New Gear from Fodera, Cort, and Fender

This 34"-scale, 24-fret Fodera neck-through, outfitted with a Pope 3-band custom preamp and Seymour Duncan dual-coils, stands out from the crowd with a hand-cut mother-of-pearl inlay of a kestrel on a one-piece Brazilian rosewood top.
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FODERA
MASTERBUILT IMPERIAL 5 ELITE KESTREL

This 34"-scale, 24-fret Fodera neck-through, outfitted with a Pope 3-band custom preamp and Seymour Duncan dual-coils, stands out from the crowd with a hand-cut mother-of-pearl inlay of a kestrel on a one-piece Brazilian rosewood top. A chambered walnut body, flame-alder tone-block, five-piece red oak/wenge/maple neck, and ebony fingerboard complete the package.

List TBD
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CORT
ARTISAN B5 PLUS AS

Cort’s update of its Artisan B5 is a 34"-scale bolton with Bartolini MK-1 pickups, Markbass MB-1 EQ, five-piece wenge and rosewood neck with abalone inlays and 24 frets, swamp-ash body with an open-pore finish, matching headstock, black hardware, and Hipshot Ultralight tuners.

Street $500
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FENDER
FLEA JAZZ BASS

Inspired by his shell-pink ’61 Jazz Bass, Flea’s new signature axe rocks in all sorts of old-school ways, boasting a road-worn faded shell-pink nitro lacquer finish, dual Pure Vintage ’64 Jazz Bass single-coil pickups, a vintage-style bridge and stacked-knob configuration, and special four-bolt neck plate with engraved artwork by Flea.

Street $1,200
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