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SKU SADOW-ML21-5BLK

Sadowsky MetroLine 21-Fret Vintage J/J 5-String Bass, Solid Black Satin

$3,510.00

Manufacturer's Description

Roger Sadowsky's goal was always to further improve an already very successful bass design by making a number of detailed improvements. Along with the electronics, which he developed by himself, he succeeded to raise the well-known J/J bass sound to a new level, so today you can speak of a typical Sadowsky tone: Never harsh or shrill sounding, with strong, powerful but never muddy bass, with present, but not too aggressive mids, and a sweet and airy treble range. All features of this modern bass sound can also be found in the 21-Fret Vintage J/J basses of the MetroLine series made exclusively in Germany. All basses are lightweighted with approximately 8.9 lbs (4.0 kg). A good choice for bass players who are looking for a lightweight solution for the stage in addition to a modern bass sound. Special features of the Vintage J/J basses of this series are the active electronics with true bypass, Vintage Tone Control, treble and bass boost, ultralight Sadowsky tuners and the special Sadowsky bridge for quick string release. This 5-string bass in sleek undersized J-Style shaped swamp ash body comes in Solid Black Satin finish.

Specifications

  • Sadowsky MetroLine 21-Fret Vintage J/J Bass
  • right hand version
  • 5-string electric bass
  • 34" (864 mm) long scale
  • bolt-on construction
  • American Swamp Ash body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fingerboard
  • 12" fingerboard radius
  • Sadowsky Just-A-Nut III nut
  • 1 7/8" (47.5 mm) nut width
  • 21 nickel silver frets (width: 0.094" (2.4 mm) / height: 0.051" (1.3 mm))
  • passive Sadowsky hum-cancelling J-Style pickup (neck)
  • passive Sadowsky hum-cancelling J-Style pickup in 60s position (bridge)
  • active Sadowsky 2-way electronics (bass and treble boost) with Vintage Tone Control (VTC)
  • controls for Volume / Balance / Vintage Tone Control (P/P) / Treble and Bass (stacked)
  • push/pull function at VTC knob for preamp bypass
  • Sadowsky Light machine heads with open gear
  • Sadowsky S-security locks
  • Sadowsky bridge with quick string release
  • chrome hardware
  • Sadowsky Blue Label 045 - 130 strings
  • Solid Black Satin finish
  • black pickguard
  • incl. hex key tools and individual Certificate of Authenticity
  • incl. Sadowsky Portabag (SAC BAG BASS PORTA)
  • made in Germany

Overall Condition

Music Store Live is proud to be an authorized dealer for Sadowsky. This MetroLine 21-Fret Vintage J/J is 100% brand new and is being sold with a full manufacturer's warranty.

note: The photos above may not be of the exact bass you'll receive. The serial number may differ but specs will all be the same. Please feel free to get in touch with us for an in-hand description.

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.