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The Orange Glenn Hughes Signature Purple O bass guitar brings the signature look and sound of the legendary Deep Purple bassist to your performances. This upgraded version of the standard O bass guitar has a classic single-cutaway body shape that produces a deep, warm growl. It features a custom Seymour Duncan SPB-1 bass pickup for a fat, rich tone perfect for hard rock. The striking purple finish with checkerboard binding around the body and headstock gives this bass a distinctive style. Made with an okoume body and maple neck, it provides a balanced tone you can shape to your liking. As Glenn Hughes' own signature model, it lets you channel his iconic bass playing while putting your own spin on the classic design. The Orange Glenn Hughes Signature bass comes with a padded gig bag to protect it during transport to your next gig.

Striking Purple Finish and Checkerboard Binding

Just like Glenn Hughes' signature Purple Tolex Crush amp, this bass guitar features a beautiful purple finish appointment. The rich purple color gives the bass a unique, eye-catching look on stage. Along with the finish, checkerboard binding adorns the body and headstock for a classic, vintage vibe. The distinctive appearance sets this signature model apart, letting you express your own iconic style. Whether playing live with a band or tracking in the studio, the Purple O bass's stylish design reflects your passion for playing.

Okoume Body Offers Balanced Tone and Sustain

The Glenn Hughes O bass features an okoume body for balanced tone with clear highs and tight low end. Okoume is known for its acoustic properties that prevent overtones and uneven sustain across the frequency range. This lightweight wood helps reduce fatigue over long gigs while providing the resonance you need. The okoume body works in harmony with the Seymour Duncan pickup to create an exceptional tonal foundation.

Fat, Singing Tones With the Seymour Duncan SPB-1 Pickup

At the heart of the Glenn Hughes Signature O bass is a Seymour Duncan SPB-1 pickup, voiced specifically for deep, singing bass tones. The wide aperture coils deliver strong output and reduced string pull. You'll get clear articulation even when playing furiously fast. The split-coil design captures the entire width of each string for huge tone. Dial in the perfect blend of lows, mids and treble with the master volume and tone controls. This exceptional bass pickup gives you that massive classic rock sound in spades.

Deep Growl From the Split-Coil Pickup Placement

For the iconic Orange bass growl, the SPB-1 pickup is positioned slightly closer to the neck. This gives you a dark, woody rumble reminiscent of vintage basses. Dig into the strings to unleash a deep, resonant roar. The unique pickup placement accentuates the neck and midrange frequencies, bringing vocals and leads to the forefront of the mix. It allows your bass to cut through loud and clear whether you're rocking a club or stadium. You'll love the throaty punch it adds to bass lines.

Smooth Playability With a Comfortable Neck Profile

This signature bass features a fast, comfortable neck that makes playing a breeze. It has a smooth C-shaped profile that fits nicely in your hand. The maple fingerboard has a modern 9.5" radius and medium jumbo frets for fluid playing across the entire neck. There's also a smooth satin finish on the back of the neck that glides effortlessly under your fingers. Whether you're grooving on long funk numbers or racing through blistering rock solos, you'll appreciate how easily this bass neck handles. Play all night long with ease and precision.

Orange Amplifiers Glenn Hughes Signature Purple O Bass Guitar Purple
Orange Amplifiers Glenn Hughes Signature Purple O Bass Guitar Purple
Orange Amplifiers Glenn Hughes Signature Purple O Bass Guitar Purple

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  • Striking purple finish and checkerboard binding
  • Okoume Body
  • C-shaped maple neck
  • Seymour Duncan SPB-1 Pickup

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  • Body Type: 4-string fretted single cutaway
  • Body wood: Okoume
  • Wood: Maple
  • Scale Length: 864 mm
  • Material: Purpleheart
  • Fret size: Medium
  • Radius: R400
  • Nut Width: 43 mm
  • Bridge: Seymour Duncan SPB-1
  • Controls: Master volume, master tone
  • Special electronics: Single Coil Mode switch (push/pull)
  • Bridge: Nickel top-loading 4-saddle  
  • Tailpiece: Individual saddle
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Orientation: Right Handed
  • Case: Padded black gig bag with printed Orange logo

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