Kramer Disciple D-1 Bass, Ebony Overview
Sleek, modern 4-string bass with agile playability and mountains of punchy humbucking tone.
The Kramer Disciple D-1 Bass is an elegant 4-string electric bass guitar that plays smoothly and delivers a powerful low-end presence. This model is part of Kramer’s Modern Collection, which updates their iconic models for the contemporary bassist and guitarist.
The core of the Kramer Disciple D-1 Bass’ deep and rich tone is a solid Mahogany body. Mahogany is a tonewood that’s well-regarded for its warmth and sweet mid-range. The body has been sculpted to a distinctive double-cutaway design that gives you easy access to all 24 Medium Jumbo frets on the glass-like Ebony fretboard. The full-scale 3-piece Maple neck is carved to Kramer’s Thin Taper Elliptical-Asymmetrical neck profile, ensuring effortless playability. It’s perfect for heavier and technically-demanding styles. The neck also features a satin finish for that silky smooth, played-in feel.
Premium Seymour Duncan Pickup
Providing the power and punch is the Seymour Duncan SMB-4D bass pickup. The SMB-4D features two large ceramic bar magnets and a custom coil wind, resulting in a solid low-end and a tight articulate tone with an immediate attack. This premium pickup is hand-built over in California using top-tier components and vacuum wax potted for quiet, squeal-free sound.
Kramer outfit the Disciple D-1 Bass with a flush-mount fully adjustable bridge, die-cast tuners and a black graphite nut. Whether you’re aggressively picking Punk lines, slapping intricate Funk parts or an elaborate Cliff Burton-style solo, you can count rock-solid tuning and intonation from the Disciple D-1 Bass.
Heavy Metal Looks
Kramer presents the Disciple D-1 Bass in two finishes - classic, understated all-black Ebony and eye-catching Thundercracker Purple Metallic for the '80s Hard Rock bassists out there.
The Kramer Disciple D-1 Bass is a top-notch 4-string with a big, bold tone and a dark aesthetic that’s suited to heavy and aggressive styles.
- Shape: D-1
- Material: Mahogany
- Neck: 3-piece Maple
- Profile: Thin Taper Elliptical - Asymmetrical
- Nut width: 1.575" / 40mm
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Scale length: 34.016" / 864mm
- Number of frets: 24
- Nut: Black Graphite
- Bridge: Flush Mount - Fully Adjustable
- Knobs: Black Knurled Dome
- Tuners: Die Cast
- Plating: Black
- Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan SMB-4D
- Controls: 2 Volume, Master Tone
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