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Ibanez Premium BTB1606E 6-String Electric Bass Guitar Flat Natural

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Without a doubt, your instrument should equal the quality of your effort. At some point the word "boutique" comes to mind: Select-grade materials, neck-thru construction, and top quality components, a... 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.
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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.
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Overview

Without a doubt, your instrument should equal the quality of your effort. At some point the word "boutique" comes to mind: Select-grade materials, neck-thru construction, and top quality components, all in a meticulously crafted instrument. But what about the price? That's where Ibanez comes in. Our ability to build small-shop quality into inspiring yet affordable instruments is showcased by BTB series basses.

The BTB's extra-long 35-inch neck scale offers tight, even tension with no flopping on the low end, and added sustain on the high strings. It also provides superior articulation, making it perfect,

All components of the BTB1606E are interdependent, working together toward a superior performance: The Mono-Rail IV bridge is the ultimate in string isolation for bass, with featuring a saddle lock system that maximizes stability and focuses vibration transfer.
Nordstrand "Big Single" pickups provide the clarity of single coil pickups, while the large body gives players a full and aggressive tone.
3-band EQ with mid frequency switch fine-tuned specifically for the BTB. The active 3-Band EQ features fully independent bass, treble, and mid Controls with a wide boost/cut range. The preamp system is equipped with a mid-frequency select switch, enabling you to instantly select 250Hz and 600Hz - the heart of the mid zone - for a more dynamic and ideal tone.

Ibanez luthiers designed a 9pc Wenge/Bubinga/Maple neck-thru that achieves the trifecta of bass design: Surprising player comfort, extraordinary mechanical stability, and a visual spectacle that will impress anyone who appreciates masterly wood craft.

FEATURES

  • Neck: BTB6 9pc Wenge/Bubinga/Maple neck-thru (889mm/35 scale) w/Graphite reinforcement rods
  • Body: Poplar Burl top/Mahogany wing body
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Nut: BLACK TUSQ XLnut
  • Inlay: Abalone off-set dot inlay
  • Frets: Medium w/ Premium Fret Edge Treatment
  • Pickups: Nordstrand Big Single neck pu, Nordstrand Big Single bridge pu
  • EQ: EQB-IIISC 3-band eq w/Eq bypass switch & Mid frequency switch
  • Bridge: Mono-rail IV bridge
  • Hardware color: Gold
  • Gig Bag included
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IbanezPremium BTB1606E 6-String Electric Bass Guitar
 
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5.0

Gorgeous bass, sounds great, plays great

By TANNER

from Chesterfield, SC

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Comments about Ibanez Premium BTB1606E 6-String Electric Bass Guitar:

If you ever bought a guitar for looks, let it be this one. The poplar burl is absolutely stunning, and I love that every bass looks completely different and unique. The bass was slightly smaller than I expected, which translated into it being slightly lighter than I was expecting (a very good thing). The balance is great; little to no neck dive while it's strapped up. The Nordstrands sound fantastic on this guy. I'm starting to believe that they sound better than Barts on other Ibanez basses. The sound is J-bass-ish, and all three notch positions sound great on the blend knob, as does everything in-between. Typical great Ibanez preamp, with handy passive/active (preamp bypass/preamp on) and mid-frequency switches. Personally, I'd have preferred the higher frequency to be a tad lower, but it still gives you great punch when you dial it in. The longer scale gives you great tension down low, and I put a super long scale .145 tapered B on her, and it's the best low B I've ever played. This bass is fantastic, and I truly think it's where the six-string search ends for me. The price point is ridiculous; get one now!

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