Benavente Semi-Hollowbodies These two brand-new Benavente Guitars feature semi-hollow construction, rosewood fretboards, and Duncan pickups. The model on the left has a spruce top, mahogany back, and P-90s, while the blue version is all mahogany and has '59 humbuckers.
Ampeg Heritage R-12R Reverberocket
Ampeg showed off the new Heritage R-12R Reverberocket at the 2012 NAMM show. This all-tube combo is handwired in the US and is based on the original 1961 model of the same name. This 2012 build is limited to 100 total units.
Parker Maxx Fly Custom Basses
US Music debuted the new Parker Maxx Fly basses at the 2012 NAMM show. This candy-lemon-yellow fretless model weighs in at only 6 1/4 pounds, and is loaded up with an EMG P in the neck, an EMG MMCS in the bridge, and an EMG piezo buffer.
Markbass Big Bang
Markbass released the Big Bang bass amp at the 2012 NAMM show. This 500-watt, solid-state head features an aux in, headphone out with level control, mute, and VLE and VPF filters with footswitch control—all in a package weighing less than 5 pounds.