Charvel Pro-Mod San Dimas Bass PJ V, Metallic Black

Charvel

  • $1,399.99 CAD


For the seasoned player who defies the status quo and demands more from a high-performance hot rod bass, the brand-new Charvel® Pro-Mod San Dimas® Bass PJ V does it all by combining modern appointments with throwback Charvel DNA. The sleek alder body shape is a familiar one - straight from the original Charvel San Dimas basses of late 1970s, with the deeper cutaway that gave adventurous bassists effortless upper-register access. The super-thin bolt-on maple Charvel speed neck is crafted in the original style, with a gorgeous caramelized treatment, graphite reinforcement and heel-mount truss rod wheel for easy adjustment.

The 12"-16" compound radius caramelized maple fingerboard gradually flattens from nut to heel for fast, smooth playing, and has rolled edges, 20 jumbo frets and Luminlay® side dots. The Pro-Mod San Dimas® Bass PJ V blends the powerhouse voice of DiMarzio® (just like our original Charvel bass guitars) with an all-new Charvel five-string pickup - an Area J™ DP551 at the bridge offers well-rounded punch while the Charvel 5-String Split-Coil P in the middle delivers classic warmth, kick and clear tone. Versatile electronics include three-band active EQ, pickup blend control and a master volume control with push/pull selector. The push/pull selector eliminates the risk of losing sound due to a dead battery as a quick pull on the volume knob bypasses the EQ's active circuit and regains sound from the bass without the use of battery power.

A Charvel HiMass™ bridge, Graph Tech® TUSQ® XL nut and opengear tuners combine for stellar tuning stability with improved note punch and sustain. This 5-string, 34"-scale bass is presented in Metallic Black or Platinum Pearl finishes with chrome hardware, black pickup covers and licensed Fender® Precision Bass® headstock shape.

Specs
• Five-string model with 34" scale length
• Alder body
• Bolt-on caramelized maple "slim C" speed neck with graphite reinforcement and hand-rubbed satin urethane back finish
• 12"-16" caramelized maple fingerboard with rolled edges, 20 jumbo frets and cream dot inlays
• Luminlay® side dots
• Heel-mount truss rod adjustment wheel
• DiMarzio® Area J™ DP551 bridge and Charvel® 5-String Split-Coil P middle pickups, each with black covers
• Active electronics
• Master volume control with push/pull selector to engage or bypass active EQ circuit, pickup blend control and three-band active EQ (bass, mid and treble) controls
• Charvel HiMass™ bridge
• Graph Tech® TUSQ® XL nut, open-gear tuners, vintage-style disc string tree, and oversized strap buttons
• Available in Metallic Black or Platinum Pearl with chrome hardware and licensed Fender® Precision Bass® headstock shape139

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