ABE Normal CBR-4 Bass


BODY (2 3/8”thick): Figured book matched carved Maple cap, bound with banjo rest relief. (optional solid carved spruce top), multi chambered Honduras Mahogany body. (optional solid Body Center Block + four Chambers)(varied woods avail.) (optional Wood back plates)


NECK: Bolt on flat sawn highly “Figured Maple”(optional manmade quartered 3, 5 and 7 piece multi laminate with center tapered wedge avail.) with optional board woods/fret wire/compound radius (7.25”-14”). Available scale lengths, 34”-34.5” and 35”). Vintage single action truss rod or double action to choose from. Bone nut.


PICKUPS: Two “Lindy Fralin” Alnico Jazz single coil pickups(one reverse wound for hum canceling) Alnico Humcancelling  Jazz Bass pickup in bridge position. Other pickups/configurations available.


CONTROLS: Volume/Volume/Tone (standard)


APPOINTMENTS: Nickel, Gold or Black hardware, Nitrocellulose lacquer finish(optional colors/bursts avail.) (Ceruse finish on Ash wood bodies only)


PERFORMANCE: This thunder stick is reminiscent of early 60's era slab board basses. Light weight and balanced, rich overtones of fat, round sustain!!



  • 4 string starting at $4000.00 Cdn
  • 5 string starting at $4500.00 Cdn
  • 6 string starting at $5000.00 Cdn


Note: all basses come with a gig bag. (hardshell case available, optional flight case at extra cost)


WARRANTY: 3 years against manufacturing defects and electronics component failure to original purchaser.


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