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Kiesel Guitars Introduces Zeus Multiscale Headless Basses
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Kiesel Guitars Introduces Zeus Multiscale Headless Basses

The Kiesel Guitars USA Custom Shop is wrapping up 2018 with a new bass model. The Zeus Series Multiscale series is an expansion of the Zeus bass, which features a singlecut body and a headless design.

Kiesel Guitars Introduces Aries Bass Series
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Kiesel Guitars Introduces Aries Bass Series

Kiesel Guitars has expanded their bass lineup with the Aries series, which comes in four-, five-, and six-string versions. The made-in-the-USA model is based on their Aries guitar and carries similar aesthetics in a bigger package. As with the rest of Kiesel’s custom shop instruments, the Aries bass is available with a wide range of woods for the body, neck,...

Kiesel Guitars Introduces Amos Williams Signature Vader Bass
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Kiesel Guitars Introduces Amos Williams Signature Vader Bass

Kiesel Guitars teamed up with TesseracT bassist Amos Williams to create the Vader AW5 Signature headless bass. The new model is based on the Vader bass with several differences including a 34-inch scale 23-fret fingerboard, and a single high output HB series humbucker. As with all Kiesel and Carvin instruments, the AW5 is available with a number of options. Standard...

Kiesel Guitars Unveils Vanquish Multiscale Basses
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Kiesel Guitars Unveils Vanquish Multiscale Basses

Kiesel Guitars has introduced two new multi-scale versions of their Vanquish bass. The VM49K and VM59K are four- and five-string basses, respectively, that are the Kiesel custom shop’s first multiscale bass instruments. The design includes fanned frets and offers some technical improvements. “The advantage of a multiscale bass over a traditional instrument is that the lower strings have a greater...

Kiesel Guitars Introduces Vader Headless Bass Series
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Kiesel Guitars Introduces Vader Headless Bass Series

Kiesel Guitars has introduced a bass version of their Vader Series of instruments. Available in four, five, and six-string versions, the basses feature a headless design with a compact, beveled body for ergonomics. Each version has 24 frets and a 34-inch scale, though the option of a 30-inch short scale is available. Standard features include an alder body, a carbon...

Kiesel/Carvin Guitars Updates Icon Series Basses
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Kiesel/Carvin Guitars Updates Icon Series Basses

Kiesel Guitars, formerly Carvin Guitars, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of their Icon series of basses with an upgraded version of the instruments. Available in four-, five-, and six-string models, the Icon 2.0 bass now features a deeper body cutaway for improved comfort, a three-piece headstock design, and an option for a chambered body. The Kiesel Icon comes with a...

Kiesel/Carvin Guitars Unveils RV69K Roy Vogt Signature Vanquish Bass
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Kiesel/Carvin Guitars Unveils RV69K Roy Vogt Signature Vanquish Bass

Nashville bassist and educator Roy Vogt has teamed up with Kiesel/Carvin Guitars to release the RV69K Roy Vogt Signature Vanquish Bass. The 6-string bass, which is the first bass to carry the Kiesel badge, is made in the USA in the company’s custom shop and can be ordered with a variety of options. Standard features on the RV69K include an...