Boden Bass Prog 4 Brown

SKU: BB4CT-19P-E-F-BR

The Boden Bass Prog model was developed for bass players who seek a more modern and aggressive sound that can be fine-tuned with the utmost precision. Featuring a lightweight chambered Swamp Ash body with solid Flame Maple top and Roasted Maple neck with Ebony fretboard, the natural acoustic sound is balanced with plenty of girth but with a bright cutting edge when needed with the bass’s onboard preamp equalization well as the controls on the amplifier. The Ebony fretboard is slick and fast to play, while also providing a lot of highs that help you cut through the mix.

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24,856.64 DKK (incl. 4,971.33 DKK VAT)

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Aggressive and sophisticated with the distinctive .strandberg* sonic character

The Boden Bass ‘Prog’

What makes it special?

The Boden Bass Original was designed to provide exceptional comfort, ergonomics and playability with its lightweight headless construction, multi-scale neck, and the patented EndurNeck neck profile. For the bass player, this is especially important knowing how much a solidbody bass can weigh. The proprietary hardware is constructed of aircraft grade aluminum that plays a major part in the instrument’s unique woody and organic acoustic character besides reducing the overall weight. Premium materials such as Swamp Ash for the body with solid ¼” Flame Maple top and roasted Maple for the neck and Birdseye Maple for the fretboard and proprietary components along with world class manufacturing processes and techniques are used to produce these instruments of exceptional build quality, workmanship, and reliability.

What does it do?

Besides the striking visual design aesthetics and unmatched ergonomic features, the very best materials, components and craftsmanship combine to provide a bass that is easy to play, reduces fatigue for your hands as well as your back, and which produces stunningly clear yet warm organic sounds that will suit virtually any musical genre and style. Acoustically, the Boden Bass Prog is powerful, articulate, punchy and balanced with just the right amount of high-end to cut through the mix and these characteristics are further enhanced and complemented by the highly acclaimed Nordstrand Big Rig dual coil humbucking pickups and the highly-touted and exceptionally versatile Darkglass Tone Capsule 3-band EQ preamp.

Who is it for?

The Boden Bass Prog models are for advanced professional bassists who seek the utmost in playing comfort as well as a wide range of great modern bass sounds that can be used in a variety of professional musical environments, whether that’s a critical time-sensitive recording session or the largest of concert stages in which there is no room for errors. All of the features on the Boden Bass Prog were thoughtfully designed, engineered and implemented with such players in mind – from the premium materials to the scale length of each string and from each component of the hardware to the layout of the controls. The Boden Bass Prog is for the serious bassist who requires a powerful and flexible instrument that sits well in a dense mix and complements heavily overdriven guitar tones as well as expansive keyboard sounds.

The natural acoustic character of the Boden Bass Prog is perfectly matched with Nordstrand Big Rig dual coil pickups with offset pole pieces that result in a big multidimensional sound and the onboard Darkglass Tone Capsule preamplifier that exponentially expands the instrument’s tonal possibilities. Although superbly versatile and well-rounded, the Prog 4 and 5 excels the most in a dense mix of aggressive and expansive sounds, whether you are filling up a certain frequency range as part of a bigger whole or when you want to cut through to make your individual musical statement.

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Measurements

  1. Width: 340 mm/13.4″
  2. Length: 1010 mm/39.75″
  3. Tthickness: 42 mm/1.65″
  4. Long scale: 876 mm/34.5″ (4-string) | 889 mm/35″ (5-string)
  5. Short scale: 838 mm/33″
  6. String spread at nut: 29.2 mm/1.15″ (4-string) | 36.3 mm/1.43″ (5-string)
  7. String spacing at bridge: 18 mm/.71″
  8. Neutral fret: 7

General

  • Bolt-On Construction
  • Chambered Body with Arm, Torso and Heel Carves
  • Book-matched Solid Premium Flame Maple Top
  • Swamp Ash Body
  • Available Finishes: Brown stain Semi-gloss Polyurethane
  • Approximate Weight 2.7 kg / 6 lbs (4-string) – 3 kg / 6.6 lbs (5-string)
  • Manufactured in Indonesia

Hardware

  • .strandberg* EGS Rev 2 bass tuners & string locks
  • Black Hardware
  • Original Luminlay™ Green Side Dots
  • Original Luminlay™ Green Inlays

Neck & Frets

  • Roasted Maple Neck, 12-ply Carbon Fiber reinforced
  • EndurNeck™ Profile
  • Ebony Fretboard
  • 20″ Fretboard Radius
  • 24 Frets
  • Jescar 57110 Stainless Steel Fretwire
  • D’Addario NYXL 45-100 (4-string) / 45-130 (5-string) strings
  • Standard tuning EADG (4-string) / BEADG (5-string)

Accessories

Sonic Profile

  • Custom Nordstrand Big Rig humbucker pickups
  • Darkglass Electronics ToneCapsule preamp/EQ
  • Controls:
    • Master Volume w/ push-pull for passive/active
    • Bass ± 12 dB @ 70 Hz
    • Lo Mid ± 12 dB @ 500 Hz
    • Hi Mid ± 12 dB @ 2.8 kHz
    • Blend Neck-Bridge

Unique Qualities

Anatomy of a Strandberg

There are many design elements and factors that comprise a .strandberg* guitar. Each aspect - from the materials and components used to the ergonomic design features - has been carefully thought out and implemented to produce a guitar that is light weight, easy to play and has a big woody organic sound. Explore these different aspects that set a .strandberg* guitar apart from the rest.

Headless

By removing weight from the headstock, your guitar can be made very light and yet balanced. You can play with greater comfort for longer.

Versatile Body Shape

The body shape provides multiple seated playing positions for maximum comfort and versatility.

Scale Lengths Adapted to You

A multi-scale design allows your wrist to remain relaxed throughout the range of play. A longer scale length for the heavier strings provide better tone, and shorter in the thinner strings better playability.

Patented Neck Profile

Our patented EndurNeck™ profile promotes a more correct playing position. The result: you can play longer, faster, better and avoid injury.

Space Age Materials

Our hunt for great tone and low weight led us to using aircraft grade aluminium and carbon fiber for maximum performance.

Proprietary Hardware

The custom .strandberg* hardware is a vital contributor to the tone of the instrument. Lightweight aircraft grade aluminium and tight coupling of components ensure that nothing prevents the strings' vibrations from entering the body.

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Artist Profiles

What our artist say

The extremely talented artists who play .strandberg* guitars have a clear vision of where they want to take their art and how to get there with the instruments they play. The guitar they choose to play is a statement of who they are as an artist and a reflection of the music they create. Find out why some of the most cutting-edge players in the world today choose a .strandberg*.