B&G Handmade Guitars has unveiled the Big Sister, a bass to support their Little Sister guitar model. The semi-hollow bass, which comes in fretted or fretless, was designed for old school flair.
“This Big Sister idea was born with the release of the Little Sister guitar,” B&G writes. “We wanted to apply the same traditional materials & techniques, unique chambered body design, and 50’s nitro finish to a bass guitar.”
B&G utilizes old growth African Mahogany for the Big Sister’s body and neck with old growth Indian Rosewood for the fingerboard. Its top wood is figured maple, while the fingerboard is inlaid with pearloid dots. Pickups can be either Aguilar humbuckers or single coils. The bass weighs in between 7 and 7.7 pounds.
The B&G Handmade Guitars Big Sister is made in Israel and is available with several options. It’s available for order starting at $3,450 with an expected delivery date of September 2016.
B&G Handmade Guitars Big Sister Bass Specs:
|Body:||Old Growth African Mahogany|
|Top Wood:||Figured Maple|
|Neck:||Old Growth African Mahogany (Reclaimed Honduran Mahogany available)|
|Fretboard:||Old Growth Indian Rosewood, 20-year air-dried (Brazilian Rosewood available)|
|Fretwire:||155 / 154 (Narrow Tall / Medium)|
|Neck shape:||B&G soft V|
|Pickups:||Aguilar Humbuckers (AG 4SD-D1) / Aguilar Single (AG 4SS-D1)|
|Potentiometers:||cts500k / cts250k|
|Bridge:||Full Brass B&G|
|Tuners:||Gotoh – GB528|
|Case:||Hard Case Included|
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