Developed toprovide the widest range of great classic sounds in one bass, the GB74 Gigincorporates the sounds of the humbucker, J-style single-coil and P-stylesplit-coil to offer the working musician the ultimate in sonic versatility.
The Alder body provides a deep, bigand warm acoustic character that sits perfectly in the mix without interferingwith the frequencies of other instruments in ensemble playing.
MULTITONE & VTB-P SINGLE COILPICKUPS
The Multitone bridge humbucker is aspecial design pickup that combines the sounds of a humbucker with a J-stylesingle-coil pickup. The 3-way toggle switch for this humbucker allows theplayers to access the inner or outside coils or both to get the best of bothworlds in one great sounding bass humbucker. The VTB-P is a traditional splitP-style single-coil with a vintage-flavored tone. Use separately or mix both toget new sounds to expand the tonal palette.
The Omega bridge, an importantsonic enhancement made from high-density die-cast Zinc that's rock-solid, yetfully adjustable. 2.25" string spacing and base footprint 3 7/32" * 215/32".
The combination of a specially designed humbucker in the bridge position and the P-style split pickup in theneck position with custom wiring provides a wide plethora of superb bass soundsand unmatched versatility.
VERSATILE SOUND VOICING
The Balancer knob operates P-stylesplit humbucker alone, the J-style single-coil, and the full humbucker modewhich combines the humbucker coil with the J-style single-coil in one pickup.Using the 3-way toggle for the bridge pickup to combine the three differentsounds of the pickup with the neck P-style split pickup.
PUSH-PULL KNOB (ACTIVE/PASSIVE)
The push-pull active/passiveconversion knob gives the versatile sounding option depending on the player'svoicing taste.
Addressing the weight of theheadstock that can cause the bass to be neck heavy, the Hipshot Ultralitetuners greatly reduce weight while offering a superb level of tuningprecision and stability.
The Maple fingerboard provides powerand stability as well as contributing a warm, beefy and punchy tone with astrong upper midrange. Dense and rigid yet with just the right amount oftactile flexibility, it responds sensitively to your picking attack andslapping techniques with plenty of articulation and power.
SPOKE NUT HOTROD TRUSS ROD
The spoke nut hotrod truss rodensures a smooth and precise setting of the neck bow. This truss rod adjustment the feature allows the player to dial in the exact amount of neck bow depending on theplayer's technique and playing style with convenient access.
- CONSTRUCTION: Bolt-On.
- BODY: Alder.
- NECK: Canadian Hard Maple.
- FRETBOARD: Maple.
- SCALE:864 (34").
- TUNERS: Hipshot Ultralite.
- BRIDGE: Omaga Bridge.
- PICKUPS: Multitone & VTB-P Single-Coil.
- ELECTRONICS:1 Volume & 1Balancer & 2-Band EQ.
- Passive Tone, 3 Way Toggle Switch.
- HARDWARE: Chrome.
- STRINGS:D'Addario YB-XL165.