RockBass by Warwick Corvette Classic 4-String Bass  

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The RockBass is designed to suit rock players, with the string spacing, active electronics, and a fast neck feel that lets you play hard-driving, powerful bass. Any bass player can appreciate the trad... Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

The RockBass is designed to suit rock players, with the string spacing, active electronics, and a fast neck feel that lets you play hard-driving, powerful bass. Any bass player can appreciate the traditional styling, balance, and smooth feel the Corvette Bass offers. As with all Corvette Basses, the Classic features MEC "gold" active single-coil pickups and 2-band active electronics, maple neck, rosewood fingerboard, and nickel frets. The body is alder with a AAA flamed maple veneer top.

Features
  • Alder body with AAA flamed maple veneer top
  • MEC "gold" active single-coil pickups
  • 2-band active electronics
  • Nickel frets
Specifications
  • Scale: 34"
    Warwick Red Label M strings
    Maple bolt-on neck
    Rosewood fingerboard
    String spacing: 19mm
    RockBass one-piece bridge
    Setup tools: 5mm and 1.5mm Allen wrenches (included)
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
RockBass - one year parts and labor warranty.
Warranty terms vary. Check with manufacturer for specific product warranty.


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4.7

(based on 7 reviews)

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5.0

Rockbass Corvette - great deal for rock/punk/metal!

By Mark Kopyc

from Frederick MD

I actually bought the bass at Chuck Levins in Washington DC. This bass feels very similar to the expensive corvette, in fact I think the neck is a little faster for small hands like mine. Much lighter too! I bought one with the blackish green stain over wood, great finish!! VERY sensitive pickups, awesome. Top quality finish and fit, great balance, amazingly nice for a Made In China sticker (dont be fooled this is a GREAT bass; take that sticker off of there!). Great neck, nice and thin, rosewood over maple. I detuned it to a low C bass and the sound is great for Punk/Metal. Active is VERY active, very adjustable. 5 Stars for value and looks. 4 Stars for tone, this doesnt have quite the growl of the real corvette but that is probably due to be detuning it, plus the much lower mass of the body. I chose this for feel and tone over an American Jazz fender bass, and its less than half the price and looks better and is lighter! 5 Stars for a rock/metal/punk bass, Superb value.

 
4.0

Extremely good Bass

By Jake

from Dunmore

I've been playing this bass for almost a year now and it hasn't failed me yet! Very light body, great looking, excellent sound, and affordable!

 
5.0

Great bass all around!

By Eric N.

from Thunder Bay, Ontario

Overall, this is bass is great it has a good growl and a very sharp sound too, it has a wide range of tones also. I got a pretty good deal on it because it had a very little flaw to it. But overall it is an awesome bass because it looks great but most of all it sounds great.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great stuff...

By Shaggy

from PA

I just bought this a few days ago, and I'm thrilled to have it. It's amazing for slap and pop, but it works great for everything else too. My last choice was between this and two Fenders, and this blew them both out of the water. Wonderful bass, great sound.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Slap Bass Dream

By Squiggiboo

from Smithtown, NY

This bass is great for slap bass. The strings are set further apart to allow you to quickly get your fingers in between them for a nice snap. It has a sharp sound to it making it perfect for everything from funk to punk to metal. The only problem is a defect with the nut which the input jack is screwed in. It doesn't have teeth and will loosen and requires almost constant tightening. Take it to any music shop and they can add a new one with teeth in for under 20 bucks.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Bass

By Tacropolis

from Canal Winchester

I recently purchased this Rockbass from Warwick. I spent an hour playing it before I bought. I fell in love with it instantly. This bass has a great warm, smooth sound. The active pickups are very sensitive. The body is light which puts less stress on the shoulder. This bass is awesome for slapping and popping as well. I played quite a few basses before I chose this one. I got a great value from an affordable Bass by Warwick.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I Just Got Rockin with the RockBass

By Bassist13

from Tiburon California

I just got the the RockBass and it is amazing it has an amzing range of sound if you want to play Flea funk it works, wanna play Matthew Taylor style from Motion City soundtrack its awsome, such a wide variety of sound. Excellent if you are still searching for that perfect sound. Excellent if you have found your sound. This bass kicks major glutes, and i highly recomend it!! RockBass Rules!!

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