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Serial Number : 230054

[SN 230054] USED HAMER / B12S AMBER [05]

Item Code: 05-2800001931413
Store: [05] shibuya
Relation Page: HAMER x x USED

Regular price $3,851.00 USD
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MADE IN USA 12-string bass HAMER B12S in excellent condition.

It has been 45 years since HAMER's 12-string bass was used in CHEAP TRICK's classic album AT BUDOKAN released in 1978, and it has taken the public by surprise...
The B12S, up-dated from the QUAD BASS used by Tom Peterson in 1978, is a 30" short scale bass that was manufactured in the 1990s.
The B12M is a medium scale B12 with the same body shape, the B12L is a long scale version with a very different body design, and the B12A is a hollowbody B12.
The lineup was more numerous than one might imagine. In other words, HAMER was a rare pioneer of the 12-string bass.

The body is made of laminated flame maple with a maple wing, and the neck is made of three layers of hard maple.
The pickups are EMG's "HB" pickups, which were overwhelmingly popular with many players at the time, and they reproduce the sparkling sound of the secondary strings with the wide range and realism only possible with EMG pickups. The tone circuit is equipped with EMG's "EXB" expander circuit, which boosts the bass and treble simultaneously while cutting the middle by turning the knob, producing a powerful sound.

The condition of the neck is worrisome due to its high tension, but the previous owner said that there is no problem at all and the truss rod has never been adjusted.
The previous owner has never adjusted the truss rod. The two truss rods protect the neck from the strong tension.
There are almost no major scratches, and considering it is from the 90's, it can be said to be a very beautiful instrument.

There is a story that it was used in METALLICA's Black Album, and the B12S model has played an important role not only in the history of electric basses, but also in the history of rock music.
Now is the time to get one, right?

Body: Maple
Neck:3pc Maple
PU:EMG HB w/EXB EQ Control Circuit
Item Rank:B+: Some scratches, but no problem for normal use.
Year of manufacture

Serial Number:230054
Case: Soft case/not genuine
Weight: 5.14 kg
Fret remaining: 60%-70%.
Truss Rod: Tighten/Loosen direction
Neck Condition: No problem
Manual: None
Other Accessories: None
Note: Other accessories are shown in the picture only.

Please read carefully.
* This item is a used item and only one of the actual item is available.
* There are scratches, dents, etc. due to use that are difficult to see in the pictures. Please understand in advance.
* In addition, because it is listed in multiple malls, there is a time lag in the sales situation and inventory situation, there is no real time.
Therefore, there is a possibility that the item has already been sold at the time of order.
MADE IN USA 12弦ベース HAMER B12S が極上コンディションで入荷。

1978年にリリースされた CHEAP TRICKの名盤 AT BUDOKAN で使用され、HAMERの副弦12弦ベースが人々の度肝を抜いて早45年…
78年当時トム・ピーターソンによって使用された QUAD BASS からアップデイトされたB12Sは、90年代に製造されていた30?インチのショートスケールとなります。
ボディシェイプが同形状でミディアムスケールのB12M、ボディデザインが大きく違うロングスケールバージョンB12L、ホロウボディのB12A など
想像以上に数多くラインナップされていました。言うなればHAMER は12弦ベースのパイオニアという、稀有な存在であったのです。

ピックアップは当時多くのプレーヤーから圧倒的な指示を受けていた EMGの 「HB」 を搭載し副弦のきらびやかなサウンドも、EMG ならではの幅広いレンジがリアルに再生します。トーン回路はEMGの 「EXB」 エクスパンダーサーキットを搭載し、つまみを回していくことで、ベースとトレブルを同時にブーストしながら、ミドルをカットしド迫力のサウンドを演出します。


METALLICA の Black Albumでも使用されていたという話もあり、B12Sというモデルはエレキベースの歴史だけでなく、ロックの歴史にも重要な役割を果たしてきたのです。

Neck:3pc Maple
PU:EMG HB w/EXB EQ Control Circuit

重量:5.14 kg

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Founded in 1938, Ishibashi Music Corporation is one of the busiest and most respected Musical Instrument retail chains in Japan. The company is highly regarded world wide as a reliable seller of top quality secondhand items too. We have over 13 stores around Japan including Tokyo, Yokohama, Chiba, Nagoya, Osaka, Hiroshima,Fukuoka and Shanghai(China). Ishibashi Music Corporation also handles large amounts of NEW, USED and VINTAGE instruments.

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Ishibashi Music Corporation is one of the largest and most respected Musical Instrument retail chain stores in Japan. The company is highly regarded world wide as a reliable seller of top quality USED and VINTAGE instruments.

Domestically the Ishibashi Music Corporation also handles a large amount of NEW inside of Japan. We have over 11 stores around Japan including Tokyo, Yokohama, Chiba, Nagoya, Osaka, and Fukuoka. Not all of the items you purchase from us are in our Shibuya store in Tokyo where we do all of our international communications from.

Please be patient while we do inter-company transfers on your items. The usual wait time for our shipping is 7 to 10 days worldwide. We are open from 10:00am until 6:00pm (Tokyo time zone)


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