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Bass of the Week: Blasius Bali Fretless 4-String

Blasius Bali Fretless 4-String Bass

Hungarian boutique bass shop Blasius designed their Bali model for players who prefer a more classical sounding instrument. Knowing versatility is key, they also included electronics to give it the ability to sound modern, too.

Here’s a gorgeous fretless 4-string version of the Bali, built with an 8-piece body of ash, maple and walnut. The bolt-on neck is a 9-piece laminate of amaranth and maple topped with an ebony fingerboard.

The pickups are a pair of Woodhead 4 single coils paired with Noll’s TCM 3 electronics, which offers Volume, Balance, Bass, Midrange, and Treble controls. The Volume knob also doubles as an active/passive mode switch.

Hardware on the bass includes the company’s 3D bridge and Schaller tuners. The bass is finished in red with a silk lacquer. For more info, check out the Blasius Guitars website.

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Blasius Bali Fretless Bass Specs:

  • 4-string Fretless
  • Scale: 865mm (34.05˝)
  • Construction: Bolt-on
  • Body: 8-piece Ash, Maple, Walnut
  • Neck: 9-piece Amaranth, Maple
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Pickups: Woodhead 4 Single Coils
  • Electronics: Noll TCM 3
  • Hardware: Black
  • Tuners: Schaller M4
  • Bridge: Blasius 3D
  • Finish: Silk Lacquer