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Kay Vintage Reissue Guitars Reissue Pro K162VB

Kay Vintage Reissue Guitars Reissue Pro Bass Guitar BlondeKay Vintage Reissue Guitars Reissue Pro Bass Guitar Blonde
The Kay Pro Bass, a reissue of the classic K162, has the volume and bite of an electric bass guitar, but when plucked softly, sounds like an upright bass. Solo and rhythm effects are unlimited. Get that unique Chicago-style jazzy blues sound from the semi-hollowbody chamber design and single-coil blade pickup. A special dual-capacitor switch kicks the Pro Bass into overdrive. It cuts the high range and adds punch and the deep tone of a standup bass. Includes hardshell case.Body: Single-cutaway, tone-chambered, hollow-body acoustic with unique Kay feedback-resistant bracing.Back: Parabolic arched mapleSides: MapleTop: 3-ply flamed maplePurfling: Multi-ply black-and-white celluloid bindingNeck: Set one-piece Canadian maple straight-grainedFrets: 30 jumbo nickel-silverInlays: Small abalone dotsFingerboard: 31 scale rosewood with 12 radiusTuning Machines: Vintage-style medium cloverleaf buttons, 2 per sideBridge and Tailpiece: Stud-mounted rosewood bridge with adjustment thumbwheels, chrome trapeze tailpieceTop Nut: BoneHeadstock: Original gold chevron displaying 3-D raised Kel-von-a-tor style emblemFinish Coat: High-gloss polyester protective polymerCase: Includes Kay hardshell custom-fit caseElectronics:Pickup: 1 chrome single-coil BladeControls: 1 volume, 1 tone, 1 tandem capacitor switch for cutting high-frequency responseOutput jack: 1 side-mounted
Bass, Electric Bass, 4 String Electric Bass Kay Vintage Reissue Guitars 528023.136 K162VB
Kay Vintage Reissue Guitars, 4 String Electric Bass

Kay Vintage Reissue Guitars Jazz K5970VBK

Kay Vintage Reissue Guitars Jazz Special Electric Bass Guitar BlackKay Vintage Reissue Guitars Jazz Special Electric Bass Guitar Black
The Jazz Special Bass has a long scale semi-hollow body and features a single coil pickup, rosewood bridge and fingerboard. The Jazz Special Bass has been the most coveted Kay Model by collectors and is very rare. It was featured on the cover of McCartney’s 45-rpm single Jet and again in the video Ebony and Ivory and was the bass used the band, The Sufaris, in the ’60s to record the hit Wipeout. This edition was developed and created by known luthier Roger Fritz.Known for its subsonic low end and slim neck as well as its woody tone, the hollow body construction and exclusive bracing system make this bass ideal for live and studio use. The luncheonette countertop pickguard combined with the Kel-von-a-tor headstock gives the Jazz Special bass its avant-garde appeal.The Kay Guitar Company has always been the major producer of guitars since 1890. Most players may not know that, in 1928, Kay was the first company to start production of electric guitars in the USA. From 1952 through 1964, The Kay Guitar Company excelled at producing quality professional electric guitars with unique designs and features. Includes case.Model Number: K5970Model name: Jazz SpecialStyle: double-cutaway long scale semi-hollow body bassScale length: 31-1/16Finish: high gloss protective polyester polymerColors: black (K5970BK), natural blonde (K5970B)Top: 3-ply curly mapleBack: mapleBinding: multi-ply black and white celluloidHeadstock: Original gold K chevron displaying the 3-D raised Kel-von-ator style emblem. Truss rod cover has Roger Fritz signature.Neck: 1-piece mapleNeck shape: low-profile full CNeck joint: dovetailNut width: 1.5Fingerboard: rosewoodFingerboard radius: 12Number of frets: 20Inlays: small dotHardware: chromeTuners: Wilkinson extra light with medium cloverleaf buttonsPickup: chrome single-coil Thin Twin Alnico V bladeControls: Volume, TonePickguard (Black finish): Luncheonette countertop off-white with gold fiber strandsPickguard (Blonde finish): Celluloid simulated tortoise shell finishBridge: rosewood, fixed adjustableTailpiece: trapezeCase: vintage arched top wood hardshell
Bass, Electric Bass, 4 String Electric Bass Kay Vintage Reissue Guitars 423944.001 K5970VBK
Kay Vintage Reissue Guitars, 4 String Electric Bass