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2014 Warwick Fortress LTD

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by line6bassist, Jan 17, 2014.

  1. line6bassist

    line6bassist Supporting Member

    May 16, 2009
    san antonio/austin
    Just heard about this today from FB!

    The 2014 LTD Fortress featuring Nordstrand pickups, 3 way active/passive MEC electronics, Wenge neck, Birdseye maple fingerboard, swamp ash body w/ Birdseye Poplar top , and matching headstock - in Nirvana Black only, satin chrome hardware, 4&5 string - limited run will be available starting April 2014.

    CANT WAIT!!!!! :hyper:
     

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  2. Grissle

    Grissle

    May 17, 2009
    Now that's almost Ritter type elegance. Nice!
     
  3. I really dig that. I had one a Fortress 1 back around '95 and I really regret selling it. It's probably the only sell that if I could do it over again, I wouldn't do it. This just may be my chance to get another one.
     
  4. NewGuy

    NewGuy Supporting Member

    Jun 4, 2006
    I always wanted a Fortress! Maybe this is my chance because that looks Niice!!! :thumbup::thumbup:
     
  5. Thomas Kievit

    Thomas Kievit Thou shall not F*** up the groove Supporting Member

    May 19, 2012
    Nordy's on a Warwick?

    I haven't seen that often, really nice!
     
  6. GastonD

    GastonD

    Nov 18, 2013
    Belgrade, Serbia
    While I'm a Streamer man myself (I own a German made bolt-on from '95), this one does look absolutely gorgeous!
     
  7. line6bassist

    line6bassist Supporting Member

    May 16, 2009
    san antonio/austin
  8. Branden

    Branden

    Jan 4, 2014
    When you get one, can you post some pictures ;)
     
  9. Wenge neck on a new-build Warwick? My faith in humanity: restored
     
  10. pedroims

    pedroims

    Dec 19, 2007
    Michigan
    Love it but I am sure it will be out of my budget :(
     
  11. line6bassist

    line6bassist Supporting Member

    May 16, 2009
    san antonio/austin
    +1
     
  12. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Gold Supporting Member

    Me too, thankfully it will be totally within my budget on the used market.
     
  13. line6bassist

    line6bassist Supporting Member

    May 16, 2009
    san antonio/austin
    5 string pic :)
     

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  14. Fair Warning

    Fair Warning Deliverin' the Goods! Supporting Member

  15. peledog

    peledog Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2010
    San Diego, CA
    Ah birds eye poplar top - I was checking on FB to see what it was, found my answer here. :D
     
  16. ilikebass7

    ilikebass7

    Sep 7, 2008
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Marco Bass Guitars
    I played the 4 at NAMM. It was really nice sounding. Very broad range of tones an pretty versatile. Not as aggressive as my Masterman was but that's to be expected. The top was unreal. Such a cool wood. I think I would have liked it better with a wenge board too.

    Either way, it was a great bass.
     
  17. CoarseBass

    CoarseBass

    Dec 28, 2002
    Is that a wider neck on the four? I'm a 'B' width guy, standard Warwick 4 necks are like a very round J, which doesn't do it for me.

    That bass looks to have a nice big neck, and might actually balance well....sexy.
     
  18. ilikebass7

    ilikebass7

    Sep 7, 2008
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Marco Bass Guitars
    It felt like a standard Warwick 38mm neck. I'm not positive though. The neck was good for me, not too round
     



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