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How To Buy Your First Bass Guitar

Yamaha

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Yamaha's TRBX174EW bass delivers the looks and playability modern bassists crave. This sleek bass boasts a flamed mango top and mahogany body for resonant tone with punchy attack. Its fast maple neck and rosewood fingerboard provide a comfortable playing experience for innovative techniques. Powered by a P/J pickup configuration, the TRBX174EW produces a range of punchy sounds perfect for any performance. With premium components and a natural finish that highlights the wood grain, this Yamaha bass is an ideal choice for bassists unwilling to compromise on sound or style.

Flamed Mango Top Provides Exotic Style

The TRBX174EW's flamed mango top gives this bass an upscale appearance unique to the TRBX series. Its natural finish allows the wood's grain and texture to shine through, resulting in an instrument with visual depth and warmth. Combined with a familiar mahogany body and maple neck, the mango top helps this bass stand out on any stage while retaining the comfort and playability Yamaha basses are known for.

P/J Pickups Deliver Versatile Tone

Yamaha equipped the TRBX174EW with a split-coil P-style pickup in the middle position and a single-coil J-style pickup at the bridge. This popular P/J configuration provides a range of classic bass tones from deep and punchy to bright and articulate. Shape your sound with the TRBX174EW's master volume and pickup blend controls, dialing in the perfect level of low end for your music.

Premium Components Built to Last

From the TRBX174EW's die-cast tuners to its fixed bridge, Yamaha chose components built to handle the demands of frequent gigging and recording. Its bolt-on maple neck provides rock-solid stability, while an adjustable truss rod allows for precise relief adjustments. The TRBX174EW's controls feature knurled knobs that are easy to manipulate on even the darkest stages. This attention to detail results in an instrument ready to become an integral part of your music.

A Bass for the Foundation of Your Sound

The TRBX174EW delivers the strength, power and flexibility bassists need to drive their music. The tone, feel and style are spot-on, allowing you to focus on innovating and pushing creative boundaries. The TRBX174EW is truly an instrument designed and built to be the core of your music.

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  • Scale Length: 34'' (863.6 mm)
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fingerboard: Sonokeling
  • Radius: 10'' (250 mm)
  • Nut Width: 40 mm
  • Body: Mango
  • Tuners: Covered
  • Bridge: Vintage Style
  • Pickups: Split coil x 1, Single coil x 1

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