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Tensor Bass Expands With the Ultralight Jazz Bass Series

Tensor Inc. has expanded their bass guitar offerings with the Ultralight Jazz Bass series. The custom made basses come in four- or five-string versions and are fitted with a pair of Aguilar J-HOT pickups, which feature an over-wound design for a hotter output.

Each bass is built with a chambered maple body and 3-piece, grain oriented maple/mahogany neck with a choice of fingerboards: maple, rosewood, or ebony. Similar to Tensor’s previous models, the Ultralight Jazz Basses are built with the Force Balance system, which replaces a traditional truss rod with a set of compression springs to counter tension in the neck. Check out CEO Thomas Lanni explaining the system here:

Other features include 25 frets, Hipshot hardware, and custom pickguards. The new model is available direct from Tensor with an unlisted price.

Tensor Bass Ultralight Jazz Bass Specs:

Strings:4 or 5
Body:Chambered Maple
Neck:3-piece Grain Oriented Maple/Mahogany
Fingerboard:Maple, Rosewood or Ebony
Pickguard:Textile, Wood Veneer, or Tooled Leather
Pickups:Aguilar J-HOT Series
Bridge:Hipshot A Series
Tuners:Hipshot Ultralight Series
Weight:7lbs for 4-string, 7.6lbs for 5-string

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