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Normandy Archtop Aluminum Bass

Normandy Archtop Aluminum Bass

Archtop Aluminum Anodized Bass with case
*Aluminum body constructed of aircraft-grade material
*Maple neck with rosewood fretboard
Chrome hardware
Normandy Guitars Aluminum Nut
Nordstrand humbuckers for high output, powerful midrange and tone
Weight is 9 lbs

Normandy Archtop Aluminum Bass

The Normandy Archtop bass is a unique creation. It plays and feels very similar to any other well made archtop bass.Normandy Archtop Aluminum Bass 2

It feels substantial but it is not overly heavy. Sonically, this bass is unlike any other. Rather than the dark thump of a Gretsch, this bass snarls in the low mids. It sounds great clean, but it wants to drive the beat. It clearly sounds hollow but with more clarity and brightness.
Here Is A Side View:Normandy Archtop Aluminum Bass side view
We ran it through an Orange OB1-500 and on a clean setting it felt great for traditional hollow body tones.
It sounds great on a walking jazz beat. With a bit of gain, I wanted to play Lemmy riffs for the rest of the day

Normandy Alumicaster 4 String Bass Guitar

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Normandy Alumicaster Bass is made with 100% Aircraft grade aluminum and supported inside with a radical truss system. Blocks of machined billet aluminum individually anchor the bridge area and neck pocket to the front and back of the guitar, creating maximum sustain and bringing out the practically unlimited tone characteristics of the aluminum.  Hard Rock Maple Neck with Rosewood Fingerboard. 18% Nickel/Silver Fret wire. Hipshot Ultralight Bass Tuners. Normandy Aircraft grade aluminum nut. Upgraded Seymour Duncan SPB-3 Quarter Pounder Pickup. School Bus Yellow powder coated finish. Comes with Hard Case