Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in September 2016

September is in the books, so it is time to look back at the most popular gear stories for the month.

Here are the top 10 most read bass gear stories, as voted by reader views.

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Gibson Unveils 2017 EB Bass T Model

1. Gibson 2017 EB Bass T Model

Gibson has unveiled their 2017 instrument lineup, including the new Gibson 2017 EB Bass T. The new version revamps the EB Bass design with a new body shape among other features…

Quilter Amps Unveils the Bass Block 800

2. Quilter Amps Bass Block 800

Quilter Amps has unveiled the Bass Block 800, a bass amp that delivers up to 800 watts while weighing in at just 3.75 pounds. The micro-sized amp sets itself apart by being completely designed by Quilter, the company says…

Ibanez Unveils Limited Edition SR Premium Bass

3. Ibanez Limited Edition SR Premium Bass

Ibanez is making a special run of heir SR Premium bass for 2016. The SR5SMLTD Premium is a five-string model that will sport a spalted maple top, birdseye maple fingerboard, and birdseye maple pickup covers to exude what the company calls a rare exotic charm…

Darkglass Electronics Launches Microtubes 900 Bass Amp

4. Darkglass Electronics Microtubes 900 Bass Amp

After showing a prototype at the NAMM Show this year, Darkglass Electronics is now shipping their first bass amplifier. The Microtubes 900 offers several upgrades from the prototype including extra power and an intuitive footswitch…

Warwick Unveils Limited Edition Bass for 2016

5. Warwick 2016 Limited Edition Bass

Warwick has unveiled details on this year’s limited edition bass, which will be a take on their Corvette $$ model. The Warwick Masterbuilt Warwick Corvette $$ Ltd 2016 comes in four and five-string versions with the option for left-handed orientation…

Elrick Bass Guitars Unveils Steve Lawson Signature Model

6. Elrick Bass Guitars Steve Lawson Signature Model

Steve Lawson has teamed up with Elrick Bass Guitars to release a signature model. The Gold Standard Steve Lawson Custom Bolt-on Neck Bass Guitar is a semi-hollow body that features the company’s “heel-less” body design…

Fender Introduces T-Bucket 300E Bass

7. Fender T-Bucket 300E Bass

Fender has revamped their T-Bucket series for 2016, including the introduction of the 300E Bass. The medium-scale, acoustic-electric bass is fitted with a Fishman Isys III pickup system. It comes complete with an active preamp and built-in tuner as well as volume and tone controls…

Cort Announces AB850F Acoustic Bass Guitar

8. Cort AB850F Acoustic Bass Guitar

Cort Guitars has expanded their bass lineup with the AB850F, an acoustic bass guitar featuring a full-size, jumbo body that the company says produces plenty of volume. The bass, which comes in natural and black finishes, is constructed with a dovetail neck joint and venetian cutaway for better access to the upper register…

Nordstrand Pickups Announces Big J-Blades

9. Nordstrand Pickups Big J-Blades

Nordstrand Pickups has announced the Big J-Blade, a jazz-style single coil pickup that’s built with a continuous sensing blade. The new model will come in two versions with different winds to provide two unique tones…

Warwick Introduces Rex Brown Signature Basses

10. Warwick Rex Brown Signature Basses

Rex Brown has teamed up with Warwick for a new signature bass that will be available in the company’s top shelf custom shop line as well as the more affordable Rockbass Artist line. Both versions are based off the Reverso neck-through model, which features a distinct offset body with an extended upper horn…

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