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Fodera Emperor 5 Standard Classic 5-String Electric Bass Fiesta Red

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.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
$6,575.00
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The Fodera Emperor 5 Standard Classic 5-String Electric Bass features the very best of over 30 years of building experience in an instrument that blends the tone, playability and pro-player reliability bass players have come to expect from Fodera with a more traditional look that will be at home on any stage. Hand-selected alder or ash bodies,...  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.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
$6,575.00
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Overview

The Fodera Emperor 5 Standard Classic 5-String Electric Bass features the very best of over 30 years of building experience in an instrument that blends the tone, playability and pro-player reliability bass players have come to expect from Fodera with a more traditional look that will be at home on any stage. Hand-selected alder or ash bodies, quarter-sawn 3-piece rock maple necks, with bird’s eye maple or Indian rosewood fingerboards delivers classic tonal combinations, while a PLEK’d compound-radius fingerboard provides the effortless playability Fodera has become known for. Add to that the powerful sustain and resonance from the fully adjustable, custom-designed, bell-brass bridge, and the Emperor Classic delivers the look and feel you’ll only get from a hand-crafted Fodera bass guitar.

The Emperor Classic features a set of Fodera/Duncan dual-coil pickups and the Fodera/Pope Standard Preamp with 3-band EQ. Designed in collaboration with Seymour Duncan, Fodera passive Dual Coil pickups were designed to provide a punchy and focused tone with a natural and smooth upper midrange. Compared to an active soapbar style pickup, the tone is warmer and more organic. Wired in parallel, these pickups offer a noise-free single coil sound with added body and weight, yet come with the added flexibility of full single-coil operation providing the snap, warmth, and mid-range punch of classic single-coil jazz bass pickups.

Designed for optimal performance, the 3-Band Fodera/Pope preamp offers an incredibly low noise flow, a very musical sounding EQ, and active/passive operation for the utmost reliability and flexibility whether you’re on stage or in the studio. Together, these electronics let you tailor your tone, from deep and round to bright and punchy, and everything in between.

Handcrafted here in their Brooklyn, New York shop by the same team utilizing same materials as their Custom Bass Guitars, the Emperor Standard Classic is built to offer a lifetime of enjoyment with over three decades of craftsmanship behind every note you’ll play.

Specifications
  • Hand-Selected, Aged Tone Woods
  • 24 Frets
  • PLEK’d Compound Radius Fingerboard
  • 3-Piece, Quarter-Sawn Hard Rock Maple Neck
  • High-mass, Proprietary, Adjustable, Bell-Brass Bridge
  • Fodera/Duncan Dual Coil Pickups
  • Fodera/Pope 3-band Preamp
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