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Sandberg Panther Special 5, Maple Burl, five string bass, 35” (list £1819)


Add Sandberg Flexstrap - £39

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  2. Export price outside EU £1249. Shipping costs (from): USA £100, Australia £100, Mainland EU £30

  3. Here is a beautiful custom bass hand made in Germany by Sandberg. The bass features a mahogany body with a stunning book matched Maple Burl top, rosewood fingerboard and a pair of custom Sandberg pickups with a split P style pickup in the neck and Musicman style humbucker in the bridge. The bass also features a 3 band eq with active/passive switching. This bass sound full and punchy with crisp high end great detail.

  4. Actual instrument show, please click on images to enlarge;


NECK: 6 x bolted / canadian hard rock maple

FRETBOARD: Rosewood 24 frets, instrument fully spec'd

Abalonel inlays

SCALE: 889 mm / 35" - £140 option

BODY: Mahogany

TOP: Poplar Burl


HARDWARE: sandberg, gold plated

PICKUP: 1 x Sandberg Spilt coil pickup in neck position, 1 x Sandberg Powerhumbucker in Bridge position

PREAMP: sandberg 3-band, active / passive

WEIGHT: 10lb, 4.6kg

What is a Plek?

The Plek is a computer controlled fret leveling machine. It can level frets to within .001 mm accuracy. This kind of precision can not be matched by doing the job by hand.

How to get the best playing guitar?

Most players dream of having comfortable, smooth action on a guitar. With the PLEK, the most optimal string action possible for any instrument can be realized. This gives the individual musician an instrument that plays exactly the way he has dreamed of. Optimal playability on a guitar makes it sounds better with notes that ring true and clean. There is no fret buzz under normal playing conditions and the intonation problems that occur because of high string action, are eliminated. You can hear and feel the difference.

Plek scans neck with strings up to pitch?

When we take a look at a guitar neck, it is important that the guitar is under string tension and in playing condition when measured. The Plek measures the instruments neck and fret height with the instrument strung up to pitch. The computer ascertained a 3-D like graph of the fret board surface, including the position and height of the strings. Thanks to the PLEK SCAN the relief of the neck made by the string tension is taken into account while calculating the process-parameters. The operator then has the ability to manipulate the parameters to give the player an optimal playing instrument.

Can any guitar or bass be Plek'd?

Almost all acoustic and electric instruments, from any manufacturer can be put on the machine.


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