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Tobias Toby Deluxe V Electric Bass (5-String), Transparent Red, with Black Hardware

5-string bliss! The Toby Deluxe V's 34" asymmetrical neck makes it comfortable to play, while its Tonexpressor control lets you sit perfectly in the mix. (4) Read 3 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Tobias Toby Deluxe V Bass Transparent Red

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What's special about this product?
Features: What it does for you:
Basswood body Big, warm midrange tones
Bolt-on neck Articulate, punchy and easy to repair
Maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel

Tobias Toby Deluxe V Electric Bass

The Tobias Toby Deluxe V 5-string electric bass guitar is based on the original Toby bass released over 10 years ago and brings real innovation to modern bass players. Its comfortable body shape and superb feel make the Toby Deluxe V perfect for virtually any player and any style. An Active Tonexpressor Bass Enhancement Control allows for creative blends and fine adjustments to cut through dense mixes.

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Neck

The Toby Deluxe's most legendary feature is its hard maple Tobias asymmetrical neck profile which is a bolt-on design with recessed bolts and washers for easy adjustments. Tobias basses were among the first to feature an asymmetrical neck, a design where the neck is thinner on the lower side than on the upper side. The asymmetric back shape feels less bulky than standard bass necks allowing for maximum hand comfort.

While these Satin finished necks might feel thinner, there is still sufficient thickness on the upper side to provide for excellent strength, stability and--best of all--deep, rich tone. Your thumb will find easy reference points as your hand glides up and down the fretboard. The neck has a 34 inch scale length for enhanced clarity, a rosewood fingerboard with a 12 inch fingerboard radius and a 1.68 inch nut.

Electronics

The Tobias Toby Deluxe V bass electronics feature classic Tobias-designed pickups with a Tobias SCR single coil in the neck and a Tobias SCT single coil at the bridge. Controls are all-metal Knurled knobs and include Neck Volume, Pickup Blend with center Detent, and Master EQ. An Active Tonexpressor Bass Enhancement Control which enables bassists the option of making creative blends. The Active Tonexpressor is powerful on stage when you need fine adjustments to cut through dense mixes. The Active Tonexpressor uses an easy-to-change 9-volt battery.

Features:

- Solid basswood body
- Flush-mount, low profile, adjustable bridge
- Hard maple Tobias Asymmetrical neck
- Tobias-designed pickups with Tobias SCR single coil neck and Tobias SCT single coil bridge pickups
- Rosewood fingerboard with a 12-inch fingerboard radius
- Active Tonexpressor Bass Enhancement Control enables bassists the option of making creative blends.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Tobias products.
- Body: Basswood
- Neck: hard maple
- Neck Shape: Asymmetrical
- Neck Joint: Bolt-on, extended with recessed bolts/washers
- Scale Length: 34 inches
- Fingerboard: rosewood
- Fingerboard Radius: 12 inches
- Nut width: 1.68 inches
- Bridge Pickup: Tobias TBT Single-Coil
- Neck Pickup: Tobias TBR Single-Coil
- Controls: 1-neck volume, 1-Pickup blend with center detent, Master EQ, Active Tonexpressor Bass Enhancement Control with 9-volt battery and inside cavity cover
- Knobs: Knurled, all metal
- Bridge: Flush-mount, low-profile, fully adjustable
- Truss Rod: Metal, fully adjustable
- Truss Rod Cover: ABS - Black at body end
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Transparent Red, with Black Hardware
Shipping Weight: 11 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 16 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): EBD5TRBH1
Vintage Sunburst, with Black Hardware
Shipping Weight: 11 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 46 x 16 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): EBD5VSBH1
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-4GIBSON
Customer Reviews
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Overall: WOW. I'm very familiar with the Tobias brand as it relates to the kingstons and american MTD basses... so I was expecting a higher level of quality in this bass. In this particular instance, the saying holds fast... sometimes "you get what you pay for"...This bass is as beautiful as the day is long to lay eyes on!!! craftsmanship is impeccable... However, the tonal quality in no way shape or form matches up with the aesthetic appeal. It's like that woman who's phenomenally beautiful yet when she opens her mouth to speak, she makes you sick to your stomach with her ignorant and abrasive nature, immediately making her beautify fade into a distant memory. if you want something pretty fir the sole purposes of hanging on the wall in your studio and/or man cave, then by all means buy one of these! If you want a bass that actually has tonal quality that doesn't say "Hi, I'm a bass that came from K-Mart!!!" then DO NOT and I repeat DO NOT buy one of these.
Style of Music: jazz, rock, gospel, CCM, Urban, R&B
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Overall: ZZ2636967, the NECK is terrible. My A string has a muted or dead sound. Have replaced the strings 2x and had the bass professiionally set up. This is the 2nd bass, since I had to send the 1st one back. I sent an email about trying to return this one, but didn't get NO response back from zzounds.com I was, am DISAPPOINTED at that fact because all other experiences with Zzounds have been good. I wanted a decent price bass to use as a back up and to leave at church. But I at least wanted it playable. To play B, E, D, G strings that ring out and to hit the A string and its not right really SUCKs. Gibson NEEDS to tighten up on their QUALITY control cause this should not happen is QUALITY was being tested.
Style of Music: a variety of music genres
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