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3.6 out of 5 Customer Rating


3.6 out of 5 Customer Rating

The Martin BC-16E acoustic-electric bass brings the low-end to the 16 Series. Handcrafted in our Nazareth factory, this full-scale bass boasts a resonant spruce top paired with East Indian rosewood back and sides that offer a well-balanced tone for all playing styles. Its Grand Auditorium body size provides plenty of projection, while a cutaway gives you even more room to thump those high notes with ease. Available with your choice of either a gloss or satin top, this bass is ready to help you unleash your inner artist, wherever your musical journey takes you.

Select Preferred Hand: Right
Style: Satin


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Body Size: M-14 Fret Cutaway (0000-14 Fret Cutaway)
Finish Top: Satin
Construction: Simple Dovetail Neck Joint
Back and Side Finish: Satin
Bracing Pattern: Forward Shifted X Brace
Scale Length: 34''
Brace Shape: Scalloped
Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1.58"
Top Material: Spruce
Neck Shape: Bass
Back Material: East Indian Rosewood
Neck Taper: Standard Taper
Side Material: East Indian Rosewood
Electronics: Yes
Electronics Options: Martin E1


Top Color: Clear
Bridge Style: Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
Binding: Antique White
Bridge String Spacing: 2 1/8''
Top Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
Bridge Material: Ebony
Top Detail: None
Bridge Pin Material: White Plastic
Pickguard: Tortoise Pattern
Bridge Pin Dots: Black Plastic
Pickguard Inlay: None
Saddle: Compensated White Tusq
Rosette: Bold Herringbone with Multi-Stripe
Saddle Radius: 16"


Brace Material: Spruce
Back and Sides Color: None
Brace Size: 5/16"
Back Detail: None
Back Purfling/Strip: None
Back Inlay Material: Black Stripe
Heelcap: Antique White
Side Detail: None
Endpiece: None
Side Inlay Material: None
Endpiece Inlay: None


Neck Material: Select Hardwood
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Finish Neck: Satin
Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2.18''
Neck Color: Dark Mahogany
Fingerboard Inlay Style: None
Number of Frets Total: 23
Fingerboard Inlay Material: None
Neck Joins Body At: 17th Fret
Fingerboard Binding Material: None
Side Dots: White


Headstock Shape: Solid
Tuning Machines: Black Enclosed Gear Bass
Headplate Material: East Indian Rosewood
Knob: Black
Headplate Logo Style: Script Old Style Overlay
Nut Material: Bone
Headplate Binding Material: one


Case: Softshell
Left Handed Availability: true
Label: None
Pleked: true