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New bass nearly ready

23rd Jan 2010

It's been a year in the making but has definitely been worth the wait! A new five string midi Sei bass built by Camden based luthier Martin Petersen is almost ready for collection.

For all you bass nerds out there, here are the specifications:

Sei Series I, 5 string, single cutaway tuned E to C
33" Scale
Ebony Board
26 Frets
Width at nut: 45mm ish
Width at bridge: 68mm ish (E to C String, centre to centre)
Maple neck with Mahogany stringers
Carbon Fibre neck reinforcement
Medium density ash body
Buck eye burl top wood — front and back
Magnetic Rear battery and electronics compartment covers cut out from facing
ACG EQ 02 preamp (5 knob version)
Bartolini quad coil pickups
Piezo Bridge (Ghost system)
Midi/13 pin connector
Hipshot detuner on the E string
Black Hipshot Hardware
Black Schaller Straplocks
Gloss finish

Check out the Sei Bass website....