Spector NS2, Ultra Amber four string bass doug wimbish Stuart Spector Design Bass Guitars:: USA :: Spector NS2 Ultra Amber four string bass, Quilt maple top, EMG, 2 band eq :: Custom, For sale, UK, EU, Warwick

 

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Spector NS2, “Doug Wimbish “ Ultra Amber four string bass - (List £4250.00)

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  1. Export price outside EU £2708.Please contact us for international shipping rates

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  4. The pinnacle of Spector's bass armoury, the stunning NS2 has been much copied since it was released in the 1970s but never beaten. Using only the highest quality quilt maple for the body and maple neck combined with sturdy hardware and EMG PJ pickups with 2 band preamp, the NS2 is one of the finest basses ever made. This bass features Spector's Ultra Amber high gloss finish and the narrower “Doug Wimbish” profile neck


The Stuff of Legends and Dreams

The Legendary NS-2™ Bass; Introduced in 1979, it has become the standard for what a Professional P/J Bass should be. Embraced by a virtual Who’s Who of iconic bassists representing every genre of music imaginable, theNS-2™ is the bass most often associated with SPECTOR®.


When musicians speak about the “Trademark SPECTOR® Tone™”; it’s the warm, powerful growl of the NS-2™ they are referencing. In reality, very little has changed regarding the design or components of this model since the early 1980’s. 


You might ask why? The answer is simple; who are we to mess with perfection?


FEATURES OF THE USA SERIES™ NECK-THRU MODELS


  1. These basses are powered by ACTIVE EMG® Pickups and our Spector® USA 9-volt Tone Circuit™. Our proprietary tone circuits were designed by Stuart Spector and are made here in the USA! Our circuits are one of the key ingredients to the unique tonal qualities each Spector® Bass is known for.

  2. The Original NS-Body™ Design - This design was created for Spector® by legendary instrument designer Ned Steinberger. Don't be fooled by look-alikes. Only Spector® has the original!

  3. Each model has solid AAAA Maple wings. Exotic Wood Topped Models have Walnut backs with exotic tops.

  4. Optional X Original Body Style available at no additional charge.

  5. 3 Piece Rock-Maple carbon-fiber reinforced neck with 24 fret Pau Ferro (Bolivian Rosewood) fingerboard and Abalone Spector® Crown Inlays.

  6. Our solid-brass Spector® USA Locking-Bridge (now with intonation screws!)

  7. Highest quality hardware components such as gold Gotoh® GB7 Tuners™ and Dunlop® Dual-Design Straplocks™


SPECS & OPTIONS


(SPECTOR® USA MODEL MADE IN OUR WOODSTOCK, NY WORKSHOP)

 

NECK CONSTRUCTION


NECK CONSTRUCTION:

3-Piece Maple

Carbon Fiber Reinforced

Neck-Thru Body Construction

Doug Wimbish profile

FINGERBOARD:

Premium Pau Ferro

NECK INLAYS:

Spector® Crown Abalone for Pau Ferro Fingerboard.

- Abalone Inlays Standard for Premium Birdseye Maple Fingerboard

- Black Mother-of-Pearl Inlays Optional for Premium Birdseye Maple Fingerboard

NUMBER OF FRETS:  24

SCALE LENGTH:  34"

RADIUS:  16"

STRING SPACING AT BRIDGE:   0.75"

TRUSS HEX KEY SIZE: 4mm

TRUSS ROD TYPE:  Stainless steel - Double-Action

NUT MATERIAL:  Solid Brass

WEIGHT:  9lb 7oz/4.1kg

 

BODY CONSTRUCTION


This model features the fully-carved ORIGINAL Spector® NS-Bass™ Design. *Optional "X" Original Body Style Available at no additional charge.

BODY CONSTRUCTION:

Solid AAAA Maple



HARDWARE


COLOUR: Gold

BRIDGE:  Spector® USA Solid Brass Locking Bridge™

BRIDGE HEX KEY SIZE:  2mm

TUNERS:  Gotoh® GB7™

STRAP BUTTON:  Dunlop® Dual Design™

OPTIONS:


ELECTRONICS


TONE CIRCUIT:  Spector® USA Tone Circuit™

CIRCUIT TYPE:  Active - 2-Band

CIRCUIT VOLTAGE:  9-Volt

BRIDGE PICKUP:  EMG® J™

NECK PICKUP:  EMG® P™

PICKUP TYPE:  Active


 

WARRANTY INFORMATION


Limited Lifetime Warranty

to the Original Owner


Our Europe Series™ and USA Series™ instruments come with a lifetime warranty against defects in materials and workmanship to the original purchaser.  The instrument must be purchased from an authorized SPECTOR® dealer and the owner must provide proof of purchase time of

warranty claim.

 


NECK MEASUREMENTS

Fingerboard Width  Nut   1.5in/40mm




Each of our USA Series™ basses is made by hand. Variations in neck thickness can occur as part of the hand-shaping process.


*Please note that due to the shaping of the neck as it connects to the headstock (volute) the first fret measurements may seem large.  So in these instances we have included the measurements from the second fret to provide a better sense of the neck's true thickness.

























 

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