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Warwick Rockbass Fortress 5-String Electric Bass

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The Fortress body shape says what you want it to; a commitment to innovation and a sense of style that expands the limits of traditional presentation...Click To Read More About This Product

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Stylish and beautifully made 5-string.

The Fortress body shape says what you want it to; a commitment to innovation and a sense of style that expands the limits of traditional presentation. The Rockbass series brings Warwick designs and craftsmanship into an affordable price range. The hardware, electronics, body and neck all meet Warwick's exacting standards at a price that brings the possibility of owning one into the reach of many more musicians. The Rockbass Fortress says it all at a price you can afford. Low B string.

FEATURES
Neck
Shape: C
Wood: Maple with Ekanga veneer
Neck joint: 4-Bolt
Scale length: 34"
Truss rod: Yes
Finish: Natural oil

Pickups
Active or passive: Active
Configuration: SS
Neck: Split single coil
Middle: Not applicable
Bridge: Single-coil
Brand: MEC
Series or parallel: Parallel
Active preamp: Active MEC 2-way
Special electronics: Not applicable

Fretboard
Material: Rosewood
Radius: 20"
Fret size: Jumbo
Number of frets: 24
Inlays: Not applicable
Nut material: Plastic
Nut width: 1.5" (38.1mm)
Neck width at 12 fret:

Body
Style: Double cutaway
Construction: Solidbody
Body wood: Ash
Top wood: Not applicable
Body finish: Natural oil
Orientation: Right-handed

Controls
Control layout: Volume, blend, bass, treble
Pickup switch: No
Coil tap or split: Not applicable
Tone switching: No
Special switching: No

Hardware
Bridge type: Fixed
Bridge design: Two piece
Tailpiece: Not applicable
Tuning machines: Enclosed
Color: Chrome

Other
Number of strings: 5
Pickguard: No
Special features: Not applicable
Case: Sold separately
Accessories: User kit
Country of origin: Germany

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WarwickRockbass Fortress 5-String Electric Bass
 
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5.0

better than expected

By Mr Snow

from Minneapolis

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Pros

  • Good Feel
  • Solid Electronics

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      Comments about Warwick Rockbass Fortress 5-String Electric Bass:

      This bass is pretty amazing and exceeded expectations. I did do a truss rod adjustment, nut height and adjusted the bridge where I wanted it with the strings I like to use, but that is really to be expected for a wood instrument that shipped through the mail, which was set up for different strings in probably a different climate. Luckily, it came with every tool I needed to make these adjustments and that's pretty awesome. You can actually get to the truss rod without removing any strings.
      Out of the box I was pleasantly surprised that the body was smaller than expected. I was thinking (for some reason) that it would be like... Fender P Bass sized body; a giant butcher block cutting board. Not so.
      It also weighs less than the bass I have been using for over 15 years, which was a complete shock. I've been so use to this little 4 string bubinga bass for so long that I was a little hesitant to switch to a gigantic heavy 5 string. It is neither gigantic or heavy.
      The electronics are clean, the jack feels great. The battery compartment is a bit of a crammed in afterthought, we'll see how that one plays out as the years go on. It's easy to get to, but it's a metal clip inside of the rats nest, and I don't feel there is adequate room to A) figure out where the battery even goes and B) feel confident that I have it in there correctly. That said, the cavity is painted, the wires are managed, the pots are smooth, the compartment is incredibly easy to access. Using the same amp, same board and same cables as my other bass, it just sounds really great.

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