Fodera Unveils Limited Edition 2022 Anniversary Bass

Fodera Guitars 2022 Anniversary Emperor 5 Deluxe Bass

Each year, Fodera celebrates their anniversary with a limited edition model. The company is fêting their 39th year in business with a limited spec Bubinga Emperor 5 Deluxe Bass.

Bubinga is used for its beautiful top wood and matching headstock as well as the dot inlays on its ebony fingerboard. Its side dots are made from holly wood. Fodera crafts the bass with a Butternut body and a three-piece hard rock maple neck.

“The Butternut body provides a warm tone similar to Alder, but with the mid punch of Walnut, and the Bubinga top adds some high end definition for a balanced overall sound,” the company writes.

For electronics, it has a pair of Fodera Duncan dual coils matched to a Standard 4-band preamp. Other features include “Garrison” pickup spacing and black hardware.

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The Fodera 39th Anniversary Model Limited Edition Bubinga Emperor 5 Deluxe carries a base price of $8,550.

Fodera Guitars 2022 Anniversary Emperor 5 Deluxe Bass Specs:

Neck:3-Piece Maple
Neck Profile:Fodera Standard Neck Profile
Dot Inlays:Bubinga
Side Dots:Holly
Pickups:Fodera / Duncan Dual Coils
Electronics:Fodera / Pope Standard 4-Band Preamp
String Spacing:19mm
Other:Ebony Butterfly / Holly “f”, Garrison Pickup Spacing

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