I am going to hate myself for doing this
, but between unexpected medical bills and the fact that I am completely enamored of my Pre-fire Voodoo Prima (which I now reach for it seems every time), I am going to put this one up for sale. This bass deserves to be played!
This is an old-school ABII with curly Bubinga top and neck, Mahogany body, Wenge FB, FD-1 Pups (Very rare these days). 2 Band OBP-1 preamp.
It has a push-pull vol switch for Active/Passive, and typical 4 position PUP rotary switch. It used to have the Blue-EQube, but I replaced that with Sheldon's active treble with passive roll-off circuit. The Blue EQube circuit is still there, so it could be put back in original condition if desired, but I think the active treble/passive high roll-off is perfect for this bass. I also replaced the older style knobs with the newer ones (Some of the pics show the older ones)
This bass has an amazing cutting sound with the FD-1s. I would compare it to the lows and low mids of a Warwick, but with a much nicer high-end, especially when the highs are rolled off a bit. This bass would be great for anyone playing rock to heavy rock to metal, because with the right EQ, it can create this amazing modern grind with clarity.
With the highs rolled off a bit, and with the bass flat or slightly boosted, it gives you a more old-school P-bass tone with clarity kind of thing. I usually played it with the Pups in series setting, which is thunderous.
The bass is in fantastic cosmetic condition, especially for its age and the fact that I played this bass for 6 plus years. It has a few slight impression dings that you have to hold it up at an angle in the light to see, but nothing through the wood. I got compliments on this bass almost every gig I played. It has almost a glowing red-orange appearance under the lights, and it has kind of a 3D thing going because it looks different at different angles.
I will try to get an accurate weight, but I'm guessing 9 to 9.5 pounds. It's a SOLID mahogany body, so not bad considering that. It's very well-balanced, so the weight is well-distributed.
This would be an excellent entry into the Dingwall line priced at just $2195 shipped CONUSA
. I can ship it in a Dingwall gig bag or a softcase. PayPal or USPS Money Order is cool. PM me with questions!