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MKV Bass

Starting at

$ 1,800.00 CAD

The MKV bass features neck through construction and can come in 4 or 5 string options.

The controls come standard with a 3 way mini toggle, 1 vol, 1 blend and bass/treble EQ with stock active Fishman Fluence pickups.  If you would like the controls changed to your liking please feel free to inquire.

The neck profile of the MKV Bass has a C profile with 21 mm @1st fret tapering to 23mm@ 12th making it a bit slimmer than a the MKII.

The MKV has a 3x2 or 2x2 headstock with mini Y tuners, hardtail bridge, Tusq nut and Alpha pots

If you would like to order a guitar  similar to the one featured above, click below to contact Vigilant and place an order or initiate your custom build. If you would like a multiscale, please outline the two scale lengths you would prefer. This guitar can come in 4 string, 5 string, multiscale, standard scale and hollow body options. Guitars take 8-10 weeks to build. All guitars ship with a hardshell case included in the price below. Customers are responsible for paying import duties in their respective states. International shipping available.

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Style: Vigilant MKV Bass
Scale: 863mm
Body: 2 Piece Swamp Ash (Chambered) (43mm thick)
Neck: 5 piece Maple/Wenge/Maple/Wenge/Maple (22-24mm C Profile)
Top: Bookmatched Burl (6mm thick)
Fretboard: Wenge
Inlays:  6mm dots
Tuners: Graphtech Ratio 3x2
Bridge: Hipshot A Style
Nut: Graph Tech Tusq 45mm
Neck Joint: Neck Through
Frets: Stainless Jumbo 24
Fretboard Radius: 20"
Bridge Pickup: Fishman Fluence
Neck Pickup: Fishman Fluence
Controls: 1 Vol p/p, 1 blend,1 Bass,1 Treble, 3 Way Voicing Mini Toggle
Output: Switchcraft 1/4” Stereo
Strap Pins:  Standard
Finish: Hardwax Oil

Left/Right handed +$0

Strings

  • 4 String 
  • 5 string +$0

Scale:

  • 762mm" +$0
  • 812mm +$0
  • 863mm +$0
  • Microtonal - Diatonic (please contact to confirm) +$0
  • Multiscale 890mm - 838" p9th +$150
  • Custom - please contact for price

Body:

2 piece Solid 43mm thick

  • Sapele Mahogany +$0
  • Alder +$0
  • Swamp Ash +$0
  • Western Maple +$0
  • Eastern Maple +$0
  • Honduran Mahogany +$75
  • Chambering +$50 (top required)

Bookmatched Top: 

  • 6mm Plain Eastern Maple +$40
  • 6mm Plain Walnut +$40
  • 6mm Paduk +$40
  • 6mm Swamp Ash +$40
  • 6mm Wenge +$40
  • 6mm Clear Yellow Cedar +$40
  • 6mm Flame Maple +$60
  • 6mm Spalted Maple +$60
  • 6mm Flame Walnut +$75
  • 6mm Maple Burl +$75
  • 6mm Poplar Burl +$75
  • 6mm Quilted Maple +$80
  • 25mm Flame Maple +$100
  • 25mm Spalted Maple +$100
  • 25mm Poplar Burl +$130

Neck Joint:

  • Bolt on +$0
  • Set Neck +$0
  • Neck Through +$250

Neck

1 piece: +$0

  • Sapele +$0
  • Eastern Maple +$0
  • Walnut +$0
  • Honduran Mahogany +$50
  • Torrefied Maple +$50

3 piece multi laminate (core beam 25mm thick) +$50

  • Walnut
  • Western Maple
  • Eastern Maple
  • Sapele
  • Wenge
  • Paduk

pick three in order from left to right


Fingerboard Radius:

  • 254mm +$0
  • 304mm +$0
  • 355mm +$0
  • 406mm +$0
  • 304mm - 406 Compound +$40

Fingerboard:

  • Plain Maple +$0
  • Plain Walnut +$0
  • Paduk +$0
  • Wenge +$0
  • Carribbean Rosewood +$20
  • Indian rosewood (Canada Only) +$20
  • Flame Maple +$20
  • Birdseye Maple +$20
  • Torrefied  Maple +$25
  • Ebony +$40
  • Rocklite Ebano +$40
  • Rocklite Sundari +$40
  • Ziracote +$60
  • Macassar Ebony +$60

Fret Material:

  • None (Fretless) +$0
  • Nickel Silver Jumbo (1.5mm tall, 2.9mm wide) +$0
  • Stainless Steel Jumbo (1.5mm tall, 2.9mm wide) +$0
  • Gold Evo Jumbo (1.5mm tall, 2.9mm wide) +$25

Fingerboard Binding:

  • None +$0
  • Cream 1.5mm +$25
  • White 1.5mm +$25
  • Black 1.5mm +$25
  • Maple 1.5mm +$25
  • Walnut 1.5mm +$25

Fingerboard Inlays:     

  • None +$0
  • Black 6mm +$0
  • White 6mm +$0
  • Red 6mm +$0
  • Green 6mm +$0
  • Aluminum 6mm +$5
  • Brass 6mm +$5
  • Abalone 6mm +$10
  • Mother of Pearl 6mm +$10
  • Wood Blocks +$30
  • Luminlay Blue 6mm +$30
  • Luminlay Green 6mm +$30
  • MOP Blocks +$60
  • Custom (Please Contact)

Side Dot Inlays:     

  • None +$0
  • Black 2mm +$0
  • White 2mm +$0
  • Red 2mm +$0
  • Green 2mm +$0
  • Aluminum 2mm +$5
  • Brass 2mm +$5
  • Abalone 2mm +$10
  • Mother of Pearl 2mm +$10
  • Luminlay Blue 2mm +$30
  • Luminlay Blue/Black Ring 3mm +$30
  • Luminlay Green 2mm +$30
  • Luminlay Green/Black Ring 3mm +$30
  • MOP Blocks +$60
  • Custom (Please Contact)

Hardware Colour:

  • Chrome +$0
  • Black +$0
  • Gold +$50

Bridge:

  • Hipshot Style A +$0
  • Individual Solo Bridges +$40

Tuners:      

  • Graph Tech Ratio mini Y +$0
  • Graph Tech Ratio Clovers +$0

Nut:

  • Zero Fret +$0
  • Black Tusq +$0
  • White Tusq +$0
  • Bone +$10

Bridge Pickup

  • Bridge Fluence Humbucker +$0
  • Bridge Jazz Style +$0
  • Bridge P Style +$0

Mid Pickup

  • Bridge Fluence Humbucker +$150
  • Bridge Jazz Style +$150
  • Bridge P Style +$150

Neck Pickup

  • Bridge Fluence Humbucker +$150
  • Bridge Jazz Style +$150
  • Bridge P Style +$150

Controls:

  • See Standard Model Specs

Additional Electronics

  • DPDT mini toggle +$25
  • 16mm Stainless Killswtich +$30
  • 16mm Stainless LED Killswitch (contact for colour) +$50 

Strap Pins:

  • Standard +$0
  • Locking Dunlops +$25
  • Locking Schallers +$25

Stain Body:

  • None +$0
  • Black +$20
  • Turquoise +$20
  • Azur Blue +$20
  • Cherry +$20
  • Seafoam Green +$20
  • Golden Wheat +$20

Stain Neck:

  • None +$0
  • Black +$20
  • Turquoise +$20
  • Azur Blue +$20
  • Cherry +$20
  • Seafoam Green +$20
  • Golden Wheat +$20

Milk Paint Body:

  • None +$0
  • Black +$40
  • Buttermilk +$40
  • Snow White +$40
  • Slate Blue +$40
  • Soldier Blue +$40
  • Tavern Green +$40
  • Barn Red +$40

Milk Paint Neck:

  • None +$0
  • Black +$40
  • Buttermilk +$40
  • Snow White +$40
  • Slate Blue +$40
  • Soldier Blue +$40
  • Tavern Green +$40
  • Barn Red +$40

Finish:

  • Hardwax Oil +$0
  • Water Based Lacquer Body Satin/Oil Neck +$200
  • Water Based Lacquer Body/Neck Satin +$300
  • Water Based Lacquer Body Gloss/Oil Neck +$350
  • Water Based Lacquer Body/Neck Gloss +$400

Case (required for shipping)

  • Rouge Valley 100 series Gig Bag +$75
  • Yorkville Universal Hardshell +$120
  • Yorkville Deluxe Tweed Case +$150

Other Vigilant guitars

MKIII

$ 1,500.00 CAD

MKIII

MKII

$ 1,500.00 CAD

MKII

MKIV Bass

$ 1,800.00 CAD

MKIV Bass

Due to the nature of guitar building I may have my hands covered in glue or a few inches from a bandsaw blade.

It is best to email me with any questions and I will get back to you within 2 business days at the latest.

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