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Strandberg Boden Original 4 Bass Natural

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The Boden Bass Original model features the classic time-tested wood combination of lightweight chambered Swamp Ash body with solid Flame Maple top an...Click To Read More About This Product

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Packed with innovations to lead adventurous players on their music journey.

The Boden Bass Original model features the classic time-tested wood combination of lightweight chambered Swamp Ash body with solid Flame Maple top and Roasted Maple neck and fretboard. Strong in the high-mids with sweet highs and a punchy and tight low-end, the Original 4 and 5 basses provide the articulation and expressiveness that players of Classic J-style basses are accustomed to.

This timeless sonic character is complemented by Nordstrand Zen Blade soapbar-size noiseless single-coil pickups customized to match the radius of the fretboard and a 3-Band Preamp that allows the player to tailor the sound with detailed precision over a very broad sonic range. Whether you are a touring pro, session player, or a metalhead, the Boden Bass Original can surely cover all of the bases with authority and style.

What makes it special?
The Boden Bass Original was designed to provide exceptional comfort, ergonomics and playability with its lightweight headless construction, multi-scale neck, and the patented EndurNeck neck profile. For the bass player, this is especially important knowing how much a solidbody bass can weigh.

The proprietary hardware is constructed of aircraft grade aluminum that plays a major part in the instrument’s unique woody and organic acoustic character besides reducing the overall weight. Premium materials such as Swamp Ash for the body with solid ¼” Flame Maple top and roasted Maple for the neck and Birdseye Maple for the fretboard and proprietary components along with world class manufacturing processes and techniques are used to produce these instruments of exceptional build quality, workmanship, and reliability.

What does it do?
Besides the striking visual design aesthetics and unmatched ergonomic features, the very best materials, components and craftsmanship combine to provide a bass that is easy to play, reduces fatigue for your hands as well as your back, and which produces stunningly clear yet warm organic sounds that will suit virtually any musical genre and style.

Acoustically, the Boden Bass Original is loud, articulate, rich and balanced with strong fundamentals and these characteristics are further enhanced and complemented by the highly acclaimed Nordstrand Zen Blade noiseless single-coil pickups and ultra-flexible 3-band EQ preamp.

Who is it for?
The Boden Bass Original models are for advanced professional bassists who seek the utmost in playing comfort as well as a plethora of great classic and modern bass sounds that can be used in a variety of professional musical environments, whether that’s a critical time-sensitive recording session or the largest of concert stages in which there is no room for errors.

All of the features on the Boden Bass Original were thoughtfully designed, engineered and implemented with such players in mind –from the premium materials to the scale length of each string and from each component of the hardware to the layout of the controls.

The Boden Bass Original is for the serious bassist who requires an instrument that delivers all of the great classic bass sounds as well as the modern and which will help take his or her playing to a new level of musical creativity as well as the most enjoyable playing experience.


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SPECIFICATIONS
Neck
  • Shape: EndurNeck Profile
  • Wood: Maple with carbon fiber
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 33-34.5 in.
  • Truss rod: Dual-action
  • Finish: Semi-gloss
Pickups
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: SS 
  • Neck: Audio Zen Blade pickups
  • Bridge: Audio Zen Blade pickups
  • Brand: Custom Nordstrand
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Active preamp: Active/passive switch
Fretboard
  • Material: Maple 
  • Radius: 20 in.
  • Fret size: Medium
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: Yes
Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Swamp Ash
  • Top wood: Flamed maple
  • Body finish: Semi-gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume with push-pull active bypass, pan/blend, passive treble cut and 2-band active EQ
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: 4-Saddle adjustable with .strandberg* EGS Rev 2 bass tuners & string locks
  • Tuning machines:
  • Color: Black
Other
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickguard: No
  • Special features: Multi-scale design, Original Luminlay Blue Side Dots, Original Luminlay Blue Inlays
  • Case: Gig bag
  • Country of origin: Indonesia

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