The T-Bucket™ Bass E acoustic bass guitar is even more supercharged now, with upgraded features including a remarkable new holographic rosette inlay, new 12th-fret "F" logo inlay design.
The other great T-Bucket™ Bass E features you already know are still here, too, including the Sunburst flame maple top with quartersawn scalloped "X" bracing, mahogany back and sides, elegant neck and body binding, T-Bucket rosette and headstock pinstriping, and 32" medium scale length. Other features include mahogany neck with 22-fret rosewood fingerboard, rosewood bridge with compensated saddle, forward mounted strap button, end-pin jack, and Fishman® Isys III pickup/active preamp system with built-in chromatic tuner, on/off switch, three-band EQ and volume control.
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I've never owned an acoustic bass before, and got this one after futzing with it for a few minutes in the local guitar store, having gone specifically to trade a Modern-Player Telecaster I wasn't playing enough for an acoustic bass to go with the electric I play all the time. Primarily for practice without an amp and to have something to mess around with other people who are playing other random acoustic instruments. It is really quite a nice instrument, and I'm glad I got it. Especially considering how it cost virtually nothing, including the trade in. It sounds great, plays loud enough with a pick without being plugged in, sounds spectacular amped, and looks fantastic. The built-in tuner seems a little off (I had trouble tuning it with just the onboard tuner, and switched to an external number, and that worked fine. The onboard never seems to want to accept that any string is completely in tune…). But that also could just be me. Seems like a great value for a flexible instrument.
bakija owns this item
Its very quiet when not plugged in but that should be expected with an acoustic bass its very easy to play looks amazing sounds great plugged or unplugged
davisl1292 owns this item
This bass is absolutely amazing! The shorter scale makes it perfect for people just starting out on bass. It's super comfortable to play and has an amazing tone! Awesome buy for the money
shaggyamac owns this item
The T-Bucket is a medium scale acoustic bass that gives you sweet and lowdown tones for a very good price.
The neck has a convenient feel even for smaller hands. Its body is "grand concert sized" which is not too big, so it's easy to play seated on your couch to play with your favourite music or just noodling around.
It may be a bit silent for using it around a campfire but plugged in an amp and stringed with some nylon coated strings you get a deep bass tone that sounds almost like an upright bass.
The T-Bucket may not be the best choice for the bass pro but for guitarists and/or bass beginners like me it's the best choice to start with.
Big bang for the bucks!
echtzeit2012 owns this item
|Model Name:||T-Bucket™ Bass E, Rosewood Fingerboard, 3-Color Sunburst, Flame Maple|
|Series:||Acoustic Bass Guitars|
|Body Material:||Flame Maple Top with Laminted Mahogany Back and Sides|
|Body Finish:||Gloss Polyurethane|
|Body Shape:||Grand Concert|
|Bracing:||Quartersawn Scalloped "X"|
|Body Back:||Laminated Mahogany|
|Body Sides:||Laminated Mahogany|
|Body Top:||Laminated Flame Maple|
|Neck Shape:||"C" Shape|
|Scale Length:||32" (813 mm)|
|Fingerboard Radius:||11.81" (300 mm)|
|Number of Frets:||22|
|String Nut:||Graph Tech® NuBone™|
|Nut Width:||1.650" (42 mm)|
|Controls:||Built-In Chromatic Tuner with On/Off Switch, Volume, Bass, Mid, Treble|
|Special Electronics:||Fishman® Isys III System with Active Onboard Preamp and Tuner|
|Bridge:||Rosewood with Compensated Graph Tech® Nubone™ Saddle|
|Strings:||Fender® Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Bass 7060, (.045-.095 Gauges)|
|Unique Features:||Holographic T-Bucket rosette, 12th-fret "F" logo, "C"-shaped mahogany neck, forward mounted strap button, end-pin jack, Graph Tech NuBone™ nut and saddle, 3-Color Sunburst flame maple top, 32" medium scale|
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