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Kiesel Guitars Introduces Amos Williams Signature Vader Bass

Kiesel Guitars Vader AW5 Signature Headless Bass

Kiesel Guitars teamed up with TesseracT bassist Amos Williams to create the Vader AW5 Signature headless bass. The new model is based on the Vader bass with several differences including a 34-inch scale 23-fret fingerboard, and a single high output HB series humbucker.

As with all Kiesel and Carvin instruments, the AW5 is available with a number of options. Standard features include an alder body, a maple neck with carbon-fiber reinforcement, and an ebony fingerboard. The AW5 comes with an active 2-band preamp with a push-pull tone knob to toggle into passive mode. The bass’s average weight is 8.5 pounds.

The Kiesel Guitars Vader AW5 Signature Headless Bass is available for order now with a direct price of $1,449.

Kiesel Guitars Vader AW5 Signature Headless Bass Specs:

Construction:Neck Through Body
Scale Length:34″
Body:Alder
Neck:Maple With Two High-Strength Carbon-Fiber Reinforcing Rods and Fully-Adjustable Dual Action Truss Rod
Fingerboard:Ebony, 14″ Radius
Inlays:White Pearl Dots With Standard Black-Ring Luminlay Super Blue Side Dots
Neck Dimensions:1.78″ Wide @ Nut, 3.0″ Wide @ 24th Fret; 0.79″ Thick at 1st Fret, 0.92″ Thick at 12th Fret
Hardware:Black
Bridge:Hipshot With .75″ (19Mm) String Space
Nut:Kiesel Locking Nut System (Accepts Standard Strings)
Frets:23 Medium-Jumbo, .103 Wide X .048 Tall
Pickup:HB5 Alnico Humbucker
Electronics:Active Electronics, Master Volume, Pull-Up Tone Control/Passive Mode, Stacked Concentric Bass/Treble Cut/Boost
Strings:Dunlop Super Brights
Dimensions:38 1/4″ Long, 12 3/8″ Wide, 1 5/8″ Thick Body
Average Weight:8.5 Pounds

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