Lakland Bass located in Chicago Illinois builds quality hand built basses. The finest custom 4 and 5 string basses offering graphite rods on both sides of the truss rod keeping a straight neck well down the road. All of the USA necks are quarter sawn maple, again not leaving any high end features out.
The Lakland basses have ultimate finishes over light weight woods. Body woods are ash or alder. Usually all transparent colors are ash and solid colors alder. Most basses are under 9 Lbs. The US made basses come with birdseye maple (standard) or rosewood fingerboards. Lakland hand winds their pickups in the Chicago facility, they are clear, articulate and punchy.The active basses come with a Lakland LH3 pre-amp for added power and projection. The active controls are, Cut and Boost: Bass, Midrange, Treble, Panning-style, Pickup Blend Control, Master Volume, (pull for preamp bypass) 3-way Bridge Pickup Coil Tap Toggle.
Topped off with your flavor of pick guard, HipShot tuners, bone nut and a tolex wrapped, plywood hardshell case. The USA made basses can be custom ordered to your specifications from an authorized Lakland Dealer. You can’t complain with the quality of the Lakland bass made in Chicago.