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EBS Announces the Reidmar 502 Bass Amplifier
Amps

EBS Announces the Reidmar 502 Bass Amplifier

EBS expanded their Reidmar bass amp series this year with the Reidmar 502. The lightweight amp is rated at 500 watts and handles a 2-ohm load, allowing it to run two 4-ohm cabinets at once.

Ray Ross Saddle-Less Bass Bridge Now Available
Accessories & Strings

Ray Ross Saddle-Less Bass Bridge Now Available

The Ray Ross Bass Bridge is now available via AP International. Created by Aaron Ross and originally shown on his Bass No. 27, the bridge uses saddle-less design to streamline the string’s path.

Warwick Introduces Rockbass Idolmaker Bass
Basses

Warwick Introduces Rockbass Idolmaker Bass

Last year, Warwick unveiled the bass version of the Framus Idolmaker at the Winter NAMM Show. At this year’s show, they unveiled a version of it for their more affordable Rockbass line.

Fender Previews the Rarities Flame Ash Top Jazz Bass
Basses

Fender Previews the Rarities Flame Ash Top Jazz Bass

Among the new releases Fender previewed at the 2019 Winter NAMM Show was the Rarities Series, which they called “an upscale, boutique series of 9 models crafted in Corona, California.” One of those nine instruments is the Rarities Flame Ash Top Jazz Bass.

Hartke Announces the HD508 Bass Combo Amp
Amps

Hartke Announces the HD508 Bass Combo Amp

Hartke has introduced the HD508, a bass combo amp that dishes out 500 watts via four of the company’s 8-inch HyDrive speakers. The design also utilizes a Class D power section to keep the weight down to just 49 pounds.

Skjold Design Guitars Introduces the Greyling Bass
Basses

Skjold Design Guitars Introduces the Greyling Bass

Skjold Design Guitars has introduced a new bass model called the Greyling. Shown at the Bass Bash during the 2019 Winter NAMM Show, the bass is described as an old school four-string.

Fender Expands Rumble Series Bass Amps for 2019
Amps

Fender Expands Rumble Series Bass Amps for 2019

Fender expanded their Rumble series of bass amplifiers this year with a new combo called the Rumble LT25 as well as the Rumble 800 Head. Each unit was debuted at the 2019 Winter NAMM Show and will be hitting the market in March.

Warwick Adds Sklar Signature Bass to Teambuilt, Rockbass Lines
Basses

Warwick Adds Sklar Signature Bass to Teambuilt, Rockbass Lines

Warwick has added the Sklar Bass I Signature to their Teambuilt Artist Series as well as their Rockbass line. Developed with session legend Leland Sklar, the semi-hollow bass is a modified version of their Star Bass.

Bergantino Introduces the HG412 Bass Cabinet
Amps

Bergantino Introduces the HG412 Bass Cabinet

After releasing the HG410 cabinet last year, Bergantino Audio has announced the HG412. The new bass cab is part of their Holographic series and is fitted with four 12-inch woofers in a unique array.

Fender Revamps the Duff McKagan Deluxe Precision Bass
Basses

Fender Revamps the Duff McKagan Deluxe Precision Bass

Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan and Fender have teamed up once again to refresh the Duff McKagan Deluxe Precision Bass. The instrument is based on the ’80s Jazz Bass Special he used to record the album “Appetite for Destruction.”

EBS Introduces the MicroBass 3 Pedal
Pedals & Effects

EBS Introduces the MicroBass 3 Pedal

EBS expanded their bass pedal offerings this year at the Winter NAMM Show with the EBS MicroBass 3, an analog “multi-tool” for bassists. The unit is a two-channel preamp that brings together features from their HD360 and Fafner II bass amplifiers.

G&L Introduces the Fullerton Deluxe Bass Series
Basses

G&L Introduces the Fullerton Deluxe Bass Series

G&L Guitars has introduced the Fullerton Deluxe range of basses including two new models. The Fullerton Deluxe JB and Fullerton Deluxe LB-100 are both made in the company’s Fullerton, California shop.