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MTD Kingston Unveils the Saratoga Deluxe Jazz Bass

December 22, 2014
The Saratoga Deluxe can operate in either an active or passive mode and a Bartolini pickup upgrade option is also available.
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Dream Studio Guitars Introduces the M5 Bass

November 11, 2014
A 5-string with two Seymour Duncan Alnico active humbuckers.
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Yamaha TRBX505 Review

September 22, 2014
A solidly built, multitasking 5-string bass for under $600.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Swan Song Guitars 4Directions Bass Demo

July 29, 2014
Luthier Nelson Joyce welcomes a new 5-string to his arsenal of low-end monsters.
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Ibanez AGB205 5-String Bass Review

May 8, 2014
A short-scale, 5-string semi-hollowbody bass that delivers deliciously deep lows without breaking the bank.
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Musicvox MI-5 Custom Special Review

May 1, 2014
A vintage-vibed rocker with solid craftsmanship, retro tones, and an approachable price tag to boot.
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NAMM '14 - Carvin BX700 Bass Amp & PB5 5-String Bass Demos

February 24, 2014
The California-based company keeps the low-end fresh by adding three new bass heads and a several 5-string basses to its highly-customizable catalog.
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Sandberg Guitars Announces MarloweDK 5-String Bass

November 28, 2013
MarloweDK's new 5-string is based on the previous 4-string model, but with a 35" scale length and a few other special features.
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Bass Bench: Dropped-Tuning Delirium

November 22, 2013
Hey, low-enders! Discover the sonic and creative benefits of detuning your bottom string.
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