Sadowsky MetroLine 21-fret Vintage J/J Bass, 5-String (with Gig Bag)

Built in Germany, this Sadowsky MetroLine bass delivers premium playability and killer tone thanks to J-style humbucker pickups and active 2-way electronics.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Bolt-on neck Articulate, punchy, and easily modified.
Maple fretboard Delivers a bright, snappy sound
Maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength
Swamp ash body Clear highs, strong mids and huge lows

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 5-string bass in sleek undersized J-Style shaped red alder body comes in Blue Transparent Satin finish.


- Chambered Swamp Ash Body
- Passive Hum-canceling J Style pickups
- Active Sadowsky 2-way electronics with Vintage Tone Control
- Sadowsky bridge with quick string release
- Gig Bag inlcuded

- Model: Sadowsky MetroLine 21-Fret Vintage J/J Bass
- Dexterity: Right-hand version
- Bass Type: 5-string electric bass
- Scale: 34" (864 mm) long scale
- Neck Type: Bolt-on construction
- Body Material: American Swamp Ash body
- Neck Material: Maple
- Fingerboard: Maple
- Fingerboard Radius: 12"
- Nut Type: Sadowsky Just a Nut III
- Nut Width: 1 7/8" (47.6 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
- 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)
- Knob Functions: Push/pull function at VTC knob for preamp bypass
- Tuners: Sadowsky light machine heads with open gear
- Locking System: Sadowsky S-security locks
- Bridge: Sadowsky bridge with quick string release
- Hardware: Chrome
- Strings: Sadowsky Blue Label 045" - 130"
- Finish: Nirvana Black Transparent Satin
- Pickguard: Tortoise
- Weight: 8.9 lbs (4.0 kg)
- Additional: hex key tools, individual Certificate of Authenticity, Sadowsky Fretboard Protector
- Case Type: Sadowsky Portabag (SAC BAG BASS PORTA)
- Country of production: Made in Germany
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Nirvana Black
Shipping Weight: 20.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 53 x 22 x 8 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): SML21VJ5 03 ASH FR
Ocean Blue
Shipping Weight: 20.55 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 53 x 22 x 8 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): SML21VJ5 02 ASH FR
Bora Burst
Shipping Weight: 20.7 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 53 x 22 x 8 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): SML21VJ5 46 ALD FR

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

Nirvana Black

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