Vantage VA-900B ‘Devil Bass’

‘Devil Bass’

From a catalog:
Vantage VA900B Series

Designed for the professional player who needs a totally versatile instrument for every modern musical style, the Vantage VA900B bass embodies the highest standards of construction and finishing work coupled
with futuristic electronic circuitry. The VA900B’s state-of-the-art active/passive electronic system (housed in a shielded brass compartment) offers up to a total of ±25dB of active tone equalization off the center detent
position. The neck-through-body “transmit” design is the ultimate choice for sustain and structural continuity while two custom-engineered Vantage “split coil” humbucking bass pickups provide a powerful
bottom-end sound with exceptional definition on top. Special coil tap and phase reversal switches can be used to futher modify the overall sound.

Specfications Data

Scale length 34 inches
Nubmer of frets 24
Neck (material & construction) Three pieces of laminated maple with two walnut stripes and a multi-layared center section of ash, walnut and maple running the entire length of the guitar in “transmit” style design.
Adjustable truss rod.
Fingerboard Rosewood with a brass nut.
Body (material & construction) Multi-layared ash, walnut and maple with two walnut stringers.
Finish Matte oak finish.
Pickups Two Vantage custom-engineered “split coil” humbucking bass pickups.
Control Master volume
Active treble & bass control with center detent position
EQ volume
Coil tap / Phase / EQ volume / pickup selector switches.
Machine heads Gold-plated, die-cast prescision tuners.
Control knobs Brass with groove gripe
Bridge / tailpiece Brass adjustable combination bridge / tailpiece.

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(The guitars may have been modified by it’s owners over the years…)