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SOLD F/S Tom Martinson hand-made bass

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by searchfunction, Nov 24, 2012.


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  1. searchfunction

    searchfunction Supporting Member

    Nov 26, 2010
    Charlotte, NC
    For sale a Tom Martinson Single-cut hand-made 5 string bass. Weighs about 9 lbs. Body is wormy cherry with a walnut and wenge top. The neck is walnut with a rosewood fingerboard. MM and single-coil jazz pick-up with passive electronics. The bass sounds and feels very good. The thing you have to remember with these basses is to not expect perfection. Tom uses distressed wood and there are small worm holes, knot holes, gaps, and other blemishes on the bass that does not affect the sound or playability at all. This is a $350 hand-made bass, not a $15,000 hand-made Alembic. No case, but will be packed very well. Continental USA only. $350 shipped.
     

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    searchfunction Supporting Member

    Nov 26, 2010
    Charlotte, NC
    More pix
     

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  4. Got any pics of the whole bass? What's the string spacing?
     
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    searchfunction Supporting Member

    Nov 26, 2010
    Charlotte, NC
    whole bass. spacing at the bridge is 17mm
     

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  6. vep63

    vep63

    Dec 27, 2004
    The ATL, GA
    Any pics of the headstock?
     
  7. searchfunction

    searchfunction Supporting Member

    Nov 26, 2010
    Charlotte, NC
    Headstock pix. The chrome hardware has been swapped for all black.
     

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  8. vep63

    vep63

    Dec 27, 2004
    The ATL, GA
    This one sold today on the Auction site didn't it?
     
  9. searchfunction

    searchfunction Supporting Member

    Nov 26, 2010
    Charlotte, NC
    No. I accepted a best offer from him and now he wants to back out of the deal.
     
  10. searchfunction

    searchfunction Supporting Member

    Nov 26, 2010
    Charlotte, NC
    On hold pending payment.
     
  11. vep63

    vep63

    Dec 27, 2004
    The ATL, GA
  12. searchfunction

    searchfunction Supporting Member

    Nov 26, 2010
    Charlotte, NC



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