F Bass BN4 Transparent Red Burst

$ 3,847.56excl. VAT

F-bass is a Canadian brand that was founded by George Furlanetto in 1978. Over the years, these basses have been moulded into a perfect combination of classic sound and modern comfort. George continues to improve his basses through deep research and to spar with some of the best bass players in the world.

The body is made of ash and the fingerboard is made of ebony for the fast response and attack.

With the volume/volume, tone and the three-band all boost EQ you have a ton of possibilities for sculpting your sound meticulously to fit your needs.

I’m especially in love with the sound of the neck pickup which has that classic raw power of a P bass.

The pickups are F-bass’ own stacked single-coil/ hum-cancelling pickups. When you pull out the bridge volume knob, you have selected the hum-cancelling mode, which is perfect if you have 50Hz-60Hz hum problem in the studio while recording.

Specs

Body

Body Wood
Ash
Colors
Transparent Red Burst
Body Finish
Matte sheen

Neck

Neck Wood
3 PC Quater-Sawn Maple
Fingerboard
Ebony
Frets
22
Strings
4
HeadStock
Matched Headstock
Fingerboard Radius
10" - 16"
Fret Size
The frets are nickel and are wide, medium height, with a flattened pyramid shape. Nickel preferred over steel as it has a slightly sweeter tone and the medium profile ensures you’re hearing more of the fingerboard while also not pushing the note out of tune…like some taller fretwire.
Nut
40mm
Width at the last fret
62mm
Neck Construction
3 Pc Quater-Sawn Maple
Neck Carve
Modern shape….slightly thin to medium with an asymmetrical carve where the treble side carve is a little more aggressive from the centre of the neck to the fingerboard edge. This makes for a faster feel while still keeping thick enough for comfort to avoid premature hand cramping
Truss Rod
Two-way truss rod with a 4mm wrench
Scale Lenght
34"
Tuning
Standard

Electronics

Preamp
F Bass Preamp
Pickup
Two F Bass stacked, single coil/hum-cancelling, magnetic pickups with exposed Poles
Controls
First Row: Neck Volume, Bridge Volume (push for single-coil, pull for hum-cancelling), Master Tone (push for active, pull for passive) Second Row: Bass Boost, Mid Boost, Treble Boost

Hardware

Bridge
20mm A Style Bridge (Setup with 19,5mm Spacing)
Bridge Spacing
19,5 mm
Tuning Machines
Black Gotoh tuners with 20:1 ratio
Control knobs
Handmade African Blackwood

Accessories

Accessories
Heavily padded F Bass gig bag
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