Schecter Announces Michael Anthony Koa Top USA Signature Bass

Schecter Michael Anthony Koa Top USA Signature Bass

After releasing a signature model in 2016, Schecter and Michael Anthony teamed up again to release a new version of the bass. The 2019 USA Signature edition of the instrument features a koa top with a natural finish to show off the grain.

The rest of its body is made from a 5-ply laminate of ash and walnut while its neck is 5-ply maple and walnut. The rosewood fretboard has binding and is marked with silver ring inlays and acrylic dots for side markers. Another key feature of the bass is its Schecter Signature Michael Anthony pickup set, which is modeled after his original Monster Tone P/J set.

“Voiced after Michaels original Schecter Set, these pickups won’t leave you bottoms up,” Schecter writes. “A straight hardwired series split P style in the neck and a full power Single J for the bridge are perfectly paired. 16 .25″ steel poles in all, energized by custom sintered Ceramic magnets provide punch, power and incredible dexterity when used in conjunction with a standard passive Vol-Tone configuration.”

Other features include Schecter tuners with a Hipshot Drop D, a Schecter brass string-through bridge, and a three-way toggle pickup selector. The Schecter Michael Anthony Koa Top USA Signature bass is made in the company’s custom shop and carries an MSRP of $3,999.

Schecter Michael Anthony Koa Top USA Signature Bass Specs:

Body Material:5-ply Ash/Walnut
Neck Material:5-ply Maple/Walnut
Fretboard Material:Rosewood w/Binding
Inlays:Silver Ring w/Acrylic Dot
Scale:34? (863mm)
Frets:21 German Silver Frets
Fretboard Radius:12? (305mm)
Neck Shape:Custom C
Nut:Graph Tech TUSQ
Pickups:Schecter Signature Michael Anthony Set
Controls:Volume/Tone/3-Way Switch
Hardware Color:Black
Bridge:Schecter Custom Brass String Through
Tuners:Schecter Custom Bass Tuners With Hipshot Drop D
Finishes:Natural Gloss

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