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Reverend Mike Watt Wattplower - Satin Yellow
It all started for Mike Watt in San Pedro, California. That’s where he met D. Boon and George Hurley – who would later form The Minutemen – a band that would inspire legions. Watt went on to form FIREHOSE and to play bass for punk royalty, The Stooges, as well as hundreds of solo projects with musicians around the world. The Reverend Mike Watt Signature Wattplower is the result of a four-year exploratory between Watt and Reverend to produce a bass guitar with the perfect balance of sonic explosiveness, supreme playability, and ultimately looks uniquely Watt. The 30” scale and size along with touches like the Luminlay dots on the side of the neck are perfect for any player used to dark stages and long sets. The bridge is Hipshot A Style Brass for great intonation and lots of sustain. And, because it’s Watt, there’s an anchor inlay at the first fret and “Wattplower” on the seventeenth. This one is worth the wait. The Reverend Mike Watt Wattplower is also available in Satin Emerald Green finish.
All of our Reverend Wattplower basses are brand new, factory-fresh, in unplayed condition, and come with Reverend's 1 year warranty. Reverend's unique serial # and the initials of their resident guitar tech who set up and inspected the guitar are found on the back of each headstock. (Hardshell case available separately.)
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Reverend Mike Watt Wattplower- Satin Yellow
Captures the classic P-bass character, but with increased volume, sustain, clarity, and extended low end response. 42 gauge wire, ceramic magnet, 11K ohms..
A medium-light weight wood, highly prized for consistency and tonal qualities. Often found in boutique and vintage instruments. A highly resonant wood, Korina is a key factor in producing lively, responsive instruments that are rich in harmonics.
TOP HAT KNOBS
These vintage volume and tone knobs have the numbers right on them, with an extra triangle pointer, so you can see where your settings are all the time.
HIPSHOT ULTRALIGHT TUNERS
These tuners have a housing made of aircraft grade aluminum that makes them extra-light. The difference in weight can be as much as 2-3oz less in the headstock, which means a more balanced bass that's more comfortable to play. And the tone is great! Your bass is more defined and enhanced with the Hipshot Ultralites.
HIPSHOT A STYLE BRIDGE
This adjustable spacing bridge allows for more sustain and has a string thru or top-load option. Coupled with a Brass bridge spacer, the sustain on this bass is wicked!
The Anchor Inlay at the first fret is a tribute to Mike Watt's father, who was a sailor in the Navy.