Michael Kelly Dragonfly 5 Acoustic-Electric Bass Guitar, 5-String, Ovangkol Fingerboard

Ideal for any professional bass gig! The Michael Kelly Dragonfly 5 acoustic bass is visually stunning and offers a tonally professional Fishman preamplifier.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Macassar ebony back/sides Rich tonality with deep bass response
Macassar ebony top, back and sides Rich tonality with deep bass response
Mahogany neck Great sustain, strength, and warm tone
Ovangkol fretboard Smooth feel; brighter top end with full midrange
The Michael Kelly Dragonfly 5 acoustic bass brings beauty visually and tonally to your professional gig, worship service, or campfire jam. The signature Abalone and Pearl dragonfly inlay is eye-catching and distinctive -- you'll reach for it again and again.

The Java Ebony top and body pair with the 34" scale length and bring warmth and body to each song. The Fishman Presys + Bass electronics mean that you can plug in and play in any situation. The Standard C neck profile is comfortable and familiar as soon as you pick it up.
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- Top: Macasar Ebony
- Back Material: Macasar Ebony
- Side Material: Macasar Ebony
- Neck: Mahogany
- Fretboard: Ovangkol
- Number of Frets: 22
- Inlays: Dragonfly Abalone and Pearloid
- Scale Length: 34" (863.6mm)
- Truss Rod Type: Dual Action
- Neck Profile: Standard C
- Nut Material: Synthetic Bone
- Nut Type: Synthetic Bone
- Nut Width: 45mm
- Strings: EXPPBB170-5 Coated Phosphor Bronze Acoustic 5-String, Long Scale, 45-130
- Electronics: Fishman Presys+ Bass with Sonicore pickup and Endpin Jack
- Hardware Finish: Black
- Tuning Keys: MK Diecast
- Bridge Type: Ovangkol / MK Zero Pin
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Java
Shipping Weight: 9.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 50 x 20 x 7 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MKG MKD5SJESFS
Java, with Gig Bag
Shipping Weight: 12.75 lbs
Java, with Hard Case
Shipping Weight: 20.5 lbs
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 727-793-0079
(2 ratings)
Submitted September 4, 2020 by Tyler H
"Beautiful, ballsy, and exceptional playability"
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Acoustic Basses are quiet when unplugged and this one is no exception. However, it is loud enough for practice in the living room and maybe with an acoustic guitarist playing softer. The tone unplugged is above average, very woody with some brightness.BUT this thing absolutely shines when plugged in. I was blown away at the crisp tones and ballsy lows I was hearing. I usually play a Fender 5-String American Standard Jazz so I’m used to lots of sizzle and growl. I am beyond happy to add this acoustic bass to my lineup. The Fishman Presys+ is amazing. You have so much control over your time and can almost get anything you want out of it. The notch and phase features are especially useful for maintaining clarity and tone at high volume and eliminating feedback and distortion. The fit and finish of this bass is exceptional at the price point. It’s like a piece of artwork and even more beautiful in person. Definitely gets bonus points for style.I’m giving this bass and bass alone 5 stars but I must also say this. If you get a case with it, pony up the cash for the hard shell. I got the gig bag and the quality is questionable. It arrived with a small tear and some frayed stitching. It will be adequate for protection for now but I may upgrade to the hard shell eventually. Also the stock tuning pegs aren’t the best but they work and have held tune fine so far, just feel cheap.
Musical Background:
Professional
Musical Style:
Country, rock, alternative
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