Sadowsky Metroline 21-Fret Vintage M/J 4-String Bass Red Alder 


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Weight: 7.8lbs

Year: 2023 

Case: Gig bag

  • Sadowsky MetroLine 21-Fret Vintage M/J Bass
  • right-hand version
  • 4-string electric bass
  • 34" (864 mm) long scale
  • bolt-on construction
  • sleek undersized J-Style body with deep cutaways
  • American Red Alder body
  • Maple neck (C shape)
  • Morado fingerboard
  • dot inlays
  • 12" fingerboard radius
  • Sadowsky Just-A-Nut III nut
  • 1.5" (38.1 mm) nut width
  • 2.2" (56.3 mm) neck width at 12th fret
  • 2.5" (63.5 mm) neck width at last fret
  • 0.82" (20.8 mm) neck thickness at 1st fret
  • 0.95" (24.1 mm) neck thickness at 12th fret
  • 21 nickel silver frets (width: 0.094" (2.4 mm) / height: 0.051" (1.3 mm))
  • Sadowsky hum-cancelling J-Style pickup (neck)
  • Sadowsky MM-Style humbucker pickup (bridge)
  • active Sadowsky 2-way electronics (bass and treble boost) with Vintage Tone Control (VTC)
  • controls for Volume / Balance / Vintage Tone Control (P/P) / Treble and Bass (stacked)
  • push/pull function at VTC knob for preamp bypass
  • 3-way toggle switch for humbucker pickup configuration (series / parallel / single coil)
  • quick access electronics compartment
  • Sadowsky Light machine heads with open gear
  • Sadowsky S-security locks
  • Sadowsky bridge with quick string release
  • chrome hardware
  • Sadowsky Blue Label 045 - 105 strings
  • Natural Transparent Satin finish
  • tortoise pickguard
  • weight ca. 8.9 lbs (4.04 kg) or less
  • incl. hex key tools and individual Certificate of Authenticity
  • incl. Sadowsky Portabag (SAC BAG BASS PORTA)
  • made in Germany

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Syracuse, NY, United States
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