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Yamaha BB434 Electric Bass Guitar - Red Metallic

by Yamaha
Out of Stock
Original price $858.60
Original price $858.60 - Original price $858.60
Original price $858.60
Current price $539.99
$539.99 - $539.99
Current price $539.99
Condition: New
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Hit The Stage Or Get Creative In The Studio With The Yamaha BB434 Electric Bass Guitar In Red Metallic

You've got the chops and you're ready to nail that audition, hit the stage or get creative in the studio—now it's time to get out there and get noticed. The 400 lineup continues the BB tradition of great build quality and signature sound that won the series acclaim throughout its forty-year history. Whether you prefer a rosewood fingerboard or the distinctively bright, crisp sound of maple, the precision feel and response of the six-bolt miter neck along with the presence and clarity of custom-wound pickups will inspire you to play your best when it really counts.

6-Bolt Miter Neck Joint

Miter bolting holds the neck closer and tighter to the body, fusing these two separate components into one. Compared to a conventional bolt-on joint, miter bolting offers more efficient transfer of string vibration throughout the body, for outstanding sustain and resonance that brings every note to life.

YGD Custom V5 Pickups

Alnico magnet pickups tuned to deliver classic BB vintage tone, slightly updated to provide a brighter sound that cuts through in live performance situations.

Controls

The latest BB400 models are equipped with one Tone control and two Volume controls for versatile sound shaping.

Convertible Bridge and Saddle for Precise Tone Shaping: Vintage Plus Light Bridge

BB400 models feature our Vintage Plus Light bridge, which allows stringing through the bridge or body. Strings pass through the body at a 45-degree angle, which places less stress on the strings than traditional, vertical through-body stringing, while efficiently transferring string vibration to the body. In 5-string models the bridge is equipped with an offset low B string. Long-scale strings are recommended when stringing through the bridge and super long-scale strings are recommended when stringing through the body.

5-Piece Neck

The latest BB400 models feature a 5-piece maple and mahogany laminated neck in a bolt-on design that delivers a sharp attack and quick response. This durable construction resists warping and twisting and combines the tight, penetrating character of maple with the warmth of mahogany.

Neck Shape

The latest BB models feature a slightly thinner neck than previous BB basses, improving playability and feel for both modern and traditional bassists.

Lightweight Tuners

Lighter-weight tuners offer better balance and complement the overall feel, providing a perfect match for the smaller, lighter body of the latest BB.


Solid alder body
  • 6-Bolt miter neck joint
  • 5-Piece neck
  • YGD custom V5 pickups (Alnico V)
  • Vintage Plus Light with convertible bridge and saddles
  • Lightweight open-gear tuners

  • SPECIFICATIONS

    General

    • Construction: Bolt-on (6-bolt miter neck joint )
    • Scale Length: 34" (863.6 mm)

    Body

    • Body Materials: Alder/Maple/Alder Construction
    • Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane

    Neck

    • Neck Materials: Maple/ Mahogany 5pcs
    • Neck Finish: Satin Polyurethane
    • Fingerboard Materials: Rosewood
    • Fingerboard Radius: 10 in (250 mm)
    • Fret Wire: Medium
    • Number of Frets: 21
    • Nut Materials: Graphtech
    • Width at 0 Fret / 12th Fret: 40/56.3 mm
    • Thickness at 1st Fret / 12th Fret: 21/23 mm

    Electronics

    • Neck Pickup: VSP5n : Split Single Coil / Alnico V
    • Middle Pickup: None
    • Bridge Pickup: VSC5b ; Single Coil / Alnico V
    • Controls: Neck PU Volume, Bridge PU Volume, Master Tone
    • Pickup Switch: None

    Hardware

    • Bridge: Vintage Plus Light: Convertible Stringing, Steel Saddle
    • String Spacing: 19 mm
    • Tailpiece: None
    • Tuning Machines: Lightweight Open Gear
    • Pickguard: Red Metallic/3-Ply Cream

    Manufacturer: Yamaha
    Model: BB434 RM
    SKU: I738137-1-WHXD


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