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Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in September

Fender was quite busy in September, announcing several new basses. As a result, they took up exactly half of this month’s most read gear stories on No Treble, and four of the top five.

Here are the most popular gear stories on No Treble for the month of September, 2013.

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Fender Unveils Deluxe and American Deluxe Dimension Bass Models

1. Fender Unveils Deluxe and American Deluxe Dimension Bass Models

After introducing the Dimension Bass as part of their Modern Player Series, Fender has revealed that the bass is now available as part of their Deluxe and American Deluxe instrument lines…

Fender Custom Shop Unveils New Limited Geddy Lee 1972 Jazz Bass

2. Fender Custom Shop Unveils New Limited Geddy Lee 1972 Jazz Bass

Fender’s Custom Shop has taken all of the aspects of Geddy Lee’s famous 1972 Jazz bass and created a Limited Edition Geddy Lee Jazz replica. Every detail was considered, from the neck shape, wiring, pickups – even the wear and tear…

Fender Brings Back the Coronado Bass

3. Fender Brings Back the Coronado Bass

Fender is quite busy these days. The company has just announced they are bringing back their Coronado bass, as the newest addition to their Modern Player series. The Coronado, originally introduced in 1966, was Fender’s first hollow-body instrument line including both basses and guitars…

Fender Puts Starcaster Bass Into Production After Nearly 40 Years

4. Fender Puts Starcaster Bass Into Production After Nearly 40 Years

In addition to the newly reintroduced Coronado, Fender has added another classic design to their Modern Player Series with the Starcaster Bass. Based on the Starcaster guitar, the semi-hollow bass was designed in the 70s and was never officially produced. Fender calls it one of their rarest instruments…

DR Strings Introduces K3 NEON Hi-Def Multi-Color Bass String Sets

5. DR Strings Introduces K3 NEON Hi-Def Multi-Color Bass String Sets

DR’s NEON string series is now even more colorful with the introduction of the K3 NEON Hi-Def Multi-Color Bass String sets. The coated strings are bright in daylight as well as black light active and glow under UV lighting…

Fender Custom Shop Announces Limited Edition Gold Top Dusty Hill Precision Bass

6. Fender Custom Shop Announces Limited Edition Gold Top Dusty Hill Precision Bass

Rounding out the Fender Custom Shop’s Artist Collection bass additions for the summer is the Limited Edition Gold Top Dusty Hill Precision Bass. Limited to 50 bass worldwide, Fender reports the new model is identical to the one Dusty is currently touring with…

EARasers Introduces Instant Fit Musicians Earplugs

7. EARasers Introduces Instant Fit Musicians Earplugs

EARasers has a new set of earplugs for musicians which provides an instant fit to your ear. The plugs’ design features a soft medical-grade silicone that creates a “smart seal” instead of requiring impressions of your ear to be made…

Elrick Introduces Second Generation Expat Series New Jazz Standard Bass

8. Elrick Introduces Second Generation Expat Series New Jazz Standard Bass

Elrick Bass Guitars has introduced the second generation of their Expat Series New Jazz Standard Bass. The model has undergone a makeover with updated cosmetics, including pick guards, an Elrick bridge, matching metal knobs, fretboard markers, new colors and matching headstocks…

Korg Introduces Pitchblack Pro Rackmount Tuner

9. Korg Introduces Pitchblack Pro Rackmount Tuner

Korg has introduced the Korg Pitchblack Pro to their series of tuners. The 19-inch, 1U rackmount tuner is based around a large “3D” meter that allows for easy readability from any angle and has three modes: Regular, Strobe, and Half Strobe…

Cort Unveils Artisan 20th Anniversary Basses

10. Cort Unveils Artisan 20th Anniversary Basses

Cort has announced a line of 20th Anniversary editions of their Artisan basses, including the Artisan A-Custom 20th and the Artisan B 20th. Each of the models are limited edition and come in 4- and 5-string versions with a 20th Anniversary logo on the electronics cover plate…