Ernie Ball Music Man Big Al Bass

(Vintage Sunburst Maple Fretboard)  Sku #501816000015257

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This product has been discontinued but may be available as a Open Box item.

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The Big Al electric bass from Music Man features a high-gloss African Mahogany body, triple single-coil pickups with neodymium magnets, and 4-band EQ with active and passive modes. Tweak the Big Al's sound just the way you like it with its Tone, High/Low-Mid, and Treble/Bass knobs.

  • Body Wood: African Mahogany
  • Body Finish: High gloss polyester
  • Bridge: Standard - Music Man chrome-plated, hardened steel bridge plate with stainless steel saddles
  • Scale Length: 34" (86.4cm)
  • Neck Radius: 11" (27.9cm)
  • Headstock Size: Only 7-5/8" (19.4cm) long
  • Frets: 22 - High profile, wide
  • Neck Width: 1-1/2" (38.1mm) at nut, 2-1/2" (63.5mm) at last fret
  • Neck Wood: Select maple neck
  • Neck Finish: Gunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend
  • Tuning Machines: MM designed light weight tuners
  • Truss Rod: Adjustable - no component or string removal
  • Neck Attachment: 5 bolts - perfect alignment with no shifting; Sculpted neck joint allows smooth access to higher frets
  • Electronic Shielding: Graphite acrylic resin coated body cavity and aluminum lined pickguard
  • Pickups: Triple Single coil Neodymium magnets
  • Size: 13-1/4"W x 44-1/4"H x 1-3/4"D

Order now and add the Big Al to your arsenal today.

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Comments about Music Man Big Al Bass:

Own the 4 SSS in white with tort guard. Have found it to be one of the most versatile basses I have ever played, and I am a lifelong musician. Jazz tones, P-tones, Stingray tones, there all here. The ability to shift from passive to active and back with not much change in volume (at center detente) is a real testiment to the quality and innovation that EBMM has been putting into its instruments.

Some have criticized the looks of this bass. I love it. Its great to play a unique looking instrument,and watch people's reaction to the sound. That's the real test -- how it plays, right? And it plays and feels fantastic. Great ergonomics, well balanced, no neck dive. Passive mode is pretty tame, well mannered, like a comfortable pair of jeans. Put put it in active mode, and crank the bass an low mids, and watch out for falling objects all around you. Highly recommended.

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