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Kala Rumbler Fretted Acoustic Electric U-BASS  Natural Mahogany

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The Kala Rumbler is the latest model in Kala Brand's distinctive line of award winning portable U-BASS instruments. The Rumbler takes the U-BASS into...Read More

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      OVERVIEW

      Standard bass pitches in a compact instrument.

      The Kala Rumbler is the latest model in Kala Brand's distinctive line of award winning portable U-BASS instruments. The Rumbler takes the U-BASS into a new dimension with the addition of custom engineered electronics and new proprietary strings, at an economically friendly price. The Rumbler design integrates a specially designed Kala electronic system with a Piezo pickup and is equipped with an active EQ with built in tuner. Each bass is strung with Kala Silver Rumbler Strings which are proprietary U-BASS strings designed and manufactured exclusively for Kala Brand Music by Aquila strings. Padded gig bag included. Die-Cast U-Bass tuners, Laminate Mahogany construction, Mahogany neck with Rosewood fingerboard and bridge.


      FEATURES
      • Laminate Mahogany back and sides
      • Mahogany neck
      • Rosewood fingerboard and bridge
      • 16 frets
      • 21 inch scale
      • Custom Die Cast Tuners
      • Kala Silver Rumbler Strings
      • Custom Kala inlay
      • Kala electronic system with an active EQ and built in tuner
      • Includes a Deluxe U-Bass Embroidered Gig Bag
      • Meets most airline carry-on requirements

      You'll be amazed at what this low profile instrument can do.

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      KalaRumbler Fretted Acoustic Electric U-BASS
       
      5.0

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      5.0

      Great sound and feel for a good price

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      from Lexington, KY

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            Comments about Kala Rumbler Fretted Acoustic Electric U-BASS:

            Very amateur player here, played a regular electric bass off and on over the years and after buying my girlfriend a nice little Ukulele I was very curious about these cool little U-Basses. The feel and sound is great for the size and price. Some new string would improve that even more not that the standard ones are bad. I'm sure it's not quite professional grade but for the price it exceeded my quality expectations. Worth checking out!

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            5.0

            Terrific little bass for a little price

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            from Central New Joisey

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            Pros

            • Attractive finish
            • good quality
            • Great tone
            • Solid value

            Cons

            • Minor Finish Issues

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              Comments about Kala Rumbler Fretted Acoustic Electric U-BASS:

              This is a great little bass. I already own a ubass with the solid spruce top. Although I like that ubass and played many gigs with it, I have intonation problems with it. Also it has a pickup but no on board preamp so that was an extra piece of equipment I needed to carry and hook up. The Rumbler I received from MF was set up perfectly out of the box. The preamp is just fine and very convenient with the onboard tuner which I found to be pretty accurate. Sounds great through all of my bass amps.Yes, it does come very close to the sound of an upright double bass without the problems of transporting that monster. The Rumbler is mahogany laminate, not a solid top but my upright is laminate, not carved and they all sound great. Also the mahogany finish is very appealing to the eye. Only finish problem I have is some fret ends closer to the body could have been smoothed a bit more. This however is not enough for me to change my 5 star rating. I'm in an acoustic band and brought it to practice the other night. It received rave reviews from the other guys. We do about 30 to 40 shows a year and I normally play the upright or an Ibanez acoustic electric bass for most gigs, but the Rumbler will be perfect to use as was my other Ubass at the venues that give the band limited space to set up. Get one. You won't be disappointed!

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              5.0

              Big Sound, Little Package

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              from Minneapolis,MN

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              • Compact Built In Tuner

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                  Comments about Kala Rumbler Fretted Acoustic Electric U-BASS:

                  Bought it for a recording project I'm working on where the client wanted an acoustic vibe and for a travel bass. This thing sounds like an upright! Just used it at a live gig yesterday. I brought along my regular bass for a back up if the Ubass was unsuitable but never opened the case. I'm impressed.

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                  5.0

                  Can't stop playing it

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                  from Dania Beach FL

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                        Comments about Kala Rumbler Fretted Acoustic Electric U-BASS:

                        Can't stop playing it.

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                        5.0

                        Awesome customer support and sales

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                        from Simi Valley California

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                              Comments about Kala Rumbler Fretted Acoustic Electric U-BASS:

                              Very nice experience Thank you, Tyler

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