RS5-22 PJ alder/rosewood Olympic white
Designed to be the ultimate re-imagining of the classic and versatile P/J pickup configuration, this instrument promises to take you to new heights of expression! Crafted with an alder body and Indian rosewood fingerboard, this instrument will competently and authoritatively perform in any genre of music one might find themselves confronted with.
Pike Pre-amp 18v/ 34.5” scale/ 3 Band EQ w/ passive tone / block inlays
RS5-22 alder/rosewood 3 Tone Sunburst
Just one look at this piece should be enough. The Jazz Bass® redefined and then refined is not just a play on words for the sake of advertising. This bass, like all of our instruments was created to push forward these classic bass platforms. Designed to give you not only what you expect but the unexpected as well. “The Threshold of your instrument should be just beyond your grasp”. That is the motto that motivates us to create the finest instruments of their kind for our discerning clients!
Pike Pre-amp 18v/ 34.5” scale/ 3 Band EQ w/ passive tone / dot inlays
RS5-22 alder/rosewood Sonic blue
Another amazing example that is sure to catch any vintage Jazz Bass® aficionados attention! If you are a player that loves the classic look, but has eyes towards the future as well, I couldn’t think of a finer instrument. This bass reminds us of a favorite muscle car that has been upgraded to modern spec, a resto-mod if you will. Taking it for a spin will quickly reveal to you that there is clearly a heck of a lot more to the Reference Series basses than meets the eye!
Pike Pre-amp 18v/ 34.5” scale/ 3 Band EQ w/ passive tone /dot inlays & limited availabilty kingwood fingerboard
RS5-24 Ash/5A Walnut/ Birdseye Maple
For the player looking for a more modern tone, this is your instrument. Be it gospel, fusion,R&B or whatever genre you find yourself in, this bass will cut through it with authority!
Pike Pre-amp 18v/Aguilar PU’s/ 34.5” scale/ 3 Band EQ w/ passive tone /block inlays & birdseye maple fingerboard
RS5-24 Quilt Maple/Ash/Kingwood
Another great instrument featuring a modern tone. Able to sit in any mix and provide punch, bottom and clear highs, this bass instantly turns heads and is a slight departure from our other RS basses. With 24 frets at your disposal and a soap bar configuration, this basses is the closest yet to our renowned Cremona series of customs basses.
Pike Pre-amp 18v/Aguilar PU’s/ 34.5” scale/ 3 Band EQ w/ passive tone /dot inlays & Kingwood fingerboard
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