GWB205 5-String Fretless Bass - Tequila Sunrise Flat
Ibanez and world-renowned jazz fusion bassist Gary Willis present the Ibanez GWB205. The Gary Willis Signature model was first introduced in 1999. Now, 20 years later, this latest incarnation comes as a result of years of improvements and tweaking. The GWB205 is a 5-string fretless bass that is sure to please any who play it. Featuring Gary's signature specs such as a fretless ebony fingerboard with fret-line markers, a detachable finger ramp dubbed the Willis Ramp, and custom Bartolini electronics, the GWB205 is a jazz fusion bassists dream come true.
- neck type GWB 3pc Maple neck
- top/back/body Ash body
- fretboard Ebony fretboard Off-set white dot inlay
- fret Fretless
- bridge Standard bridge
- string space 16.5mm
- bridge pickup Bartolini® GWB bridge pickupPassive
- equalizer Bartolini® NTBT 2-band EQ
- factory tuning 1G,2D,3A,4E,5B
- strings D'Addario® EXP165-5
- string gauge .045/.065/.085/.105/.135
- nut Plastic
- hardware colour Black
- Scale : 864mm/34"
- a : Width 45mm at NUT
- b : Width 68mm at 24F
- c : Thickness 19mm at 1F
- d : Thickness 21mm at 12F
- Radius : 305mmR
Ebony produces a tight low and mid range with an iconic attack on the high end. It also features a quick response and rich sustain.
The detachable finger ramp, designed by Gary Willis, encourages players to not "dig in too deep" and allows a more consistent attack with quick recovery time.
Bartolini® GWB PU & NTBT EQ
Curved Bartolini® pickup provides separate coils for precise string balance.
Gary's special shaped machinehead.