Atelier Z Guitar Works 5 String Bass

Atelier Z Guitar Works is a boutique instrument builder in Japan. Mas Hino worked for Pensa/Suhr before building instruments in Japan, then returned to the US and worked for Jimmy Coppolo a while before opening his own shop in NYC. Mas is one of the best builders in the world, and testaments to his skill can be found across the internet.  Artistes include Jerry Barnes, whose credits include Whitney Houston, Roberta Flack, Chaka Khan, Carly Simon, Ashanti, Stevie Wonder, Patti Labelle, Queen Latifah, Diana Ross, Chic and many others.
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Specs 
Model: Early Beta5
Serial No: #034116 
■Body : Ash
■Neck : Maple/KTS Neck Support Rods
■Fingerboard : Maple
■Tuningkey : NEW GOTOH FB-3
■Front PU : NEW ATELIER Z JZ-4F
■Rear PU : NEW ATELIER Z JZ-4R
■Bridge : GOTOH 203B-4
■Preamp : ATELIER Z ZBA-1(buffer amp)
■Control : Fvol, Rvol, MTone, mini sw(series/parallel)
■Scale : 34"
■Fret : 24F
■Pick guard : Clear 3mm  

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