AVBS 5 Box Elder/Maple/Swamp Ash

Crazy cool five string custom bass. This beautiful instrument has a natural ash-leaved maple top on a swamp ash body with a laminated maple neck. The result is a light weight bass that is a joy to play. The Nordstrand Dualcoil pickups give it a perfect clear voice and accurate articulation for every playing style.

Woods

  • Body: Box Elder top, Swamp Ash back
  • Neck: 7 piece laminate, Hard Maple & Wenge
  • Width at the nut: 46 mm
  • Width at th 24.frets: 80 mm
  • Fingerboard radius: 16"/407 mm
  • Fingerboard: Macassar Ebony
  • Positional marks on the fingerboard: none
  • Positional marks at the side of the fingerboard: Pearl
  • Nut: Brass
  • Body finish: Natural, Satin Matt
  • Neck finish: Natural, Satin Matt

Hardware

  • Bridge: Hipshot A style, Aluminum, black
  • String spacing at the bridge: 18 mm
  • Tuning machines: Hipshot Ultralite, black
  • Frets: 26x, Jumbo 2.9 mm wide
  • Control knobs: Metal knobs with flat head, black
  • Strap pins: Schaller strap locks, black
  • Strings: Elixir Nickel Roundwound 0.045-0.130
  • Weight: 4.1 kg

Electronics

  • Neck pickup: Nordstrand Dualcoil
  • Bridge pickup: Nordstrand Dualcoil
  • Electronics: Active/Passive electronics AV Basses 3band
  • Wiring: Main volume with push/pull to switch off active electronics, pickups blend, EQ bass, EQ mid, EQ treble
  • Output jack: stereo 6.3 mm

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Woods

  • Tops: your choice and availability
  • Body: Laminate or 2 pieces
  • Neck: Laminate 5, 7 or 9 pieces, Hard Maple/Wenge or your choice
  • Fingerboard: African Ebony, Birdseye Maple, Rosewood or Wenge 
  • Positional marks on the fingerboard: Dots, blocks or custom graphics
  • Positional marks at the side of the fingerboard: Pearl, Abalone or coloured plastic dots
  • Nut: Ebony, Tusq or Brass
  • Body finish: High Glossy, Satin Matt or oil&wax
  • Neck finish: High Glossy, Satin Matt or oil&wax

Hardware

  • Hipshot Bridges: Hipshot Vintage, A, B Triple Lock style, 
  • Colour of hardware: Chrome, Black or Gold
  • String spacing at the bridge: 16-20 mm
  • Tuning machines: Hipshot Ultralite
  • Colour of hardware: Chrome, Black or Gold
  • Gotoh bridges: Gotoh 303SJ-5
  • Tuning machines:  Gotoh GB707
  • Colour of hardware: Chrome, Cosmo Black, Black or Gold
  • Frets: 24 x Medium Jumbo 2.4 mm or Jumbo 2.9 mm
  • Strap pins: SImple or Schaller Strap Locks
  • Strings: Elixir Nickel Roundwound 0.045-0.130 or your choice

Electronics

  • Pickups: Singles or humbuckers
  • Brands: EMG, Kent Armstrong, Nordstrand, Aguilar, Delano, Bartolini
  • Electronics: Active/passive electronics with variable wiring
  • Brands: AV Basses, Aguilar, Glockenklang, Nordstrand, Bartolini

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