This is a used bass. It has been tested and gone over by the experts at our shop. When a bass is purchased from us it undergoes a final setup before shipping to ensure it’s playing optimally. It is then packed with care and shipped to your door! If you have any questions about this or any other piece of gear we have, please let us know and we’ll be happy to help!
– Condition: 9/10
– Fret wear: None
– Any wear of note: None of note. In amazing shape and full working order! Includes original hardshell case, strap buttons, wrenches and case candy.
BBNE2 Nathan East Signature Model
Nathan East has appeared on countless albums and has toured with some of the biggest names in modern music. Whether he is playing blues with Eric Clapton, pop with Phil Collins or contemporary jazz with Fourplay, Nathan relies on his BBNE2 signature five-string bass to deliver the tone he needs.
Nathan East Signature Model
Featuring neck-through construction, the two-octave neck is built from maple and mahogany with an ebony fingerboard inlaid with figured abalone. Matching mother-of-pearl tuners complete the look. The unique BB body is made of maple and alder for a fat sound with plenty of definition. The BPZ-7 bridge features individual, machined saddles that provide precise intonation, a low profile, and an elegant look. The stacked Alnico humbuckers run through Yamaha’s 5-control active electronics, which feature a custom 3-band EQ with a switchable mid-cut to provide sonic versatility for any situation.
5-Piece Neck Through design
The neck through design uses a 5-piece maple and mahogany neck sandwiched between the maple on alder body.
Both the front and back of the bass body are contoured to provide players with a compact, well fitting instrument that offers greater playing comfort.
The stack type pickups are designed in collaboration with Nathan East. The Alnico V pickups include hum-canceling coils.
Individual Bridge Pieces
The bridge consists of Individual bridge pieces that reduce interference from other string vibration delivering a purer tone.
Active electronics include a special equalizer circuit based on Nathan East’s “Magic Box.” The circuit lets you cut off the selected mid frequency at the touch of a switch for precision sound tailoring.
1 : Pickup Balancer
2 : Master Volume
3 : Bass
4 : Middle
5 : Treble
6 : Mid Cut Frequency
7 : Mid Cut On/Off Switch
Construction – Neck Through
Scale Length – 34″ (863.6 mm)
Body Materials – Maple / Alder
Body Finish – Gloss Polyurethane
Neck Materials – Maple / Mahogany 5-Piece
Neck Finish – Gloss Polyurethane
Fingerboard Materials – Ebony
Fingerboard Radius – 23-5/8″ (600 mm)
Fret Wire – Medium
Number of Frets – 24
Nut Materials – Bone
Width @ 0 Fret / 12th Fret – 43 / 64.7 mm
Thickness @ 1st Fret / 12th Fret – 20.3 / 23.7 mm
Neck Pickup – Yamaha Custom Stack Type / Alnico V
Bridge Pickup – Yamaha Custom Stack Type / Alnico V
Controls – Master Volume, P.U. Balancer, 3-Band EQ (Bass, Middle, Treble), Mid Cut Frequency Controls, Mid Cut On/Off Switch
Bridge – Yamaha Original Bridge
String Spacing – 18 mm
Tuning Machines – Gotoh GB72
Case – Hardshell Case
Shipping & ReturnsFree Shipping
Most orders over $99.00 ship for free inside the lower 48 states. Certain items that are large and heavy do not qualify for free shipping. We Ship Worldwide!
For information on International Shipping, please call, email or use live chat for rates. Orders shipping outside the Lower 48 States to Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico and international orders do not qualify for free shipping. Orders shipping to U.S. Military APO/FPO addresses, PO Boxes, and US territories (Guam, Virgin Islands, etc.) can only ship USPS. NOTE: Boxes over 70 lbs each cannot be shipped to these locations.
As a security precaution, orders over $200.00 will only ship to the address your credit card company has on file for you.
*Korg and Mesa/Boogie products are only available for shipment within the USA. Returns
We want you to be completely happy with your purchase, so we offer a 48 hour approval period on most purchases (see exclusions below). The 48 hour approval period begins when your purchased item is delivered to your door. If after 48 hours you’re not happy with the item, just contact us via phone, email or live chat on our website to arrange for a return authorization (RA#) and return shipping instructions. Any package sent back without prior authorization will be refused.
Returns must be shipped back to us within two days of the RA being issued. Items must come back to us undamaged and in the same condition they were shipped out. All manuals, paperwork, cables, tremolo arms, wrenches, etc… must be included or full credit will not be issued. Any items not conforming to this policy will be subject (at our discretion) to a restocking fee of 20% of the purchase price.
Refunds will be issued minus all related shipping expenses, if free shipping was initially given, the cost we incurred to get the item to you will be deducted from your refund. A 10% restock fee will also be deducted from your refund. Restock fees will be waived for full value exchanges.
Here are exceptions to our return policy.
- Custom orders of any kind are non returnable and non refundable. We often charge a deposit before we will place a custom or special order. All special order deposits are NON REFUNDABLE, no exceptions.
- Microphones, Harmonicas, In-Ear Systems and any other items that come into contact with your mouth or ears.
- Items labeled as BLOWOUT, are non-returnable. These are often being sold below cost and are considered “all sales final”.
- Software (this may also include hardware that includes software), unless still in shrink wrap with barcode affixed.
- Guitar strings, blank media, and other disposable merchandise.
- Guitar or bass pickups that have been installed or used in any way.
- Any item advertised as “USED” is non returnable.
*Payments for music lessons are non refundable, no exceptions.
View our detailed Return Policy here. Early Order Cancellation
All deposits are non refundable. Lots of our products are special orders and in many cases your order has to be built for you at the factory. This is what makes a lot of our products special. Once your order is started, it's being put together just for you. For this reason we ask that you don't cancel your order after you place it with us. If for some reason you absolutely have to cancel your order with us, we will assess you a 25% cancellation charge. This amount is equal to 25% of your total order amount. Ask us before you place your order to see if what you're purchasing is considered a special order. Damaged Merchandise
Do not accept your shipment if the package shows any signs of external damage. After the item is returned to us we will ship you a replacement. If you receive incorrect or defective merchandise, please call 781-335-0700 within 5 days for a return authorization number.