Click to enlargeVE-500 Palatino Electric Upright Bass.
Discontinued -Only Used Ones Now

VE-500 Palatino Electric Upright Bass.
Lowest Priced EUB ELectric Upright Bass that can get the job done.

Discontinued -Only Used Ones Now will be occasionally available.

With its sweet sound, great look, and light, portable design, the Palatino Electric Upright Bass is the answer to every bass player's prayer. The VE-500 has a chambered body of select spruce and a vintage sunburst finish. The slim, maple neck and curved ebony fingerboard emulate an acoustic upright bass. The adjustable maple bridge rests on the Piezo transducer pickup, giving the VE-500 its large, booming tone.

The four geared tuners with metal buttons offer easy, accurate tuning. The black finished metal tailpiece is sturdy and practical. The lightweight endpin offers an infinite range of adjustment with a positive locking mechanism.

The VE-500 is absolutely versatile with its active tone and volume controls and a headphone jack with preamp. A rugged combination leather/plastic carrying bag with backpack straps is also included.

The VE-500 is shop-adjusted in the U.S. with a basic setup that does not include fingerboard dressing/reshaping. It could use setups to get the action down easier to play and fingerboard work to correct buzzing/rattling.

Features include:
  • Top: Solid Spruce
  • Back & Sides: Maple
  • Neck / Scroll: Rock Maple
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Tailpiece: Clothespin
  • Tuners: Black Anodized,Single Plate
  • Bridge: Adjustable Maple
  • Pickup: Piezo Transducer with Pre-Amp
  • Controls: 1-Volume and 1-Tone knobs
  • Finish: Sunburst Lacquer or Black (choose below)
  • Bow: N/A
  • Guardian Case: Carrying Bag with shoulder straps

    Pro Setup can be chosen in ordering below to get it worked over to be fully ready for a professional bassist to gig with anywhere.
    The Realist Pickup will give it a big rich dependable upright bass sound,
    Fingerboard work will allow a lower action that plays easily and cleanly
    Improved waist extension makes it easy to control the smaller body bass more like leaning an upright into your body.
    Order the Pro Setup below to ensure your Palatino EUB is ready for the front line.

    Insured shipping to the lower 48 U.S. states is only $25.00.

    VE-500 Palatino Electric Upright Bass
    VE-500Regular price: $1,266.99Sale price: $949.99
    Pro Setup: 

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