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Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in March

If you like reading about bass gear, you probably love these top 10 lists as much as we do.

Here are the 10 most popular new gear stories on No Treble for the month of March, 2014.

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Fender Announces Online Configurator with American Design Experience

1. Fender American Design Experience Online Configurator

Ever wanted to mix and match your favorite parts of a Fender? Now you can with the company’s new American Design Experience. Originally introduced in 2011 at the Fender Visitor Center in Corona, California, the direct-to-consumer program now has an online presence to allow you to customize your own instrument via an online configurator tool…

ESP Introduces LTD RB Series Design with Rocco Prestia

2. ESP LTD RB Series Rocco Prestia Design

ESP has introduced the RB Series of basses to their LTD line. Designed over the course of a year with Tower of Power’s Rocco Prestia, the bass is built to offer tonal flexibility…

Dunlop Announces the MXR M81 Bass Preamp Pedal

3. MXR M81 Bass Preamp Pedal

Dunlop has expanded the MXR Bass Innovations series with the M81 Bass Preamp, a pedal that packs a preamp into a stompbox the size of the company’s Phase 90. Similar to a studio preamp, the Bass Preamp has level controls for its input and output…

Eastwood Guitars Introduces Sidejack Bass

4. Eastwood Guitars Sidejack Bass

Eastwood Guitars has created a tribute to the 1960’s Mosrite bass in a new model they call the Sidejack. The retro-styled bass sports a medium 32″ scale and a Metallic red finish. The Sidejack Bass is built with a basswood body, a maple bolt-on neck, and a rosewood fingerboard inlaid with Mosrite dot markers…

Adamovic Debuts Concept Series with “The Dark” Bass

5. Adamovic “The Dark” Concept Series Bass

Adamovic has unveiled their first in their line of concept basses called “The Dark.” Available in 4-, 5-, and 6-string versions, the bass was developed after years of feedback from players and numerous prototypes…

ESP Unveils Stream Bass Series

6. ESP Stream Bass Series

ESP debuted a lot at NAMM this year, including their brand new bass design: The Stream. The new bass, which is available in their ESP Original, E-II, and LTD brands, is a bolt-on single cut bass with a 34″ scale…

Peavey Announces MiniMax and MiniMega Compact Bass Amplifier Heads

7. Peavey MiniMax and MiniMega Compact Bass Amplifier Heads

Peavey announced a pair of new compact bass heads at NAMM this year with the MiniMax and the MiniMega. The amps are rated at 400 and 1000 watts, respectively, and weigh in at five and eight pounds…

Fender Redesigns Rumble Series Bass Amps for 2014

8. Fender Redesigned Rumble Series Bass Amps

Fender has completely revamped the Rumble Series of bass combo amplifiers into lighter and louder designs with more features. The new models are built with lightweight plywood enclosures with certain models featuring removable wooden grille frames, Eminence drivers, and upgraded compression tweeters…

Ashdown Launches Rootmaster Series Bass Amplifiers

9. Ashdown Rootmaster Series Bass Amplifiers

Ashdown Engineering unveiled a new range of amplifiers in their Rootmaster Series at this year’s NAMM Show. The lineup includes two bass heads, five speaker cabinets, and three combo amplifiers offered at an affordable price. The Rootmaster amplifiers and combos come in either 220 or 420 watts…

Epiphone Announces Limited Edition Jack Casady Signature Bass in Alpine White

10. Epiphone Limited Edition Jack Casady Signature Bass in Alpine White

Epiphone is celebrating legendary bassist Jack Casady once again with a limited edition version of his signature hollowbody bass. The limited edition 2014 Jack Casady Bass will come in Alpine White with a six-layer white/black body binding further accented by black plastic hardware…