Palatino introduced the VB-015-BK upright Billy Bass with treble-side cutaway to meet the needs of bass players who want increased upper register access. Of the few cutaway upright basses available on the market, the Palatino Billy Bass offers an unparalleled combination of quality, style and value.
**FREE Shipping Special to Qualified* Commercial Address. Limited Time Offer**
The Billy Bass gives you all the quality you’ve come to expect from the Palatino name with the extra bonus of access to the upper fingerboard area. The Billy Bass produces resonant bowed tones, but maintains classic warmth and crisp tonality. The adjustable maple bridge makes it easy to install a piezo pickup.
Treble Side Cutaway
Maple Back, Sides & Neck
Adjustable Maple Bridge
24:1 Geared, Single Plate Tuners
Black Lacquer Finish with White Purfling
Padded Carrying Bag
Basic Set Up in the U.S.A. included in price.
Upgrade to Pro Setups at FMI for $200 more
If you'd like us to customize this bass you for with pinstriping, flames, strings or anything else just call us or email us for pricing. Our contact information is at the bottom of the page.
**IMPORTANT SHIPPING NOTES:
Free Shipping to “Qualified* Commercial Address” requires the address to have a loading dock, to be located within 30 minutes, or so, of a major city, on major U.S. shipping arteries and not more than 300 miles from our shop in Pasadena, CA.
A Qualified* Commercial Address is defined as a business address in an area that is incorporated or “Zoned” commercial and where a large truck has access to a loading dock. When choosing the “Commercial Address” option below be sure to include the name of the Business in the shipping address in the checkout process.
Shipping rates can vary greatly depending on where you live. More remote commercial shipping addresses on the East Coast, New England, New York, New Jersey as well as Florida or the upper Midwestern States such as North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio, for example, require additional shipping charges usually running between $135 and $195, depending on where you are. These types of shipping destinations are more expensive to ship to from us here in California and some have gone over $200 more for delivery into remote or crowded expensive delivery areas in the Northeast.
The customer will need to make up the difference between the “Free” shipping allowance ($80) and the actual shipping costs. In any case, FMI will contact you if there is additional shipping due.
Shipping to a residential address is $65 more to any State as it takes special handling by the freight line.
For exact shipping quotes inside or outside the continental United States CLICK HERE, describe the instrument as below, tell us where you are and we'll e-mail a shipping quote back to you.
Important: Make sure your new bass plays like you need it to. Click here to find out about our New Bass “Custom Shop Setups”
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HOW TO FIND OUR STORE:
Turn down our driveway between the Retirement Center and 789 East Washington Blvd signage. Plenty of our own off-street parking. (Follow the signs that say "789 Parking in Rear".)
Our physical address is 789 East Washington Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91104.
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, Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM.
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