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      Yamaha BB425X 5-String Electric Bass Guitar (H73240)
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Classic style, powerful tone, and 30 years of Yamaha legacy in one gorgeous instrument.

Applying the advancements in knowledge, technology, and skills gained since launching the BB Series over 30 years ago, Yamaha's bass design team has reinvented a legend. The new BB425X 5-string electric bass guitar delivers exceptional tone and resonance using a no-compromise passive, bolt-on design that raises the bar for quality and performance. Exclusive features deliver powerful, rich tone; excellent attack and sustain; immense volume; and overwhelming presence.

Yamaha BB425X 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Features:

  • Alder body
    Maple/nato neck with classic BB profile
    Rosewood fretboard with 10" radius
    21 frets
    Vintage style bridge
    Master volume/tone controls
    Chrome hardware and tuners
    34" scale




Yamaha BB425X 5-String Electric Bass Guitar

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  • FENDER BETTER LOOK OUT !..!

    As reviewed by Brandon Kapshandy on 7/25/2011

    I just received my Yamaha BB425x a couple of days ago in Vintage White and it is by far one of the best basses I played in that price range. It is considerably louder than my Fender P-bass and is more versatile because of the P&J pickup configuration. I was pleasently surprised with the build quality, and the only problem I encountered was a striped pickup adjustment screw and one call to Yamaha Parts Department fixed that. I should be receiving the replacement screw in about a week. Some of the features I like on this bass are the 5 piece maple neck with mahogany stringers, and only one word can describe this new neck construction: SOLID! I also like how the bass is strung thru the body at a 45 degree angle at the base of the body which really increases the overall tension on the srings and really adds more clearity and sustain. The neck is really fast and has no dead spots. So all in all this bass is a noticeable improvement from its predecessor the BB415 and is really going to give Fender a run for their money!

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  • WOW

    As reviewed by ROBERT NEMETZ on 6/29/2012

    Ok, I've been playing for over 20 years. Gig out ever weekend, play all styles from Rock to Dance crap. I Owned just about every bass out there, including custom made basses with Bartolini pups, etc.. etc.. All I have to say is WOW...for the buck you get a killer bass, classic look but LOUD. The stock PUPS are hot, but very vintage. SMOKES every Fender I played. WELL worth the $$....you'd expect this value in a high end bass. Don't believe me?? Buy it, you won't want to play your other basses....I'm buying a second one as a backup too!

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  • Want a PJ? Give this bass a try!

    As reviewed by Aaron Fowler on 3/13/2014

    I have had many basses, and this bass flat out kills. It's light, has a very comfortable neck, and the low B is one of the best that I have heard in a 34" scale 5 string. I will add that the neck moves very little, unlike the Stingray that I owned for two years that would move under every little climate change. The string spacing is around 18mm. The tone..oh the tone of the bass is so awesome. Use the neck pickup and you get a warm, full p-bass sound. Add the bridge pickup (only three positions on the switch) and you get a nice sizzle and grind. Even using just the bridge pickup has a nice full sound that I have not ever heard in a PJ bass. I really think Yamaha basses are under-rated, and wouldn't hesitate to use this bass in any scenario - be it live performances or recording.

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