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Traveler Guitar Ultra-Light Bass  Natural

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The Ultra-Light Bass is Traveler Guitar's lightest, most compact bass offering ever. Weighing just 3 pounds 6.5 ounces and measuring only 33-¾" in le...Click To Read More About This Product

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An ultra-compact travel bass guitar with a unique design and a Shadow pickup system.

The Ultra-Light Bass is Traveler Guitar's lightest, most compact bass offering ever. Weighing just 3 pounds 6.5 ounces and measuring only 33-¾" in length, this 30"-scale acoustic-electric bass can go anywhere you want to take it. The UltraLight Bass features a custom piezo pickup so you can plug into your favorite amplifier, while the built-in thumb rest and removable lap-rest frame allow you play in comfort, even in the tightest of spaces. High-quality gig bag included.

FEATURES
  • Neck-thru Body - Eastern American hard maple
  • Fingerboard - Ebonized rosewood
  • Frets - 22-medium
  • Scale Length - 30"
  • Fingerboard Inlays - Vintage clay dot
  • Neck Width at Nut - 1-3/4"
  • Body Width - 5-1/4³ (lap rest detached)
  • Body Thickness- 3/4³
  • Overall Depth - 2"
  • Length - 33-3/4"
  • Weight - 3 lbs. 6.5 oz
  • Pick-up - Shadow Undersaddle piezo
  • Hardware - Chrome 14:1 gear ratio (closed gear)
  • Strings - D'Addario EXL-165
  • Includes gig bag

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Traveler GuitarUltra-Light Bass
 
3.8

(based on 4 reviews)

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Pros

  • Fun to play (3)

Cons

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Best Uses

  • Practicing (4)
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3.0

Nice little Bass but not worth the price

By PumaBass

from Texas

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Pros

  • Fun To Play

Cons

  • Poor Pick Up

Best Uses

  • Practicing

Comments about Traveler Guitar Ultra-Light Bass:

PROS: At first I was really excited to have a small practice bass for the office or travel companion. This bass fits these needs; especially the size. You can store and carry it anywhere. This bass at 30" is quite a bit shorter than a full scall but still matched the notes down the frets of my regular size bass.
CONS: No volume control, low volume and no action adjustment. This is one piece of wood and I don't believe it would do well if you had to repair it.(Wood or electronics)
OVERALL: I returned this bass because the value just wasn't there. Your 399 would be better spent on a TB-49 made by Traveler Guitar or a Steinberger copy. I would buy this bass again but only at a significantly reduced price. This bass would be better priced below 200.(w/coupon)

 
3.0

I would have to see in person and play before buying this.

By starfire 64

from Omaha, NE.

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Pros

  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about Traveler Guitar Ultra-Light Bass:

    decent practice instrument, but way overpriced. No acoustic sound can be heard. Must plug in to get real sound. This may seem trivial but purpose of practice is to hear what you are playing and you really cannot do this with this instrument.

     
    4.0

    Great with a stomp box!

    By Carlos

    from Florida

    About Me Novice

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    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Pick Up

    Cons

    • Fret Buzz

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing

    Comments about Traveler Guitar Ultra-Light Bass:

    I bought this for my son, the size is just perfect to take everywhere. The strings that comes with are not the best and the sound if you hook it up to a amp is way to metallic. I added a "Korg Mini Stomp Box" and it made it just a perfect instrument, you can alter the sound, have volume, even make it sound like an electric guitar, sounds great with a small "Lyon amp" so its a kit to take when you travel.
    The piece by itself is a 3 stars, with the stomp box is a 5+. (I also altered the body by adding a removable piece on the top so the strap can sit just like a regular bass guitar one. (see pic)

     
    5.0

    Way better than I expected.

    By Jeff

    from Arkansas

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    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Traveler Guitar Ultra-Light Bass:

      Took it out of the box, went to practice- played it the whole time. The sustain was surprising. I have back problems, so I wanted something I could use to practice for hours with and not pay for it the next day. Now, I plan on playing it at shows. The 30 scale is great for more complex lines, and the novelty of it is cool. It's is a little hard to slide, because it's so light, but my back is thankful. I would recommend it to anyone who is a grinder like me when it comes to practice. If you play much you probably have more than one bass- It's a great addition to my collection.

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