Sadowsky MetroLine Bass VJ 5 ald owh Free Shipping

This Sadowsky has a very warm, round tone, giving you a very 60’s jazz bass vibe with the addition of a modern clear and crisp sound. Strong tight and defined lows, plenty of low mid growl without any harshness, and sweet highs that cut through. One of the tightest B strings on a standard 34″ scale bass with great articulation This is a very versatile workhorse and will do everything from jazz right through to classic rock and everything else in between.

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Roger Sadowsky has made it his mission to improve an already very successful bass design even further by making a number of detail improvements. Together with the electronics he developed, he managed to raise the well-known J / J bass sound to a new level, so that today one can speak of a typical Sadowsky tone: never sounding harsh, with deep, defined, by no means muffled bass, present but not intrusive mids as well as sweet and airy highs. All the characteristics of this modern bass sound can also be found in the 21-fret vintage basses of the MetroLine series, which are made exclusively in Germany. All basses have a weight of approx. 4 kg and are therefore also of interest to bassists who are looking for a lightweight solution for the stage in addition to a modern bass sound. Sadowsky electronics with a  true bypass of the preamp with vintage tone control, bass and treble boost, the ultra-light hipshot tuning machines and the special Sadowsky bridge that makes a fast Changing strings enables all requirements of modern styles to be met. The five-string bass with a slightly reduced J-style body made of Amerian alder comes in a olympic white gloss finish. 

The construction and quality of these German built Sadowskys, is of the highest standard which is what makes the Sadowsky Metros world class and Roger Sadowsky wouldn’t have it any other way.

As a Modern Super Jazz bass it doesn’t get better. Plenty of punch, warm full mids, and sweet highs, you’ll never be lost in the mix with a Sadowsky.


  • Sadowsky MetroLine 21-Fret Vintage Bass
  • 34 “(864 mm) scale length
  • American alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fingerboard
  • 12 “fretboard radius
  • 47.5 mm nut width
  • 21 nickel silver frets
  • passive, hum-free Sadowsky J-style pickup in modern position (neck)
  • passive, hum-free Sadowsky J-style pickup in modern position (bridge)
  • Active Sadowsky 2-band electronics (bass and treble boost) with Vintage Tone Control (VTC)
  • Volume / Balance / Vintage Tone Control (P / P) / Treble and Bass controls (stacked)
  • Push / pull function on the VTC controller for preamp bypass
  • Sadowsky S-Security Locks
  • Solid Olympic White Gloss Finish
  • Tortoise shell pickguard
  • Incl.Sadowsky Portabag (SAC BAG BASS PORTA)
  • made in Germany


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