Bass Collection Speakeasy 4 - Jet Black

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"Exceptionally well built & finished for the price tag... a joy to play"

Ian Glasper | Bass Guitar Magazine | October 2014

Based on the classic, Japanese built Bass Collection SB310 Series, introduced by Nanyo Boeki and distributed exclusively in the UK by the Bass Centre in the late 1980's and 90's, the new Speakeasy combines a distinctive compact body profile with a powerful, modern sound.

All the hallmarks of the original Bass Collection design are in place... the unique, heel-less, bolt on neck, 2 octave, unmarked, rosewood fingerboard, high density bridge design for maximum sustain and active twin band electronics.

  • Original, compact, light weight Bass Collection SB body contour
  • Slim profile maple neck
  • 24 fret, rosewood fingerboard
  • 2 Band Active EQ

Throughout the late 80's and 90's, The Bass Centre was synonymous with The Bass Collection range, with our Wapping store being the only place in the West to feature the complete range.

The classic line-up of SGC/Nanyo instruments still has a devoted following, with numerous online user groups and forums dedicated to chronicling the development of the brand and the myriad of model variations. Notable users include Muse bass superstar, Chris Wolstenholme, who used a pair of Bass Collection SB300 Series basses, both live and in the studio, during the band's 2000/2001 "Showbiz" era.

 Bass Collection Speakeasy 4-String Bass - Jet Black

Body Ash
Finish Jet Black
Neck Slim profile, Maple; heel-less, bolt-on design
Fingerboard Rosewood, with Brass nut
Frets 24 jumbo nickel frets
Pickups Passive J/J single coil
Controls 2-Band 9 volt active EQ (Master Volume /Pickup Balance / Individual Treble & Bass Cut/Boost)
Tuning Machines Gold Enclosed Gear, Gotoh GB7 Style
Hardware Gold Control Knobs, Strap Buttons
Bridge Gold Hi-Mass, Hi-Sustain design
Scale Length 34" (864mm)
Neck Width at Nut 40mm
Neck Width at 24th Fret 60mm
Neck Depth at 1st Fret 21mm
Neck Depth at 12th Fret 23mm
String Spacing at Bridge 19mm
Strings Bass Centre Elites
Extras Bass Centre Padded Gig Bag
Warranty All Bass Collection instruments come with a 1 year warranty

Guitar & Bass Magazine Speakeasy Pro 4 • Gareth Morgan • February 2014

"A well put-together & handsome-looking bass... it’s fair to say that its modern good looks and fine playability make it an instrument that many will be happy to pay a little extra for"

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Bass Guitar Magazine Speakeasy 4 + 5 • Ian Glasper • October 2014

"Exceptionally well built and finished for the price tag – a joy to play... small and perfectly formed, these guitars are easy on both the eye and the ear"

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