Jackson Guitars JS Series Spectra Bass JS3V, Laurel Fingerboard - Walnut Stain

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The JS Series Spectra Bass JS3V is an all-new 5-string leviathan instrument where versatile style and enormous sound collide.

The brand-new offset body style was designed with the artist in mind. The poplar body with large upper horn evenly distributes weight throughout the instrument, providing perfect balance by reducing neck dive for hours of comfortable playing. A graphite-reinforced bolt-on maple neck with scarf joint design generates formidable sustain, while the speed neck contour and 12"-16" compound radius laurel fingerboard (with 24 frets) make for lightning-fast playability.

The Spectra Bass JS3V provides a sound that is as unique as the bassist playing it. Whether it be funk, hard rock or gospel, dual passive Jackson medium-output humbucking pickups create a monstrous low-end growl, while a HiMass(TM) bridge provides rock-solid stability, improved sustain and bolder tone. Tone can be further refined and tweaked with a two-way toggle switch for pickup coil splitting, 3-band EQ (active only), blend control and volume control (with push/pull selector to bypass or engage the active circuit for the 3-band EQ). With the push/pull selector, you'll never have to fear a battery running out and losing sound. A quick pull on the volume knob will bypass the active circuit, making it easy to regain sound from the bass without the use of battery power.

SERIES: JS Series
BODY SHAPE: Spectra
BODY WOOD: Poplar
BODY FINISH: Gloss
HEADSTOCK: Jackson® 3x2 Gumby (3 over, 2 under)
NECK: 1-Piece Maple
NECK FINISH: Satin
NUT WIDTH: 1.75" (44.45 mm)
FINGERBOARD: Laurel
FRETS: 24, Jumbo
POSITION INLAYS: White Dot
SCALE LENGTH: 35" (889 mm)
BRIDGE: Jackson® HiMass(TM)
TUNING MACHINES: Jackson® Sealed Die-Cast
STRINGS: Nickel Plated Steel .045-.130 Gauges
PICKUP CONFIGURATION: HH
PICKUPS:
Bridge: Jackson® Medium-Output Humbucking
Neck: Jackson® Medium-Output Humbucking
CONTROLS: Volume (Push/Pull Selector for Active/Passive option), Blend, 3-Band EQ (Active Only)

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Closest StoreLongueuil, Quebec
n'achetez pas cette basse les caractéristiques sont très attirantes mais le quality control est pourri. c'est sans doute un peu ce qui justifie sont faible prix...(je l'ai pas acheté dans ce magasin peut-être que ça peut changer d'une place à l'autre
Posted by Olivier on Feb 11, 2021
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Closest StoreNorth Bay, Ontario
I purchased this bass to get back into playing. I wanted a 5 string for the low end for heavier music as well as for church. Overall this bass would be great if it was a show piece, however I intend to play this. When playing open strings it sounds great, but as soon as a note is fretted, it's unplayable due to the amount of buzz. I have adjusted the truss rod as well as the string height to no avail. I'm hoping this one is just a lemon because I really hope that Jackson is better than this.
Posted by Carl on Jun 12, 2020
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Response from Long & McQuade

Hwy Carl, every new guitar/bass purchase comes with a free set up within the first year. Drop it by one of our stores and we'll take care of it.

Great Bass, amazing service at the shop3 of 3 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreMississauga, Ontario
I'm really loving this bass. Fit and finish are perfect, and it sounds great.
The customer service I received at the Mississauga location was second to none. I will definitely be a return customer to the shop.
Id even consider getting a second one of these Jackson basses in a different finish!
Posted by Julian on Mar 13, 2020
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