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Dean Zelinsky Introduces the Mule Bass

Guitar and bass maker Dean Zelinsky has unveiled the Mule bass. Available in four- and five-string versions, the model is Zelinsky’s first to feature his patented Z-Glide Reduced Friction Neck.

The back of the maple neck features a precisely engraved pattern that reduces surface area by putting a little air between your thumb and the neck. Another unique feature is the Thumb-Rail body design, which creates an area to anchor your thumb along the length of the body.

Each bass is fitted with a pair of the company’s DZPLG humbucker pickups with a two-band EQ. Other features include a 3-ply cream pickguard, a 4- or 5-saddle vintage bridge, and a high gloss finish.

The Dean Zelinsky Mule Bass comes in 3-Tone Sunburst, Trans-Amber, Classic Black, Gun Metal Gray, and Vintage White. It’s available only directly from the manufacturer with prices of $649 for the four string and $699 for the five string.

Dean Zelinsky Mule Bass Specs:

Construction:Bolt Neck
Neck:Maple w/Z-Glide Reduced Friction
Neck Profile:Soft ‘C’ Medium-Thin
Headstock:Maple w/Bright Nickel Dean Zelinsky Logo
Fingerboard:Maple or Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius:12″
Frets:21 Medium-Jumbo
Inlays:Black (Maple Fretboard), MOP Diamonds (Rosewood Fretboard)
Pickguard:3-Ply Cream
Pickups:DZPLG Active Humbucker
Electronics:Vol, Blend, Treble/Bass (Stacked)
Tuners:DZPL Vintage Open-Gear Tuners
Bridge:4-Saddle Vintage (Topload) for 4-string; 5-Saddle Vintage (Topload)
High Gloss Finish:3-Tone Sunburst, Trans-Amber, Classic Black, Vintage White, Gun Metal Gray (5-string only)
Weight:7.5-8.5 lbs

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