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This BB435 5-string electric bass guitar puts all the legendary BB bass attributes into a clear-sounding passive design that offers the punch and rumble that can only be found in a low B string. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned player, you'll love the neck's thinner profile and the way the bass stays balanced thanks to its lightweight tuning machines. And modern appointments such as the sustain-enhancing 6-bolt miter neck joint and convertible bridge ensure you get the absolute most from your bass. If you want a modern and affordable take on the BB bass, the BB435 5-string is for you.
Whether you're a session player or a specialist, you know the benefits of a P/J pickup combination. The pickups in this BB435 5-string are Yamaha's present-sounding YGD Custom V5 Alnico V single-coil design. Dial in more of the neck pickup for that all-important P-style growl. And nail punchy fingerstyle tones with the bridge pickup — a favorite for many Sweetwater bassists. The BB435's passive volume/volume/tone control layout couldn't be easier to dial in.
Straightforward version of a classic bass 5-string design Modern appointments such as lightweight tuners for better balance Alder body offers a clear tone with plenty of punch Passive YGD Custom V5 Alnico V P/J pickup setup is versatile and intuitive 5-piece maple and mahogany bolt-on neck is incredibly stable The neck's 6-bolt miter neck joint ensures the bass sings with clarity and sustain Simple to use volume/volume/tone control layout Thinner neck profile for a more modern feel
Body Shape: Yamaha BB Doublecut Left-/Right-handed: Right-handed Number of Strings: 5 Body Material: Solid Alder Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane Neck Material: 5-piece Maple/Mahogany Neck Shape: Thinner BB profile Radius: 10" Fingerboard Material: Rosewood Fingerboard Inlay: Dots Number of Frets: 21, Medium Scale Length: 34" Nut Width: 1.692" Nut Material: GraphTech Bridge/Tailpiece: Vintage Plus Light convertible bridge, steel saddles Tuners: Light weight, open-gear Neck Pickup: VSP5n Alnico V Split Single-coil Bridge Pickup: VSC5b Alnico V Single-coil Controls: 2 x volume, 1 x master tone Strings: 45-130
Color: Teal Blue