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Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in November 2018

Time is flying by, and another month is in the books. That means it is time for another Gear Roundup, where we look back at the top 10 reader favorite gear stories for the month.

Here is your top 10 for the month of November.

Fender Introduces Limited Edition Midnight Hour Precision Bass

1. Fender Limited Edition Midnight Hour Precision Bass

Fender recently produced a film called “Artform” with producers Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge, also known as “The Midnight Hour.” The mini-doc highlights the duo’s musical journey through the lens of hip-hop. To celebrate, Fender released the Limited Edition Midnight Hour Precision Bass…

Sire Guitars Unveils 2nd Generation Marcus Miller Basses

2. Sire Guitars 2nd Generation Marcus Miller Basses

Sire Guitars has announced several major upgrades to their Marcus Miller line of bass guitars ranging from the pickups to the serial number system. Nearly every bass they make has been upgraded in some way…

GR Bass ONE800 Bass Amp Now Available

3. GR Bass ONE800 Bass Amp

GR Bass Amps are now available in the U.S., and they’re now shipping the GR Bass ONE800. The 800-watt bass amp offers lots of tonal tweaking with a four-band EQ section that includes three-way frequency switches for the Lo-Mid and Hi-Mid ranges…

Eastwood Custom Shop Unveils the Backlund Rockerbox Bass

4. Eastwood Custom Shop Backlund Rockerbox Bass

Eastwood Guitars has unveiled the latest bass from their custom shop, which is the Backlund Rockerbox bass. Designed by John Backlund, the bass carries the same “retro-futuristic” design as the artist’s guitars that are already in production…

Island Instruments Announces The Traveller Bass

5. Island Instruments Traveller Bass

For bassists on the go, Montreal’s Island Instruments has introduced the Traveller Bass, a four-stringer that’s pared down to the essentials. Built with size in mind, the bass was designed with a short 31-inch scale and a headless design…

MXR Releases the Vintage Bass Octave Pedal

6. MXR Vintage Bass Octave Pedal

MXR has announced the Vintage Bass Octave, a pedal they say gives the classic octaver circuit with modern upgrades like superior tracking, cleaner headroom, and versatility…

Aguilar Amplification Introduces the Tone Hammer 700 Bass Amp

7. Aguilar Amplification Tone Hammer 700 Bass Amp

Aguilar’s Tone Hammer range of amps has gotten a little bigger – and a little louder. They’ve just introduced the Tone Hammer 700, which builds upon the 350 and 500 models with a power rating of 700 watts and weighs in at 4.9 pounds…

Acoustic Amplification Adds B300C and B600C to Bass Combo Lineup

8. Acoustic Amplification B300C and B600C Bass Combos

Acoustic Amplification has unveiled two new models with their C-Series: the B300C and the B600C bass combo amplifiers. Both models are built with class-D power sections for strong output power while maintaining a reasonable weight…

DSM Noisemaker Announces the OmniCabSim Mini Pedal

9. DSM Noisemaker OmniCabSim Mini Pedal

DSM Noisemaker has announced the OmniCabSim Mini, a compact pedal that continues their line of cabinet simulators. It has controls for amp gain, level, texture, resonance, and cab size…

3Leaf Audio Unveils the Chromatron Pedal

10. 3Leaf Audio Chromatron Pedal

3Leaf Audio has expanded their pedal lineup with the Chromatron, a state variable filter that is the result of “10 years tweaking, refining, and reimagining”…