Jawbone JJ 3-Tone-Sunburst Stripped-Fretless


Inspired by Jaco Pastorius’ Bass of Doom: Fretless with maple fret lines in place of the “stripped” frets, dot inlays, no pickguard. Notice the burst has no red “underneath the pickguard”.


  • Pickups: 2 x BITE 1000mV single coils: 1000 millivolt passive record output that bites through your mix
  • Circuit & Controls: Traditional parallel circuit (Neck Volume – Bridge Volume – Tone)
  • Reinforced headstock heel for extra output and sustain


  • Body Color: 3-Tone Sunburst with no red “underneath the pickguard”
  • No pickguard, but control plate, front access to control cavity
  • Headstock: 4-in-line


  • Body: Thermo-modified alder (alnus)
  • Neck: Vintage tinted hard maple (acer saccharum) with satin speed finish
  • Fretboard: Black ebony lookalike with maple fretlines & pearl block inlays
  • Nut: Natural bone


  • Control Knobs: Chrome Diamond Domes
  • Tuners: Chrome  Cloverleaf, compact lightweight, encapsulated 1:17 precision gear
  • Bridge: Chrome GOTOH® 3mm solid brass, 19mm string spacing, mounting screws on all sides for gapless coupling and guideways to stabilize the saddles sideways


  • Scale: 34″ standard scale
  • Nut Width: 38,1 mm (1.5″)
  • Neck Profle: C
  • Weight: ca. 3,9 kg (8.6 lbs)
  • Fretboard Radius: 9.5″
  • Fret Count: 20 maple-lined fret position markers
  • Frets: 18% nickel silver in medium jumbo dimensions: crown width 0.090″ (2,28 mm) x crown height 0.055″ (1,40 mm)


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No red burst line “underneath” the pickguard

Maple line inlays in lieu of frets & pearl dot inlays

Maple fret lines & side dots

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