Takamine GB30CE 4-String Acoustic-Electric Bass Guitar, Mahogan Back/Sides, Spruce Top, Black Finish

| Mfg # GB30CEBLK
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The GB30CE is a stage-worthy acoustic/electric bass guitar that features solid-top construction, a soft Venetian-style cutaway and a superior-sounding Takamine electronics system. Ready for any performance situation, the GB30CE features a solid spruce top and mahogany back and sides that produce a rich, resonant sound. The slim mahogany neck and 16”-radius rosewood fingerboard provide great feel and playability, while the onboard Takamine TK-40B preamp system gives you a built-in tuner, three-band EQ and gain controls, mid-shift control, bass-boost switch and EQ bypass switch for the ultimate in versatility and sound quality.


  • Series: G Series Bass
  • Color: Natural
  • Body Finish: Gloss
  • Body Shape: Bass
  • Bracing: Quartersawn "X"
  • Rosette: Abalone
  • Body Back: Mahogany
  • Body Sides: Mahogany
  • Body Top: Solid Spruce
  • Neck Material: Mahogany
  • Neck Finish: Gloss
  • Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 16" (406.4 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.77" (45 mm)
  • Position Inlays: Pearl Dot
  • Special Electronics: TK-40B Preamp with Onboard Chromatic Tuner
  • Bridge: Rosewood with Compensated Synthetic Bone Saddle
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Chrome Die-Cast
  • Strings: D'Addario EXP PBB170 Coated Phosphor Bronze Bass, (.045-.100 Gauges)

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