Spector NS4 Redwood Burl four string bass four string bass  Stuart Spector Design Bass Guitars:: USA :: Aquilar MM pickups, 2 band eq :: Custom, For sale, UK, EU, Warwick USA

 

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Spector NS4 Redwood Burl four string bass - (List £4350.00)

Special offer SOLD

Add EU mainland (shipping outside UK) £30

Export price outside EU £3165. Shipping costs (from): USA £85, Australia £125, Mainland EU £30

  1. Please call or email the shop to pay by Bank transfer.

  2. The pinnacle of Spector's bass armoury, the stunning NS4 has been much copied since it was released in the 1970s but never beaten. This bass features the new EMG pickups, 18v 2 band preamp, Walnut body wings with Redwood burl top finished in brownburst gloss. A versatile bass with serious punch and definition. Weight: 4.3kg/9lb 8oz

  3. Actual instrument shown, please click on images to enlarge;








The Stuff of Legends and Dreams


The Legendary NS-4™ 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-4™ 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 New Spector® USA 18-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 Fibre Reinforced

Neck-Thru Body Construction

FINGERBOARD:

Bird’s eye maple

NECK INLAYS:

Spector® Crown Abalone for Pau Ferro 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

 

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:

Walnut wings

Redwood Burl top



HARDWARE


COLOUR: Gold

BRIDGE:  Spector® USA Soild 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:  18-Volt

BRIDGE PICKUP:  Aguilar MM

NECK PICKUP:  Aguilar MM

PICKUP TYPE:  Passive


 

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

Neck Thickness

Nut   1.61 in.

12th   2.08 in.

24th   2.36 in.

1st   0.86 in.*

12th   0.98 in.



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.

























 

Unit 12, Rigby Close

Heathcote Ind Est

Warwick, CV34 6TH

Tel: 01926 886433

bass@bassdirect.co.uk


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Monday - Saturday

9.00am - 5.30pm





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