The Traveler Escape MK-II Bass is the most sophisticated acoustic travel bass you've ever played! The Escape MK-II is a combination of traditional features and innovative design. It includes an L.R. Baggs Custom Element-Hybrid pickup system with an onboard headphone preamp so you can plug directly into the bass and play anywhere - or plug into your favorite amp. With 24 medium frets, a 32"" scale, an ebonized rosewood fingerboard and an ergonomic body co-designed by master builder John Carruthers, you'll forget you're playing a travel bass!•
• Neck - Maple
• Body - Alder
• Fingerboard - Ebonized Rosewood
• Frets - 24-medium
• Scale Length - 32 in.
• Fingerboard Inlays - Pearloid
• Neck Width at Nut - 1 3/4 in.
• Body Width - 10 3/4 in.
• Length - 36 in.
• Weight - 5.25 lbs.
• Pick-ups - L.R. Baggs Under Saddle Hybrid-Element Transducer
• Hardware - Chrome 14:1 Gear Ratio (closed gear)
• Electronics -Custom L.R. Baggs Element-Hybrid System w/ onboard EQ & Headphone amp
Q: Are special strings needed for the Escape guitar?
A: No. Any guitar string you chose will work. The MK-II Steel String comes equipped with D'Addario EJ15 Phosphor Bronze Round Wound Extra Light Acoustic Strings, the MK-II Nylon String comes equipped with D'Addario Pro-Arte EJ45 Normal Tension Nylon Classical Guitar Strings, and the MK-II Bass comes equipped with D'Addario EXL170 Nickelplated Steel Round Wound Regular Light Electric Bass Strings.
Q: Can I place a strap on my guitar?
A: Yes, the Escape MK-II is equipped with two standard strap pins.
Q: Does the guitar have a truss-rod?
A: Yes, the Escape MK-II has a fully adjustable truss rod with easy access through the endcap.
Q: Like the Traveler Pro Series, does the Escape MK-II have ""Stethophones"" or any personal listening device?
A: The Escape MK-II is equipped with a Custom Element-Hybrid preamp/headphone amp from L.R. Baggs for private listening.
Q: Are Batteries needed to operate the headphones?
A: Yes, the preamp/headphone amp is powered by a 9-volt battery.
Q: Can the Escape plug into any of my amps?
A: Yes, the Escape has a standard 1/4 inch output that is used when wanting to amplify your guitar.
Q: Is the body and neck a solid piece of wood?
A: No, the Traveler Escape’ body is alder with a maple bolt on neck.
Q: What kinds of pick-ups are installed in the Escape MK-II?
A: The Escape MK-II comes with an L.R. Baggs custom Element-Hybrid pickup system and headphone amplifier.
Q: Are there any moving parts on the Escape MK-II?
A: No, the Escape MK-II has no movable parts. When you take it out of its gig bag, you are ready to play.
Q: Is the scale of the Escape MK-II like my acoustic?
A: Yes, the Escape MK-II Steel and Nylon models are a traditional full 25 1/2 inch scale, while the MK-II Bass is a 32 inch scale.
Q: What accessories come with the Traveler Escape MK-II?
A: The Escape MK-II comes with a deluxe gig-bag, truss rod wrench, owner’s manual, and warranty card.
Q: What kind of warranty does The Traveler Escape MK-II have?
A: The Traveler Escape MK-II comes with a three year limited warranty.