Le Fay Introduces Fan Fret Version of Pangton Headless Bass

Le Fay Fan Fret Pangton Headless Bass

Le Fay has released a new fanned fret version of their Pangton headless bass. The bass has a unique bridge, head piece and pickups to accommodate the multi-scale lengths, which range from 35.24” for the B-string and 33.46” for the G-string. Though the design is quite unique, the German bass company says it’s easy to adjust to. “Soon this bass will feel perfectly normal,” they write. “The low B-string is wonderfully taut, the G-string is soft and supple.”

The Pangton Fan Fret has an ash body and a maple neck, reinforced by carbon. The fingerboard is Maple framed with ebony, and the whole bass is stained black with an acrylic satin finish. Le Fay includes three of their single-coil pickups matched with active/passive electronics, switchable via the push-pull volume knob. Tone controls include a 6-way pickup selector, boost and treble boosts and a passive treble cut.

The Le Fay Pangton Fan Fret is available now for €4,600 (approximately $6,166 USD). For more info, visit the Le Fay website.

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Le Fay Pangton Fan Fret Specs:

  • Body: Ash
  • Neck: Maple, carbon inside
  • Scale Length: Fanned- 89.5 cm (35.24 inches) to 85 cm (33.46 inches)
  • Fingerboard: Maple framed with ebony, “Premium” fret work
  • Finish:Acrylic satin finish, black stained
  • Bridge: Le Fay
  • Headpiece: Le Fay
  • Pick-ups: 3 single-coils, Le Fay
  • Controls:
  • Active/passive volume, push-pull
  • 6-way pick-up selector
  • Active bass – only boost
  • Active treble – only boost
  • Passive treble cut

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  1. NoSpin Jaroslav Bartosevic


  2. interesting look would love to play one.

  3. For a quarter of the price, that would be truly awesome – a must-have instrument. Sadly at that price, less so…

  4. Put an ebony fretboard on it and add an alder body with a nice gloss finish and I’d pay that price.