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New Gear: Modern Vintage Guitars MVJ5 Bass Guitars

New Gear: Modern Vintage Guitars MVJ5 Bass Guitars

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New Gear: Modern Vintage Guitars MVJ5 Bass Guitars

Modern Vintage Guitars MVJ5 Bass Guitars…

Modern Vintage Guitars is proud to introduce the release of the new MVJ5-series of 5-String bass guitars. The addition of the 5-String version of the lauded MVJ4-66 bass will allow 5-String players access to the exceptional build quality and tone of the Modern Vintage product line.

Key features of the MVJ5 include:

• Alder body • Torrified (Roasted) Maple Neck
• Binding and Blocks • Hipshot Cloverleaf tuners • 34” Scale Length • Passive vol/vol/tone controls
• ‘70s bridge pickup position • Rosewood or Maple Fingerboard • 18mm bridge spacing • Matching headstock (not avail. on Sunburst)
• 2-way Truss Rod (accessible from front) • Vintage voiced pickups

Period correct materials are used when appropriate. Street price for the Modern Vintage MVJ5-75 has an introductory price of $2,199 and is available with either a torrified Maple or ‘Slab’Indian Rosewood Fingerboard and a variety of colors.

Modern Vintage instruments reach back into the classic guitar and bass designs but add improvements and updates that affect the usability of each guitar and bass without tampering with the formula of the sound, feel and look of the originals. Each Modern Vintage instrument goes through a rigorous inspection and a unique hand adjustment to ensure the best possible playing setup.

Attention to detail of vintage attributes are integral to each Modern Vintage instrument. Neck profiles are modeled after curated vintage instruments regarded as having the ‘most traditional’ neck shapes of the era. Modern Vintage instruments provide a tremendous value that represents the greatest ‘bang-for-the-buck’ for any player that seeks the sound, look and feel of a vintage guitar or bass, with stability, adjustability and usability.

Modern Vintage Guitars are available directly from their website, as well as select Modern Vintage Guitars dealers worldwide.

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