40th Anniversary PJ

2018 marks our 40th Anniversary, and we’re excited to announce our limited edition 4 String PJ’s based off of the first ever fretted F Bass.

These are crafted, signed, and numbered by owner/founder George Furlanetto.

SPECS (some customization available):
-New body shape that amalgamates the aesthetics of the original ’78 and comfort & balance of modern F Basses
-African Mahogany body with a Northern Ash tone block and Ebony veneers
-Extended range 24 fret Mac Ebony fingerboard with 40th Anniversary lion inlay (homage to the original ’78)
-9-14″ compound fingerboard radius
-42mm nut width
-34″ scale length
-5pc Hardrock Canadian Maple neck with Wenge stringers
-Aguilar 4P-60 & 4J-HC pickups
-F Bass 3 band preamp for Bass Boost, Mid Boost, & Treble Boost
-Hipshot Kickass bridge with Brass saddles (19mm string spacing)
-Finished in a hand-rubbed oil
-Includes a new Deluxe Brown Poly-Leather Gig Bag, exclusive to this PJ and the upcoming Deluxe BNs

TONE:
*CLICK TO HEAR SCOTT DEVINE ON HIS VF4-PJ SPORTING THE SAME SPECS* (please use headphones or proper speakers to get a good sense of the tone)
-The African Mahogany produces a warm & woody tone with a very strong midrange.
-The Ash tone block and Mac Ebony fingerboard tighten up the big bottom end and ensure the sweet top end is articulate and can bite when asked.
-The 3pc body, 5pc neck, and Hipshot Kickass bridge with Brass saddles give us a healthy amount of compression – which translates to a focused tone with amazing sustain.
-The Aguilar pickups are our favourite vintage repros made with Heavy Formvar wire and Alnico V magnets. The P pickup is big, round, and wooly with just the right amount of midrange honk to cut through a mix. The bridge pickup is clear and aggressive and responds well to playing dynamics.
-The F Bass preamp has been developed over three decades and is as transparent as they come. With all of the effort that goes into the design and sourcing of high-end materials, the last thing we want to do is colour with funky electronics….so you can boost the lows, mids, and highs without altering the inherent tonal characteristics.


ORDERING:
Retail is $4950 USD, but please contact your favourite F Bass dealer for their current selling price. If your State/Country isn’t supported by a dealer, you may order directly from F Bass via email at orders@fbass.com or by phone at 905-522-1582.

This limited edition 40th anniversary PJ will be available to order until November 30th, 2018.

MANY THANKS!

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