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Warwick Updates RockBass Corvette Basic Line of Basses

Warwick RockBass Corvette Basic 4-string Short Scale Bass

Warwick’s Corvette Basic lines include three new editions this year with the introduction of a short-scale 4-string, a medium-scale 4-string and an active 6-string bass. These basses are part of the company’s low cost instruments and are made in China. The Corvette Basic Short Scale bass is a 30¾˝ scale bass, the medium scale is 32˝, and the 6-String is a 34˝ scale bass.

All of the basses in the new Corvette Basic lines are available in both fretted and fretless options, and right- and left-handed versions. The short- and medium-scale basses are only available as 4-string basses.

Warwick offers a choice of electronics on the short- and medium-scales, with active MEC J/J pickups and active two-way electronics, or with passive MEC J/J pickups and passive electronics. For the Active 6-string, the bass comes equipped with active MEC Soapbar pickups with active two-way electronics.

All three basses sport a Maple neck with Ekanga veneer stripes, Rosewood fingerboard and Alder body. The 6-string fretless is made with Tigerstripe Ebony. Finish options include Natural Satin or Black High Polish.

For more info, visit Warwick’s website.

MSRP for the basses:

  • Corvette Basic 4-string short-scale passive: $699.99
  • Corvette Basic 4-string medium-scale passive: $759.99
  • Corvette Basic 4-string short-scale active: $799.99
  • Corvette Basic 4-string medium-scale active: $859.99
  • Corvette Basic 6-string active: $1,079.99

RockBass Corvette Basic Short-Scale Bass Specs:

  • Bolt-on construction
  • Available only as 4 string
  • Available as righthand and lefthanded, fretted version available
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck with Ekanga veneers
  • Rosewood fingerboard (fretless with tigerstripe ebony fingerboard)
  • Scale length: 30 3/4˝ (short scale)
  • 24 Extra high Jumbo Nickelsilver frets (Width: 2,9 mm/Height: 1,3 mm)
  • Fingerboard radius: 4-string = 20˝
  • Active MEC J/J pickups with Active 2-way electronics or Passive MEC J/J pickups with Passive 2-way electronics
  • active electronics: 1 x Volume control, 1 x Balance control, 1 x Treble control, 1 x Bass control
  • passive electronics: 1 x Volume control, 1 x Balance control, 2 x Tone control (neck & bridge)
  • Patented Easy Access™ electronics compartment
  • Available finishes: Natural Satin, Black High Polish
  • Warwick machine heads
  • Warwick two-piece bridge
  • Warwick security locks
  • Chrome hardware
  • Just-A-Nut III
  • Weight: ~7.7 pounds (~3.5 kg)
  • Warwick Red Label Strings: 4-string: 045˝ – 105˝ (42200M)

RockBass Corvette Basic Medium-Scale Bass Specs:

  • Bolt-on
  • Available only as 4 string
  • Available as righthand and lefthanded, fretted version available
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck with Ekanga veneers
  • Rosewood fingerboard (fretless with tigerstripe ebony fingerboard)
  • Scale length: 32˝ (medium scale)
  • 24 frets
  • Fingerboard radius: 4-string = 20˝
  • Active MEC J/J pickups with Active 2-way electronics or Passive MEC J/J pickups with Passive 2-way electronics
  • active electronics: 1 x Volume control, 1 x Balance control, 1 x Treble control, 1 x Bass control
  • passive electronics: 1 x Volume control, 1 x Balance control, 2 x Tone control (neck & bridge)
  • Patented Easy Access™ electronics compartment
  • Available finishes: Natural Satin, Black High Polish
  • Warwick machine heads
  • Warwick two-piece bridge
  • Warwick security locks
  • Chrome hardware
  • Just-A-Nut III
  • Weight: ~7.7 pounds (~3.5 kg)
  • Warwick Red Label Strings: 4-string: 045˝ – 105˝ (42200M)

RockBass Corvette Basic Active 6-String Bass Specs:

  • Bolt-on
  • Right-handed fretted and fretless or left-handed fretted versions available
  • 34˝ scale length
  • Just-A-Nut III
  • Maple neck with Ekanga veneer stripes
  • Rosewood fingerboard (Tigerstripe Ebony for the fretless model)
  • Alder body
  • Active MEC Soapbar pickups with Active 2-way electronics
  • Warwick two-piece bridge
  • Warwick security locks
  • Chrome hardware
  • Chrome hardware
  • Available finishes: Natural Satin, Black High Polish
  • Made in China