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SOLD 1990 Ken Smith BT Custom V G

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by MixBass, Dec 17, 2013.


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  1. MixBass

    MixBass

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    On offer is an 1990 Ken Smith BT Custom V G in Quilted Maple with Red
    Stain.
    This model features a 5 piece neck-through-body design with Graphite
    Carbon-Fiber inlaid on both sides of the truss rod.
    This has the desired 2 band pre.
    This beauty has been played a bunch and has all the beauty marks to
    show it. It is no where near pristine, some would say it has mojo, for
    days! There are a few spots which suggest it had a finish touch up,
    hard to say. I can take more pix if you want something in particular.
    All that said, it is functionally perfect. There are no major dings on
    the neck, and the truss works perfect.
    It plays and sounds fantastic, as you would expect out of a top of
    the line KS. It has fantastic growl and bloom, especially in the lower
    register. Setup is low and clean.
    I prefer a sale but will listen to trades in the same class.
    $2600 shipped in an HSC.
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  2. sfbabali

    sfbabali

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    héhé
    U always got great taste Lucas
    :)
     
  3. Rev.Dr.

    Rev.Dr.

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    Very nice......not many like this out there.
     
  4. Astroman

    Astroman Supporting Member

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    Do you know the story on the carbon fiber inlay? Custom order or a limited run?
     
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  6. basschanges

    basschanges Unconditionally Loving Member

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    I might be wrong, but aren't the carbon fiber bars always added to Smith 5, 6, 7 string basses for support to the neck?
     
  7. smithplyr

    smithplyr Supporting Member

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    Yes!:D
     
  8. Blue Blood

    Blue Blood Banned

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    Early on they were not included in every bass, don't know about now. The "G" in the model number stood for graphite, I believe.
     
  9. MixBass

    MixBass

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    At the time of production it was limited to the custom "G" model, according to the KS brochure I have. I assume the G stands for graphite. Perhaps it is standard now.
     
  10. MixBass

    MixBass

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    ^Ha, what he said!
    Btw, all pm's responded to, thanks for the offers and still here.
     
  11. MixBass

    MixBass

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    Some cool offers but still here.
     
  12. AntLuv

    AntLuv Supporting Member

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    I have a Spector NS6-H2 I would love to trade with you
     
  13. MixBass

    MixBass

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    Post Merry Christmas Bump!
     
  14. MixBass

    MixBass

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    MixBass

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  16. MixBass

    MixBass

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    And this baby is on the truck!
     

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