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Electric/acoustic 3/4 scale bass with quality parts and smart styling.
Endorsed by famed rockabilly bassist Lee Rocker, this sleek, comfortably-designed upright bass is produced in workshops affiliated with and approved by International Music Café. The Lee Rocker LR-102 bass is a high-quality laminate bass violin with Euro-style laminated construction. It is built with ebony parts and brass machine heads, and is set up with an adjustable bass bridge, exotic wood adjusters, and Kolstein Heritage Bass Strings. All instruments are fully set up in instrument specialty workshops exclusively In the United States. Lee Rocker Basses come with a signed Lee Rocker certificate of authenticity.
Strong output that delivers an intense signal to any amplifier
Warm sound with a round well-balanced tone
Equally high sound quality in both pizzicato and arco playing
Delivers high volume without feedback
Amplifier input impedance not critical
Comes with unique strip-fastener for easy snap on/off application
Accurately replicates the acoustic sound of a double bass.
Constructed of the best materials for the ultimate in hum suppression
Order today and get an easy-playing,great sounding bass with killer electronics and an exciting look.
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Comments about Silver Creek LR-102 Lee Rocker Tuxedo Bass:
The bass is well-crafted and comes with a great setup. I talked to Barrie himself at Kolstein and discussed with him how each bass comes through their shop in New York. Surprisingly, as a Lee Rocker model it is set up with an action more suited to jazz than the low setup of rockabilly. It's a fairly heavy plywood. The paint job is, to say the least, pretty crude.. the black is smooth and polished but the white is patchy in some spots (especially around the F holes). I am going to go over it myself, but feel I shouldn't have to. The Heritage strings on it are a nice synthetic gut that bow very well and loud, and have a decent pizz tone. I will probably swap them out for Spirocores, though, being primarily a jazz player. The pickup came to me with a wiring issue. I spoke to Kolstein and they offered an immediate exchange, no questions asked. Again, not something I should have to deal with but easily resolved. The pickup is a noninvasive addition and is easy to remove or add as desired. Overall, I am happy with the purchase. I like the tone and it is a very pretty instrument. I imagine there are better bargain basses out there, but I do like this one and play it every day with a smile on my face.