John Payne Signature Bass

 

John Payne Signature Bass

Body Two piece Alder Core with Book Matched Padauk Top – Signature F-holes
Neck Quartersawn two piece Hard Rock Maple, with two Carbon Fiber reinforcement bars
Headstock Padauk face plate, Pearl Medallion with ASIA Blue Accents
Scale 34 inches
Fingerboard Quartersawn Madagascar Ebony, Phenolic fretless section, full two octaves, 16 inch radius
Truss Rod Dual Action Stainless Steel Rod
Nut Graphtech nut
Bridge 2410 rearward saddle Kahler bass tremolo – chrome plated with BGF’s Acoustic-MIDI Saddle Conversion
Tuning Machines Hipshot Ultra Lites – chrome plated
Pickups EMG 35TW, Graphtech String Saver Piezo
Electronics Ghost Acousti-Phonic preamp, PA2 (booster preamplifier for single coil output signal), Independent Neutric locking ¼” Dual Output Jacks.
Controls Push/Pull Volume (Magnetic pickup single/double), BTC control (stacked bass and treble EQ), Piezo Master Volume, Piezo BTC control, Toggle pickup selector (magnetic – piezo)
Finish Body – Clear Acrylic Urethane with Opaque Chic Piano Black.
Neck – Modified Oil with Clear Acrylic Urethane Face plate top coat.

 

Released at NAMM January 2011 in Anaheim, California.

 

  • Elegant Book Matched Padauk Top – Signature F-holes
  • Sonically Tuned Chambered Body
  • Kahler Tremolo With BGF’s Acoustic-Piezo Saddle Conversion
  • Independent Dual Output Jacks
  • John Payne Pearl Inlays With ASIA Blue Accents

 

John Payne Signature Bass: $8525.00

 


 

Bolt-On Series

 

FRETTED/LESS 4-string Acoustic-MIDI bass

(BGF Acoustic-MIDI Saddle Conversion)

 

Body One piece chambered ash core with signature F-hole book matched Zebra top
Neck Quartersawn two piece Hard Rock Maple, with two carbon fiber reinforcement bars
Headstock Zebra face plate, with Cherry wood Medallion
Scale 34 inches
Fingerboard Quartersawn Madagascar Ebony, Phenolic fretless section, full two octaves, 16 inch radius
Truss Rod Dual action stainless steel rod
Nut Graphtech nut
Bridge 2410 rearward saddle Kahler bass tremolo with BGF’s Acoustic-MIDI Saddle Conversion
Tuning Machines Hipshot Ultra Lites
Pickups EMG 35DC, EMG 35TW, Graphtech String Saver piezo
Electronics Ghost Acousti-Phonic preamp, Hexpander Midi Interface, PA2 (booster preamplifier for single coil output signal), Neutric locking ¼” chassis jack, 13-pin midi jack
Controls Push/Pull Volume (Neck pickup single/double), BTC control (stacked bass and treble EQ), Piezo master volume, Midi Volume, Quick Switch mini pickup selector (magnetic – piezo), Program mini switch (up-down), Quick Switch mini selector (piezo-midi)
Finish Modified Oil

 

Released at NAMM ’09 in Anaheim, California with the BGF converted Kahler 2400 series bass tremolo.

 

  • Available in both Fretted/Less and standard models
  • 4, 5, and 6 string
  • Solid or chambered bodies
  • Ergonomically carved for a liquid playing feel

 

Fretted/Less Acoustic-MIDI bass starting at: $6850.00

 

Choice of Wood, Hardware, and Electronics

 


 


Lil’ Joey

30″ Scale FRETTED/LESS 4-string bass

 

Body Maple core, Spaulted Quilt Maple – book matched top
Neck 2- piece quartersawn clear Hard Rock Maple
Headstock Spaulted Quilt Maple face plate, with Cherry wood Medallion
Scale 30 inches
Fingerboard Quartersawn Madagascar Ebony, Phenolic fretless section, Green Abalone dots, full two octaves, 16 inch radius
Truss Rod Dual action stainless steel rod, with two reinforcement bars
Nut Graphtech nut
Bridge 2410 Kahler bass tremolo
Tuning Machines Hipshot Ultra Lites
Pickups EMG 35TW
Electronics Active, EMG
Controls Push/Pull Volume (switching from dual coil to single coil), Pan, BTC control (stacked bass and treble EQ with four different selectable frequencies), PA2 (booster preamplifier for single coil output signal), Neutric locking ¼” chassis jack
Finish Body – Polyester base coat / Acrylic Urethane top coat
Neck – Modified Oil

 

Released at NAMM 2010 in Anaheim California with a Kahler 2400 Pro series bass tremolo.

 

  • Available in both Fretted/Less and standard models
  • 4-string
  • 30 inch scale
  • Solid body
  • Ergonomically carved for a liquid playing feel

 

Lil’ Joey starting at $3,500.00

 

Choice of Wood, Hardware, and Electronics

 

We are currently shipping around 12 months from receipt of order.