Yamaha RBX170Y 4-String Electric Bass Guitar Red Metallic

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Yamaha crafts the RBX170 Bass with a solid basswood body, versatile electronics, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, chrome tuners and bridge, dual classic-style pickups, and passive tone controls. ... Read More

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Yamaha crafts the RBX170 Bass with a solid basswood body, versatile electronics, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, chrome tuners and bridge, dual classic-style pickups, and passive tone controls. Case sold separately.

Features
  • Neck
  • Shape: C
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 34"
  • Truss rod: Yes
  • Finish: Info not available
  • Pickups
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: P/J
  • Neck: Not applicable
  • Middle: Split single-coil
  • Bridge: Single-coil
  • Brand: Yamaha
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Active preamp: Not applicable
  • Special electronics: Not applicable
  • Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 10"
  • Fret size: Medium-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Plastic
  • Nut width: 1.575" (40mm)
  • Neck width at 12 fret: Info not available
  • Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Basswood
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body finish: Info not available
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, master tone
  • Pickup switch: No
  • Coil tap or split: Info not available
  • Tone switching: No
  • Special switching: No
  • Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: 4-Saddle adjustable
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Die-cast
  • Color: Chrome
  • Other
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickguard: No
  • Special features: Not applicable
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: Info not available
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YamahaRBX170Y 4-String Electric Bass Guitar
 
4.5

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5.0

Great bass guitar

By Alex

from Antelope

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing
    • Recording

    Comments about Yamaha RBX170Y 4-String Electric Bass Guitar:

    Easy to play light , and sound good

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    4.0

    Pleasantly surprise !

    By Matt Helm

    from Chicago Land

    About Me Novice

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Just started back to playing again. Nice bass
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

    • Fret Buzz
    • The buzz could mean truss rod adjustment or me

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about Yamaha RBX170Y 4-String Electric Bass Guitar:

    My brother surprised me with a Ken Smith Jazz bass 3yrs ago. I recently found the time to get back to playing again. I saw the Blue Yamaha, my son liked the way is looked and I bought it. Very happy with it so far. I ll update you after a month or two.

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