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Atelier Constantin Popescu

Discussion in 'Setup & Repair [DB]' started by bassmanbrent, Apr 14, 2014.


  1. bassmanbrent

    bassmanbrent Supporting Member

    Apr 5, 2011
    Vancouver, BC
    Hi all,
    I've just started a long distance discussion with Constantin about an interesting bass he has for sale. I'm curious to know if anyone here has had any dealings with him… His name doesn't come up much… He seems like a charming and friendly fellow so far. Thanks in advance!
     
  2. John Sprague

    John Sprague Sam Shen's US Distributor

    Mar 10, 2003
    Rochester, NY
    Disclosures:
    Sales Manager, CSC Products Inc.
    I haven't dealt with him personally, but his reputation is top notch.
     
  3. BHBassman

    BHBassman

    Jan 5, 2013
    USA
    Approx. 20 yrs. ago I played a gig in NY, then (stupidly) followed the band leader through a revolving exit door & crunched my bridge. Was referred to CP, who made a bridge & also got him to tweak my other 2 basses as well. Great job & great player.
    Very busy shop.
     
  4. Rodger Bryan

    Rodger Bryan

    Jun 17, 2006
    Connecticut
    If he did the setup on the bass, it should be easy to play and will sound as good as the bass and player will allow. PM me if you have more specific ?'s- I'm in CT
     
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  6. bassmanbrent

    bassmanbrent Supporting Member

    Apr 5, 2011
    Vancouver, BC
    Thanks folks. The deal did not work out, due to no fault of Mr. Popescu. I appreciate the feedback. Cheers!
     
  7. Jmilitsc

    Jmilitsc

    Sep 22, 2013
    Have had great experiences with Constantin, excellent and meticulous repair work, very patient, accommodating, and informative. Great selection of instruments and I love my carved bass that I purchased at his shop. Feel free to PM for more detail if you like.