This is a classic piece of instrument with selected Canadian Poplar body design in Raku’s proprietary Phantom Body for better holding feels during performing without strap. This will make it almost perfect matching with Raku Roasted Maple neck & fretboard.
This Jazz Bass is equipped with Raku JazzBoxer – RJB-5S bridge & the Raku JazzSonic – RJS-V2 pick up providing a well comfortable play generating a precise sounding for your music. The original Raku Tornado (Open Gear Type) tuners makes the headstock looks so simple and sexy, never so complicated anymore. We have also armed this instrument with a 9V booster in case you need a stronger punch for your performance.
Roasted Maple is defined as an unique transformation of wood properties by applying special heat treatment on Maple wood. The process will volatilizes the water and oils contains in the wood, this will not only gives a brand new look of the treated wood but also providing a more sturdy and durable wood. As a result, the Roasted Maple increases stability as well as the overall sound quality.
From our studies & researches, the sound that we obtained from Roasted Maple is a towards a more richer, organic sound with a vintage-like tone which normally come from an aged instrument sound with timeless usage. Roasted Maple is usually used by others only in their high-end models, but in line with our business policies, we have brought them in just for you with an affordable range.