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Dean Pace Contra Electric Upright Bass Classic Black

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The Dean Pace Contra Upright Bass is a slender upright electric four-string bass with a warm, charming output that is ideal for a wide variety of musical idioms. It is for the bluegrass player who pre... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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$6990.00
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Overview

The Dean Pace Contra Upright Bass is a slender upright electric four-string bass with a warm, charming output that is ideal for a wide variety of musical idioms. It is for the bluegrass player who prefers not to drag a giagantic double bass around. It is for the jazz musician whose treasured hand-carved instrument is not worth risking the perils of the gin joint. It is for the Americana musican who wants to invoke the sound and feel of the acoustic bass without the potentially prohibitive price point of a fine acoustic bass.

It features a maple top/body, a bolt-on maple neck, an ebonized curved fingerboard, side dot inlays, sealed Die Cast tuners, black hardware, piezo transducer, DMT active Contra preamp system, and more!

Features
  • Quality construction
  • Volume and tone controls
  • Comfortable to play
  • Lightweight
  • Case included
Specifications
    • Top: Maple
    • Body: Solid Maple
    • Neck: Maple
    • Scale Length: 42" 3/4 Size
    • Neck Type: Bolt-On
    • Neck Profile: Curved Fingerboard
    • Fingerboard: Ebonized
    • Inlays: Side Dot Inlays
    • Knobs: Done
    • Hardware Color: Black
    • Bridge: Hard Plastic
    • Pickup (Bridge):Piezo Transducer
    • Binding: None
    • Finish: Gloss
    • Color: Classic Black
    • Case Options: Lightweight Case Included
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
5 year parts and labor warranty against defects.


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DeanPace Contra Electric Upright Bass
 
4.5

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4.0

nice substitute for a double bass in some circumstances

By none

from Austin TX

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Recording
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Dean Pace Contra Electric Upright Bass:

    can't really play con arco, the bridge is just not serviceable for a bow, but playing pizzicato it feels and sound just like a real doublebass fingerboard.

     
    5.0

    nice right out of box. set up was well done.

    By bob

    from fort wayne,in.

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Dean Pace Contra Electric Upright Bass:

      i use this bass in a bluegrass venue. because of its size an portability. got some strange looks at first, but once they heard the smooth deep sound they weren't so picky. it's not an acoustic double bass, so it doesn't have the exact sound,but it's close enough for me.right out of box it played really well and sounded great.very satisfied with it and the people at my guitar center store

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