|bassdoubler ||12-01-2012 03:29 PM |
FS/FT Fodera Imperial 5 Elite
Ok so I was at the Fodera shop the other day and got to play a 33" scale MG standard. While I hated the C string instead of the B, I realized that the smaller scale and string spacing is really the way I want to go. So I'm seeing if anyone has a 33" scale Fodera that they're willing to trade before I just go ahead and sell mine to fund a new one.
What I'm REALLY looking for is basically a MG Imperial 5 but with the extended B headstock and is strung B-G. However I'm pretty flexible as long as it's a 33" scale and smaller string spacing. Just had this bass appraised for $11,500 so I'd be comfortable selling for $8500 + shipping
if I can't find a bass to trade for. It's in incredible condition. Here are the specs:
Flamed maple tone block
3 piece maple neck
Birdseye maple fb
Olive non-solid top
Duncan/Fodera dual coils (fit to EMG shape)
2011 Pope pre
|bassdoubler ||12-01-2012 05:42 PM |
All PMs replied!
|petierdei ||12-02-2012 09:04 AM |
Can you put up link to newborn gallery, please?
|bassdoubler ||12-02-2012 09:37 AM |
sorry, but the bass was built in 2005 so it doesn't appear in the newborn gallery! I was equally disappointed when the guys at Fodera told me this. However, the bass was updated in 2011 with the newest Pope preamp.
|bassdoubler ||12-02-2012 05:46 PM |
all PMs replied! Lookin like it's gonna be a sale rather than a trade here....
|Hankenstein ||12-02-2012 08:14 PM |
Yeah, man, the 33 in scale with 17.5 spacing rocks! Got it on one of my Foderas and love it. You will, too ;)
|bassdoubler ||12-02-2012 08:32 PM |
oh don't I know it!
|DELACIUS ||12-03-2012 06:12 AM |
Man, beautiful bass!!!!!
Hope you find what you are looking for....
|bassdoubler ||12-03-2012 11:29 AM |
thanks dude, me too!
|bassdoubler ||12-03-2012 07:24 PM |
sale fell through bump!
|bassdoubler ||12-04-2012 08:39 PM |
Price drop!! Not goin any lower!!
|bassdoubler ||12-05-2012 12:24 AM |
hmmm....had a couple possible deals fall through and now nobody's biting....I may have to take this as a sign and keep the bass. It's the most incredible 5 string I've ever played and as much as I'd like a 33" scale Imperial I can't really see parting with this bass right now and waiting 15+ months for a new one! I'll keep this page up until the weekend and if it's not gone by then I'm closing the thread!!!!
|bassdoubler ||12-05-2012 11:27 PM |
|bassdoubler ||12-07-2012 10:41 PM |
keeping it....guess I'll just have to start saving for another one!
|mjac28 ||12-07-2012 11:55 PM |
Gorgeous bass if I had nine grand I would help you out.
|bassdoubler ||12-08-2012 12:15 AM |
|otto B ||03-05-2013 05:00 PM |
I wish I had a 33" 17.5 to trade you but mine its an Imperial 35" at 19mm
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