Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Warwick Introduces Stu Hamm Signature Bass

Warwick Introduces Stu Hamm Signature Bass

Warwick introduced a new signature bass for Stuart Hamm during the NAMM Show this year. The new model is based on the company’s Streamer with extended contouring and a deeper cutaway for improved access to the higher register. 

The Stu Hamm Signature bass is built with an alder body and five-piece birdseye maple and rosewood neck. Its neck has illuminated side dots and is topped with a rosewood fingerboard holding 24 jumbo frets.

Warwick fits the bass with a pair of EMG pickups in a MM/J configuration matched to an active EMG 2-band preamp. Hardware includes Warwick’s Just-A-Nut III brass nut, a 2-piece solid brass bridge, and Warwick tuners, which are tricked out with a Hipshot D-tuner and wooden knobs. The Warwick Stu Hamm Signature Bass is handcrafted in Germany. It carries a MAP of $7,399.

  Warwick Stu Hamm Signature Bass Specs:
Machine heads:Warwick Machine heads with Hipshot D-Tuner and wooden knobs
Nut:Just-A-Nut III Brass
Neck Wood:Birdseye Maple with Rosewood stripes
Fluorescent Side Dot:Illuminated Side Dots
Fingerboard Radius:20″
Scale length:34″ (long scale)
Fret quantity material and size:24 Jumbo Bronze (extra hard) frets (width: 2.9 mm / height: 1.3 mm)
Frets:IFT - Invisible Fretwork Technology
Body Shape:Curved Body Shape
Body wood (Topwood / Backwood):Red Alder
Pickups:EMG X Soapbar MM / J
Electronics:active EMG 2 way
Pot layout:1 Volume Neck/ 1 Volume Bridge, Balance, treble/Bass stacked
Bridge system:2-piece solid Brass Warwick Bridge
Strap system:Warwick security locks
Color possibilities:Available in Natural Oil Finish, Coloured Oil Finish or High Polish Finish
Hardware colour:Chrome hardware
String label / gauges:Warwick EMP strings 045″ – 105″ (38200M)
Weight:8.3 lbs
Included accessories:Warwick User Kit
Packing:Flight Case by RockCase (RC 10830 SA W)
Certificate:Individually issued certificate of authenticity

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