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Michael Kelly Dragonfly 4-String Acoustic-Electric Bass Smokeburst 

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Overview

  • Set-neck construction
  • Quilt maple top, back and sides
  • Mahogany neck
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $875.00
  • Your Savings:
    - $275.01
  • Your Price:
    $59999
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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

    Best Uses

    • Practicing (5)
    • Jamming (4)
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      • Experienced (5)

    Reviewed by 5 customers

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    5.0

    Very good!

    By Jeb

    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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    2.0

    Poor build quality

    By Uncle Andy

    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

    By Kenny

    from Tybee Island, GA

    About Me Experienced

    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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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Beautiful sound

      By Mr. R.

      from Dallas, TX

      About Me Experienced

      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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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        great bass

        By robbass63

        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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