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Gold Coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty to protect your gear from unexpected breakdowns, accidental damage from handling and failures. This plan covers your product for one, two, three or up to five years from your date of purchase, costs just pennies per day and gives you a complete "no-worry" solution for protecting your investment.
Gold Coverage Includes:
- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
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- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
- Plans are renewable on new gear
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Term for New Gear begins on date of purchase but does not replace the store return policy or manufacturer coverage.
Pro-player designed and Brooklyn built.
The Imperial Select features hand-selected Alder bodies matched with a tried-and-true 3-piece Maple neck and old-growth Pau Ferro fingerboard, seen on the popular Emperor and Monarch Standard basses. This combination provides players with a classic full and warm tone yet still has the ability to be articulate to cut through a dense mix. It’s an overall balanced tone that allows the bass to cover a wide variety of sounds.
Pickups and Electronics
Proprietary Fodera / Seymour Duncan Dual Coils have been widely revered for their vintage correct single coil tone and for providing a punchy and focused tone with a natural and smooth upper midrange in dual coil mode. With its unique pickup placement, the Imperial Select can capture 60’s style growly bridge pickup tones while also having the full bodied sound and attack for slap style playing. Matched with a specially tuned version of the Standard preamp, the Imperial Select EQ centers have been chosen to compliment the natural tone of the bass while still allowing needed tonal flexibility.
Comfort and Ergonomics
The Imperial Select feature a slimmer body profile allowing the instrument to be both lighter and provides greater comfort whether on a strap or while siting. With its extensive body contours the Imperial Select is one of the most comfortable single cut basses to date.
Grab this exquisite bass. Order today.
- Free Standard Ground shipping (48 contiguous states, some overweight and Used/Vintage items excluded).
- Orders placed before 3 p.m. ET usually ship the same business day.
Every guitar or bass you purchase from Musician's Friend (electric or acoustic, New or Open Box) includes two years of protection from manufacturer defects.
Our Gear Advisers are available to guide you through your entire shopping experience. Call or Chat for expert advice and to hear the latest deals.