The GWB1005 is a five string solid body electric bass model introduced by Ibanez in 2006. It is a signature model for American jazz fusion bassist Gary Willis. It is made in Japan by FujiGen.
The GWB1005 features an SR series double-cutaway swamp ash body bolted to a maple neck with a fretless ebony fingerboard with offset white dot position markers. Components include a custom Bartolini passive soapbar bass pickup with a Bartolini preamp with a two-band EQ, a standard bridge with 16.5mm string spacing, a removable finger rest/ramp, a plastic nut and Gotoh tuners with custom Sure Grip buttons.
The GWB105 and GWB205 are more affordable versions of this bass which are made in Indonesia.
Specifications for GWB1005
Year(s) produced: 2006–2020
Sold in: Asia & Africa / China / Europe / Japan / North & South America and Oceania / USA