Give yourself the Edge starting out. The great-playing and very affordable Dean Edge 09 5-String Electric Bass Guitar features a basswood body contoured for playing comfort. The maple neck is profiled to be fast, sleek, and easy to play. A unique Dean-design neck joint and heel along with an asymmetrical 4-bolt pattern give you unhindered movement all the way up the 2-octave neck. 35" scale for improved string tension.