Model 9 031018

This bass is a Drake Model 9 featuring the latest changes to the design.  The slim and fast neck is of three pieces and consists of quartered Tempered Maple with a stringer of Purpleheart.  The gorgeous 33 inch scale fret board is of Ebony and boasts 22 frets of stainless steel, plus a zero fret.  Dual action truss rod and carbon fiber stab bars inside.  The peghead is topped with Spalted Maple.

The body is of a Honduran Mahogany core with a Mahogany back and Spalted Maple top.  In between the layers is thin accent lines of Italian Poplar. 

The pickups are Aguilar Super Doubles connected to a Nordstrand preamp.  Controls are Volume (push/pull bypass), Blend, Tone (global), and a two band EQ.

Hipshot hardware, Dunlop strap locks, and black Tusq nut.

1.5 inches nut width, 2.48 inch width at 22nd fret, slim C shape neck, 8.2 pounds.