IYG’s Phat Jaco II Echoes Jaco’s Bass Of Doom!

A fretless thumper, Phat Jaco II has a touch of modern growl!

IYG’s Phat Jaco II echoes Jaco Pastorious’ classic  Bass of Doom with a modern twist!

We’ve already addressed the coolness of Jaco Pastorious.
Phat Jaco II takes the fretless jazz bass design and incorporates a classic tortoise-shell pickguard and Masterbuilt Alnico V pickups with acrylic see-thru tops and embossed feather design. Now that’s funky!
The neck has a similarly chunky, half-Jazz/half-P-Bass feel.

Phat Jaco II Specs

 Body: Basswood

Controls: Volume (neck) / volume (bridge) / master tone

Neck: Maple with Fretless Rosewood Fingerboard

Fingerboard Radius: 9.5″

Frets: 21 Medium Jumbo Nickel Silver

Pickups: Masterbuilt Alnico V

Tuners: Elephant Ear 14:1

Scale Length: 34″

Average Weight: 8 lbs.

“Junebug” (Phat Jaco II & Buddy: 2nd jam)
“Mudpie” (Phat Jaco II slippery and dirty!)
“Horcrux” (Phat Jaco II, Jam 3)

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