The new Cort GB series features improved design and materials to create a first class instrument at a realistic price point. The bass gives a balanced feel and the electronics offer a wide range of tones.
SWAMP ASH BODY - Swamp Ash is one of the most popular and widely-used woods for solid-body electric guitars and basses. It is light weight but has a surprisingly strong, tight and punchy sound with emphasis on the high-midrange. This character makes Swamp Ash a beloved tone wood of discriminating bassists who want a strong fundamental tone that will cut through and be heard clearly in the mix. The natural beauty of Swamp Ash with its distinctive grain patterns make it ideal for transparent and natural finishes.
CANADIAN HARD MAPLE NECK - The Canadian hard Maple neck provides power and stability as well as contributing a warm, beefy and punchy tone with a strong upper midrange. Dense and rigid yet with just the right amount of tactile flexibility, it responds sensitively to your picking attack and slapping techniques with plenty of articulation and power.
VOICED TONE PICKUPS - The new Voiced Tone J-style single-coil pickups perfectly complement the big robust acoustic sound of the bass with modern clarity, transparency and vintage warmth. Painstakingly developed by Cort’s engineers by drawing on decades of pickup winding experience, the Voiced Tone pickups feature the highest-grade components and winding techniques to allow the natural character of the guitar to be faithfully delivered to the amp.
OMEGA BRIDGE - The bridge on a bass is a big deal. This is where the energy of the big vibrating strings is transferred into the body, playing a critical role in shaping the overall sound of the instrument. The Omega bridge is constructed of solid steel and machined with the highest level of precision for the utmost in functionality as well as sonic integrity.
HIPSHOT ULTRALITE TUNERS - The Hipshot Ultralite tuners address one major issue on many classic and modern electric basses: the weight which causes the instrument to be neck-heavy and not balance properly whether the player is playing sitting down or standing up with a strap. These tuners greatly reduce the weight while offering the superb level of tuning precision and stability.
ERGONOMIC NECK JOINT - Designed and implemented to facilitate easy access to the upper register of the fingerboard, the new Ergonomic Neck Joint increases playing comfort while reducing tendon stress and awkward wrist and finger positions. Now you can solo away and reach the highest notes with confidence as well as greatly improved playability.
CONSTRUCTION - Bolt-On
CUTAWAY - Double Cutaway
BODY - Swamp Ash
NUT WIDTH - 39mm
NECK - Canadian Hard-Maple
FRETBOARD - Maple (305mm Radius)
FRETS - 21 Frets
SCALE - 34"
INLAY - Dot
TUNERS - Hipshot Ultralite Tuners
BRIDGE - Omega Bridge
PICKUPS - Voiced Tone VTB-ST pickups
ELECTRONICS - 2-band EQ w/Passive-Active Push-Pull
HARDWARE - Chrome
SPECIAL - Clear Pickguard
Cort GB74 JJ Amber