Eastwood Guitars EB 1 Bass Natural Mahogany Stain
    Eastwood Guitars EB 1 Bass Natural Mahogany Stain
    Eastwood Guitars EB 1 Bass Natural Mahogany Stain

    EB-1 Bass

    Regular price$799.00 USD
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    Story

    The EB-1 Electric Bass, was first introduced in 1953 as a response to the successful Fender Precision Bass. The body design was based on a double bass with f-holes painted on. As a concession to upright bass players, the EB-1 had a telescopic end pin spike that allowed bassists to play the EB-1 in the upright position. It was made until 1958 when it was replaced first by the EB-2 and then by the EB-0. The Electric Bass was renamed the "EB-1" in 1958 (from 1953 to 1958 it was simply the Gibson Electric Bass), in order to separate it from the newly introduced EB-2.

    The EB-1's single pickup was mounted at the end of the neck giving the EB-1 a deeper tone than the Fender Precision. Its electronics were was designed to emulate the upright bass tone that most bass players of the period were familiar with. Despite not being a big commercial success in the 1950s, the EB-1 is sought after today by collectors as the first Gibson Solid body bass - some sell for over $6000!

    Here is our tribute the very cool EB-1! We've made a few subtle changes but trying to stay true to the original vibe.

    Features & Specifications
    • Body: Tone Chambered Mahogany
    • Colour: Natural Mahogany Stain
    • Pickup: Humbucker
    • Controls: 1 Volume 1 Tone
    • Bridge: Adjustable Saddles
    • Neck: Set Maple
    • Finger Board: Blackwood
    • Scale Length: 30 1/2" scale
    • Width at the Nut: 1 1/2"
    • Strings: #45-#100

    • Average Weight: 7.5 lbs (More Info on Weight)
    • Gig Bag: INCLUDED

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    Lifetime Limited Warranty
    All guitars come with a lifetime-limited warranty, with options to upgrade.

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