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SOLD Basslab Soul 5 string, 5.2 lbs sounds like 10 tons

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by lomo, Feb 11, 2013.


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  1. lomo

    lomo passionate hack Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2006
    NE US/CAN line
    Custom ordered by me about 5-6 years ago. 9.9/10 condition with couple of tiny paint chips on the headstock (see pic). 34", 19mm. She's is completely hollow from bridge to nut, with soundholes, and is almost as loud as an average ABG unplugged, but only about an inch thick. Board is glass flat. Almost no fretwear. Passive, stacked humbucker J pups, stacked vol/tone, 4 position pup selector (bridge solo, neck solo, 2 in series, 2 in parallel). There's room in the control cavity for a pre but she doesn't need one IMHO. Balances perfectly seated or on a strap. The headstock has faux tuners that clamp the strings; you can use any standard strings. Tuners at the bridge make her balance so sweetly. Schaller straplocks. It has a factory installed, recessed Dunlop straplock receiver hole in the lower body edge for my bass belt (affects nothing, see pic).

    Handmade of composite in Germany and finished in "Nissan sunlit copper metallic". The black is paint; there's no true pickguard. Beautiful matched gigbag.

    About 4K new and many moons of waiting.

    Acoustic clips on the Basslab site (link above). Funky link to youtube clip

    This one available for 2500 firm. Paypal.
     

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  2. lomo

    lomo passionate hack Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2006
    NE US/CAN line
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  4. lomo

    lomo passionate hack Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2006
    NE US/CAN line
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  5. Excellent basses! I have a Soul 5 with triple pup config and love it! Heiko does great work.
     
  6. lomo

    lomo passionate hack Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2006
    NE US/CAN line
    I forgot to mention that it does have a truss rod. Action is set nice and low and can go as low as you like. The neck never moves, regardless of temp and humidity.
     
  7. Baird6869

    Baird6869 Supporting Member

    Feb 16, 2007
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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  8. Dieps17

    Dieps17

    Apr 1, 2011
  9. eddiebo

    eddiebo

    Nov 13, 2002
    Montclair, NJ
    that is awesome
    I may die from gas pains
    free bump
    GLWTS
     
  10. lomo

    lomo passionate hack Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2006
    NE US/CAN line
    Crappy camera but you get the idea. Any flaws you see are dust/reflections......

    Closeups of headstock and tuners/soundholes
     

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  11. lomo

    lomo passionate hack Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2006
    NE US/CAN line
    The most comfy neck/body junction ever......looks/feels like a woman's shoulder!

    Decal under the clearcoat at 12th fret.
     

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  12. I want this so bad, oh to not be broke.

    Bumping anyways, Colin Edwin from Porcupine Tree plays one of these!
     
  13. Matt Dean

    Matt Dean Supporting Member

    Jan 2, 2007
    SF (North) Bay Area
    I too have a bad case of GAS. That's one sexy bass guitar.
     
  14. FellowBass

    FellowBass Bass Player Extraordinaire. OK, just ordinaire. Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2011
    Nashville, Tennessee
    I've never gone from "Never heard of it" to "Really want it" as fast as when reading this thread. Beauty!
     
  15. lomo

    lomo passionate hack Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2006
    NE US/CAN line
    Will only ship out of N. Am if paid in advance by bank transfer and buyer assumes all shipping costs.
     
  16. Smallmouth_Bass

    Smallmouth_Bass Supporting Member

    Dec 29, 2005
    Canada
    I am very surprised to see this up for sale. I've played it folks and it's a good one! This bass is the ideal solution for anyone with back or shoulder problems. You won't feel a thing.
     
  17. kcandme

    kcandme Supporting Member

    +1
     
  18. lomo

    lomo passionate hack Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2006
    NE US/CAN line
    Thanks for the bump Bryn. Bummer about the Sens.....go Habs go:hyper:
     
  19. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL A Hard Rockin Lover of GREENBURST Staff Member Supporting Member

    This for sale ad will remain on topic free of trolling. All the best with the sale. A totally hollow J bass is super cool :cool:
     
  20. hifibass

    hifibass Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2008
    Albany, NY
    If this was a four it would be in my hands by now!
     



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