LAKLAND SKYLINE SERIES 55-60

Please enter a question. In terms of playability, the profile of the flat-sawn rock maple neck is very pleasing without being too thick or thin but a happy medium between the two, closer to a shallow D-shape than anything else. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The finish is amazing and the neck is excellent. Skip to main content Search.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. This offering from Lakland, as part of its Skyline range, has pinned its colours well and truly to the mast and they don’t come more vintage-looking than this: I was somewhat concerned about how well the bass had been set up at the factory and mailed directly to me, but it’s set up perfectly. The fret maple fingerboard may be broad, but it has a reasonably flat profile and a comfortable 19mm string spacing at the bridge. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. This bass resonates very strongly indeed against the player’s body when worn, and for sheer comfort, there is certainly nothing to complain about – the offset body styling works so well. Lakland five-string basses have always performed well, and despite this being from the cheaper Skyline range, there is no lack of quality or a perceivable drop in performance. The signs of a good passive Jazz are a naturally woody tone, good sustain and a vibrant resonance:

Showing of 2 reviews. Considering the cost of a US-made Jazz Bass, this might actually be considered a bit of a bargain: As one would expect, the neck pickup has a warmer delivery with ‘plummier’ tones and seies rounded character, whereas the bridge pickup is capable of a far honkier, tighter tone.

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I was somewhat concerned about how well the bass had been set up at the factory and mailed directly to me, but it’s set up perfectly. Lakland five-string basses have always performed well, and despite this being from the cheaper Skyline range, there is no lack of quality or a perceivable drop in performance. The combination of an amazing neck, good tone woods, solid construction, and hand-wrapped pickups make for a fantastic instrument with better tone and playability than the Fender versions in my opinion.

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This bass resonates very strongly indeed against the player’s body when worn, and for sheer comfort, there is certainly nothing to complain about – the offset body styling works so well. The overall set-up is comfortable and the whole instrument feels solid, well constructed and very much up to the job. Anyone looking for a modern, but passive, Jazz, with or without the ‘F’ word on the headstock, should certainly give this bass some attention.

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Laklaand Ship Orders Internationally. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. The hardware maintains the vintage vibe perfectly with a mixture of chrome and black fittings, a Lakland stamped bridge unit that allows through-bridge and through-body stringing, black position markers on the front facing and side of the neck, a chrome string tree covering all five strings, chrome Hipshot Ultralite machineheads with matt silver string posts, the familiar chrome control plate and vintage-style black controls for volume, volume and passive tone.

The five- bolt neck pocket is solid, the neck very firmly seated and attached with additional graphite reinforcement bars in the neck for added rigidity. Until now I hadn’t played a bass set up with the Plex machine and it’s pretty fantastic. The has a solid ekyline tone that vibrates the length of the instrument – you can actually feel it when holding the neck. Please enter a question.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Add to Wish List. The finish is amazing and the neck is excellent. It’s hard to beat the clarity and tone these instruments provide.

The low B doesn’t have the bold mid-bias it might have were this an active bass, but within the passive tonal context, it doesn’t let anyone down. All reviewers Verified purchase only All seriee All stars 5 star only 4 star only 3 star only 2 star only 1 star only All positive All critical All stars Text, image, video Image and video reviews only Text, laklans, video. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. It puts in a very impressive performance, while maintaining a traditional vibe, coupled with vintage looks and excellent playability.

Fingerstyle, slap, pick playing and thumbstrokes all have their own dynamics and this bass delivers them very well with essentially seriss string volume across all five strings: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Where do all the Jazz Basses go?

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Lakland Skyline Jazz 55-60 5 review

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. In terms of playability, the profile of the flat-sawn rock maple neck is very pleasing without being too thick or thin but a happy medium between the two, closer to a shallow D-shape than anything else.

The signs of a good passive Jazz are ,akland naturally woody tone, good sustain and a vibrant resonance: A top-notch variation of a Jazz, we’d say. Cons A bit heavy but it feels solid.

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English Choose a language for shopping. Shopbop Skuline Fashion Brands. The natural tone is impressively rounded across all five strings with plenty of spring and ‘bounce’, as one would usually expect from a bolt-on instrument. The fret maple fingerboard may be broad, but it has a reasonably flat profile and a comfortable 19mm string spacing at the bridge.

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This is finished off with a three-ply aged white mint scratchplate. A quality instrument with all the classic hallmarks you would expect from a great Jazz. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Most companies produce a variation on the well-worn theme and we, as customers, still buy them in droves. Lovers of all things passive will fall head over heels for this bass, and active fans might just be converted to give this a spin as it really is a very eeries instrument for the money.

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