JB-20 SB

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Created at the beginning of the 1960s, the legendary bass model that inspired the JB-20 CA quickly became an integral part of modern music history relied on by legends like Jaco Pastorius, Marcus Miller and many other world-famous bassists. The classic shape of the poplar body and the legendary 3-Tone Sunburst finish give this model a lively vintage flair. The bolt-on maple neck features a 20-fret amaranth fretboard, guaranteeing snappy response and balanced sustain. Providing a wealth of timeless sounds, the two HB JB-Style single coils are paired here with a passive electronics system (volume/volume/tone) that lets you sculpt your tone to suit virtually any genre or taste.

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Specifications

  • Body: Poplar
  • Neck: Maple
  • Neck attachment: Bolt-on
  • Fretboard: Amaranth
  • Fretboard inlays: Dot
  • Neck shape: Modern C
  • 20 Frets
  • Scale: 864 mm
  • Nut width: 38 mm
  • Double action truss rod
  • Pickup system: 2 JB-Style single coils
  • Controls: 2 Volume, 1 Tone
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Machine heads: Classic JB-style
  • Strings: .045 - .105
  • Colour: 3-Tone Sunburst High-gloss

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"Wow! I'm really pleased with this one. Specially at this price."

- Jeroen914 / Review by thomann.de
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"Look, just go ahead and buy this bass. Take my word for it, you will not be disappointed."

- CharlieMay1 / Review by thomann.de
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"I'm stunned! IMHO it's a great piece of gear. It sounds and looks very good and there is nothing you can fault this guitar for especially when you consider the price."

- The Odd Sox / Review by thomann.de

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