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Demo w/ Full Warranty. We are an authorized Fano Dealer.
Like what you see? All photos are of the actual instrument you will receive.
This instrument has a few tiny dings in the nitro clearcoat as a result of being played a few times by a potential customer. We have marked it as a demo and discounted it 10%, and have included close-up photos so you can take a look. The bass is brand new and comes with full warranty from Fano.
Each Fano Oltre series instrument is handbuilt in the USA using an old-growth North American Alder body, maple neck and a nitrocellulose lacquer finish. The result is a resonant, lively instrument crafted with care and precision. This series allows for a number of customizations, from color to pickguard, knobs to pickups. Models can be built with either a maple or rosewood fretboard to meet the needs of a variety of players. If this isn’t the exact Fano you are looking for, contact us to spec one out precisely to your liking!
Fano absolutely knocked it out of the park with the pickups, design and feel of the JM4. The tones are thick and delicious through the lows and mids but always matched with clarity and precision. Playing up the neck? Still warm and tight. The tone knob dials in the punch and “bite” and is musical throughout its entire sweep. The bass sounds killer through a PA and in-ears alike. The NOS Cherry Burst finish looks stellar and you can expect some nice natural finish checking as this instrument ages.
How Does It Play?
This bass sets up very nice and low, right under 5/64” on the low E at the 12th fret and nearly down to 4/64” on the high G. No fretbuzz whatsoever. It has the feel of an early jazz bass neck with a little extra meat in the shoulders to support the hand without fatigue.
Weight: 9lb 12.8oz
The Fano Custom padded gigbag is included.
Neck: Maple (Bolt-on, 10 degree headstock pitch, vintage style truss rod)
Fingerboard: Maple with Rolled Edges
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Neck Shape: Early 60's C Shape .800” - .920”
Scale Length: 34"
Inlay: Dots (Black)
String Nut: 1.5" Graphtech Tusq XL
Tuners: "Fano" Bass 4-in-line
Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Color: Cherry Burst
Neck Color: Vintage Amber Tint
Upper Headcap Color: Cherry Burst
Lower Headcap Color: Vintage Amber Tint
Body Distress: NOS
Neck Distress: NOS
Neck Pickup: FanoBird
Bridge Pickup: FanoBird
Pickup Covers: Nickel
Pickguard: 4-Ply Aged White Pearloid
Controls: Volume, Volume, Tone
Knobs: Nickel Dome
Bridge: Fano HiMax HD Bass
Strings: D'Addario "NYXL" .045 - .100
Case & Accessories: "Fano" Custom Gig Bag, Polish Cloth, and Wrench