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Sandberg California TM-5 Nighthawk Plus 5-String Bass, Ebony Fretboard, Matte Dark Grey

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Sandberg California TM-5 Nighthawk Plus 5-String Bass, Ebony Fretboard, Matte Dark Grey

FREE 2-Day Shipping


Made in Europe, with the finest German engineering, this Sandberg California TM-5 Nighthawk Plus bass will slap a smile on your face that you just can't shake.

Built for the rocker that needs an aggressive and in-your-face tone coming out of a masterfully built instrument, the Nighthawk Plus is just that and then some! The Black Label pickups are articulate and pack a ton of punch. Whether you're loading them up with distortion to get really heavy, or you're playing clean but need to cut through a mix full of distorted guitarists and a loud drummer, this bass is the way to go! The sound is hot, but also easily manipulated using the new, revamped, 3-Band EQ that helps you dial in exactly what you need without ever having to turn to your amp.

We've always been thoroughly impressed with the build quality on Sandberg basses. Now, there's an offering for those that need to rock out even harder and need a more modern and more aggressive sound that takes no prisoners. While I think that Sandberg had hard rock and metal players in mind when they designed this, it's also found a strong following among gospel and R&B players that are also looking for a commanding bass tone that will stand out.



  • Model: California TM-5 Nighthawk Plus
  • Color: Dark Grey Matte
  • Body Wood: Alder
  • Pickguard: Anodized Black Aluminum


  • Construction: Bolt-On
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Radius: 14"
  • Nut: Graphite
  • Neck Wood: Canadian Hard Rock Maple
  • Neck Profile: Thin D-Shape
  • 1st Fret Neck Thickness: 20 mm
  • Scale: 34"


  • Pickups: Sandberg TM Black Label Single-Coil and Humbucker
  • Preamp: Sandberg Nighthawk Plus Black Label 3-Band EQ
  • Controls: Volume, Blend, Middle, Treble, Bass, Coil-Split Mini-Toggle


  • Bridge: Custom Sandberg Adjustable
  • Tuners: Ultra Light Sandberg
  • Hardware Finish: Black


  • Case: Sandberg Gig Bag
  • Instrument Weight: 9.3 lbs
  • Serial #: 44194


Music Store Live is proud to be an authorized dealer for Sandberg. This TM-5 Nighthawk Plus is 100% brand new and is being sold with a full manufacturer's warranty. Photos are of the exact bass 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.