AVBP 5 Alder/Maple/Rosewood

A workhorse in Vintage Sunburst, equally at home on stage or in the studio. Try it and you won’t want to put it down. Classic Alder body with Maple neck and Rosewood fingerboard. Perfectly suited to the Nordstrand traditional pickup.


  • Body: 2 pieces, European Alder
  • Neck: 1 piece, Hard Maple
  • Width at the nut: 47.5 mm
  • Width at the 20. fret: 74 mm
  • Fingerboard radius: 12"/305 mm
  • Fingerboard: AAA Indian Rosewood
  • Positional marks on the fingerboard: Pearl
  • Positional marks at the side of the fingerboard: Black
  • Fingerboard binding:  Créme
  • Nut:  White Tusq 
  • Body finish: Vintage Sunburst High Glossy
  • Neck finish: Natural, Satin Matt


  • Bridge: Hipshot Vintage style, chrome
  • String spacing at the bridge: 19 mm
  • Tuning Machines: Hipshot Ultralite , chrome
  • Frets: 20x Medium Jumbo 2.4 mm wide
  • Control Knobs: metal knobs with flat head, chrome
  • Strap pins: Simple, chrome
  • Strings: Elixir Round wounds 0.045-0.125
  • Weight: 4.30 kg


  • Neck pickups: Nordstrand NP-5
  • Electronics: Passive electronics
  • Wiring: 1x Volume,  1x Tone Control
  • Capacitor: Orange Spraque 47nF
  • Pickguard: 3ply Tortoise imitation
  • Output jack: Mono 6.3 mm

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  • Body: 2 pieces, European Alder or Ash or other available woods
  • Figerboards: AAA Indian Rosewood, Birdseye Maple, Flamed Maple or Hard Maple
  • Positional dots on the fretboard: Pearl or Pearl blocks
  • Positional dots at the side of the fretboard: Pearl, Abalone or Coloured plastic
  • Neck Lacquer: Satin Mator High Glossy
  • Matching headstock to the body colour


  • Bridges: Hipshot Vintage Chrome 18 or 19 mm
  • Hipshot A or B Style, chrome
  • Strap pins: Simple or Schaller Strap Locks, chrome
  • Strings: Elixir Nickel Roundwound 0.045-0.105 or your choice


  • Pickups: Single coils or Hum cancelling Single coils
  • Brands:  Nordstrand, Aguilar
  • Electronics: Passive or active electronics
  • Brands: AV Basses, Aguilar, Nordstrand
  • Available wiring: 2x stacked pot Volume/Tone Control  or 2x Volume, 1x Tone Control and side output jack
  • Pickguards: 3 ply White,Tortoise, Black, Créme or Mint 

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