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New Gear from Cort, GHS, Electro-Harmonix, and Korg

Cort’s new GB74JJ has everything you’d ask from a 21-fret, 34"-scale 4-string: two VTB-ST pickups, swamp-ash body, two bands of tone control, master volume and pickup blend controls, active/passive push-pull pot, zinc Omega bridge, maple neck and fingerboard, and Hipshot Ultralite tuners. Get it in amber or aqua blue.
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CORT
GB7 4-string

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Cort’s new GB74JJ has everything you’d ask from a 21-fret, 34"-scale 4-string: two VTB-ST pickups, swamp-ash body, two bands of tone control, master volume and pickup blend controls, active/passive push-pull pot, zinc Omega bridge, maple neck and fingerboard, and Hipshot Ultralite tuners. Get it in amber or aqua blue.

Street $750
Contact cortguitars.com

KORG
AW-LT100B Clip-on Tuner

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This bass-specific tuner, built for that ultra-low range below 100Hz, gets 100 hours from a single AAA battery. It has regular, strobe, and halfstrobe display modes.

Street $20
Contact korg.com

GHS
BEAD Bass Boomers

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If you tune your 4-string down to BEAD, try GHS’ new line of Boomer roundwounds, which come in three gauges: medium light (.060, .080, .100, .126), medium (.065, .085, .105, .130), and heavy (.070, .090, .115, .140).

Street $23
Contact ghsstrings.com

ELECTRO-HARMONIX
Battalion Bass Preamp+DI

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This box wants to crush competitors with a 4-band EQ, MOSFET distortion circuit, compressor, and noise gate. Try its three settings: pre-EQ (distortion after the compressor and before EQ), post EQ (EQ after the compressor and before distortion), and dry (EQ only affects your dry signal).

Street $150
Contact ehx.com

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