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Spector Introduces the Bantam 4 Short-Scale Bass

Spector was showing off several new models at the 2018 Winter NAMM Show including the new Bantam 4, a short-scale bass with a chambered alder body. The combo of features helps to keep the bass’s weight down to just seven pounds.

The basses are built with a carved NS-style body topped with quilted maple in black cherry or black stain gloss finishes. The three-ply hard maple neck sports an Indian rosewood fingerboard with 22 frets. For electronics, Spector opted for a pair of EMG 35DC pickups matched to the EMG BTS active EQ.

The Spector Bantam 4 will be available soon with prices starting at $1,799.

Spector Bantam 4 Bass Specs:

Construction:Bolt-on
Scale:30″
Body:Chambered European Alder
Top:USA Figured Maple
Neck:3-piece Maple with Graphite Rod Reinforcement
Fingerboard:Indian Rosewood
Inlays:Side Dots
Frets:22
Fingerboard Radius:16″
Nut Width:1.50″
Pickups:EMG 35DC
Electronics:EMG BTS
Controls: Bridge Pickup Volume, Neck Pickup Volume, Treble Boost/Cut, Bass Boost/Cut
Finish:High Gloss
Colors:Black Cherry, Trans Black Stain
Bridge:Spector Aluminum Locking Bridge
Case:Includes Spector Deluxe Gig Bag
Left-handed:Yes

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