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Warwick Announces RockBass Artist Line Bootsy Collins Space Bass

Warwick RockBass Artist Line Bootsy Collins Space Bass

Two years ago, Warwick presented Bootsy Collins with a one-of-a-kind “Space Bass” made in the company’s custom shop. The star-shaped instrument garnered so much attention that Warwick has now introduced a similar model to their more affordable RockBass Artist Line.

The Warwick RockBass Artist Line Bootsy Collins Space Bass is built with a mahogany body, maple neck, and rosewood fingerboard. Its finish matches the outrageous fashion of Collins himself with a special purple burst. More of the bassist’s persona shines through with star fingerboard inlays and a matching star-shaped headstock.

The pickup configuration is an active MEC J/TJ setup that’s matched with an active MEC 2-way preamp. Other features include a 2-piece Warwick bridge and Warwick security locks. The bass will start shipping in July with a street price under $1,000.

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RockBass Artist Line Bootsy Collins Space Bass Specs:

Matched Headstock:Matching Headstock with Bootsy-Logo
Machineheads:Warwick machineheads
Nut:Just-A-Nut III
Neck Wood:Maple with Ekanga Veneer stripes
Inlay:Star Inlays
Fingerboard Radius:20″
Scale length:34″ (long scale)
Fret quantity material and size:24 nickelsilver frets (width: 2,9mm/ height: 1,3mm)
Body Shape:flat Body Shape
Bodywood (Topwood / Backwood):Mahogany
Pickups:Active MEC J/TJ
Electronics:Active MEC 2 way electronic
Pot layout:Volume P/P / Balance / Treble/Bass stacked P/P for splitting coils
Pickguard:Purple Pickguard
Bridge system:2-piece Warwick bridge
Strap system:Warwick security locks
Left/Right Handed:Only available as right-handed and fretted
Color possibilities:Special purple Bootsy Finish
Hardware color:Chrome Hardware
String label / gauges:Warwick Red strings: 4-string: 045″ – 105″ (42200 M)
Weight:Approximately 9 lbs.

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