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Music Man Bongo 5-String Bass with 2 Humbucker Pickups
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      Music Man Bongo 5-String Bass with 2 Humbucker Pickups (515629)
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Totally killer design looks like tomorrow, sounds incredible.

Selected basswood is carved into THE most distinctive body style ever—very well balanced and responsive with a super-tight 5-bolt joint to a selected maple neck with rosewood fingerboard. Dual neodymium humbuckers with 4-band EQ on 2 concentric knobs and continuous balance provide huge tone with precision command. Schaller BM tuners with tapered string posts, easily accessible truss rod, matching headstock, and a graphite acrylic resin-coated body cavity for supreme noise shielding add up to true MusicMan luxury.

Music Man Bongo 5-String Bass with 2 Humbucker Pickups Features:

  • Selected basswood carved body
    Radical body design
    Selected maple neck
    Rosewood fingerboard
    5-bolt neck joint
    Dual neodymium humbuckers
    4-band EQ
    Hardened steel bridge plate with stainless steel saddles
    Continuous pickup balance
    MM designed light weight tuners
    Tapered string posts
    Easily accessible truss rod
    Matching headstock
    Body cavity shielded with graphite acrylic resin coating




Music Man Bongo 5-String Bass with 2 Humbucker Pickups

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  • I'm in love

    As reviewed by ATLmusicMAN on 10/16/2006

    The first time I played this at my nearest GC location, I immediately fell in love with it. As tight as it looks, it sounds even better. The tonal range and possibilities are limitless with all the adjustable tone knobs that come standard on this beast! The pre-set action is low, yet doesn't scrub the pickups or the neck with regular finger play. It is very responsive to slapping and plucking as well, I found no dead spots on any part of the neck on this 5 string which is unbelievable! Well worth the money!

    11 of 11 people found this review helpful.
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  • Best bass ever!

    As reviewed by wordub on 10/26/2006

    I bought the 5 string version. This is a monster with 18-volts of powered precision. With the wide range eq, any and all tones are possible! Well balanced out of the box. Plays like butter. Whether you are smooth on jazz or sheading it or funking it up, this is the bass for all seasons. Improve your bottom line. Well worth the price for American made quality in every note!

    10 of 10 people found this review helpful.
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  • Excellent bass the TRULY delivers!

    As reviewed by StealthPlayer on 2/7/2011

    I own the 6 string version of this bass in all black Stealth with the ebony fingerboard. First of all, I was never into Music Man basses and was never into their sound. However, I saw the Stealth version and it immediately intrigued me. The design of the bass is a take-it or leave-it with most people. I personally like the design more than what I dislike it. Second, I decided to get the bass and from the moment I opened the case I was blown away! The craftsmanship, finish, playability, weight, and overall feel are IMMACULATE! I mean, it just rocks! Third, the sound is HUGE! This thing is loud! I have had no need to turn the volume knob past 2! The 4-band EQ is genius and a God-send! The fretboard is thin and the best I have ever played for a six string! Fourth, at first the only thing that dissapointed me was the slap sound. I just couldn't really find it when I played it through a headphone amp. I am a tone snob. HOWEVER, I just played this bass at church through my Ibanez Promethean rig running 500 watts and I was hooked! This thing really comes alive with a good rig and the slap sound was incredibly modern and it was one of the sounds I was looking for. I guess this bass really comes alive and shows all its bells and whistles when played live or through a good studio. You will not be dissapointed. This thing is worth its weight in gold and now I'm a believer!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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