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Ohana Fretless Bass OBU-22FL Spruce and Mahogany

$759.00

Ohana’s fretless acoustic compact bass!

Description

The Ohana fretless bass is the fretless version of the OBU-22. Without the presence of the raised fret wires on the fretboard, a player must be very precise in finger positions in order to generate notes that are perfectly in tune. This also means that a player needs to apply more pressure when pressing on the fretboard for each note than on a fretted instrument. A fretless instrument, on the other hand, allows for a smooth slide from one note to another to create the tonal freedom that is not possible with a fretted bass. 

Also available is a fretless version but with marks as the OBU-22FLM, for those that prefer no frets but still need a visual cue.

 

* Left handed version also available as OBU-22FL-LH*

 

Demos

James Agg demonstrates the smooth and fast note transition that the Ohana fretless bass provides in the video below!

 

Specs

 
        BODY

Top: Solid Spruce
Back: Laminate Mahogany
Sides: Laminate Mahogany
Finish: Gloss
Pickup: Fishman Presys+
Tuner: Accurate built-in chromatic tuner
Body Length: 15.75″
Upper Bout Width: 9.625″
Lower Bout Width: 12.75″

 
         NECK

Neck: Mahogany with fretless fretboard
Finish: Gloss
Nut: Bone
Fretbooard: Peraloid Side Markers on  #3, 5, 7, 9, 12, 15 & 17 
Scale Length: 24.75″

 
       GEAR 

Headstock: Laminate Mahogany
Tuners: Geared 
Strings: Phosphor Bronze Round-wound Strings (.045, .065. .080, .100)
Saddle: Bone
Total Length: 36″