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Manitou Bass XSS-4 Birdseye Maple


The Manitou, (noun, man·i·tou. An object that possesses supernatural power.) Is available in 3 different scale lengths (24”, 301/2”, 34”) in both 4 and 5 string versions. They feature an African Mahogany body and a variety of amazing top woods that will catch anyone’s eye. The Maple or Mahogany necks are set into the body to ensure a solid resonate connection you can feel in your hands when you play one. The hand carved necks are contoured with a compound radius and provide the player with a very comfortable feel. Electronics are available in a full passive to a number of active tone circuits and Seymour Duncan pickups. Available in satin or high gloss finish.

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Type | Chambered
Top Material | *Birdseye, Curly Maple
Back Material | Mahogany, Zircote
Bracing | Spruce
Binding | Single ply black
Access Cover | Zircote
Finish| Satin, hand rubber oil


Neck Material | Mahogany
Neck Profile | Compound radius
Scale Length | 24”
Fingerboard Material | *Birdseye Maple
Fingerboard Radius | 12″
Number of Frets | 24
Frets | 6100 Jumbo – 18% Nickel Silver
Nut Width | 1 3/4
Fret Board Width @ Body | 2 1/4
Inlays | Jade Dots


Finish | Black
Bridge | Rosewood w/Bone saddle
Bridge Pins | n/a
Tailpiece | n/a
Tuners | Gotoh compact
Truss Rod Cover | *Curly Maple
Control Knobs | Black Dome Knobs
Strap Buttons | Dunlop Traditional Strap Locks


Neck Pickup | n/a
Bridge Pickup | Fishman under saddle
Controls | Volume, 2 band Fishman pre amp Bass/Treble


Strings | Kayla Ubass Silver plated Round wound
Case | Hardshell

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