Modern Vintage Guitars Unveils MVJ5 Series of 5-String Bass Guitars – Bass Magazine

Modern Vintage Guitars is proud to present the new MVJ5 series of 5 string bass guitars. The addition of the 5-string version of the acclaimed MVJ4-66 bass will allow 5-string players access to the exceptional build quality and tone of the Modern Vintage product line.

Materials corresponding to the period are used, where appropriate. The Modern Vintage MVJ5-75 retail price has an introductory price of $2,199 and is available with either a Roasted Maple or “Slab” Indian Rosewood fingerboard and a variety of colors.

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Main characteristics:

• Alder body

• Torrefied maple neck (roasted)

• Binding and pads

• Hipshot Cloverleaf Tuners

• 34 inch scale length

• Passive vol/vol/tone controls

• 70s bridge pickup position

• Rosewood or maple fingerboard

• 18 mm bridge spacing

• Matching head (not available on Sunburst)

• 2-way Truss Rod (accessible from the front)

• Vintage vocal mics

Modern Vintage instruments hark back to classic guitar and bass designs, but add refinements and updates that affect the feel of each guitar and bass without altering the sound, feel, and look formula of the originals. Every Modern Vintage instrument undergoes rigorous inspection and unique manual tuning to ensure the best possible playing setup.

Attention to detail of vintage attributes is an integral part of every Modern Vintage instrument. The neck profiles are inspired by vintage instruments selected as having the “most traditional” neck shapes of the era. Modern Vintage instruments offer tremendous value that represents the best value for any player looking for the sound, look and feel of a vintage bass guitar, with stability, adaptability and feel.

Modern Vintage Guitars are available directly from their website, as well as from select Modern Vintage Guitars dealers worldwide.

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