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WARWICK | STAR BASS II | 2010 | Gold | Cust Shop # 365

A work of art: the Star Bass II in three-layered Triumph Gold high polish for Adam Clayton

Adam Clayton Custom Shop Star Bass

Even the matched headstock shines with its Triumph Gold High



Sometimes it doesn't have to be active: the passive single coil pickups specially designed by MEC fo

There was even more gold for the Warwick Star Bass II, when none less than Adam Clayton from the Irish rock band U2 ordered a custom shop version of the semihollow classic. Whether the U2 bassist was inspried by his Gold records when choosing the finish is not known. It is a fact, though, that the Star Bass II is "draped" in an exclusive high polish finish named `Triumph Gold 3-layered , which is continued on the headstock. Top, sides and bottom of this Star Bass II are made of flamed maple of AAA quality. The fretboard consists of Tigerstripe Ebony with decorative mother of pearl block inlays.
The Star Bass II is fired up by two passive MEC Star Bass single coil pickups and passive MEC electronics. These single coils have been specially developed for the Star Bass by MEC owner Vlado Hansal. Apart from its extraordinary finish this Star Bass boasts some other special features: a graphite nut, Dunlop 6230 nickel silver frets and Schaller security-locks. Last, but not least: All that glitters is gold after all! The bass's rich golden finish is beautifully completmented by gold hardware.

Construction:  Set-neck  
Matched Headstock:  Triumph Gold 3-layered High Polish  
Machineheads:  Warwick  
Nut:  Graphite  
Scale Length:  34"  
Frets:  Dunlop 6230 nickel silver  
Fingerboard Wood:  Tigerstripe Ebony  
Fingerboard Inlays:  Mother of Pearl block inlays  
Neck Wood:  Flamed Maple  
Fingerboard Radius:  20"  
Body Wood:  AAA Flamed Maple top with solid sides  
Finish:  Triumph Gold 3-layered High Polish  
Pickups:  MEC passive Star Bass  
Electronics:  MEC passive  
Control Knobs:  Standard  
Bridge System:  Warwick 2-piece bridge  
Strap Locks:  Schaller security locks

Hardware colour:  Gold  
Weight:  4,3 kg  
Special Features:

 Matched headstock Triumph Gold 3-layered High Polish

 Graphite nut

 Dunlop 6230 nickel silver frets

 Tigerstripe Ebony fingerboard

 Mother of Pearl block inlays

 Triumph Gold 3-layered High Polish

 Schaller security locks

 Gold hardware

suggested Euro retail price * :  5.829,00 Euro  
ID-Code:  090461XX14GPFMT3WW  
* = for Germany, Austria, Swiss, UK, CZ, SK, Poland. Specifications and prices may vary

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"So there I was, fifteen years old, with a dark brown Ibanez-copy bass guitar and no amp. I had no idea what I was supposed to do with it. Absolutely none. Not a clue. It just sounded good to me." - Adam Clayton