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New basses from Vox
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Featuring a lightweight - approximately 3kg - poplar body and ABS flame top construction, these bass guitars feature a compact build, making for easy transportation. The models also both feature a 30.32" scale-length, maple neck and 21-fret purpleheart fingerboard.

The main difference between each model is their respective pickup configurations. The 1H features one humbucker with series and parallel switching options, while the 2S features two single coil pickups.


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I've seen add for those. While I respect the adventurous choice of non-standard shapes & materials, especially purple heart for the fingerboard, I'm not drawn to it. Doesn't fit any of my needs. But I hope that it does work for others, and they have decent sales.


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Two strap hooks on the bottom? Are they that heavy?


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Originally Posted by Mark Schmieder
Two strap hooks on the bottom? Are they that heavy?


Maybe it's sort of a built-in stand so you can lean it up against the amp? :- D


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zeronyne #3026465 01/29/20 02:12 AM
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My Steinberger Synapse guitar has two strap buttons also. Indeed, the guitar stands up when you lean it against the wall....hooray! But also it sits better when you're using the lower (high string side) button, which wasn't what I thought would work before I tried it. So it does add function where you never really figured you'd need it. I'm a fan.

Surprised they went with such a short scale. I'd have used 32".

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I also prefer 32" for a shorty bass, (or 32.5, even) but I can see the design team at work...
Neither sings to me, and I can envision potential materials differences that might be a factor.

Still, they don't look bad. wink



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zeronyne #3033494 03/15/20 06:49 PM
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i would pick one up if i were in a music store. but i'm in the exact opposite end of scale with my 35" peavey.

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I quite like the look of these. Got no band where this would fit visually but then I never did mind such trivialities...


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Having commented on the two strap hooks earlier, I should point out that my new Hagstrom 8-string bass also has two of them. As near as I can guess, this feature gets applied sometimes to neck-heavy instruments as one position might be better for playing high above the waist (as I always do) and another for slinging it low below the waist (which even some well-known pros do, but I've never understood how they can make that work with any playing technique I'm familiar with).

I have some concern that the right horn might split off in even a mild fall?


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