The Epiphone Toby Deluxe IV bass guitar includes many features of the original "Toby", designed by the legend that is Michael Tobias. The slender body features unique contours and a deep double-cutaway profile, offering greater access to all parts of the fingerboard, and a lightweight, balanced playing feel.
The Epiphone Toby Deluxe IV bass guitar is built from Radiata, which is a lightweight tonewood that also produces fat, well-balanced tones. The body has a slight emphasis on delivering a midrange punch, but both the lower and higher frequencies present themselves well to create a complete sonic image.
Fitted to the body is the awesome hard maple neck, which is shaped to the Tobias asymmetrical neck profile, creating a playing feel of unparalleled comfort. New players and seasoned pros will both feel the benefit of this superb neck design. The bolt-on construction is executed perfectly, with a recessed heel preventing any edges from jutting out so that the bass sits against your body snugly. The generous 34" scale length gives the strings plenty of space to resonate. Married to the neck is a sumptuous rosewood fingerboard, with a 12" radius that supports seamless string bends beautifully.
The Epiphone Toby Deluxe IV Bass is fitted with a Tobias TBR Dual Rail humbucker in the neck position and a Tobias TBT Dual Rail humbucker in the bridge. Ensuring full control over your sound are four metal knurled knobs: Master Volume, Pickup Blend with centre Detent, Active Tonexpressor Bass Enhancement Control, and Master Tone. The Active Tonexpressor enables you to make fine adjustments easily, a must for finding the correct tone quickly during a gig.
The maintain the discreet nature of the Toby's design across the entire Deluxe IV, a flush-mounted bridge has been fitted to create a low-profile. However, it is still fully adjustable should you wish to change string gauges, raise or lower the action, etc. At the top of the neck, a 1.68" nut keeps string tension firmly for absolute consistency. The premium die-cast tuning machines have an impressive 17:1 gear ratio, so once you tune up, you can rest assured that no matter hard you rock out, your tuning won't slip.
The Epiphone Toby Deluxe IV bass guitar is simply jaw-dropping model that practically plays itself. The neck and body are so comfortable you’ll struggle to put this guitar down once you start. Great for practising, gigging, and recording; take care of this beauty and you’ll have a friend for life.
Manufacturer Epiphone Model Toby Deluxe IV Bass Guitar Body Material Radiata Neck Material Hard Maple Fingerboard Material Rosewood Number of Strings 4 Pickup Configuration HH Active/Passive Passive Colour Translucent Red Number of Frets 24 Scale Length 34" Fretboard Radius 12" Pickups (Neck/Bridge) Tobias TBT Split-Humbucker/Tobias TBT Split-Humbucker Bridge Flush-Mount, Low-Profile, Fully Adjustable Controls Master Volume Pickup Blend with Centre Detent Master Tone Active Tonexpressor Bass Enhancement Control
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