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Bass of the Week: Universum Guitars Epsilon UJ4

Universum Guitars Epsilon UJ4 Bass

This week we’re checking out the Universum Guitars Epsilon UJ4, a unique bass that blends several design elements. Built in Ukraine, it has a unique, conch-like soundhole created using Golden Ratio principles.

The body is built using sycamore maple with flamed and carved figured maple for the top. Its seven-piece neck is constructed of flamed sycamore maple and walnut, while the wenge fingerboard is bound in flamed maple. Universum fits the UJ4 with a pair of Dimarzio Ultra Jazz pickups and a Volume/Tone/Balance control configuration. Other features include Grover lightweight tuners, a Unimatic bridge, and an assortment of color options.

Universum Guitars Epsilon UJ4 Bass Specs:

Construction:Set Neck
Body:Sycamore Maple
Top:Flame Carved Figured Maple
Body Finish:High Gloss Polyester
Neck:7-piece Flame Sycamore Maple/Walnut
Neck Shape:C
Binding:Flame Maple
Fingerboard Radius:12″
Pickups:Dimarzio Ultra Jazz
Controls:Volume, Tone, Balance
Tuners:Grover Lightweight

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