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Bass of the Week: K. Butler Guitars Mod Shop Edition Bass

Bass of the Week: K. Butler Guitars Mod Shop Edition Bass

This week we’re checking out a Mod Shop Edition bass from K. Butler Guitars. The eye-catching bass has a basswood body finished in Sea Blu with a striking tiger stripe pickguard. Butler says the bass has a great sound, too.

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Bass of the Week: Eisenberg Instruments Highboy Bass

Bass of the Week: Eisenberg Instruments Highboy Bass

Steve Eisenberg is a luthier based in Phoenix, Arizona who uses all of his specialties to create unique and functional basses. This week we’re checking out the Highboy, which has two extended horns for balancing whether you sit or stand.

Bass of the Week: Frederiek de Vette Modern 5-String Bass

Bass of the Week: Frederiek de Vette Modern 5-String Bass

Frederiek de Vette is back with another gorgeous build. The last time we featured one of her basses, it was a take on a classic Precision bass. This time she built two basses alongside each other in a “new school vs. old school” theme.

Bass of the Week: Claas Guitars Moby Dick B4 0317

Bass of the Week: Claas Guitars Moby Dick B4 0317

This week we’re taking a look at an otherworldly bass by Germany’s Claas Guitars. This Moby Dick bass from their custom shop has a headless design with a singlecut body.

Bass of the Week: Tangente Instrumentos Zen Bass

Bass of the Week: Tangente Instrumentos Zen Bass

Matias Catueño of Tangente Instrumentos sent in this awesome bass he built called the Zen. Besides its multi-scale design and a killer Photoluminescent geometric pattern, the bass has an interesting set of electronics by request of the customer.

Bass of the Week: Seger Guitars 6-String DC Bass

Bass of the Week: Seger Guitars 6-String DC Bass

This week we’re checking out a cool six-string bass, but it’s not what you think. Dallas Seger of Seger Guitars posted a six-string version of his DC Bass that doubles up on the low strings.

Bass of the Week: Eastwood Guitars Airline Pocket Bass

Bass of the Week: Eastwood Guitars Airline Pocket Bass

BASS OF THE WEEK: Eastwood Guitars has a knack for recreating vintage basses in a modern format while retaining all their glorious mojo. That’s evident in their take on the Airline Pocket Bass, which was introduced two years ago.

Bass of the Week: Höfner Contemporary 500/5 President Bass

Bass of the Week: Höfner Contemporary 500/5 President Bass

This week we’re checking out the Höfner 500/5 President Bass from their affordable Contemporary series. Modeled on the original hollow-body basses from the ’50s and ’60s, the bass has a 30-inch scale.

Bass of the Week: MG Bass Africa 5 Andy Irvine Signature

Bass of the Week: MG Bass Africa 5 Andy Irvine Signature

This week we’re checking out the Africa 5 bass by MG Bass, which is a signature model for bassist Andy Irvine. Andy calls it a “blend of functional tone woods and eye candy.”

Bass of the Week: Eye’s Bass Guitars EBG-3 “Jackson”

Bass of the Week: Eye’s Bass Guitars EBG-3 “Jackson”

Eye’s Bass Guitars is a company run by builder Marc Locher, who creates distinctive instruments. Each one is a unique piece that features an equally unique concept. This week we’re checking out the EBG-3 “Jackson.”