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Dan Lakin Launches D. Lakin Basses with Two New Models

D. Lakin Joe Osborn and Bob Glaub Signature BassesThree years after selling Lakland Basses to a private investment group, Dan Lakin is getting back into the bass building business. His new company, D. Lakin Basses, is launching two new models that with his signature artists Joe Osborn and Bob Glaub.

The Joe Osborn 4 is defined by a pair of single coil D. Lakin pickups with a 1.5″ nut width, while the Bob Glaub 4 sports a single humbucked split coil pickup and a 1.75″ nut width. Both models feature all Hipshot hardware, a bone nut, graphite-reinforced maple necks, and matching headstocks. The necks can be adjusted via the truss rod wheel, as opposed to an allen wrench.

Lakin tells us this first batch has all alder bodies and rosewood fingerboards, though maple boards will be an option soon. He also has another new design in the works of an active bass with a MM/J pickup configuration.

The D. Lakin Joe Osborn 4 and Bob Glaub 4 basses will be shipping in May. Both models carry a street price of $1,199.

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D. Lakin Bass Details:

Body:Alder
Neck:Maple with Graphite Reinforcement
Fretboard:Rosewood
Neck Finish:Oil Finish on Back of Neck
Hardware:All USA made Hipshot Hardware
Nut:Bone Nut
Other:Matching Headstocks, Generous Color Options, Convenient Wheel Truss Rod Adjustments

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