EKO Bass – VPJ280V-RELIC-SB | Vintage Relic Finish Bass Guitar
If you are looking for a bass guitar that looks like its been played at hundreds of shows but performs like a brand new bass, look no further than the VPJ280V Relic by EKO.
The timeless silhouette that inspired the design of the VPJ280 Relic needs no introduction with its characteristic double cut design giving access to the highest frets effortlessly, combined with two single-coil pickups. This is perhaps the most iconic bass configuration and the team at EKO taken this bass and carefully aged it to look like its been rocking and rolling for decades.
Despite its affordable price point, the VPJ280 Relic has received the utmost attention to detail in order to offer bassists a quality instrument that gives tonal flexibility, is comfortable to play and looks great. The body is made from Paulownia to offer lightness and strength and is finished with a satin varnish. The sturdy and comfortable maple neck is topped with a South American roupanà fingerboard bringing clarity and warmth to tone of the instrument.
On the electronics side, the VPJ280 Relic is equipped with 2 single-coil P- and J-type pickups with a familiar layout, which has been used for decades thanks to its versatility. Take control of your tone from warm, clean sounds, to snappy funky tones to suit your style of playing and music. To expand the sonic possibilities, this bass has a volume control for each pickup and a master tone control knob allow you to mix the characters of the different pickups and adjust their brightness. The bridge incorporates independently adjustable saddles to adjust the action and intonation of each string and ensure effective sustain.
EKO Bass Guitar VPJ280V-RELIC-SB Specifications
– Bridge pickup : J-Type
– Body : Paulownia
– Bridge / tailpiece : 4 Point Adjustable
– Category : 4-string bass
– Colour : Sunburst with Relic Finish
– Electronics : Passive
– Fingerboard : South American roupanà
– Body Finish : Satin
– Body Format : Precision
– Hardware : Chrome Relic
– Number of strings : 4
– Number of pickups : 2
– Number of frets : 21
– Neck : Maple
– Neck Pickup : P-Type
– Nut Width : 43 mm
– Scale (mm) : 868 mm
– Settings : Master Tone, 2x Volume