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Michael Kelly Element 4Q Bass Guitar (Aged Cherryburst)

The Element 4Q is the perfect hard-working, every-day, gigging bass guitar.


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Designed with a level of simple elegance that is a nod to vintage, but then tweaked it with a number of thoughtful upgrades to modernize it for the demands of today's player. The body shaping and contours have been evolved for more access and added comfort.

Voiced Specifically for the Element Bass
The pickups, controls, and electronics are another area where extensive testing and enhancements gave us an amazing result. Developed specifically for the MK Element bass line by Rockfield and they have an over-wound classic pickup sonic performance. Blended that with the Element Active Circuit that has been carefully tweaked to provide a modern sonic profile.

Both Passive and Active
Also key to the design is allowing excellent user customization potential using the onboard controls. Those controls include offering you a stacked tone pot with separate treble and bass controls. There is also a blend via a blend knob to sweep from one pickup to the other or varying degrees of each. Also included is a bypass switch allowing you to go from active to a very vintage passive tone with a quick click.

  • Simple elegance that is a nod to vintage
  • Shaped for more access and comfort
  • Blended that with the Element Active Circuit pickups
  • Tweaked to provide a modern sonic profile
  • Excellent user customization potential

Get your Michael Kelly Element 4Q Bass Guitar today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

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  • Electric Bass Guitar

Loving this bass!


I went to the store to help a friend pick out a starting bass, and I walked out with this. From my experience with the bass thus far, it has served me well creating specific tones that I want from it. Sometimes I wish I had a better amp so I could get the full experience of what it's putting out. It plays extremely well. I love the feel of the neck. So smooth. Also, the finish is beautiful.



Great bang for the buck!


I could absolutely gig with this bass. Stacked tone pots, element active circuit and Rockfield pickups, mahogany body, quilt maple finish, this whole line is great gear and easy on the wallet. They all play like butter straight out of the box. Oh, did I mention it can switch passive to active? -this is a staff review by skern at Sam Ash Music 57



Element 4Q Bass Guitar (Aged Cherryburst)

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Number Of Frets 21
Scale Length 34"
Nut Width 1.63''
Fingerboard Radius 9.5"
Neck Type Bolt On
Neck Wood Rock Maple
Fingerboard Macassar Ebony
Body Wood Alder
Top Quilt Maple
Bridge Pickup Rockfield® 4SW (voiced specifically for the Element bass)
Neck Pickup Rockfield® 4SW (voiced specifically for the Element bass)
Tuning Machines MK Die Cast
Orientation Right-Handed
Other Features Element Active Circuit with passive bypass toggle switch
Case/Bag Included No
Series Element Series
Warranty Info:

All Michael Kelly Guitar instruments are backed by a warranty. Instruments purchased in the United States of America after May 1, 2015 are covered by a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

Michael Kelly warrants solely to the original purchaser of a Michael Kelly instrument if purchased from Michael Kelly directly or from one of the small number of U.S. retailers defined on MichaelKellyGuitars.com as authorized dealers.
Michael Kelly warrants that the instrument purchased shall be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use for as long as the instrument is owned by the original purchaser, and until the ownership of the instrument is transferred to another, subject to the limitations described below in this agreement. This warranty is not transferable under any circumstances, and applies to the original owner only, provided the product is purchased as NEW from an authorized Michael Kelly dealer.

That stated warranty is only valid in the country from which your NEW Michael Kelly branded instrument was purchased. This warranty is specifically limited to products purchased in the United States of America and only purchased after May 1, 2015 from a designated dealer authorized by Guruz Media Inc./Michael Kelly Guitars.
In order to validate your warranty, you must register your instrument using the online warranty registration within thirty (30) days at www.MichaelKellyguitars.com/register. You also must retain your original sales receipt as proof of purchase. In the unlikely event of a warranty claim you will be required to provide a copy of this.

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