USA Series 55-60 (Vintage J)
The 55-60 has the same “updated classic” tone as our original 44-60, and features Lakland’s legendary balanced tonality along with a 35 inch scale for pronounced bottom end. When you talk about clarity, tautness and tone in regards to the low B, you’re talking about our passion! Graphite re-enforcement… quarter-sawn Maple neck… it’s all there, served up by dual vintage voiced single coil Lakland pickups, hand fabricated and wound with exact tolerances in our Chicago shop.
- Standard Model features Swamp Ash or Alder body
- Available Mother of Pearl, Abalone or Ebony block inlays
- Optional onboard Lakland LH3 3-band EQ preamp option
- Add a set of Lakland Chi-Sonic single coil pickups and make your 55-60 a J-Sonic!
All Lakland 5-strings are 35″ scale with fingerboards available in Birdseye Maple, straight grain Maple, Rosewood or Ebony. Available matching headstock color on most finishes. Available white or black neck binding. Available fretless version with lined or unlined Ebony fingerboard.
All USA Series instruments include a hard shell case.
Ordering: Except for special offers and Skyline Series models, all Lakland instruments are custom built, pre-order items. Our current lead time is 90-120 days. Click the price box below to select available options and finishes.
Payment Terms: A 50% deposit is required when placing an order, with full payment received by Lakland prior to shipping. Special terms are available for those who wish to pre-pay the entire purchase price at time of order. For details, contact Lakland at sales@Lakland.com, or call 888.958.4494.
Looking for exotic woods? Can’t find the exact options you want? Got customization ideas to build the Lakland of your dreams? Contact us and we’ll be happy to put together a quote based on your ideas and wood availability. Call 888.958.4464 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Artists who play a USA Series 55-60 (Vintage J)
Plays with: Session Player
Plays with: Broadway in Chicago, Million Dollar Quartet, Chicago High School for the Arts
Plays with: Austin Hicks
Plays with: Jesus Adrian Romero
Plays with: Wicked, Lion King, Rent, Billy Elliot, Hamilton
William E. Hutchison Jr.
Plays with: KC Williams
|Width at final fret||3”|
|1st fret neck depth||.81”|
|12th fret neck depth||.92″|
|Bridge string spacing||.75″|
|Neck wood||Quarter-sawn Rock Maple with graphite reinforcement bars|
|Body wood||Alder or Swamp Ash|
|Top||Quilted Maple or Flame Maple (Deluxe Model only)|
|Truss rod access||Neck heel: 5/32″ hex|
|Controls||Passive model concentric (stacked knobs): Volume/Tone • Volume/Tone|
|Bridge||Lakland Dual Access (through body or through bridge)|
|Preamp||Lakland LH3 three-band (optional)|
|Pickups||Lakland Vintage J single coil pickups|
|Left handed||Not available|