Cadet Bass

The Cadet Bass is our companion to the Cadet guitar. Filling the void of short scale, 30” basses available to musicians, the Cadet bass offers the player, professional as well as student, the ability to get a handcrafted, extremely well playing instrument for a midrange price. It appeals greatly to the punk genre, and those seeking something that will accommodate smaller hands and extreme ease of playability.  This bass comes stock with unique D’Addario tapewound strings. Compare our craftsmanship, hardware and components to any boutique builder doing a similar model – that is, if you can even find one!

 

Stock Specs:
  • 2 piece choice alder body
  • 3 piece famed maple/mahogany/flamed maple neck with rosewood fingerboard

  • Medium fretwire

  • 10" radius

  • 30" scale

  • Neck width at nut: 42 mm

  • Neck width at heel: 57 mm

  • Hipshot Supertone Bridge

  • Lollar Thunderbird Bridge Pickup

  • 1 volume, 1 tone control with treble bleed cap

  • Hand cut bone nut 

  • Hipshot Ultra-light Tuning Machines

  • Your choice celluloid pickguard

Options:

Your choice hardware, black, gold or chrome (please be aware that this pickup is only in available in Chrome or Gold). Stock color choices on this model for now are any tint you prefer. Upcharge for solid colors, metallic, etc. Custom colors, binding, also available at an up-charge.

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