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Kiesel B24 Brian Bromberg Signature Series 4-String Bass in Deep Green.
Awesome kick-ass Kiesel, this one a Brian Bromberg bass.
Mint condition, does not look to have been played at all, I couldn’t tell it from a brand new one.
Comes as pictured with Kiesel bag also in mint condition.
Designed in conjunction with noted bassist Brian Bromberg, the Kiesel Guitars B24 four string and B25 five string represent the evolution of our bass guitars, with an innovative new design and new features not previously available on Custom Shop basses, including Kiesel Radium KRJ radiused alnico single-coil pickups for amazing tone. These new basses are designed based on Brian’s personal style and taste, with sound and playability that any bassist will appreciate. The modern, ergonomic shape of the Bromberg basses is usually reserved for boutique instruments, but with Kiesel Guitars, you can design and order your Bromberg bass without paying a boutique price. And with hundreds of available options, you can design a fully-custom USA-made bass at a price that can’t be beat.
B24 Brian Bromberg Signature Bass Specifications:
|body||alder with flamed maple top|
|neck||maple w/ matching flamed maple Bromberg headstock, abalone Kiesel headstock logo, two high-strength carbon-fiber reinforcing rods and fully-adjustable dual action truss rod|
|fingerboard||ebony, 14″ radius|
|inlays||12th fret abalone Bromberg inlay with standard black-ring Luminlay Super Blue side dots|
|neck width||1.51″ wide @ nut, 2.5″ wide @ 24th fret|
|bridge||Hipshot™ A-style with .75″ string spacing & strings-through-body|
|string spacing||.750″ (1.9 cm)|
|tuners||Carvin premium tuners, 20:1 ratio|
|frets||24 stainless steel medium-jumbo, .103 wide X .048 tall|
|pickups||KRJ radius top alnico single coils|
|electronics||18V active, volume, pickup blend, stacked concentric bass and high frequency, stacked concentric mid frequency and sweep; high-impedance input circuitry and active volume pot|
|strings||Dunlop medium-light nickel roundwounds|
|dimensions||45 3/4″ long, 13 1/2″ wide, 1 5/8″ thick body|
|average weight||8.8 lbs|
The B24 has a body made from alder, which is a high-quality tone wood used by many manufacturers because of it’s relative light weight and and fine resonating tone. Alder has a subtle and attractive grain that looks great whether finished in a solid or translucent color or left clear. It’s slightly darker in color than maple, which accentuates the B24’s Eastern hard rock maple neck. Although alder is the standard wood, optional woods such as swamp ash, maple, mahogany, walnut and koa are available, all of which have their own tonal characteristics. A premium bookmatched AAAA flamed maple top is standard, which can be finished in any of our flamed maple finishes at no charge. You can also select an optional deep triple step finish, which creates an almost 3-dimensional depth to the figure of the top. Bookmatched AAAA quilted maple and flamed koa are also available. Each Kiesel Guitars neck goes through an exclusive several week long conditioning process which maximizes the stability of the neck forever. Two high-strength carbon-fiber reinforcing rods are placed in all bass necks along with a very stout and reliable easy to adjust dual action truss rod.
The B24 has a neck-through design, meaning the neck wood runs the entire length of the instrument. This adds definition, sustain and punch, and is extremely stable. The neck itself is maple with a high-gloss finish standard, or you can choose a tung-oil or satin finish on the back of the neck. The maple neck clarifies the overall tone of the instrument, but other neck woods, such as mahogany and koa are offered for their own slightly warmer tonal qualities. Optional 5-piece necks of different combinations of maple, walnut and koa add to the already great looks of this instrument. The dual-action, fully adjustable truss rod helps keep the neck straight and true, and allows you to set the action just the way you like it. The new Bromberg headstock has a standard AAAA flamed maple overlay to match the top wood, and is also finished to match. An abalone Kiesel headstock logo adds just the right touch of class.
A 34″ scale ebony fingerboard with a 14″ radius and 24 medium-jumbo stainless steel frets is standard, along with Brian’s unique 12th fret abalone inlay. The Custom Shop offers more fingerboard options than most manufactures offer for their entire bass lines. You can choose from rosewood, maple, birdseye maple or flamed maple fingerboards; fingerboard radii of 10″ or 12″; dot, block, diamond or signature inlays in mother-of-pearl or genuine abalone (note that if you choose an optional inlay, the Bromberg 12th fret inlay will be replaced with the corresponding 12th fret inlay you choose). Kiesel Guitars also offers a number of fretwire options, including jumbo, low-wide and stainless steel. For the fretless player, you can choose an unlined ebony fingerboard, or an ebony fingerboard with white inlaid lines. All fretless necks have small position markers on the side of the fingerboard. The “Rapid Play” low action neck assures effortless playability throughout the entire fingerboard, while the smooth neck heel allows easy access all the way up to the 24th fret.
A Hipshot™ A-style bridge with .75″ string spacing and strings fed through the body is standard. The Custom Shop has used an assortment of bridges throughout the years, and we’ve found the Hipshot to be one of the best available. This bridge provides deep punch and definition, and has individual side-to-side string adjustment which allows you to custom-tailor the playability of your bass. The Hipshot bridge allows you feed the strings through the body (standard), or top load the strings. The B24 comes equipped with medium-light nickel roundwound strings, and you can also choose flatwounds or medium-light stainless steel strings. Tuners are Carvin Guitars premium gears with an extra-fine 20:1 ratio, and are silky smooth and durable. You can also add a Hipshot bass detuner on the E string, which allows you to drop the tuning of the string by a half or full step at the flip of a lever. Standard hardware is chrome, and you can upgrade to gold or black.
The B24 comes equipped with our Kiesel Radium KRJ radiused single-coil alnico pickups. In addition to a deep, smooth bass response with excellent mid-range punch and top-end clarity, these pickups are radiused on top to match the fingerboard radius, providing more consistent output across strings. 18V active electronics provide unlimited headroom and super clean response to satisfy the most aggressive slappers. Controls consist of volume, pickup blend, stacked concentric bass and high frequency, stacked concentric mid frequency and sweep. High-impedance input circuitry and an active volume pot unloads the pickups for better top-end and quicker response.
You can also select Kiesel Radium KRH humbuckers, which come with the Custom Shop’s acclaimed active/passive module for optimal tone and bass punch. These humbuckers are also radiused on the top to match the strings, providing the same consistent output as the single-coil version.