The Traveler Escape MK-II Bass is ideal for the traveling player. This 32”-scale acoustic/electric travel bass is equipped with an L.R. Baggs Hybrid-Element preamp for playing directly into headphones or an amplifier. At 5 ¼” lbs. and 36” long, this bass is the only carry-on luggage you’ll need.
Neck - Eastern American Hard Maple
Body - Alder
Fingerboard - Ebonized Rosewood
Frets - 24-medium
Scale Length - 32 in.
Fingerboard Inlays - Pearloid
Neck Width at Nut - 1 3/4 in.
Body Width - 10 3/4 in.
Body Thickness- 1 5/8 in.
Overall Depth - 2 1/8 in.
Length - 36 in.
Weight - 5 lbs. 1 oz.
Pick-ups - L.R. Baggs Under Saddle Hybrid-Element Transducer
Hardware - Chrome 14:1 Gear Ratio (closed gear)
Electronics -Custom L.R. Baggs Element-Hybrid System w/ onboard EQ & Headphone amp
Finish - Satin finish w/spruce top and white binding
MSRP - $699.99 (USD)
Q: Are special strings needed for the Escape MK-II Bass ?
A: No, you can use conventional bass guitar strings, though we recommend using long scale strings for ease of installation. The Escape MK-II Bass comes equipped with D’Addario EXL170 Nickelplated Steel Round Wound Regular Light Electric Bass Strings.
Q: Can I place a strap on my guitar?
A: Yes, the Escape MK-II is equipped with two standard strap pins.
Q: Does the guitar have a truss-rod?
A: Yes, the Escape MK-II has a fully adjustable truss rod with easy access through the endcap.
Q: Like the Traveler Pro Series, does the Escape MK-II Bass have “Stethophones” or any personal listening device?
A: The Escape MK-II Bass is equipped with an L.R. Baggs Element-Hybrid preamp/headphone amp for private listening.
Q: Are Batteries needed to operate the headphones?
A: Yes, the preamp/headphone amp is powered by a 9-volt battery.
Q: Can the Escape plug into any of my amps?
A: Yes, the Escape MK-II Bass has a standard 1/4 inch output that is used for plugging into an amp.
Q: Are the body and neck a solid piece of wood?
A: No, the Traveler Escape’ body is alder with a maple bolt on neck.
Q: What kinds of pick-ups are installed in the Escape MK-II Bass?
A: The Escape MK-II Bass comes with an L.R. Baggs custom Element-Hybrid pickup system and headphone amplifier.
Q: Are there any moving parts on the Escape MK-II Bass?
A: No, the Escape MK-II Bass has no movable parts. When you take it out of its gig bag, you are ready to play.
Q: Is the scale of the Escape MK-II like my acoustic?
A: Yes, the Escape MK-II Steel and Nylon models are a traditional full 25 1/2 inch scale, while the MK-II Bass is a 32 inch scale.
Q: What accessories come with the Traveler Escape MK-II Bass?
A: The Escape MK-II comes with a deluxe gig-bag, truss rod wrench, owner’s manual, and warranty card.
Q: What kind of warranty does The Escape MK-II Bass have?
A: The Traveler Escape MK-II comes with a three year limited warranty.
Q: Where can I see and play the Escape MK-II Bass?
A: Please use our dealer locator or call us at 909-307-2626 Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM, Pacific Time and we will be glad to help you in any way.
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