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Rapier Saffire Bass Guitar ~ Daphne Blue

Rapier Saffire Bass Guitar ~ Daphne Blue

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Regular price £479.00 GBP
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The 4 string medium-scale Rapier™ Saffire Bass, is the latest addition to the successful series by legendary UK guitar builder and designer Alan Entwistle, based on the original iconic Rapier’s that played a major role in the industry of British built guitars and basses from the 1960s.  

Tonewood and hardware upgrades for this exciting model include a basswood body, 4-bolt, hard rock maple neck with fully adjustable truss rod and, a 25 fret (including zero fret) double octave fingerboard with a 31inch (78.74 cm) scale. 

With a pair of Alan Entwistle EWR64B double coil pickups, 3 way selector switch, single volume control, global tone control and mid boost control, the Rapier Saffire Bass is ideal for a host of musical styles, whilst effortlessly delivering the classic Rapier bass voice, heard on a host of early British pop songs.  

Looking stunning finished in Daphne Blue, it’s complimented by the flagship 2 piece, 3 ply scratchplate. It also includes a GraphTech nut, chrome machine heads and fully adjustable 4 saddle bridge. 

Rapier Saffire Bass Features

Body: Original double-cutaway solid body featuring Okoume chosen specifically for its warmth, depth and high-end clarity.

Bridge: Four saddle compensated bridge provides improved intonation all over the fretboard.

Pickups: Alan Entwistle low-noise EWR64B mini-double coil pickups at the neck and bridge, delivering exceptional tonal response, balanced output and clarity.

Controls: Single volume control, global tone control and mid boost control. 3-way selector switch.

Machine heads: Chrome machine heads provide simple, effective action for maximum tuning stability.

Neck: 4 bolt hard rock maple neck for instant comfort, speed, accuracy and great feel.

Fingerboard: Double octave fitted with 25 medium jumbo frets (including zero fret).

Scale Length: 31" / 787.4 mm. Medium-scale bass.

Top Nut: GraphTech Nubone friction-free 43mm nut.

Headstock: Classic design with new generation Rapier logo.

The Rapier™ Saffire Bass guitar is a collaboration between Alan Entwistle and JHS.

Here at Foulds Guitars, we check every instrument to make sure it meets our expectations when it comes into our store; all guitars are professionally set-up prior to going on sale.

We offer this service free of charge for every instrument, that's why we're not the cheapest on the internet, but you can be sure you won't get any nasty surprises once you get your new instrument.

All new products come with a 1 year manufacturers warranty by default.
Some manufactures may offer extended warranties with registration or payment.

Our used products carry a 3 month parts and labour warranty provided by Foulds Guitars.