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Ibanez Unveils Limited Edition Buckeye Burl SR Premium Bass

Ibanez has unveiled a new limited edition version of their SR Premium bass. Built in their Premium facility, the SR Premium LTD SR5BBLTD is set from its apart with a Buckeye Burl top with a matching headstock and pickup covers.

Ibanez SR Premium LTD SR5BBLTD Bass

The SR5BBLTD’s ash body is matched with an Atlas-5 five piece wenge and bubinga neck that is reinforced with KTS Titanium rods. The rosewood fretboard holds 24 frets and is inlaid with abalone oval position markers.

Ibanez fits the SR5BBLTD with a pair of Nordstrand Big Single pickups with wood covers. Its preamp is a EQB-IIISC 3-band EQ with bypass and mid-frequency switches for extra tonal shaping. Hardware includes a mono-rail IV bridge and a Graph Tech Black TUSQ XL nut.

As with all instruments made in the premium facility, the bass receives a premium fret edge treatment for smoother playing and a more comfortable grip. The Ibanez SR Premium LTD SR5BBLTD is available now with a street price of $2,499.

Ibanez SR Premium LTD SR5BBLTD Bass Photos:

Ibanez SR Premium LTD SR5BBLTD Bass Specs:

Finish:Natural Flat
Neck:Atlas-5 Wenge/Bubinga with KTS TITANIUM rods
Top:Buckeye Burl
Headstock:Buckeye Burl
Inlays:Abalone oval
Frets:24 Medium frets w/Premium fret edge treatment
Bridge:Mono-rail IV bridge
Pickups:Nordstrand “Big Single” 5 Buckeye Burl Wood neck pickup (Passive)
Electronics:EQB-IIISC 3-band eq w/eq bypass switch & Mid frequency switch
Nut:Graph Tech BLACK TUSQ XL nut
Hardware Color:Gold
Case:Hardshell Case included

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