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F bass BN5 Five String Bass-Sunburst


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Builder: F bass-George Furlanetto.
Model: BN5 Five String Fretted.
Serial Number: 11070.
Case/Gigbag:
Original F Bass gigbag by Levy's, black cordura exterior with a well padded interior and two zipper pouches.

Dimensions
Scale Length: 34.5 inches.
Neck Shape: Flat oval (shallow C-shape).
Width at Nut: 1-3/4 inches.
String Width at Bridge: 3 inches.
Overall Length: 46-3/4 inches.
Widest: 13-1/2 inches.
Weight: 9.4 pounds.

Construction
Neck: Three piece maple, bolt-on, four bolts with recessed receptors, matching front headstock overlay, mother-of-pearl "F" logo with black accent surround.
Fingerboard: Maple, 22 frets, medium black dots on the top edge, white nut.
Body: Two piece ash, matching control cavity cover.
Finish: Sunburst, high gloss on the body, natural finish on the neck.

Hardware
Bridge: Hipshot B style, adjustable for height and intonation, chrome finish.
Tuners:
Gotoh, chrome finish.
Strap buttons: Large, chrome finish, non-locking.
Outputs: 1/4" mono, edge mounted, chrome finish.

Electronics
Pickups: Two F bass dual coils (with coil tap, able to run in single coil or humcanceling modes).
Controls: Wood control knobs with white position markers, neck pickup volume, bridge pickup volume (pull up for single coil mode), passive treble roll off (pull up for active preamp off), bass boost, mid boost, treble boost.
Preamp: F bass active, 9-volt system.

Condition
Fret wear: None.
Superficial wear:
None.
Deep wear: None
.
Other: None
.
Hardware wear: None.
Pickups wear: None.
Overall Condition: Brand New.

Purchasing information.
Asking price: $2,550.
Consignment: No.
Trades Considered? No.
Offers Considered? No.
Location (contact): BunnyBass-NC (Jimmy or Kim) 1-877-437-1597 (Jimmy) 1-866-227-7436 (Kim) Toll Free in the U.S.
 
Comments:

     As many of you already know, BunnyBass has long been a fan of George Furlanetto and his F basses. This particular BN5 is no exception to the rule that the F Bass BN5 is one the most versatile basses for any working musician in any musical situation. The entire bass feels well balanced with a smooth as silk neck. The tone of the instrument is excellent and offers the bassist a wide variety of sounds using all of the available options placed at the hands of the player. Couple all of that with great looking finish work and you have the whole package wrapped up and ready to realize it's full potential as an expressive musical instrument. George F has consistently strived to make a bass that is first and foremost just that same real musical tool and he has succeeded in doing so.

This instrument is documented in the BunnyBass Musical Instrument Archive.

      

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