Music Man Bongo 5 Bass HS Stealth Bass Guitar
For sale is Music Man Bongo 5 Bass HS in a rare Black Stealth color and configuration humbucker + single pickups with additional Roland midi-pickup. Bass-guitar condition: The Bongo is in wonderful condition. It’s been used very carefully. There are no serious flaws here. Technically and functionally, the bass is in order! Sound: Music Man Bongo can be named the one of the brightest and original basses not only by Ernie Ball, but in general. Boldly designed guitar has a bold sound. The peculiarity of Music Man Bongo is its body made of Basswood that adds some warm and fluffy shade to the sound unlike the classical ash that is mostly used to make Stingrays or Sterlings. This Black Stealth model is distinguished from many other ebony Bongo. I noticed that the combination of wood (basswood body + maple neck + ebony fingerboard) with right active Music Man Bongo electronics with 4-band EQ suit this guitar perfectly. The electronics here is powered by Volts unlike other MM. Besides, it has 4-band EQ (lows, highs, high- and low-mids), general volume and pickups balance. That is unlike the classical Music Man basses, you can change pickups priority. This instrument has H+S pickups configuration that in the mode of 2 pickups produces thick and very accurate sound with beautiful and pleasant tone. Tuning and convenience: Surprisingly, Bongo are very comfortable and well-designed basses. The shape is perfect. Besides, 24-fret neck is an unusual feature for classical basses. The instrument gets tuned perfectly. Strings can be set at any height. It will suit those who like to play fast. Ebony fingerboard create a pleasant tactile feeling. Packaging: The bass guitar comes with the original Music Man hardshell case. Besides, it also comes with Roland GK-3midi-pickup set by the previous owner. This thing will make it possible to embody any bold musical phantasies ) General outcome and my subjective opinion: It has thick and pleasant sound, original shape and bright color. It is one of the most original and bright bass guitars. Charismatic and bold musicians will love it. It is an exclusive Black Stealth version in a wonderful black glareless color and ebony fingerboard. And with midi-pickup this Bongo becomes a very desirable bass!