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Bass of the Week: DiPinto Guitars Belvedere Deluxe Bass
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Bass of the Week: DiPinto Guitars Belvedere Deluxe Bass

The DiPinto Belvedere Deluxe bass is a hot rod with strings. The retro styled bass has is adorned with an extensive pearl pickguard, white binding, star inlays in the fretboard and a sparkle finished headstock. The bass is built with a semi-hollow mahogany body, a bolt-on maple neck, and ebony fingerboard. DiPinto adds some extra flair with chrome covers for...

Fender Brings Back the Coronado Bass
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Fender Brings Back the Coronado Bass

Fender is quite busy these days. The company has just announced they are bringing back their Coronado bass, as the newest addition to their Modern Player series. The Coronado, originally introduced in 1966, was Fender’s first hollow-body instrument line including both basses and guitars. The instruments were designed by Roger Rossmeisl, who previously worked at Rickenbacker. The line ultimately had...

Eastwood Announces Limited Edition Classic 4 Bass in Greenburst
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Eastwood Announces Limited Edition Classic 4 Bass in Greenburst

Eastwood has introduced a run of limited edition instruments, including a version of their Classic 4 bass. The retrofied, 30.5? scale 4-stringer is limited to 24 instruments and is finished in a striking Greenburst. The Eastwood Classic 4 features a semi-hollow body with bound laminate maple sides and a flamed maple top as well as a bound maple neck. Its...

G&L Introduces Limited Edition Savannah Collection ASAT Bass
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G&L Introduces Limited Edition Savannah Collection ASAT Bass

G&L’s new limited edition Savannah Collection includes a version of the ASAT Bass. As part of the series, it sports a two-piece semi-hollow Okoume body with a Korina top, which the company says complement each other to create an “airy, three-dimensional” tone. Other features on the bass include an Old School Tobacco Sunburst body finish, a Pau Ferro fretboard, a...

Ibanez Refreshes Artcore Series Basses
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Ibanez Refreshes Artcore Series Basses

Ibanez has updated their Artcore series of basses with the AGB205 and the AFB200SRD. As part of the Artcore line, the acoustic/electric basses follow vintage aesthetic and sport 30.3″ scales. The AFB200SRD is built constructed with a 3-piece maple/mahogany neck, a maple body, and a bound rosewood fingerboard. It offers a new Sunset Red finish and a newly designed pickguard....

Guild Reintroduces Starfire Bass
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Guild Reintroduces Starfire Bass

Guild has reissued the Starfire Bass along with eight other models as part of their Newark St. Collection. Introduced in the ’60s, the original Starfire Bass was made popular by bands including the Byrds and Jefferson Airplane. The new model sports an extra-thin, semi-hollow body made of laminated mahogany finished in Cherry red and accented with black and ivory purfling....