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Orange O Bass 4-String Electric Bass Guitar in Black

Orange O Bass 4-String Electric Bass Guitar in Black

by Orange
The O Bass is the brainchild of Orange Technical Director and lead designer Adrian Emsley, whose inspiration came from his self-confessed lo..

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£289.00
Excellent service from personable staff
Staff couldn't do enough to help. Always someone available to whom I could ask a question. Very good range of stock in main areas of equipment covered by the store. Not a store though for more ethnic equipment. Allowed to try out equipment before purchase. Will definitely use again if need any of the range of equipment sold by PMT. Look forward to trying one of PMT's other stores.
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Overview

The O Bass is the brainchild of Orange Technical Director and lead designer Adrian Emsley, whose inspiration came from his self-confessed love of vintage gear.

The new Orange O Bass is an instant "retro" classic for bassists seeking authentic retro tone and lots of personality from their instruments!

Having spent a lifetime modifying all manner of bass guitars, the O Bass brings together all of his know-how in a unique and truly charismatic instrument.

Aside from its impeccably sleek lines and shapely aesthetics, the O Bass delivers the goods where it really matters. Plugging in reveals a sound with buckets of personality – familiar, yet somehow all of its own. A custom-wound split–coil pickup bears a very distinctive sonic mojo, with a well-balanced bass response and a bold and defined mid-range.

Players with a softer touch will immediately find themselves in Motown territory, with earthy overtones in abundance. Dig in a little more aggressively and the O Bass responds with an infectious harmonic grind that harks back to the birth of rock ‘n’ roll. As Emsley puts it, “It growls like a policeman’s dog!”

The O Bass first made an appearance in an early form as a demonstrator piece at the 2014 winter NAMM show, hidden from public view in the Orange booth. However, having been leaked on a number of videos on the internet, we were inundated with requests to put it into production.

Specs:

  • construction 4 string fretted single cutaway| bolt on
  • body okoumé |basswood veneer | a.b.s. binding on tear drop sunburst & off-black versions
  • neck maple |dual action truss rod | rosewood fretboard |a.b.s. binding & headstock overlay
  • electronics: 1 x custom wound split-coil humbucker | master tone & master volume
  • hardware: nickle top-loading 4 saddle bridge & open gear tuners
  • included extras: padded orange gigbag with printed orange crest | alternative 3 ply scratch plate (tear drop sunburst/off-black finishes – tortoise shell | orange finish – black)

Specification

SKU147844
Weight12.0000
MPNGP-O-BASS-BLK

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Excellent service from personable staff
Staff couldn't do enough to help. Always someone available to whom I could ask a question. Very good range of stock in main areas of equipment covered by the store. Not a store though for more ethnic equipment. Allowed to try out equipment before purchase. Will definitely use again if need any of the range of equipment sold by PMT. Look forward to trying one of PMT's other stores.
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