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4-string Short-scale Electric Bass with Mahogany Body and Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, 2 x Humbuckers, and Hardshell Case - Walnut
Item ID: BASG14WNCH-14

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Big Bass Tone with a Short-scale Neck

Created just like the '60s originals, the Gibson SG Standard Bass solidbody electric bass delivers killer tone and great playability thanks to its short-scale neck. You'll love the fat, full tone of the mahogany body and neck. The SG Standard Bass is perfect for any style of gig, thanks to its pair of humbucking pickups. The super-comfortable 30" scale makes playing this bass a breeze. Whether you need a smaller-sized bass or want a bass that feels more like a guitar, you should check out the affordable Gibson SG Standard Bass Faded.

Gibson SG Standard Bass Solidbody Electric Bass Guitar at a Glance:
  • Short-scale comfort and tone
  • Custom humbuckers for subterranean tone
  • Nitrocellulose lacquer finish, for the look of a well-aged classic
Short-scale comfort and tone

The short-scale length of the Gibson SG Standard Bass Faded's neck makes it easier to navigate the fretboard and is perfect for guitar players moonlighting on bass and players with smaller hands. But did you know that the scale length of a guitar or bass has a direct impact on its tone? The harmonics your bass guitar generates are spaced along the strings, based on the length of the strings. Shorter strings mean the harmonics are packed in tighter, giving any note you play more harmonic richness than a longer scale would. Just plug the Gibson SG Standard Bass into your bass amp, and you'll see what we mean as notes come alive and cut through the mix without becoming overbearing.

Custom humbuckers for subterranean tone

Whether you play rock, jazz, country, or metal, you're going to love the sound of the Gibson SG Standard Bass Faded. That's because it sports a pair of Gibson USA's amazing TB+ humbucking pickups. Driven by premium ceramic magnets, the TB+ and TB Mini pickups give you the perfect blend of punch and clarity. And with individual volume and tone controls, the Gibson SG Standard Bass lets you dial in a wide range of killer tones.

Nitrocellulose lacquer finish, for the look of a well-aged classic

Gibson's SG Standard Bass wears a gorgeous nitrocellulose lacquer finish. Nitro finishes (a standard back in the day) are significantly thinner than today's polyurethane finishes, allowing the guitar to "breathe." Nitro finishes not only look vintage-y wonderful, they also enhance the instrument's tonal qualities. The SG Standard Bass has the look and feel of a well-aged classic.

Gibson SG Standard Bass Solidbody Electric Bass Guitar Features:
  • Short-scale bass with big, humbucking tone
  • Mahogany body and neck give you a warm, rich tone
  • 120th Anniversary inlay at the 12th fret
  • Comfortable SG-style body
  • Shorter-scale (30") neck is easy to play, comfortable for beginners, and enhances tone
  • Chrome 3-point bridge and Grover Shamrock tuners for tuning stability
  • Hardshell case included to protect your bass
The Gibson SG Standard Bass is a fast-playing, fat-sounding, short-scale bass!

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number BASG14WNCH1

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See also: Gibson, Gibson 4-string Bass Guitars