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Bootleg Guitars Introduces Dawg Pounder Bass

Jon Hill of Bootleg Guitars decided to get back to basics with his new Dawg Pounder model.

“I’ve been preaching simplicity lately: 1 humbucker 1 knob,” the luthier explained. “I feel guitars kinda went through a ‘Big Hair’ phase and I’m back in the garage with the garage bands!”

Bootleg Guitars Dawg Pounder Bass

Delivered in a sleek, black satin finish, the Pounder lives up to Hill’s words and sports a a single Bartolini BC4CBC-T humbucker with a single volume knob. The body is Northern ash while the neck is made from quartersawn hard rock maple. It’s available in four and five string versions with scale lengths of 34˝ and 35˝, respectively.

The Bootleg Guitars Dawg Pounder is made entirely in the U.S. with a street price of $1699. For more info, check out the Bootleg Guitars website.

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Bootleg Guitars Dawg Pounder Specs:

  • Body: Northern Ash
  • Construction: Bolt-on
  • Neck: Quartersawn Hard Rock Maple
  • Frets: 24
  • Scale: 34˝ (35˝ for 5-string)
  • Inlay: Black Dot
  • Tuners: Hipshot Ultralight
  • Bridge: Hipshot
  • Nut: Solid Brass
  • Pickups: Bartolini BC4CBC-T Humbucker
  • Finish: Black Satin