BB Basses


BB Basses were introduced in 1977.

you find most of them in the outtakes of Japanese brochures posted on this blog.
the outtakes are from here: http://brochures.yokochou.com/en_index.html#YAMAHA_GTR

BB200:

BB 300: Bolt Neck, 1 P-Bass PU reverse, The BB300 also appeared with a non-reversed p-bass configuration, nut 43 mm

BB 350: Bolt Neck, 2 J-Bass PU,

BB 400: Bolt Neck, 1 P-bass PU reverse, nut 42 mm

BB 400S, Bolt Neck, 1 P-bass PU reverse,

BB 450 Bolt Neck, PJ PU non reverse, found this here: http://www.gravitystrings.com/html/bassinstock.html

BB-550 no info found….

BB-650 no info found….

BB-800 Bolt Neck, PJ PU

BB-850

BB-1000 neck through 3 stripes, reverse P + J passive

BB-1000S, neck through 3 stripes, reverse P + J passive

BB-1200, neck through, 5 stripes, reverse P passive, nut 43 mm

BB-1200S (P Active) from the early ’80s, the active version of the BB1200. nut 43 mm
->Fantastic instrument with the trademark “reverse P” PUP (by  Kenstee) THANKS

BB-1600, bolt on neck, PJ, nut 40 mm

BB-2000, neck through, 5 stripes, passive, nut 43 mm

BB-2000F / BB-2000S  neck through, 5 stripes, normal PJ passive;  F ist fretless

BB-3000: neck through, 5 stripes, normal PJ passive;  F ist fretless

BB-3000S: neck through, 5 stripes, normal PJ passive;  F ist fretless, nut 40 mm!!!

Bb-3000A, neck through, 5 stripes, PJ acive

BB-3000MA Michael Anthony signature neck through, 5 stripes, PJ passive;  Made in Japan

BB-5000, 5 string neck through, 5 stripes, PJ passive; nut 44 mm; Made in Japan (not 100% sure)

BB-5000A (5 string, narrow string spacing), neck through, 5 stripes, PJ active; Made in Taiwan

BB-5000A (5 string, wide string spacing), neck through, 5 stripes, PJ active; Made in Taiwan

BB-X

 

  • BB-G4A
  • BB-G4S
  • BB-G5A
  • BB-NES Nathan East signature
  • BB-VI / BB-VIS
  • BB-VII
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