Alusonic Aluminum Instruments Unveils PentaFleX 5 String Bass Special Edition

Alusonic Aluminum Instruments PentaFleX 5 String Bass Special Edition

Italy’s Alusonic Aluminum Instruments has introduced a new bass model called the PentaFleX 5-string bass special edition. Made in collaboration with Alberto Rigoni, the bass is crafted with a chambered White Tulip body that’s topped with an aluminum alloy that they say provides “incredible attack and sustain.”

The neck is also wood, made from Flamed Balkan Maple, and reinforced with graphite rods. All remaining hardware is aluminum aside from the flexible PentaFleX pickup that offers five coil modes: P-Reverse, P51, Classic Precision, single coil, and humbucker.

“Considering that it features just one pickup, that’ definitely the most versatile bass I’ve ever tried,” Rigoni writes. “Moreover, the tone is punchy and really defined. Moreover, due to the materials used, it is super lightweight, just 3.5kg and it’s a 5 string! This bass is truly innovative!”

The Alusonic Aluminum Instruments PentaFleX 5 String Bass Special Edition is available direct.

Alusonic Aluminum Instruments PentaFleX 5 String Bass Special Edition Specs:

Construction:Bolt - on
Body:Chambered Selected White Toulipier
Body Finish:Epoxy Matte Black
Top:Aircraft Grade Aluminium Alloy
Top Finish:Epoxy Matte Black
Neck:Quartersawn Flamed Balkan Maple with Graphite Reinforcing Rods
Neck Thickness:21mm at 1st fret, 24mm at 12th fret
Neck Shape:Custom “C/V”
Neck Finish:Amber High Gloss
Fretboard:Quartersawn Flamed Balkan Maple
Fretboard Finish:Amber High Gloss
Scale Length:34″ (864mm)
Number of Frets:24
Frets Size:Medium Jumbo
String Nut:Graphite
Nut Width:44,5 mm Graphite
Position Marks:Black Side Dots
Truss Rod:2-way
Neck Plate:5-Bolt
Bridge:Alusonic Aluminium Quick Release Matte Black
String Spacing:18 mm
Tuners:Hipshot Ultralites Black
Pickups:Alusonic PentaFleX
Controls:Volume, Tone
Hardware:Aluminium Matte Black
Pickguard+Control Plate:Dibond
String:Alusonic Steel 45/135
Weight:3,5 kg
Accessories:Softcase, security straplock, wrench keys, lifetime warranty

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