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Skervesen Guitars Introduces Mondo and Prometheus Basses
Basses

Skervesen Guitars Introduces Mondo and Prometheus Basses

Polish instrument company Skervesen Guitars has announced two new bass models to their lineup. The instruments are hand-crafted in Poland and can be built with range of options. Skervesen Guitars Mondo Bass The Mondo is a 5-string bass with an offset body designed with designer Dominika Pajdowska for a member of the Skervesen team. It was then chosen by Materia...

Bass of the Week: Prometeus Guitars Ahab
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Prometeus Guitars Ahab

Any instrument named after the monomaniacal captain from Herman Melville’s Moby Dick needs to have a similar aggressive design, and the Prometeus Guitars Ahab delivers in spades. This week we check out a 6-string, multi-scale version of the bass that left me speechless. While the Ahab can be built with varying woods and materials, this particular bass sports a jaw-dropping...

Le Fay Updates ROB 344-66/IIIa Bass Guitar
Basses

Le Fay Updates ROB 344-66/IIIa Bass Guitar

Le Fay has updated the ROB 344-66/IIIa with a new pickup system that brings together four single coils under three covers. The coils are selectable with a 6-way rotary knob and offer a variety of sounds. Position one activates the coil closest to the bridge, the next adds the coil closest to the neck for a J-style configuration, and the...

AC Guitars Introduces Skelf R Type Bass and ACG EQ03 Preamp
Basses

AC Guitars Introduces Skelf R Type Bass and ACG EQ03 Preamp

AC Guitars has done it again with the Skelf R Type, a new model designed to be used with a fanned fret board with the scale running from 36? to 33?. Built by luthier Alan Cringean, the custom basses are available in a variety of exotic and domestic woods. The bass also includes the new exclusive ACG EQ03 dual filter...

Dingwall Adds Super P Standard 4 To Super P Series
Basses

Dingwall Adds Super P Standard 4 To Super P Series

Dingwall unveiled the 4-string version of their new Super P model at Musikmesse this year as a follow-up to the SP5 from NAMM. Sharing many of the same features, the Super P Standard 4 is built with a carbon fiber reinforced 5-piece maple neck and 2-3 piece alder body with a high gloss finish. Of course, the morado fingerboard is...

Le Fay Introduces Fan Fret Version of Pangton Headless Bass
Basses

Le Fay Introduces Fan Fret Version of Pangton Headless Bass

Le Fay has released a new fanned fret version of their Pangton headless bass. The bass has a unique bridge, head piece and pickups to accommodate the multi-scale lengths, which range from 35.24” for the B-string and 33.46” for the G-string. Though the design is quite unique, the German bass company says it’s easy to adjust to. “Soon this bass...