Black nylon plastic with a matte finish and slight grainy feel.
About this Product
The Thumb Rail is a long thumb rest for a bass guitar that runs the length of the right hand playing surface (neck to near bridge) allowing for an endless amount of tone variation with a comfortable and familiar hand position. This eliminates the tone-limiting "thumb on the pickup" locations or hand stretching to get where you want to be to get the right tone and attack. Just play.
Secures at standard pick guard screw locations using your existing screws, making it an easily reversible update to your bass.
FITS: This unit is designed specifically for the Fender Jazz Bass and assumes the use of a standard thickness pickguard (notice the indent on the back to accommodate the height change between the pickups). It may fit others, but has only been tested on a mid-year '76 (the one with the micro-tilt neck) and a Marcus Miller Signature model. The design allows for the pickup spacing changes between the 60's and 70's though. It didn't work on p/u spacing of some Squiers and MIJs. Other Thumb Rail versions are being developed specific to other model basses as well. Be sure to check the whole store.
Note, due to the length of the rail, this is only available in NON-polished black and white "Strong & Flexible" and "Alumide". Due to that, it has a textured surface. This ads some grip which keeps your thumb in place nicely. If you prefer a smooth surface, we have two-piece models that will allow for "Polished Strong & Flexible" material use...including colors.
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