Jack Casady Bass

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Jack Casady
Jack Casady
Epiphone Jack Casady Bass
Epiphone Jack Casady Bass
Epiphone Jack Casady Bass
Epiphone Jack Casady Bass

The Jack Casady Signature Bass was designed by Jack Casady in collaboration with Epiphone and is the culmination of years of experimentation by the Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna bassist to find an instrument with superb, balanced electric tone and the response of an acoustic bass.

Casady approached Epiphone president Jim Rosenberg and, along with the R&D Department at Epiphone, Casady fulfilled a life-long dream by designing the perfect electric bass

Jack spent a lot of energy working with a pickup designer from Epiphone putting together a new humbucker to reside in his signature model. Together they nailed down a passive pickup and control section that delivered tone so pure and natural it'll give you goose bumps. The pickup is a special low-impedance model (the JCB-1), which produces a bass sound high impedance pickups and active electronics can't match.


Specifications:

Body:

  • Maple laminate body
  • Maple top
  • Mahogany block under bridge
  • 2 f-holes

Neck:

  • Set maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard with pearloid trapezoid inlays
  • Gold "Jack Casady Signature" silkscreen on headstock
  • 12" fingerboard radius
  • 20 frets
  • 34" scale
  • 1.625" nut width

Binding:

  • 1-ply Body
  • 7-ply body (AW)
  • 1-ply black neck binding

Electronics:

  • Low-impedance JCB-1 Electar humbucker
  • 3-position VariTone control (50/250/500)
  • 1 Vol. 1 Tone controls

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Open-back 19:1 ratio tuners
  • 3-point adjustable bridge
  • Elevated pickguard with "E" emblem
  • Speed knobs

Colors:

See also:



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