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Steinberger Synapse Blue Burst - SOLD
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I have this great 4 string Steinberger Synapse in Blue Burst. It has a maple body and graphite neck. I bought it as a travel bass and it is overhead locker compatible. I know that because I flew with it several times. This one comes with a proper hard case. it has a couple of minor dings on the Botton but other than that perfect. Its a sweet hifi sounding bass with a nice growl. Acquired from Mr Bassman of this parish couple of years ago. Priced to sell as I have incoming.

Steinberger Synapse XS-1FPA Bass Specifications

  • Neck Materials: Cybrosonic Patented Graphite U-Channel w/adjustable trussrod, 3 Piece Hard Maple.
  • Neck Joint: Set Neck
  • Fingerboard: Phenolic
  • Fingerboard Radius: 14 inches
  • Frets: 24, medium jumbo
  • Scale Length: 34 inches
  • Body Wings: Hard Maple
  • Body Top: Flamed Maple
  • Pickups: EMG 40P
  • External Controls: Master Volume, Mag/Piezo Pickup Blend, Active Hi Cut/boost, Active Lo Cut/Boost
  • Internal Controls: Two trim pots adjusting Magnetic and Piezo output levels
  • Battery: 18V
  • Bridge: Patented DoubleBall Bridge with 40:1 ratio direct-pull tuners
  • Weight: 7.6lbimageproxy.php?img=&key=4b3806f48250f55aimageproxy.php?img=&key=4b3806f48250f55aimageproxy.php?img=&key=4b3806f48250f55a20190721_144340.thumb.jpg.5674f558b8c94f81c6c567874307ecf7.jpg





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54 minutes ago, RAY AGAINST THE MACHINE said:

Nice bass. Apparently way better than the spirit range . Like this a lot . Must resist ... glwts . Won't be here long 

They are great basses (I owned a Spirit and have since moved onto a Synapse).  Really good price with the fitted case, too. 

One of the best things about them is being able to swap from roundwounds to La Bella flatwounds in about a minute, with zero truss rod or intonation issues 👍

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1 hour ago, Skezza said:

looks fantastic

It is 🙂


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Had one myself, they are great (just wished it was the same dimensions as an original steinberger, an absolute design classic, probably would have kept it then) 

still a fab bass though, I’d certainly recommend anyone taking a punt on this. 


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