Sadowsky MetroLine 21-fret Vintage J/J Bass, 4-String (with Gig Bag)

Roger Sadowsky's elevated take on the J-style bass, the MetroLine Vintage J/J packs a wallop with the Sadowsky preamp and passive hum-cancelling pickups.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Sadowsky J-Style pickups Vintage J punch with modern edge; hum-cancelling
Sadowsky Active 2-way Electronics Bass and treble boost with vintage tone control
Maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength
12-inch fretboard radius Flatter feel for more comfort

All features of the modern bass sound can be found in the 21-Fret Vintage J/J basses of the MetroLine series made exclusively in Germany. All basses are lightweighted with approximately 8.9 lbs (4.0 kg). A good choice for bass players who are looking for a lightweight solution for the stage in addition to a modern bass sound. Special features of the Vintage J/J basses of this series are the active electronics with true bypass, Vintage Tone Control, treble and bass boost, ultralight Sadowsky tuners and the special Sadowsky bridge for quick string release. This 4-string bass in sleek undersized J-Style shaped red alder body comes in Blue Transparent Satin finish.


- 21 Fret, 4-String Electric Bass
- Bolt-on Construction
- 34" Long scale Neck
- Passive Sadowsky Hum-Cancelling J-Style pickups
- Sadowsky Portabag & Hex Tool included
- Made in Germany

-Series: Sadowsky MetroLine 21-Fret Vintage J Bass
-Scale Length: 34"" (864 mm) long scale
-Body Wood: Swamp Ash (Nirvana Black); Red Alder (Bora Burst)
-Neck Wood: Maple
-Fretboard Wood: Maple (Nirvana Black); Morado (Bora Burst)
-Fretboard Radius: 12"
-Nut: Sadowsky Just-A-Nut III
-Nut Width: 1.5"" (38.1 mm)
-Frets: 21 nickel silver frets (width: 0.094"" (2.4 mm) / height: 0.051"" (1.3 mm))
-Neck Pickup: Passive Sadowsky hum-cancelling J-Style pickup
-Bridge Pickup: Passive Sadowsky hum-cancelling J-Style pickup in 60s position
-Electronics: Active Sadowsky 2-way electronics (bass and treble boost) with Vintage Tone Control (VTC)
-Controls: Volume / Balance / Vintage Tone Control (P/P) / Treble and Bass (stacked)
-Preamp: Push/pull function at VTC knob for preamp bypass
-Machine Heads: Sadowsky Light machine heads with open gear
-Locks: Sadowsky S-security locks
-Bridge: Sadowsky bridge with quick string release
-Hardware: Chrome
-Finish: Nirvana Black Transparent Satin
-Strings: Sadowsky Blue Label 045 - 105 strings
-Weight: ca. 8.9 lbs (4.0 kg)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Nirvana Black
Shipping Weight: 20.45 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 53 x 22 x 8 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): SML21VJ4 03 ASH FR
Bora Burst
Shipping Weight: 20.55 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 53 x 22 x 8 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): SML21VJ4 46 ALD FR

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 718-433-1990

Nirvana Black

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