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SOLD Adam Stone 5-string CT copy, 3D scroll, poor man's Carl Thompson

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by ModulusAcacia, Nov 25, 2013.

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  1. ModulusAcacia

    ModulusAcacia Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2000
    Middletown/Cincy, OH WHO-DEY!
    Disclosures:
    owner: J. Kennedy Guitar Repair
    FS: Adam Stone 5-string Carl Thompson Style bass. 1 piece maple neck, Rosewood fingerboard, Walnut top and back with bubinga center block cap (top and back), maple body core with purpleheart accent stripes, Zebrawood headstock overlay on front and padauk veneer on back, 34" scale, single EMG with Volume and tone controls, Sperzel locking tuners, kahler bridge with tight spacing (around 16mm), and 3D scroll.

    It's light (8.5 lbs on the bathroom scale), balances perfectly, and turns heads every time it comes out of the case. When I got it the neck was HUGE and I carved it down to a comfy C-shape

    Having owned a real CT I can say that this is a stunning tribute. It has excellent scroll work, great woods, and excellent attention to detail (down to the multi-layer wooden nut!). While it's tough to beat Carl Thompson's attention for everything in a bass, this thing does pretty good, for less than a 5th of the cost of a real CT.

    I also have a brand new Nordstrand Dual Rail pick up I'd planned on putting in this bass but never got around to. I'd install that, give it new CTS pots and switchcraft jack for an additional $100

    As is: $900 shipped in the lower 48 in a Ritter gig bag ($1000 with the Nordy)
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    Last edited: Apr 17, 2014
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  2. bassman28

    bassman28 Supporting Member

    Dec 31, 2010
    North Carolina
  3. dangerouscello

    dangerouscello I wore a suit under this Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2011
    Philadelphia
  4. ModulusAcacia

    ModulusAcacia Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2000
    Middletown/Cincy, OH WHO-DEY!
    Disclosures:
    owner: J. Kennedy Guitar Repair
    Oh believe it!
     
  5. CarbonTom

    CarbonTom

    Aug 23, 2013
    Oh god. I really hope this is still here when I get my xmas bonus! GLWTS
     
  6. ffutterman

    ffutterman Talentless Bass Enthusiast Supporting Member

    May 7, 2010
    Philadelphia
    Wow!!! That's actually the bass I asked Adam to use as a partial template for my bass!

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    Adam's basses aren't a "poor man's" anything. In my experience, when I play the bass he made I just feel like I'm home. I can't say enough good things about Adam's work.

    Sad to say I don't have bass cash right now, but good luck with the sale!
     
  7. CarbonTom

    CarbonTom

    Aug 23, 2013
    Any chance for some sound clips?
     
  8. bassman28

    bassman28 Supporting Member

    Dec 31, 2010
    North Carolina
  9. ModulusAcacia

    ModulusAcacia Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2000
    Middletown/Cincy, OH WHO-DEY!
    Disclosures:
    owner: J. Kennedy Guitar Repair
    No real sound clips, but there is a video of me playing it live. The recording is just a little handheld video camera, the bass isn't going thru the PA, just my Eden wt-400 and an SWR 8x10

     
  10. bassman28

    bassman28 Supporting Member

    Dec 31, 2010
    North Carolina
  11. ffutterman

    ffutterman Talentless Bass Enthusiast Supporting Member

    May 7, 2010
    Philadelphia
    Free bump from the Adam Stone fan club. GLWTS
     
  12. bassman28

    bassman28 Supporting Member

    Dec 31, 2010
    North Carolina
  13. moshspeggeti

    moshspeggeti

    Aug 5, 2013
    Illinois
    Real nice bass, Adam does a nice job with his work.
     
  14. ModulusAcacia

    ModulusAcacia Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2000
    Middletown/Cincy, OH WHO-DEY!
    Disclosures:
    owner: J. Kennedy Guitar Repair
    I'll have this at the Cincinnati guitar show this sunday if you'd like to see it.
     
  15. ModulusAcacia

    ModulusAcacia Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2000
    Middletown/Cincy, OH WHO-DEY!
    Disclosures:
    owner: J. Kennedy Guitar Repair
  16. lokibass

    lokibass

    Jan 31, 2012
    Cincinnati
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Mono Cases www.monocase.com
    Hey man, it's Bjorn, sent you a message about this bass on fb.
     
  17. DA1836

    DA1836

    Jul 10, 2012
    Is this still available?
     
  18. ModulusAcacia

    ModulusAcacia Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2000
    Middletown/Cincy, OH WHO-DEY!
    Disclosures:
    owner: J. Kennedy Guitar Repair
    Sorry, this guy is sold.
     



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