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Boulder Creek Introduces JB and RB Series Electric Basses

Boulder Creek launched two new lines of electric basses at NAMM this year with the JB and RD series. The two models are aimed at jazz and rock styles, respectively.

This new line of solid body basses is a first for Boulder Creek, who is known for their acoustic basses.

Boulder Creek JB and RB Series Electric Basses

Available in 4-string, 5-string and fretless configurations, the JB series basses feature chambered bodies with a “B” hole cutout. The basses are built with spalted maple tops, mahogany backs, maple necks, and rosewood fingerboards.

The company included a pair of single coil jazz-style pickups for the design. Hardware includes a black chrome bridge and tuners.

The RB series features a mahogany body with a Zebra wood top. Similar to the JB series, the construction includes a maple neck and rosewood fingerboard. For pickups, the line includes dual soapbars with a coil tap. They also include an active preamp.

The Boulder Creek JB and RB basses are available now with prices ranging from $489 to $499. For more, visit the Boulder Creek website.

Boulder Creek JB Series Bass Specs:

Boulder Creek JB Series 5-string Bass

  • 4 and 5-string models
  • Fretted or Fretless
  • Body Style: Double Cutaway with Chambered Body and “B” hole cutout
  • Body top material: Spaulted Maple with Chambered Body and “B” Cutout
  • Body back material: Mahogany
  • Body finish color: Gloss Natural
  • Neck material: Maple
  • Neck binding: None
  • Neck width at nut: 38MM
  • Fingerboard material: Rosewood
  • Headstock type: Boulder Creek 2+2
  • Headstock face: Spaulted Maple, Gloss Natural
  • Binding: None
  • Pickup configuration: 2 Single Coil Jazz-Style Pickups
  • Bridge type and finish: Black Chrome
  • Neck Thickness: 22mm at 1st Fret and 23.5mm at 12th Fret
  • Fingerboard radius: 400mm (15.75 Inches)
  • Tuning peg type and material: Black Chrome
  • String type and gauge: D’Addario Med-Light Gauge Nickel

Boulder Creek RB Series Bass Specs:

Boulder Creek RB Series 5-String Bass

  • 4 and 5-string models
  • Body Style: Double Cutaway Solid Body
  • Body top material: Zebra Wood
  • Body back material: Mahogany
  • Body finish color: Gloss Natural
  • Neck material: Maple
  • Neck binding: None
  • Neck width at nut: 38MM
  • Fingerboard material: Rosewood
  • Headstock type: Boulder Creek 2+2
  • Headstock face: Zebra Wood, Gloss Natural
  • Binding: None
  • Pickup configuration: 2 High Output Soapbars with coil tap and battery preamp
  • Bridge type and finish: Black Chrome
  • Neck Thickness: 22mm at 1st Fret and 23.5mm at 12th Fret
  • Fingerboard radius: 400mm (15.75 Inches)
  • Tuning peg type and material: Black Chrome
  • String type and gauge: D’Addario Med-Light Gauge Nickel