Spector Bass Euro 5LX Bass Guitar, Gloss Plum Stain

£2,099.00 RRP £2,129.00

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Product Ref: 25359

  • Maple Top
  • Great Tone
  • Tonepump Electronics
  • Neck-Thru Construction

Product Ref: 25359

Spector Bass Euro 5LX Bass Guitar, Gloss Plum Stain

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Matching a dynamic tonal range with outstanding balance and design, this SPECTOR can be heard in just about every genre of music. The Europe Series version of the powerhouse USA Series NS-5XL. A solid maple top is backed up by EMG Pickups and Tonepump electronics, this bass is a force to be reckoned with.



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As played by Mike Rodden (Hinder), the five-string reimaginig of the USA NS-5 is for those looking for a nuanced yet powerful sound.

Spector have been making bass guitars for famous artists since 1977. Since then Stuart Spector's select team of designers has grown in stature, often in close collaboration with many world-famous performers. Gene Simmons (KISS) commissioned several Brooklyn Era SB-1\'99 basses from Stuart in the late 1970's. Some of the modifications included a special gloss black paint job with white binding along the sides of the body. Stuart shaved down the normally bulbous horns of the SB-1 into points. In 1982 Sting favoured Spector's NS-2, and relyed upon it while out on the Police's Synchronicity Tour. The NS-2 was also the weapon of choice for Jack Bruce (Cream), who favoured the instrument during his 80s solo career.

The Spector range has since become extensive and varied. In response to fans constant demand for 'a bass like theirs', Spector collaborated closely with several leading artists to create the Spector Signature range. These basses have a distinct engineering and performance pedigree - the roster includes such legends as Jason Newsted, formerly of Metallica, Ian Hill (Judas Priest), who has been playing Spector Bass guitars since 1985, and Rex Brown. From his earliest days with Pantera and later with Down, Rex has been a loyal Spector Bass player and supporter.

Features/Specifications:

  • Body:
    • Construction: Neck-thru
    • Top: USA Figured Maple
    • Sides: Walnut
    • Back: Alder
  • Neck:
    • Material: 3-piece Maple (Graphite Reinforced)
    • Fingerboard: Rosewood
    • Neck Inlays: Spector Crown Mother of Pearl
    • Number of Frets: 24
    • Scale Length: 35"
    • Radius: 16"
    • Width at Nut: 1.84"
    • String Spacing (At Bridge): 0.66"
    • Truss Hex Key Size: 5mm
  • Pickups & Hardware:
    • Color: Gold Plated
    • Bridge: Spector Brass Zinc Locking Bridge
    • Bridge Hex Key Size: 2mm
    • Tuners: Schaller Locking Sealed
    • Strap Buttons: Schaller Strap-locks
    • Options: Black Hardware
    • Tone Circuit: Spector Tonepump
    • Circuit Type: 9-volt Active - Bass and Treble
    • Bridge Pickup: Emg 40cs-tw
    • Neck Pickups: Emg 40cs-tw
    • Pickup Type: Active - Single/Dual Coil Switchable Pickups