The Rapier™ Saffire Bass, the latest addition to the renowned series by UK guitar maestro Alan Entwistle, pays homage to the iconic Rapier instruments that left an indelible mark on the British guitar industry in the 1960s.


This 4-string medium-scale bass showcases tonewood and hardware upgrades, featuring a basswood body, a 4-bolt hard rock maple neck with a fully adjustable truss rod, and a 25-fret double octave fingerboard with a 31" scale.


Equipped with Alan Entwistle EWR64B double coil pickups, a 3-way selector switch, single volume control, global tone control, and mid-boost control, the Rapier Saffire Bass effortlessly delivers the classic Rapier bass voice heard in early British pop songs across various musical styles.


Finished in a stunning Daphne Blue, it boasts a flagship 2-piece, 3-ply scratchplate, a GraphTech nut, chrome machine heads, and a fully adjustable 4-saddle bridge.


Key Features:


Body: Original double-cutaway solid body crafted from Okoume for warmth and clarity.

Bridge: Four-saddle compensated bridge for improved intonation across the fretboard.

Pickups: Low-noise EWR64B mini-double coil pickups provide exceptional tonal response and clarity.

Controls: Single volume, global tone, and mid-boost controls with a 3-way selector switch.

Machine Heads: Chrome machine heads for simple, effective action and tuning stability.

Neck: 4-bolt hard rock maple neck for comfort, speed, accuracy, and a great feel.

Fingerboard: Double octave with 25 medium jumbo frets (including zero fret).

Scale Length: 31" / 787.4 mm, medium-scale bass.

Top Nut: GraphTech Nubone friction-free 43mm nut.

Headstock: Classic design featuring the new generation Rapier logo.


The Rapier™ Saffire Bass is a collaborative masterpiece between Alan Entwistle and JHS.







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