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Michael Kelly Dragonfly 4-String Acoustic-Electric Bass  Smokeburst 

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For the last 6 years the Dragonfly models from Michael Kelly have been the most in-demand acoustic basses on the market. The newest version (the thir...Read More

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The third generation of an acoustic-electric with a rich history.

For the last 6 years the Dragonfly models from Michael Kelly have been the most in-demand acoustic basses on the market. The newest version (the third edition) has some important upgrades. Michael Kelly started with a dramatic upgrade in the active amplification system. Now you get the Fishman MKAB system, the first pre-amp optimized for acoustic bass. The Dragonfly also features real quilt maple wood on the body. The tone of the maple is brighter, more focused and has added projection. Other upgrades on the Dragonfly 3 are hand scalloped bracing, a double adjustable truss rod and dual graphite reinforcement rods for added neck stability and longevity. Like with all Michael Kelly basses you get improved feel with a 34" scale for the perfect string response. Of course you also get an amazing looking vine style, Dragonfly accented inlay that adorns the fingerboard. It is made from real abalone and pearl for the ultimate in instrument extravagance.

FEATURES
  • Set-neck construction
  • Quilt maple top, back and sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • 12" Radius
  • 34" Scale
  • 2 way adjustable truss rods w/2 graphite rods
  • Scalloped bracing
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • White triple-ply white and black binding
  • Dragonfly and vine custom inlay of pearl and abalone
  • Solid abalone inlay sound hole
  • Michael Kelly rosewood acoustic bridge
  • Grover tuners
  • Fishman Sonicore transducer pickup
  • Fishman MKAB pre-amp

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Michael KellyDragonfly 4-String Acoustic-Electric Bass
 
4.4

(based on 5 reviews)

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80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good audio (4)
  • Good feel (4)
  • Stays in tune (4)
  • Fun to play (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (5)
  • Jamming (4)
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5.0

Very good!

By 

from Va

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Good Feel
  • Rich Sound
  • Smooth And Easy To Play

Cons

  • Kinda Expensive

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing
  • Recording
  • Song Production

Comments about Michael Kelly Dragonfly 4-String Acoustic-Electric Bass:

Still learning the bass, but this guitar helps me create and experiment with various song formats and allows me the freedom to expand my music capabilities...

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(0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Poor build quality

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from West Caldwell, NJ

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Stays In Tune

Cons

  • Poor Construction

Best Uses

  • Practicing
  • Small Venues

Comments about Michael Kelly Dragonfly 4-String Acoustic-Electric Bass:

Bad build quality. Previous models were made in Korea and had better, not great build quality. It took three returns to finally get one without problems. If not for the great price and service from MF it would have been returned.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Bass

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from Tybee Island, GA

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing

    Comments about Michael Kelly Dragonfly 4-String Acoustic-Electric Bass:

    It had some fret buzz when I got it, the action was set very low. A slight adjustment (3 turns to losen the truss rod) and it was perfect! This is a great bass. It sounds good unplugged and even better plugged in. Very happy

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    5.0

    Beautiful sound

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    from Dallas, TX

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Rich Sound
    • Stays In Tune

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Michael Kelly Dragonfly 4-String Acoustic-Electric Bass:

      I love how warm and rich the tone is. It sounds great (unplugged and plugged in)! Also, it's great for practicing, very playable, lots of fun + design is amaizing (Trans Black Cherry ). I got it for my tiny wife and it's a perfect fit because the bass is really lightweight.

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      5.0

      great bass

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      from warreton,va

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Feel
      • Rich Sound
      • Stays In Tune

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing

        Comments about Michael Kelly Dragonfly 4-String Acoustic-Electric Bass:

        very nice bass,well constructed great sound plugged + unplugged.

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