The bass features an alder body with a beautiful exotic wood top. Outfitting the body are a pair of Bartolini Jeff Berlin custom soapbar pickups, a Babicz Full Contact Hardware bridge, one volume control, one balance control, one tone control, passive electronics, and gold hardware. The hard rock maple neck is complemented with a rosewood fingerboard and four inline headstock featuring Hipshot Ultralite tuners. The action on the bass is low, and it is set up with DR Strings Custom DDT (Drop Down Tuning) for easy playing. "After playing the same bass for so many years I was not sure that another builder could develop something that I would love. As soon as I played the very first Cort Rithimic bass, I was wowed. I could not believe how perfectly this bass turned out. This is an astonishing instrument that Cort has built for me."
Alder Body with Walnut Burl Top
Custom designed body with the beautiful Walnut Burl top make you try to play the bass. The alder body has its own unique clarity and brightness.
Bartolini® Jeff Berlin Custom Soapbar Pickups
The only one existing Custom Soapbar pickups for neck and bridge designed by Jeff Berlin offer warm, deep tones with a piano-like low end. The pickups are a split coil design with a well-defined magnetic field aperture for maximum clarity and tonal response.
Babicz® FCH5 Gold Bridge
The full contact hardware technology results in an increased dynamic range, increased sustain, pitch stability. String action and intonation adjustments remain secure, even when removing strings.
Hipshot® Ultralite Machineheads
The Rithimic V is equipped with Hipshot Ultralite Tuners (classic 20:1 tuning ratio) that is made of cast zinc with aluminum strings posts and mounting nuts, resulting in 30% weight reduction over other regular tuners and which results in improved balance and tuning accuracy.
- CONSTRUCTION: Bolt-on
- BODY: Alder
- TOP: Walnut Burl
- NECK: Hard Maple Neck
- FRETBOARD: Ebony
- Radius: 12"(305㎜)
- FRETS: 21
- SCALE: 34"(864㎜)
- INLAY: Abalone
- TUNERS: Hipshot® Ultralite
- BRIDGE: Babicz® FCH5(Full Contact Hardware)
- PICKUPS: Bartolini® Jeff Berlin Custom Soapbar
- ELECTRONICS: 1 Volume, 1 Balance, 1 Tone Passive Electronics
- HARDWARE: Gold
- STRINGS: DR® DDT(40-120)