2022 Fodera Emperor 5 Standard Special 5-String Bass






Emperor 5 Standard Special Bass




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SKU: 13280


The Fodera Emperor 5 Standard Special, newly introduced with new specs in 2021, is a wonderful bass with optional Figured Imbuya Top, Birdseye Maple Fingerboard and Gold Hardware. The bass has an amazing look and tone.

Top grade Alder Body gives good resonance as well as nice balanced tone. Figured Imbuya Top is truly stellar. Wonderful 3-Piece quartersawn Hard Rock Maple Neck w/a Fingerboard full of Birdseye w/a rich & full sound. Classy abalone Dots Inlays w/a matching Abalone Fodera butterfly Logo shows how well made of a bass this is.

Combination of Fodera/Duncan Dual Coil Pickup and Fodera/Pope Standard 3-Band Preamp can achieve pleasing tone in both Active/Passive positions delivering the High-End High Resolution signature Fodera sound.

Rock solid Gotoh Tuners and Fodera – Standard Bridge is applied for nice sustain and resonance.

Bolt-on Neck Joint applied in this bass is a result of Fodera’s superior craftmanship promising a deep resonance and long sustain and extra punch on your sound.

The mint Fodera Emperor 5 Standard Special was completed on July 14th, 2002, armed with new specs will bring you Fodera’s Neo-Vintage Sound by adding woody sound and modern touch. Built with the most high quality tonewood available, this stellar bass took us over 1 year of waiting since order.

This is a mint all original special ordered example & comes w/its COA & Build Sheet in its original hard case.