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Bass of the Week: Wahlbrink Basses “The Headless White” Custom Bass
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Bass of the Week: Wahlbrink Basses “The Headless White” Custom Bass

This week we’re checking out a custom one-off by Wahlbrink that they dubbed “The Headless White” for pretty obvious reasons. The bass utilizes an ETS headless tuning system and its swamp ash body is finished in white.

AC Guitars Announces the SLG Bass
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AC Guitars Announces the SLG Bass

AC Guitars has introduced the SLG bass, which is described as a more traditional style to expand their Retro Series. It comes in a 30.5-inch scale four-string and a 32-inch scale five-string.

Bass of the Week: Hofner Green Line 500/1 Violin Bass
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Bass of the Week: Hofner Green Line 500/1 Violin Bass

Hofner’s Green Line is a series created to be as environmentally friendly as possible. Started with classical guitars, the series now includes a version of their 500/1 violin bass. It carries all of the features of the original version with some interesting differences.

Eastwood Guitars Announces Magnum Bass
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Eastwood Guitars Announces Magnum Bass

Eastwood Guitars is once again bringing a vintage bass model back to life with their version of the Ovation Magnum I. The Eastwood Magnum Bass recreates the original ’70s axe, which was used in bands like Sonic Youth, Magazine, and Tool.

Bass of the Week: SBC Guitars SH1B Falcon
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Bass of the Week: SBC Guitars SH1B Falcon

This week we’re checking out the SBC Guitars SH1B Falcon, which is a custom headless bass designed with bassist Calvert Stephens. The six-string bass also has a multi-scale neck.

Squier Introduces Paranormal Jazz Bass ’54
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Squier Introduces Paranormal Jazz Bass ’54

Squier has unveiled the Paranormal series, which brings a handful of vintage Fender models back to life as well as creating some new models. The series includes one bass called the Squier Paranormal Jazz Bass ’54.

Bass of the Week: EBG-Instruments EBG-4 JJ SP “Steampunk” Bass
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Bass of the Week: EBG-Instruments EBG-4 JJ SP “Steampunk” Bass

This week we’re taking a look at an amazing steampunk bass from EBG-Instruments built for endorser Jimmy Johannson. Luthier Marc Locher implemented tons of features to the instrument, including a band logo and a volume control that goes to 11.

Fodera Announces 5-String Yin Yang Standard Basses
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Fodera Announces 5-String Yin Yang Standard Basses

Fodera has announced they are able to get back to work in their shop, and with that announcement came more news. They’ll now be offering the newly revamped Yin Yang Standard in a five-string version.

Ernie Ball Music Man Unveils Mike Herrera StingRay Bass
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Ernie Ball Music Man Unveils Mike Herrera StingRay Bass

MxPx frontman Mike Herrera has a new signature StingRay bass from Ernie Ball Music Man. The bassist has used a StingRay for over 20 years, and now the company says “Herrera’s secret weapon is available to the public.”

Bass of the Week: Ulrich BassDesign Weathered Blue 5-String
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Bass of the Week: Ulrich BassDesign Weathered Blue 5-String

This week we’re checking out a real beauty by Ulrich BassDesign. This weathered blue five-string is built with a thermo-modified alder body and a six-piece maple and mahogany neck. While its unique body shape and color stand out, there are plenty of other details to catch.

Bass of the Week: Rybski Empathy Bass
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Bass of the Week: Rybski Empathy Bass

Jordan Rannells sent us some details on his amazing new bass by Rybski Custom Bass Guitars. Dubbed “The Empathy Bass,” the instrument features the empathy symbol, which represents two sides reaching out to each other.

Bass of the Week: Adil Sabit Guitars P-Bass
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Bass of the Week: Adil Sabit Guitars P-Bass

This week we’re checking out the P-Bass Prototype #2 by Kazakhstan’s Adil Sabit Guitars. The semi-hollow body bass mixes some old school elements with some more modern features.