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SOLD 2012 Spector Forte4

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by clbass, Nov 20, 2012.


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  1. clbass

    clbass Supposing Member Supporting Member

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    This Spector Forte4 is dated July 2012 and is in perfect as-new mint condition. It has only been out of the case a few times and it plays and sounds great! I got it as a backup to my NS-2 and haven't had a chance to use it yet. No gigs, no rehearsals, no scratches, this thing is new!

    I am ONLY selling because another Spector is on order... If I get enough cash flow from my other sales I will be keeping this one. If it sells I will have another, it's that good.

    The matte finish feels great and I'd say the neck thickness is slightly slimmer than the usual Woodstock, IME. It has the Aguilar preamp and ships in the Spector hardcase. Also ships in the Spector shipping box!

    $1750 PayPal shipped UPS ground insured CONUS. PM with questions and offers. USA Spector trades considered... maybe Ampeg Heritage stuff? I also may take a pedal as partial payment (PM me).

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  2. LimaGuy

    LimaGuy The Godfather Returns Supporting Member

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    Bump for a mint as new Forte. Remember its a No-frills NS-2 for a lot less $. You cant go wrong on this.
     
  3. Mr.Bassie720

    Mr.Bassie720 Gold Supporting Member

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    Bump for the sleeper Spector. This is the bass that you don't see coming. It's the hand up Mona Lisa's skirt. Free prize if you can get the movie reference. Kidding aside, the Forte basses sound fantastic.
     
  4. bclark812008

    bclark812008 Supporting Member

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    bump for an amazing bass that I wish I could afford right now!!

    ...I still regret selling my first one! :bawl:
     
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  6. clbass

    clbass Supposing Member Supporting Member

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    Spector club knows what's up... Mr.Bassie is that an orange one??
     
  7. Baird6869

    Baird6869 Supporting Member

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    I love the night life, I got to boogie....
    I have a Forte 5er.... LOVE it!

    Great deal too.... Save $700-800 over a new one!
     
  8. JeffplaysBass

    JeffplaysBass Supporting Member

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    It sure is...he just sold it to me.....j/k :bassist::bassist::bassist:...

    Good Luck selling this Beauty!!:bassist:
     
  9. Mr.Bassie720

    Mr.Bassie720 Gold Supporting Member

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    Jeff is absolutely right on both counts. It is an a orange one and he's just kidding:)
     
  10. clbass

    clbass Supposing Member Supporting Member

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    Thanks guys! More pictures tomorrow...
     
  11. ebradfordrich

    ebradfordrich Gold Supporting Member

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    Truth. The Fortes are sublime. :D
     
  12. clbass

    clbass Supposing Member Supporting Member

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    Considering a couple of things but still here at the moment
     
  13. 20db pad

    20db pad

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    Devil's Advocate, Al Pacino, and a bump !
     
  14. Mr.Bassie720

    Mr.Bassie720 Gold Supporting Member

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    Absolutely correct!! PM me your address and I will send your bass related prize! Bump for a great movie. Oh wait were talking about basses :rolleyes: Bump for a great deal. The Fortes are great basses. If you don't like matte black, refin baby!! Though the trans matte is really beautiful in person.
     
  15. peledog

    peledog Supporting Member

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    This is the best 'bang for the buck' Spector available. To get a USA Spector for $2k is a steal!
     
  16. clbass

    clbass Supposing Member Supporting Member

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    Devil's Advocate... wasn't Keanu in that too?

    Thanks again guys, you definitely know the deal with these Fortes, Woodstock Spector goodness!
     
  17. atom1962

    atom1962 Supporting Member

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    i have Forte just like that...i have HAZ in mine and that bass kills....absolutely love it...my favored Spector...free bump
     
  18. Mr.Bassie720

    Mr.Bassie720 Gold Supporting Member

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    Keanu was indeed in that movie. Pacino stole the show though!

    Forte with HAZ equals an NS-2 at a considerable savings. It's got all the mystery of a border town. ... :D I guess that's enough Devils Advocate references.
     
  19. clbass

    clbass Supposing Member Supporting Member

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    Okay here's a new (easy) one...

    "Put them in the iron maiden"
     
  20. bclark812008

    bclark812008 Supporting Member

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    Excellent!! *plays air guitar*
     
  21. clbass

    clbass Supposing Member Supporting Member

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    Haha Wyld Stallyns!

    Okay guys holiday price drop to $1750... Excellent!

    Updated possible trades as well - I really should be paying my custom order with this sale but I can't help considering USA Spectors, Ampeg Heritage, and maybe a pedal or two as a partial. Let me know what you've got.
     

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