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Warwick Unveils Limited Edition Bass for 2016

Warwick has unveiled details on this year’s limited edition bass, which will be a take on their Corvette $$ model. The Warwick Masterbuilt Warwick Corvette $$ Ltd 2016 comes in four and five-string versions with the option for left-handed orientation.

Its black korina body is topped with black walnut burl in a tinted natural transparent stain for a deep, rich hue. The neck is made of wenge and black korina. For fretted models, the bass comes with a white ebony fretboard, while fretless models are constructed with tigerstripe ebony.

Other features include Warwick machine heads with wooden knobs, black walnut burl block fretboard inlays, fluorescent side dots, and 24 jumbo bronze frets with Invisible Fretwork Technology. The pickups are configured with a Nordstrand J Pickup in the neck position and a Nordstrand Bigman pickup at the bridge. The Bigman has a coil-split switch and both pickups feed into an active Nordstrand 2-band preamp.

The Warwick Custom Shop Masterbuilt Corvette $$ Limited Edition 2016 Bass is available for order with prices of $4,029 for the four-string and $4,298 for the five-string.

Warwick Custom Shop Masterbuilt Corvette $$ Limited Edition 2016 Bass Specs:

Construction:Bolt On
Scale length:864 mm / 34″ (Longscale)
Body:Black Korina
Top:3/8″ Black Walnut Burl
Matched Headstock:Black Walnut Burl in Tinted Natural Transparent Satin
Neck:5-piece Wenge with Black Korina Stripes
Fretboard:White Ebony fingerboard (fretted); Tigerstripe Ebony Fingerboard (fretless)
Fingerboard Radius:508 mm / 20″
Frets:24 Jumbo Bronze
Fret Treatment:IFT - Invisible Fretwork Technology
Inlay:Black Walnut Burl Block Inlays
Fluorescent Side Dot:Illuminated Side Dots
Nut:Just-A-Nut III Brass
Pickups:Passive Nordstrand J pickup (neck), Passive Nordstrand Bigman (bridge)
Electronics:Active Nordstrand 2 way electronic
Pot layout:Volume (P/P) / Balance / passive Tone / Treble Bass stacked
Switch:Mini-Switch for Bigman Coil Split
Machineheads:Warwick Machine Heads with wooden knobs
Bridge system:Warwick 2 pcs. Brass Bridge
Strap system:Warwick Security locks
Finish:Tinted Natural Transparent Satin
Hardware color:Gold Hardware
Weight:8.5 lbs
Accessories:Warwick User Kit
Case:Handmade Genuine Leatherbag by Rockbag (RB 20205 B W)