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Eastwood Custom Shop Unveils the Classic 5 Bass

Eastwood will be introducing a five-string version of their Classic hollow body bass as part of their crowdfunding platform. The Classic 5 Bass will be built with a bound laminated maple body, maple top, and bound f-holes.

Eastwood Custom Shop Classic 5 Bass

Similar to the four-string, the fiver is fitted with a pair of EW-Retro humbuckers controlled with a 3-way switch. Its knobs are set up for a volume/volume/tone configuration. Other features include a bound maple neck, a rosewood fingerboard with shark teeth inlays, and a 30.5-inch scale.

The Eastwood Classic 5 Bass will go into production once their goal of $1,200 is met. It has a pre-order deposit of $150 with a final price of $599, which includes a custom gigbag. Eastwood says the bass is projected ship in March 2017.

Eastwood Custom Shop Classic 5 Bass Specs:

Body:Bound Laminated Maple, Maple Top, Bound F-Holes
Colors:Black, Walnut
Pickups:Dual EW-Retro Humbuckers
Switching:3-Way
Controls:2 Volume 1 Tone
Bridge:Wood Floating, Trapeze Tail
Neck:Bound Maple, SET neck
Finger Board:Rosewood, Sharks Teeth Inlays
Scale Length:30 1/2″
Width at the Nut:1 5/8″
Hardware:Gotoh style Style Nickel/Chrome
Strings:#45-#130 Long Scale