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FS: (2) Benavente's - Vintage Vortex 5 Fretless & DCD62434BO 6 String

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Chauncy, Feb 14, 2013.


  1. Chauncy

    Chauncy Supporting Member

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    Recently acquired another Benavente and a Lull and an Alembic so something has to go (and I don't really need a 6 string, I was just curious). Both of these were recent purchases here on TB.


    Asking $3,000
    DCD62434BO: (description as per previous owner)
    Benavente bolt-on DCD body shape
    34" Scale
    19mm spacing
    Alder body
    Rosewood fingerboard, w/Purple heart binding & side dots
    3-piece Maple neck
    Purple stained maple top
    Nordstrand split-j pickups
    Nordstrand 3-band pre w/a midshift switch
    Control panel layout, from neck to bridge: Vol/Blend/Tone/Bass/Mid/Treble (switches: active/passive & mid switch 200-400hz *adjustable*)
    Aluminum nut
    9 pounds
    Hipshot bridge and tuners
    Built August 2012, used briefly as a demo bass and was on display at the Benavente Booth at Bass Player Live last October.
    Comes with ProTec gig bag.

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    ****SOLD****Asking $800 ****SOLD****
    Vintage Vortex Fretless 5: (description as per previous owner)
    35" scale
    19mm spacing
    Mahogany body
    Maple/rosewood neck
    Hipshot hardware
    Benavente pickups and 3 band pre
    I recently installed (Dec.2012) La Bella Deep Talkin' Flat Wound Type Medium .049 .069 .089 .109 .128
    Will ship in old HSC.





    Prices include fully insured shipping w/in CONUS.
    Paypal is fine (I won't charge for the fees).
  2. emblymouse

    emblymouse I Dig A Pony Supporting Member

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  3. Chauncy

    Chauncy Supporting Member

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    Fretless 5 is SOLD!!!
  4. Chauncy

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    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Supporting Member

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    Wow that was fast.
  7. Chauncy

    Chauncy Supporting Member

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    I know. As much as I love it I just do not need 6 strings. Just because I have a fascination with multiple string basses doesn't mean I should play one. 5 is my limit.
  8. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Supporting Member

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    I completely understand, my pop/variety act means that I need to keep a few 5's. I only own one 6 these days and it is tuned E-F for chordal stuff and performing with other bassists.
  9. jim777

    jim777 Tarantula Lobbyist

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    I love that 6 string, I wish I could afford it!
  10. Chauncy

    Chauncy Supporting Member

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  11. Chauncy

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    Monday bump
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