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Sadowsky MetroLine Modern 24-Fret Bass 5-String Alder Dark Lake Placid Blue 8.44lbs 1876-22

Sadowsky MetroLine Modern 24-Fret Bass 5-String Alder Dark Lake Placid Blue 8.44lbs 1876-22

SAD_SML24MS5-32-ALD-FR - 1876-22
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Sadowsky SML24MS5 5-String Bass Dark Lake Placid Blue Metallic High Polish

  • Model Number: SML24MS5 32 ALD FR
  • Serial Number: SML F 001876-22
  • Weight: 8.44 Pounds

Roger Sadowsky's goal was always to further improve an already very successful bass design by making a number of detailed improvements. Along with the electronics, which he developed by himself, he succeeded to raise the well-known J/J bass sound to a new level, so today you can speak of a typical Sadowsky tone: Never harsh or shrill sounding, with strong, powerful but never muddy bass, with present, but not too aggressive mids, and a sweet and airy treble range. All features of this modern bass sound can also be found in the 24-Fret Modern basses of the MetroLine series made exclusively in Germany.  A perfect choice for bass players who are looking for a lightweight solution for the stage in addition to a modern bass sound. Deep cut cutaways for better playability, 24 frets, soapbar pickups in modern position near bridge, active electronics with true bypass, Vintage Tone Control, treble and bass boost, ultralight Sadowsky tuners and the special Sadowsky bridge for quick string release meet all requirements of modern bass playing. The 5-string bass in sleek undersized J-Style shaped red alder body and modern appearance without a pickguard comes in Solid Dark Lake Placid Blue Metallic High Polish finish.

  • Sadowsky MetroLine 24-Fret Modern Bass
  • right hand version
  • 5-string electric bass
  • 34" (864 mm) long scale
  • bolt-on construction
  • American Red Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Morado fingerboard
  • 12" fingerboard radius
  • Sadowsky Just-A-Nut III nut
  • 1 7/8" (47.5 mm) nut width
  • 24 nickel silver frets (width: 0.094" (2.4 mm) / height: 0.051" (1.3 mm))
  • passive Sadowsky Soapbar pickup in modern position (neck)
  • passive Sadowsky Soapbar pickup in modern position (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
  • Sadowsky Light machine heads with open gear
  • Sadowsky S-security locks
  • Sadowsky bridge with quick string release
  • chrome hardware
  • Sadowsky Blue Label 045 - 130 strings
  • Solid Dark Lake Placid Blue Metallic High Polish finish
  • no pickguard
  • incl. hex key tools and individual Certificate of Authenticity
  • incl. Sadowsky Portabag (SAC BAG BASS PORTA)
  • made in Germany
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