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Lakland Skyline Hollowbody Bass  3-Color Sunburst

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The Skyline Hollowbody results from the collaboration between master bass builder Michael Tobias and Lakland that led to the development of the origi...Click To Read More About This Product

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Old-school tone with new-school playability and punch.

The Skyline Hollowbody results from the collaboration between master bass builder Michael Tobias and Lakland that led to the development of the original Hollowbody. This version features the same 2-piece construction and cavity dimensions as the US-made model giving it a similar thick and rich tone with fantastic definition. Adding to its classy, vintage vibe, a single f-hole recalls the model's acoustic instrument heritage.

The natural tone is complemented by a set of CS Series Chi-Sonic pickups. Dial in a wide array of sounds with the volume, tone, and 3-way toggle. From deep, authoritative notes reminiscent of an upright to aggressive and throaty sounds capable of cutting through as a solo voice, the Hollowbody is responsive, with a solid tonal center that many hollow basses lack.

Lakland luthiers now do their fret work using Plek technology to assure optimum playability. Plek is a CAD/CAM machine with scanning capability. It was developed to perform high-speed, highly accurate fret dressing, nut and bridge slotting and shaping, and engraving work. When used by an experienced luthier, the Plek machine produces necks with fretwork and action that equal the very best handwork and does it consistently. Case sold separately.

  • 2-piece body construction
  • CS Series Chi-Sonic pickups
  • Volume, tone, and 3-way toggle controls
  • 34" scale length
  • 20 frets
  • Flat-sawn Canadian maple neck
  • Carved mahogany back and sides, carved maple top
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Hipshot Licensed Ultra-Lites tuners
  • Case sold separately

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Skyline Hollowbody Bass

  • Nut Width: 1.60"
    Width @ Final Fret: 2.42"
    Neck Depth @ 1st Fret: .800"
    Neck Depth @ 12th Fret: .890"
    Fingerboard Radius: 10"
    Scale Length: 34"
    Number of Frets: 20
    Neck Wood: Flat-Sawn Canadian Maple
    Body Wood(s): Carved Mahogany Back & Sides, Carved Maple Top
    Fingerboard: Rosewood, Lined Fretless Rosewood
    Tuners: Hipshot Licensed Ultra-Lites
    Truss Rod Access: At HeadStock w/Cover ” 5/32" Hex
    Controls: Volume/Volume-Tone/Tone (Passive), Humbucker to Single coil toggle
    Bridge: Lakland Bridge (through bridge stringing only)
    Pickups: CS Series Chi-Sonic pickups

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Mellow and Clear

By BassRipper-d947V

from Marysville, WA

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Comments about Lakland Skyline Hollowbody Bass:

This bass is first of all built to exceptional standards. The fret work is perfect, the craftsmanship on the body and neck is unbelievable. The bartolinis are right for this bass. And the finish is near flawless. I am using Rotosound series 55 solo bass strings to achieve a more crisp upper bell tone. I use this bass for strictly finger picking. But the range of sound is rich and colorful. From traditional to modern, the sound is great. The action was set-up just right from Lakland as I play as low to the board as possble without buzz. The playabilty is absolutely phenominal. This bass plays, sounds and looks just incredible. Try one out.

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Skyland Hollowbody Bass

By blaine wright

from Phoenix AZ

Comments about Lakland Skyline Hollowbody Bass:

plays smooth and has the most beutiful sound ive ever heard from a bass yet.



By Lwdngruvz

from Los Agneles Ca


  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics


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      Comments about Lakland Skyline Hollowbody Bass:

      Love this bass. I have it strung with flatwounds to give it a nice "thud". The flatties with the hollow body make this thing sound super old school. Fits into a track perfectly with a rich warm tone in the studio. Fun to play. Finish is great. Frets are great. Bartollini are great.

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