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Bobby Vega and his bass

Inaugural Bobby Vega Bass

Flame Maple Back

Cedar Top

Flame Maple Sides

Halfling™  Headstock

Birds Eye Maple Neck

Ebony Tailpiece Detail

Bobby Vega Halfling™ Bass

"The beauty of this guitar is that it combines the articulation and projection of the arch top, and bass response of a flat top. It's a unique instrument that allows me to get the maximum expression from any playing style."
-Bobby Vega

Bobby Vega Bass

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Please note: the Bobby Vega Bass is in limited production and will only be built to order. Building each bass is extremely difficult and complicated. To maintain our high quality standards we will only be building these basses as a custom order; built specifically for a customers individual needs. This page lists all the current information and specifications for the Bobby Vega Bass.

If you appreciate a more versatile instrument, the Bobby Vega Bass' varied tonal palette will be perfect for you! It has a rich harmonic with a round, warm sound quality. The strings are physically longer, due to the tailpiece, making the feel a bit looser. The Bobby Vega Bass has an X braced, solid carved top which is flatter on the bass side and more highly arched on the treble side. It has a solid carved back and a 34" scale neck. The built in bridge pickup is custom made for us by Kent Armstrong.

For more information about our revolutionary Halfling™ design click here.

“This bass is full of fresh revelations and surprises, and to think it is capable of so much at just a couple of weeks age. What will it be capable of in a month? A year? A decade? That is the definition of a great instrument, one that develops along side the artist playing it.”
- Chris McMahon


Body Size: 17” Lower Bout
Body Depth: Taper from Neck 3.75” to Tailblock 4.5”
Back and Sides: Western Bigleaf Maple
Top: Western Red Cedar
Bracing: Spruce X Bracing
Binding: Black ABS
Neck: Birdseye Maple
Fingerboard: Ebony
Width at Nut: 1.5"
Width at 12th Fret: 2.125"
Scale: 34”
Nut: Bone
Frets: 24
Strings: D'Addario Nickel Wound Super Long .45-.105
Hardware: Ebony
Pickup: Kent Armstrong Floating Pickup
Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Case: Custom Hard Case