SOLD 2001 Warwick Infinity F hole neck thru

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  1. Plantbrain

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    For sale only. Nice neck through. Action has been lowered and the set up redone. Bass is pretty much near mint except for the gold paint on the MEC pick ups. I bought the bass here on TB, then had a luthier I trust adjust it and he redid the upper 6 frets to allow for the best action. Much easier to play now. I'm culling the herd and this one I was on the fence about, but it's time to let her go.

    The F holes lighten the bass and give is a subtle tone difference(at least to me). 8.3 lbs
    Much better balance than the Thumb basses and much easier to play than the dolphin shape(never liked that shape when I play), but to each their own. This is the best balanced of the 3.
    It's a 2001

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    Marketing drivel:

    The innovative semi-hollow body, F-holes and pickup configuration are just a few of the characteristics that put the Infinity at the top of the Warwick line. An ovangkol body is capped with a 3/8" Birdseye maple top and its unique, lower horn cutaway allows complete access to the second octave.

    The hollow design gives great attack, similar to an acoustic bass, without loss of sustain. It is equipped with active MEC J/TJ pickups and an MEC 3 way active circuit. This unique bass has fantastic growling mids, which always cut through in a band setting. The Infinity is a true work of art and is extremely sensitive to all nuances of your playing style.

    Neck-through-design (hidden neck)
    Available as 4- or 5-string
    Available as right-handed or left-handed*, as well as fretted and fretless* models
    Ovangkol hollow body, AAAA Birdseye Maple top (bookmatched) with f-holes
    Birdseye Maple Neck with Ekanga veneer stripes
    Rosewood fingerboard
    Scale length: 34" (long scale)
    24 Jumbo Bronze (extra hard) frets (Width: 2,9 mm/Height: 1,3 mm)
    Active MEC J/TJ pickups (TJ with split function)
    Active MEC 3-way electronics
    available in Natural Oil Finish, Coloured Oil Finish or High Gloss Finish
    Warwick tuners
    2-piece Warwick bridge
    Warwick security locks
    Black hardware (chrome, gold or satin-chrome with extra charge)
    Just-A-Nut III
    Weight**: 3,8 kg (4-string), 4,3 kg (5-string)
     
  2. MeLikeDaLowNote

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    Wow, looks great.

    +1 re: balance better than a Thumb.
     
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    BUMP. These are cool basses and have a nice solid popping tone.
     
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    One Warwick I never tried and would love to try out! It's kinda weird they went with a rosewood board but that makes it even more interesting imho
     
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  6. Plantbrain

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    Big time..........damn Thumbs..........

    The Dolphin has the reverse problem, but looked so cool, but I cannot get my wrist to bend that way:crying:

    This is the best trade off, but I never played one of the single cut styles.

    Even the Nobby was better balanced than the Dolphin or the thumb.
     
  7. Plantbrain

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    Yep, a slapper's fav bass for many.
     
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    Beautiful, always liked these. Wish I had the coin.
     
  9. Plantbrain

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    I've played many of the Warwicks over the last few years, this model is about as good with the trade offs as they get. At least in my own experiences.
     
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    Three band pre-amp, single MEC J in the neck position and splittable MEC twin-J at the bridge position. Features a push/pull slap contour, Warwick two-piece bridge, semi-hollow body, and f-holes. This is Warwick's flagship model, and it shows.
     
  12. Plantbrain

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    PM's replied and still for sale.
     
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    fwiw, my thumb balances just fine. while it may not be the 45 degree angle that everyone seems to think is 'balanced,' none of the thumbs i have ever had are difficult to keep in that position. unbalanced, imho, would be when a headstock actually dives to the floor, not when it just naturally sits a little closer to 30 degrees or so. /thumbfanboyrant

    back on topic: i have not seen many of these in a neck-through. it looks excellent! are the f-holes not the same as the tone chamber system on the set neck version?
     
  16. Plantbrain

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    I'm not sure about the F holes vs tone chambers, they have a subtle sound difference. If you do tapping on the body like M. Manring, these will give you all sorts of cool potential. Also lightens the load. Bass is not bad on the weight.
     
  17. Plantbrain

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    Also still for sale
     
  18. Plantbrain

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    Back on the market once again.
     
  19. Plantbrain

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    Bump for the new year
     
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    He said "Marketing Drivel"...
    LOL!
     
  21. Plantbrain

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    Red flags always go off then eh? haha
     

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