ABW manufactures efficiently designed ergonomic bass guitars utilizing ANSIR Technology™. This patented angled neck design puts the neck of the instrument in the perfect playing position with no effort on the part of the player providing maximum playability and faster fretting while relieving stress on muscles, joints, and connective tissue. Artisan basses offer unrivaled comfort and playability in conjunction with refined modern bass tone and high quality craftsmanship at a price a working musician can afford.


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Demo model sell off


Here's your opportunity to own a made in USA Artisan bass at a huge discount. We are liquidating several demo models to make room for our latest releases. Each bass has been carefully checked by our luthiers and come with a full factory warranty. We have 2 Classic Series basses; a True-tone Nova blue 4 in almost perfect condition, and a Max-tone 4 with some nicks and dings but otherwise excellent. We are also offering an Imperial SL-4, well broken in but in great shape, and the monster, a one of a kind Mastino fretless 6 string in near perfect condition. For you lefties, we have a brand new left handed Bravura-4, the bass that launched our angled neck innovation, for the price of an import. Don't miss out, discounts like these don't happen often.

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Winter NAMM 2016

It's that time again... Winter NAMM is just around the corner and ABW has some great new releases to debut at the largest musical instrument show on the planet. We have new versions of our Fidelity Series basses, including a 6 string, and an ultra light short scale version. We will also display the latest Artisan shop custom creations, a thinner lighter version of our Classic Series basses, new colors, and on and on. Join us Jan 21-24 at booth 2484 Hall D. Anaheim, CA.

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Latest Artisan Shop custom creation

The ABW Artisan Shop has been busy creating beautiful custom creations like this gem. A Fidelity short scale (32") featuring a stunning pommele Sapele top over a spanish cedar body. Padouk neck, ebony fretboard with mother of pearl block markers. Matching pickup covers house J/MM Seymour duncan pickups driven by an Aguilar OBP-3 preamp giving this bass broad tonal range in a compact package. KSM Foundation bridge, Hipshot ultra light tuners with bass extender on the E for quick drops. Matching control knobs, matching laminated headstock, this bass has it all. Add ANSIR Technology angled neck and you have an ergonomic dream! Contact us today to discuss your custom build. With prices well below comparable services, you can get the bass you've been dreaming of for less than you may think!

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