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Veillette Introduces Flyer Acoustic-Electric Bass

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Veillette Guitars is now offering the Flyer Bass, a lightweight acoustic-electric bass guitar designed to strike a balance between the acoustic and electric worlds.

Designed after the company’s Flyer guitar, the bass features bent sides and a floating top and back to deliver acoustic tone, feel, and response while its 18-volt active piezo system offers full-range amplified tone.

Veillette attributes the body’s maple sides, solid maple back, and braced Sitka Spruce top to giving the Flyer a clean and well-defined attack in its tone. The extra-thick sides and solid back also help to make the bass sturdier. Even with a 14˝ body width and 34˝ scale, the Veillette Flyer weighs in at just under five pounds.

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Each Veillette is hand-made, so there are plenty of options for wood choices, number of strings, finishes, and fretted or fretless. The Veillette Flyer Bass starts at $3955. For more info, check out the Veillette Guitars website.

Veillette Flyer Bass Details:

  • Hollowbody
  • Scale: 34˝
  • Body Width: 14˝
  • Body Sides: Extra-thick Maple
  • Body Back: Solid Maple
  • Top: Sitka Spruce
  • Electronics: 18v Active Piezo System
  • Options:
  • Black or Gold Hardware
  • Ebony or Pau Ferro Fingerboard & Tailpiece
  • Exotic wood tops (as available)
  • Left-Handed (no extra charge)
  • Lined or Unlined Fretless
  • Extra-Light Tuning Machines
  • Custom Nut Widths
  • Custom Scale lengths and tuning configurations