Gibson / RD Artist Krist Novoselic Signature / 2012 / Black / Bass For Sale
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's breakthrough Nevermind album, Gibson USA is proud to introduce the Krist Novoselic Signature RD Bass.
Through his distinctive playing with groundbreaking grunge band Nirvana, to his post-Nirvana bands Sweet 75, Eyes Adrift, and Flipper, Krist Novoselic has distinguished himself as a bassist of formidable tone and unmistakable style. Able to hold down a firm bottom end that glues a song together while simultaneously shining as a center-stage musician in his own right, Novoselic helped to establish a standard for the sound, feel, and style of alternative-rock bass playing of the past two decades. To honor this musician's impact on the sound of contemporary rock, Gibson USA presents the Krist Novoselic Signature RD Bass, an instrument primed with unparalleled playability and powerful contemporary tones, all dressed in an alternative style that countless modern bassists will appreciate. Finished in Ebony Black nitrocellulose lacquer, the distinctive lines of the RD body shape cut a figure that definitely stands out from the crowd, too.
The Krist Novoselic Signature RD Bass begins with a body and glued-in neck of solid maple, a tonewood known for its ability to add punch, clarity and sustain to the sound of any guitar. It is shaped in the image of the RD guitars and basses first introduced by Gibson USA in the 1970s, with a rounded, offset body style reminiscent of the iconic Gibson Firebird guitar and Thunderbird bass. The sustain and thundering resonance of the Krist Novoselic Signature RD Bass are further enhanced by a strings-through-body design with solid three-point bridge, and a gently back-angled headstock to maintain optimum string pressure in the PLEK-cut slots of a Corian nut. Meanwhile, formidable Grover™ "Shamrock-key" tuners keep your pitch tight and true, however hard you hit it. The comfortably rounded neck profile with a depth of .860" at the 1st fret and .960" at the 12th is paired with an exotic obeche fingerboard with 20 frets and a 12-inch radius, all crafted to enhance a playing experience that is every bit the equal of the superior tone and construction of this outstanding bass.
To optimize the power, punch and clarity of the Krist Novoselic Signature RD Bass' natural resonance and sustain, Gibson USA uses a pair of Seymour Duncan™ Bass Lines STK-J2n and STK-J2b "Hot Stack" pickups. Designed to offer the precision and harmonic richness of single-coil pickups, with the noise-canceling properties of humbuckers, these Seymour Duncans provide unparalleled tones and impressive versatility. An independent volume control for each enables you to dial in your preferred balance of bridge and neck pickup for any playing situation, while a master tone control allows fine-tuning of your instrument's voice. Add it all up, and the Krist Novoselic Signature RD Bass is a total monster of versatility and performance for today's master of the low-end.
|Adhesive||Franklin Titebond 50|
|Truss Rod||Traditional Adjustable|
|Adhesive||Franklin Titebond 50|
|Joint||Mortise & Tenon|
|Adhesive||Franklin Titebond 50|
|Joint Angle Tolerance||+/- .005"|
|Slots||Gibson PLEK System|
|Type||Bass 4 String|
|Logo||Gold Silkscreen "Gibson" and Artist Signature|
|Truss Rod Cover||Black and White Antique Bell|
|Type||String-thru 3-Point with Adjustable Saddles|
|Knobs||Black Speed Knobs|
|Control Plate Cover||Black|
|Strings||.105 - .045, Genuine Gibson Strings|
|Neck Position||Seymour Duncan Hot Stack STK-J2 (Ceramic)|
|Bridge Position||Seymour Duncan Hot Stack STK-J2 (Ceramic)|
|Potentiometers||2 Volume Controls, 1 Tone Control|
|Type||300k Linear Volume, 500k Non-linear Tone|
|Coil Wiring||Machine Wound|
|Output Jack||Traditional 1/4"|
|Type||Gibson RD Hardshell|
|Case Interior||White Plush|
|Additional Materials||Each Krist Novoselic Signature RD Bass comes with adjustment literature, and documentation for the guitar’s Limited Lifetime Warranty, along with Gibson’s 24/7/365 Custome|
JobFactory Musicstore, Switzerland
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Job Factory Musicstore is a part of the Job Factory AG in Basel/Switzerland. We specialize in electric and acoustic guitars and basses, amplifiers and accessories. We are located in the Dreispitz Area in Basel, where parking is easy!
Brands that we normaly stock: Fender, Squier, Gibson, Epiphone, PRS, Eastwood, Vintage, Fretking, Blade, Crafter, Schecter, Ibanez, Jackson, Wolf, Morgan, Martin, Taylor, Stanford, Marshall, Vox, JMI, Orange, Hiwatt, Blackstar, Laney, Fender, Randall, Line 6, Roland, Suhr, Brunetti, Genz Benz, Bogner, Zvex, Fulltone, Boss, Diamond Pedals, Pigtronix, Ibanez, Electro Harmonix, Xotic, Eventide, Digitech, Jam pedals, Lovepedals, Modtone, Ohlala Pedals, Way Huge, Jacques. THE POINT IS, WE CARRY LOTS OF COOL STUFF!!!!
We believe that the BEGINNERbeginner is the life-blood of the music industry. The beginner gets treated with special attention when looking for his-her first instrument. The larger JobFactory AG company, dedicated to helping jobless young people get the training they need to enter the workforce, has shown its dedication to the youth of Basel, and the JFM continues this mission. We encourage parents when looking for their childrens first music making experiences to visit the JFM and talk with our staff.
The PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN, audiophile, and ‘gear junkie’ is revered and respected here as well. Our staff consists of professional musicians and gear fanatics, always looking to discuss new gear, live sound possibilities and recording techniques with their peers.
Our INVENTORY is without compare here in Basel. We have designed the inventory with variety being the most important factor. Jazz players, metal, blues, indie, folk and classically minded players will all find something that speaks to them. Traditional styles, the strangely shaped, vintage and retro, modern, and contemporary are all represented.
CUSTOMER SERVICE is our number one priority here. If we do not have what you want, we will order it for you! We will do the research, and find the exact right piece of gear for you.
Typical Guitar Store ‘snobby’ attitude, is not welcome here. We have EXTENSIVE KNOWLEDGE here, but, we do NOT know everything! We are looking to extend our own knowledge as well as transferring it to the customer. We encourage customers to come to our store and relax, have a coffee and cake at our Take-away. Lets talk about gear! Share your knowledge with us.
We are never offended by the customer who is ‘just looking’. Guitars are meant to played. They are not merely things at which to be stared. We like to see a fine instrument in a persons hands, not on the wall.
If you are a fan of FX PEDALS, then welcome to Paradise! We have, without doubt, the best pedal selection in Switzerland. Everything is available for the customer to test, from the basic clean-boost to multi effectors and synth generators.
DRUMMERS are welcome here as well, and will find an extensive inventory of cymbals, skins, hardware and accessories.
We are THE BEST GUITAR SHOP IN TOWN.
We look forward to your visit!
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