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BB734A DCS

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The BB for the working pro, the BB700 series features a versatile active/passive pickup configuration with a three-band EQ, six-bolt miter neck joint, Alder/Maple/Alder construction, and a diagonally strung convertible bridge.

Convertible Bridge and Saddle for Precise Tone Shaping: Vintage Plus Bridge

The 700 and Pro are equipped with the Vintage Plus Bridge, which incorporates Diagonal Body Thru Stringing, where strings are angled at the saddle and pass through the instrument to the bridge at a 45 angle, as opposed to the traditional vertical stringing method which places more stress on the strings. Diagonal Body Thru Stringing significantly reduces this stress while transferring string vibration to the body reliably and efficiently.

Strings can also be set to the tail end of the bridge, which comes equipped with a convertible saddle that can be adjusted to 2 different angles for more precise tonal shaping and feel. The rounder side of the saddle gives a slightly softer sound, while the more angled area produces a slightly tighter one.

The brass saddle of the Vintage Plus Bridge delivers a slightly deeper low-end, and the steel bridge plate offers a brighter tone. All screws and springs are made of stainless steel to guard against corrosion.

• Alder / Maple/ Alder Body Construction
• 6-Bolt Miter Neck Joint
• 5-piece Neck
• New neck shape: thinner neck improves playability and feel for both modern and traditional players.
• YGD Custom V7 Pickups (Alnico V)
• 3-Band Active EQ
• Battery Alert LED
• Vintage Plus Bridge : Convertible Bridge and Saddle
• Lightweight Open Gear Tuners

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Closest StoreLangley, British Columbia
Off the top, it's a great bass. It has a lot of really cool features which generally are only available on boutique stuff. The neck has a nice profile, kind of a D shape, that indexes your thumb perfectly. Neck is also a satin finish and plays smoooooth. (That's 5 oohs.) What really stood out here and why I'm happy is the great customer service at the PoCo store. I picked it up used. The guitar tech at the PoCo store showed me the bass, and while looking it over with me, agreed it needed a little attention due to a sub optimal setup. (Which I presume was performed by the previous owner.) He quickly whipped it into shape and I was out the door. Sorry Dude, I never caught your name, but great job!! 6 out of 5 for Customer service !!! :)
Posted by The Champ on Feb 26, 2019
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The features and construction of this bass are cutting edge, boutique type stuff. Very well executed in a solid, nicely balanced package. Finish is a lustrous poly on the body and satin on the neck. Width of the nut is just a hair bigger than a Jazz, and just a hair smaller than a Pre. This neck feels great in hand. Great tone either passive or active. Overall, extremely happy.
Posted by Benton DeSaszter on Feb 16, 2019
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