DISC Yamaha BB424 Bass Guitar, Red Metallic

381.00 RRP 468.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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  • Alder Body Offers Lightweight, Comfortable Play
  • 5-Piece Maple/Nato Neck Prevents Warping & Curling
  • Smooth Rosewood Fingerboard With Stunning Oval Inlays
  • Diagonal Thru Body Stringing Enhances Vibration & Sustain
  • Vintage-Style Bridge Creates Retro Appearance

DISC Yamaha BB424 Bass Guitar, Red Metallic

Details
The Yamaha BB424 Bass Guitar, Metallic Red is crafted from a solid alder body and a 5-piece maple/nato neck, delivering a natural bass tone saturated in thick dynamics with an exception resonance. Incorporating all the best qualities from the original BB profile design, the BB424 improves the overall resonance, attack, and sustain to create an incredibly powerful bass. Its set of single-coil pickups provide excellent versatility, offering a bar and split pickup to accommodate both new and seasoned players. Finished off with a vintage style bridge and premium-quality components, the BB424 is perfect for versatile players as it suits a wide range of playing styles.

Product Ref: 17195

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Alder Body & Rosewood Fingerboard

The BB424’s body is constructed from alder, a highly popular choice of wood for bass production, producing a deep, smooth tone whilst remaining lightweight and highly durable. The rosewood fingerboard has a 10" radius and features 21 frets with classic white oval inlays, creating a beautiful aesthetic and smooth playing surface. The 5-piece maple/nato neck provides a combination of bright, sweet tonal characteristics, adding plenty of complexity to the highs and thickening up the low end.

Bar/Split Single-Coil Pickups

The BB424 features two powerful pickups, with a bar single-coil pickup at the bridge and a split Single-coil pickup in the middle. These premium-quality pickups deliver a full-bodied sound, offering excellent articulation while remaining dominant in its tone. This is ideal for a range of playing styles from deep, ringing bass tones to fast and aggressive slap bass riffs.

Diagonal Body Thru Stringing & Neck

One of the most unique design aspects of the BB424 is the diagonal body thru stringing. This work by angling the string at 45 degrees at the saddle, reducing stress and securing the tensions of the strings. The larger than normal attachment area to the saddle helps for improved transmission of vibration, resulting in a fuller and more articulate sound. The 5-piece bolt-on neck is constructed from 5-pieces of maple and nato for maximum durability and style. This design helps to prevent the neck from warping or curling over long periods of time.

Specifications

Body & Bridge

  • Body: Alder
  • Bridge: Vintage Style
  • Construction Bolt-On
  • Finish: Tobacco Brown Sunburst

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: 5-Pc Maple/Nato
  • Scale Length: 34" (863.6mm)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Radius: 10" (250mm)
  • Frets: 21 Medium
  • Inlays: Pearloid Ovals
  • Nut: Urea
  • Nut Width: 40mm

Electronics & Hardware

  • Bridge Pickup: Bar Single-Coil (Ceramic)
  • Neck Pickup: Split Single-Coil (Alnico V)
  • Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone, 3-Way Toggle Switch
  • Tuning Machines: Open Gear
  • Hardware: Nickel Silver
  • Strings: D'Addario EXL170SL (0.045 - 0.100 Gauges)
  • Case Included: No