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Mitchell TB500 Traditional Bass Guitar  Transparent White Blonde Tortoise Pickguard

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The Mitchell TB500 bass starts with a custom contour alder body and one-piece, comfortable-profile maple neck with a smooth Indian rosewood fretboard...Click To Read More About This Product

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Custom contour body, comfortable neck and great-sounding electronics.

The Mitchell TB500 bass starts with a custom contour alder body and one-piece, comfortable-profile maple neck with a smooth Indian rosewood fretboard. Standard split-single and single-coil paraffin-dipped alnico-V pickups go from blues to classic to modern rock, while mitigating microphonics and feedback. Separate volume controls for each pickup provide complete sound sculpting, along with a master tone for even more sonic options. The high-mass modern bridge ensures a robust tone, smooth sustain for days, and solid intonation. 

All Mitchell basses receive a complete stateside setup and quality control inspection to ensure exceptional playability. 

TB500 Features

• Alder body and one-piece maple neck with 20 jumbo frets for traditional tone and feel
• Standard split-single and single-coil paraffin-dipped alnico V pickups go from blues to classic to modern rock while reducing microphonics and feedback
• High-mass adjustable bridge provides plenty of solid tone and sustain
• Graph Tech TUSQ XL reduced-friction nut enhances tuning stability
• High-tensile strength fretwire for durability and smooth playability

FEATURES
Neck
  • Shape: Classic C
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 34 in.
  • Truss rod: Dual-action
  • Finish: Gloss
  • Pickups
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: HH
  • Neck: Split-coil Alnico V
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: Single-coil Alnico V
  • Brand: Mitchell
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Active preamp: No
  • Special electronics: None
  • Fretboard
  • Material: Indian rosewood
  • Radius: 9.9 in.
  • Fret size: Medium-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Tusq
  • Nut width: 1.5 in. (38.1mm)
  • Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Alder
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, master volume
  • Pickup switch: No
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Tone switching: No
  • Special switching: No
  • Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: High-mass adjustable
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: High-ratio
  • Color: Black nickel
  • Other
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickguard: No
  • Special features: Pickups
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None

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MitchellTB500 Traditional Bass Guitar
 
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5.0

Organic and Rich Lows

By Wolfbane

from Kissimmmee Florida

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Sits well; nice balance
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

  • Color / almost a light purple tint?

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing
  • Small Venues

Comments about Mitchell TB500 Traditional Bass Guitar:

It's an upgrade from my old school Peavey. I'm a guitar/keyboard player; wanna be bass. We switch instruments often during the evening on the gig. The tone is wonderful; nice lows and highs that fill the room at any volume, Steely Dan to Red Hot Chilli's, 70's 80's rock, perfect weight for 4-5 sets. The tone controls do not change the sound much but an adjustment on the amp covers that. The picture's on-line shows a much brighter white than what you get; it's like a faded white color w/some light purple tone? None the less its sounds and feels just right, smooth comfortable neck, excellent hardware. Got a discount coupon and no tax to Florida, not sure if I would have purchased otherwise. I play it through my GK 15inch.

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