Kiesel Guitars Introduces the Modern J-Bass

Kiesel Guitars Modern J-Bass

Kiesel has updated their JB bass lineup with the MJ, aka Modern J-Bass. The new take removes the pickguard to fully display each bass’s top woods.

“Other changes to modernize the bass include a tasteful top bevel for aesthetics and comfort, our greatest variety of pickups options on a bass, and rear-routed controls to accommodate for more flexibility in control configuration,” they write.

Available in four- and five-string versions, the MJ has standard specs of an alder body, a carbon-fiber reinforced maple neck, and an ebony fingerboard. Through the company’s bass builder, you can choose tons of options. Standard electronics include a pair of JVA Single Coils, but as Kiesel mentioned there you can also upgrade to H50A Alnico Humbuckers, Kiesel’s Radium Single Coils or Humbuckers, or HB Alnico humbuckers. Its preamp is an 18-volt active/preamp configuration with stacked concentric bass and treble frequency/cut and boost knobs.

Kiesel Guitars Modern J-Bass Upgraded

The Kiesel Guitars Modern J-Bass is available now starting at $1,699.

Kiesel Guitars Modern J-Bass Specs:

Scale Length:34″
Neck:Tung-Oiled Maple With Two High-Strength Carbon-Fiber Reinforcing Rods & Fully-Adjustable Dual Action Truss Rod
Fingerboard:14″ Radius Ebony
Frets:22 Medium-Jumbo Stainless Steel Frets, .103 Wide X .048 Tall
Pickups:Two JVA Single Coil Pickups
Electronics:18V Active/Passive, Volume, Pickup Blend, Push/Pull Active And Passive Tone Control, Stacked Concentric Bass And Treble Frequency Cut Or Boost
Inlays:White Pearl Dots With Standard Black-Ring Luminlay Super Blue Side Dots
Headstock:GT Headstock
Strings:Dunlop Super Brights
Bridge:Hipshot™ A-Style
Tuners:Kiesel Guitars Premium Tuners, 20:1 Ratio
Weight:9.5 Lbs

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