WARWICK STREAMER STAGE II

  • Warwick Streamer Stage II bass guitar

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1987

The Warwick Streamer Stage II was introduced in 1987 (with the 5 string version added in 1989). The Stage II is similar to the Stage I, although it is slightly modified, but with some features of the Thumb bass (like the recessed neck-through construction). Stage IIs from the 1980s are relatively rare, especially the 5 string instruments which are particularly sought after.The Warwick Streamer Stage II has a double cutaway contoured afzelia body Afzelia body. The neck is a 7-piece combination of Ovangkol and Afzelia that runs through the lower half of the body and is fitted with a Wenge fingerboard (or ebony in pre 1994 models) with pearl/abalone Tao inlays. Pickups are two MEC active J/Js with MEC active 3-way electronics. Some examples have Bartolini or EMG pickups - these were an option.

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Source: The unofficial history of Warwick Bass. By Max Novello and Bas Huygen

Specifications (17)

Controls

Pickup selector controls1 pickup selector switch
Tone controls2 tone controls
Volume controls1 volume control

Electronics

Pickups brand and modelBartolini pickup(s), EMG pickup(s), MEC pickup(s)
Pickups configuration2 jazz bass style pickups
Preampactive preamp

General

Finish colorsnatural finish
Made inGermany
Number of strings4 strings

Body

Body materialafzelia body
Body shape featuresdouble cutaway

Fretboard

Fingerboard materialebony fingerboard

Hardware

Hardware colorgold hardware

Neck

Headstock inlays or logosabalone headstock inlay/logo
Neck materialwenge/afzelia neck
Number of frets24 fret
Tuner layouttwo-each-side

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