Lakland Bass Guitars

Skyline Series J-Sonic 5

The Skyline Series J-Sonic five string electric bass is a merger of sorts. We crossed the body style and 35” scale neck of the 55-60 with our own hand-built Chi-Sonic single coil pickups, which feature a fundamentally different pickup design than the vintage spec single coils.

  • Features same body style and 35″ scale neck of our high-end 55-60
  • Comes with Chi-Sonic single coil pickups hand-built in our Chicago workshop
  • Delivers big, punchy tone

The J-Sonic 5 delivers a big tone, with clear and bright upper midrange making this bass super punchy and articulate. The J-Sonic 5 has been described by recording engineers as having a tone that already sounds “well produced” right out of the amp. The Chrome narrow shell pickups have a very unique look and sound.

Skyline Series basses are sold exclusively through our network of local and online distributors.  See our Dealer Page to find your nearest Lakland outlet and a list of online Lakland retailers. Please contact us at sales@lakland.com for assistance outside the USA.

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Standard
Nut width 1.81”
Nut Type Delrin
Fret size .041/.085”
Width at final fret 3″
1st fret neck depth .81”
12th fret neck depth .92″
Fingerboard radius 10-13″
Scale length 35”
Frets 22
Bridge string spacing .75”
Neck wood Flat-sawn Maple with graphite reinforcement bars
Body wood Swamp Ash
Fingerboard wood
  • Indian Laurel
  • Ebony lined fretless
Tuners Hipshot Ultralites
Truss rod access Neck heel: 4mm hex
Pickguard Aged White (Mint)
Controls Volume/Volume/Tone
Bridge Lakland Dual Access (through body or through bridge)
Preamp J-Retro (optional)
Pickups Lakland Chi-Sonic Jazz pickups
Left handed Not Available
Finishes
  • Candy Apple Red with Indian Laurel fingerboard
  • Aztec Gold with Indian Laurel fingerboard