Skip to content

Mike Lull M4V Bass, Tobacco Sunburst

Free 2-Day Shipping

Player's Perspective

Music Store Live is proud to offer up this beautiful M4V from our friends over at the Mike Lull Custom Guitars shop. Made for the bassist who needs a beautiful tone that is studio ready, but also a lightweight bass that could be played on stages for hours on end, this is a player's bass, in the best of ways. It sounds great, plays extremely smoothly, and is nice and lightweight, too.

This M4V is J-bass through and through, but with some added versatility and a bit of a refined sound to it. You can still run the bass in passive mode and achieve those old-school traditional tones while having access to an active 2-band EQ preamp that adds a hi-fi modern sound to your tonal pallet. Lindy Fralin makes all of his pickups to order and they are some of the best hand-made pickups in the world. These are some of the best true single-coil jazz bass pickups that we've come across and thanks to the shielding in the bass, there's very little single-coil hum at all when you solo one of the pickups. The pickups pair nicely with the Bartolini preamp which helps add a hi-fi and modern touch to the sound to help you get those Marcus Miller-like sounds. Whether you're slapping away on some funk, doing some fingerstyle blues, or rocking hard with a pick, this bass will be able to handle all of that with ease and will give you a tight and defined sound.

The build quality is thoroughly perfect. High-quality lightweight tuners, a super lightweight yet perfectly balanced body, and spot-on immaculate fretwork really help to instantly clarify why these basses are worth what they are. From top to bottom - this beast is a tone monster (and you can rock out for hours on end in extreme comfort with how little it weighs and how beautifully it plays)!

Manufacturer's Details

Our leading seller the M4V, (M is for Modern/V is for Vintage) sports a fantastic classic vintage vibe with all the wonderful attributes of a 60's/70's Jazz bass combined with modern active/passive electronics. Above all, playability is Mike's number one goal in each and every build; the M4V hits it on every mark!

» M4V: M is for Modern, V is for Vintage

» Every Mike Lull bass is hand-built by Mike Lull himself

» Built in the USA in Bellevue, Washington, just outside of Seattle

» Every Mike Lull instrument gets a PLEK precision fret-leveling

The M4V is our leading seller, and with good reason.



  • Model: M4V
  • Color: Tobacco Sunburst
  • Body: Chambered Alder
  • Pickguard: Tortoiseshell


  • Construction: Bolt-On
  • Scale: 34"
  • Fretboard: Indian Rosewood
  • Neck: Maple w/ Graphite Reinforced Rods
  • Neck Finish: Satin
  • Nut: 1 1/2", Bone
  • Fretboard Radius: 12"
  • Frets: 21
  • PLEK Precision Fret Leveling


  • Pickups: Lindy Fralin Single-Coils
  • Pre-Amp: Bartolini NTBT
  • Controls: Volume, Blend, Tone (push/pull for active/passive), Bass/Treble Stacked


  • Bridge: Hipshot Aluminum
  • Tuners: Hipshot Ultralight
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome


  • Case: Protec Mike Lull Gig Bag
  • Made In: Bellevue, Washington, USA
  • Serial #: 3542
  • Instrument Weight: 8 lbs.

Overall Condition

Music Store Live is proud to be an authorized dealer for Mike Lull Custom Guitars. This M4V is 100% brand new and is being sold with a full manufacturer's warranty. Photos are of the exact guitar you'll receive.

Our in-house guitar tech will inspect, test, set up, and clean all of our instruments on site prior to shipping. All of our instruments are guaranteed to be fully functional upon arrival.