Pickup Set

Speaking of old school, Aguilar Amplification unveiled their newest pickup, the AG 5J-60, made to bring the tone of a 60’s era Fender Jazz to modern 5-string basses.

6. FEA Labs Dual Distortion Pedal

Time to shred. FEA Labs has announced their latest creation, the FEA Dual Band Distortion pedal.

7. SoloEtte Little Thumper Nylon Travel Bass

Road ready… this portable sidekick bass that weighs only 3.5 lbs!

8. Fleabass Street Bass

The Fleabass line expanded with the the Street Bass model, which Flea himself is using to tour and write the new Red Hot Chili Peppers album.

9. Tech 21 SansAmp VT Bass Deluxe

Bassists asked for it, Tech 21 delivered… the VT Bass Deluxe, a 6-channel programmable version of their SansAmp Character Series VT Bass pedal.

10. Music Man Reflex

More Summer NAMM fun, with the new Music Man Reflex.

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Cam Shuttleworth

Cam Shuttleworth

I’d love to see you guys review the LINE6 HD 750 bass head.