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Dean Releases USA Hillsboro 1000 Bass Guitar
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Dean Releases USA Hillsboro 1000 Bass Guitar

Dean Guitars has unveiled the USA Thousand Series, a new line of U.S.-made instruments. While focused primarily on guitars, Dean is issuing a 1000 version of their new Hillsboro bass with several options to suit, including 4 and 5-string models. The USA Hillsboro 1000 is a double cutaway design featuring an alder top and body that comes in finished in...

EBS Announces Two New String Models
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EBS Announces Two New String Models

EBS Professional Bass Equipment is expanding their bass string line with some new additions. The first is an updated version of their Titanium Nickel strings, featuring a softer surface designed to provide more comfort. The second is the company’s new Stainless Steel string, designed for a more classic sound. The Titanium Nickel strings will begin shipping in June, with the...

M Basses Unveils Mp Series Basses
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M Basses Unveils Mp Series Basses

M Basses has announced their Mp-4 an Mp-5 models, a new set of hand made basses inspired by vintage designs. Standard features for the line include a swamp ash or alder body, a 34” scale maple neck, and an Indian rosewood fingerboard with 20 or 21 frets for the 4- and 5-string versions, respectively. In keeping with the classic vibe,...

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Lava Cable Introduces Para-Strap VII
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Lava Cable Introduces Para-Strap VII

Lava Cable is getting into the world of accessories, starting with their Para-Strap VII. Adjustable from 44 to 55 inches, the strap was designed by a paratrooper and is built for durability and comfort. The strap is made of two-inch Type 24 military parachute webbing with 22 inches of 1/4” thick padding covered by two-inch tubular nylon. Either end is...

Strukture Introduces Pig Hog Cables
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Strukture Introduces Pig Hog Cables

Strukture has introduced their new Pig Hog cables, which the company describes as “overbuilt” to withstand the most extreme touring conditions. The cables feature 8mm thick wire with quality connectors and tension-resistant stress relief. The Pig Hog cables come with a “no questions” lifetime guarantee. Available in instrument, speaker and microphone variations, the cables price around $15 and up. For...

Digitech Announces Whammy DT Pedal
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Digitech Announces Whammy DT Pedal

Digitech has unveiled a new pedal in their Whammy series, dubbed the DT. The Whammy DT builds on its predecessors by including true bypass and a drop tuning feature that allows you to change your tuning by 7 half-steps or an octave – up or down – without changing your bass. The drop tuning interface simply requires turning the selector...

Traveler Guitar Unveils TB-4P Travel Bass
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Traveler Guitar Unveils TB-4P Travel Bass

Traveler Guitars has introduced the TB-4P Bass, an electric travel bass designed specifically for practice. Featuring a classic double cutaway design, the bass has several unique features to aid silent practice including a built-in headphone amplifier and a 1/8” aux-in jack for connecting an mp3 player. For increased portability, Traveler removed the headstock and reduced the scale to a 32”...

Rotosound Introduces 45-100 Gauge Nickel String Set to Swing Bass Range
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Rotosound Introduces 45-100 Gauge Nickel String Set to Swing Bass Range

Rotosound have expanded their Swing Bass line of strings to include a set of 45-100 gauge nickel strings. The company says the new set of nickel strings have a more muted and smoother tone than its stainless steel brethren, which make up most of the Swing Bass series, and that they offer a softer feel. As with the rest of...

LeCompte Electric Bass Unveils Charlie Maqueo Signature Model Bass
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LeCompte Electric Bass Unveils Charlie Maqueo Signature Model Bass

LeCompte Electric Basses has announced the Charlie Padilla Maqueo Signature Model, available in 4-, 5-, and 6-string versions. The single cutaway bass features solid body construction with a choice of woods and a slim, 24-fret set-neck. Standard features include a Nordstrand pickups, Hipshot hardware and a satin finish. Charlie Padilla Maqueo is the bassist for the Mexican rock band ELAN,...

Gibson Releases LP Junior DC Bass
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Gibson Releases LP Junior DC Bass

Gibson has released another short scale bass this year, following the announcement of the short scale Thunderbird. The new LP Junior DC Bass features a 30.5” scale, which the company explains is perfect for players with shorter arms and smaller hands. Designed to mix elements of the Les Paul Junior guitar and the 1960 EB-0 bass, the body is solid...