Bass of the Week: AC Guitars Finn R Type 5/33

AC Guitars Finn R Type 5-33 Bass

Alan Cringean’s basses always grab my attention, which is why one of his latest builds stopped my scrolling on Facebook. His newest Finn R Type 5/33 is built with a Spanish cedar body with a killer flamed redwood top. Black accents and its ziracote fingerboard with matching pickup ramp really drive home the beautiful mix of dark and warm aesthetics.

That huge ramp houses a PB split coil in the neck position and an ACG RFB in the bridge position. “This wide aperture humbucking pickup provides a more aggressive, darker tone, with a lot of punch and a smoother high end when compared to the more modern hifi tone of our FB pickup,” Cringean writes of the RFB. “A great choice for a powerful rock or extremely punchy funk tone, anything where you really want to be noticed.”

Other features include an East Uni-Pre 4K preamp, a Hipshot bridge, Gotoh Resolite tuners, and Dunlop Straplocks.

AC Guitars Finn R Type 5/33 Bass Specs:

Body:Spanish Cedar
Top:Flame Redwood
Neck:5-piece Wenge/Padauk
Pickups:ACG RFB bridge. PB Split coil neck
Pickup Ramp:Ziracote
Electronics:East Uni-Pre 4K
Tuners:Gotoh Resolite
Other:Dunlop Straplocks

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