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Lakland US Series
44-60 Vintage J Bass


The Lakland 44-60 and 55-60 (Vintage J) bass

Lakland offers a wide range of US series 4 string basses for all playing styles. Lakland's 4-string US series basses are hand build in the USA and are among the most well-built instruments on the market and the Lakland 44-60 (formally the Joe Osbron) is no exception.  Lakland combines vintage 60's playability with leading edge technology with a slim neck, narrow nut, and three in a row controls with modern graphite reinforcement, and enhanced neck joint and passive Lakland pickups to create a killer bass.  This bass gets tremendous reviews. The Guitar World Bass Player magazine said the neck "is the smoothest I've ever laid hands on", Music Biz said "I was in for a real treat" and Bass Player said that after inspection "out test revealed finicky attention to detail"

Please contact us for the best Lakland Bass price possible.  US Series basses are often built to order so there may be a lead time on many basses.

Lakland us series 44-60 bass made in usa
The Lakland US Series 44-60 Vintage J US series bass is a masterpiece of design retaining the best of the 60's basses while adding a touch of modern technology.  The 44-60 uses a slim neck design with a and narrow nut, offset-body balancing, and stacked control knobs.  The body is made from Alder or Swap Ash and 2 Lakland single coil pickups are controlled by twin volume/tone control knobs.  Chi-Sonic pickups, 3 band KH-3 and J-Retro preamps are available as an upgrades.   A Lefty version is available.  A variety of colors are offered including Inca Silver (pictured), Sherwood Green, Sonic Blue, Black and Blonde Translucent.

This bass is also available in a 5 string version, the Lakland 55-60.

Prices start at $3200


Specifications Lakland US Series
44-60 Classic
Lakland 44-60 and 55-60
Color Choices
   
Nut Width 1.5"
Nut Type Bone
Fret Size .041/.085"
Width at Final Fret 2.48"
1st Fret Neck Depth .77"
12th Fret Neck Depth .94"
Fingerboard Radius 10"
Scale Length 34"
Frets 20
Bridge String Spacing .78"
Neck Wood Quarter-Sawn Rock Maple with Graphite Reinforcement Bars
Body wood(s) Alder or Swamp Ash
Fingerboard Birds eye Maple with Ebony Dots
East Indian Rosewood with Birds eye Maple Dots
Fretted, Lined or Unlined Fretless with Ebony side dots only
 
 
Tuners Hipshot Tapered Shaft, Reverse Gearing (Optional Hipshot
D-Tuner)
Truss Rod Access Neck Heel: 5/32" Hex
Pickguard Tortoise Shell, Aged White (Mint), (Optional Pearloid, Black)
Controls Passive Model Concentric (Stacked Knobs) Volume/Tone-Volume/Tone
Bridge Lakland Dual Access (through body or through bridge)
Preamp Lakland LH-3 three band (optional)
J-Retro (optional)
Pickups Lakland Single Coil (2)
Specifications subject to Change

           
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4740 N. Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625  
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