Bass of the Week: Bergfels Guitars John-Eric Signature Custom Bass

Bergfels Guitars Custom Bass

Bergfels Guitars is an Austrian company founded by builder Stefan Kirchner. They recently completed a custom bass for bassist John-Eric that at first glance seems fairly traditional, but further inspection reveals tons of modern features.

First of all, it’s a short-scale bass that has a multi-scale neck that runs from 30 inches to 31.25 inches. The mahogany body has a fine maple burl top while its maple neck has a ziricote fingerboard. The headstock, which is also capped with ziricote, also has a Hipshot D-Tuner mixed in with its Schaller M4 tuners. Tying body and fingerboard together, the noiseless custom pickups are housed in mahogany and ziricote covers.

Bergfels Guitars John-Eric Signature Custom Bass Specs:

Top:Maple Burl
Neck:Hard Maple
Headstock Cap:Ziricote
Pickups:Custom Noiseless P/J
Tuners:Schaller M4, Hipshot D-Tuner

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