Modern Vintage MVP-62 Burgundy Mist Metallic Precision bases , UK Basses specialist Warwick, Bass Direct, Birmingham, London, Manchester, UK, USA


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Modern Vintage MVP-62 Burgundy Mist Metallic

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Every Modern Vintage™ instrument is painstakingly crafted with the finest materials available. Period-correct materials are sourced and the modern updates are the result of many years of research and refinement. Keep the old-school sound, feel and vibe, while ‘tweaking that elusive formula to meet today’s serious demands. All basses are now plek’d for the best set up.

Modern Vintage™ instruments represent the best value on the market as they include many standard features that other brands offer as options. Just the heat treated maple necks and matching headstocks often fetch upward of £800 for those upgrades alone.

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Modern Vintage™ MVP4-62

  1. Heat Treated Maple Neck

  2. Painted Headcap

  3. Indian Rosewood Fingerboard

  4. 43mm Nut width

  5. Clay dots

  6. Lightweight Hipshot ‘Lollipop’ Tuning Keys

  7. ‘Vintage Voiced’Pickup

  8. Steel Bridge Saddles

  9. Period Correct Alder Body

  10. Plek’d frets

  11. 4-ply Tort Pickguard

  12. Weight: 9lb 6oz/4.2kg

What is a Plek?

The Plek is a computer controlled fret levelling 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 realised. 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.