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Xotic Unveils the XJPRO-1 5-String ProVintage Series Bass

Xotic has expanded their bass lineup with the XJPRO-1 5-String ProVintage Series Bass. As part of the ProVintage Series, the new bass combines elements of classic and modern features while building on their previous lineup.

Xotic Guitars XJPRO-1 5-String ProVintage Series Bass

“The ProVintage Series basses, inspired by the Xotic XJ Series, feature a structurally balanced neck for reliable intonation that is coated with a unique oil finish for a comfortable feel,” the company writes. “Additionally, the ProVintage Series utilize the same onboard preamp electronics that are featured in all Xotic Basses for a varied selection of punchy vintage-modern tones. Each Raw Vintage USA JB-5 pickup is meticulously hand wound in our shop and specifically voiced for the ProVintage Series.”

It’s built with a double-cutaway ash body, a 34-inch scale maple neck, and a 22-fret maple fretboard. The XJPRO-1 5-String ProVintage Series Bass is assembled in Indonesia and shipped to Los Angeles, California where they are Plek’d and given a final setup and inspection. It is available now for $1,800.

Xotic Guitars XJPRO-1 5-String ProVintage Series Bass Specs:

Body Wood:Ash
Body Color:3 Tone Burst
Neck:Maple neck and fingerboard
Fingerboard Radius:10R
Frets:22
Neck Finish:Oil
Neck Grip:D-Shape
Nut:Pure Bone
Pickup:Hand wound Raw Vintage JB-5N + Wooden Cover
Control:1 Vol, 1 Balancer, 1 Tone, 3 Band EQ
Preamp:Xotic Onboard Bass Preamp
Tuner:Hipshot Licensed Ultralite
Bridge:Hipshot B-Style
Bridge Saddle Spacing:18mm
Pickguard:Brown Tortoise
Weight:9.6lbs/4.4kg

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