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The BL740 is a four-string Blazer series solid-body electric bass model introduced by Ibanez for 1981. It was made in Japan by Dyna Gakki.

The BL700 features a double-cutaway ash body bolted to a rock maple neck with a fretless maple fingerboard and black dot inlays. Components include a single Super P-4 pickup, a Brass B-I bridge, Hercules B tuning machines and solid knurled brass knobs.

The BL700 is a fretted version.

The BL740 was discontinued with the entire Blazer series after 1982.

Specifications

Specifications for BL740
Model name: BL740
Year(s) produced: 1981–1982
Sold in: Europe / USA
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Natural (NT) / Traditional Violin (TV)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Ash
Body dimensions:
  Length: 19¾" / 502mm
  Width: 13¾" / 349mm
Neck joint:
Bolt-on
Bridge:
Brass B-I
Pickguard:
Black
Knob style:
Knurled metal dome ((solid brass))
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
Blazer bass
Neck material:
One-piece rock maple
Scale length:
864mm / 34"
Fingerboard material:
Maple
Fingerboard inlays:
Black dot
Frets:
none
Machine heads:
Hercules B
Electronics/ Strings
Bridge pickup:
Super P-4 passive
Controls:
Master volume / master tone
Factory tuning:
1G,2D,3A,4E (E standard)
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Sources

  • Blazer series, Ibanez Vintage (Jim Donahue's site), archived July 2003
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