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SOLD FS: Carvin SB5000 Ash/Maple

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by 5StringPocket, Apr 2, 2014.

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  1. 5StringPocket

    5StringPocket Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2006
    This SB5000 is a very nice player and has that classic single coil with ash/maple tone. The controls are
    (1)Volume (2)Volume (3)Active/Passive w/ VTC (4)Stacked Bass/Treble (active mode only)
    Beautiful Birdseye board. Excellent condition. $850 Shipped CONUS

    Here is the build spec:
    ASH - Maple Neck/Swamp Ash Body
    CG - Clear Gloss Finish (Standard)
    PB - Pearl Blue
    TN - Tung Oil Finish Back Of Neck (Standard)
    SBH - SB-Style Bass Headstock (Standard)
    PH - Headstock To Match Plain Wood Body Color
    BMF - Birdseye Maple Fingerboard (Tung-Oiled)
    DMP - White Mother of Pearl Diamond Inlays
    FR - Med-Jumbo Frets .048" H .103" W (Standard)
    R14 - 14in Fretboard Radius (Standard)
    J9A - J9A Alnico Single Coil Pickups (Standard)
    BLK - Black Pickups
    CH - Chrome Hardware (Standard)
    5011 - Nickel Roundwound .040 .060 .080 .100 .128
    WL - White Logo
    PK - Metal Knobs w/ White Pearl Inlays (Black Inlays on black Knobs)
    WP - White Pearloid Pickguard
    HC8W - Black Tolex Wide Hardshell Bass Case

  2. Oman


    Mar 4, 2013
    Just sent a PM. Does this bass have the standard electronics configuration with volume, volume, passive tone control and treble/bass stack?
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  4. Oman


    Mar 4, 2013
    A closer reading of your posting answered my question. I was a little confused by the words "W/VTC 4". It looks to be the standard configuration.
  5. 5StringPocket

    5StringPocket Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2006
    PM answered. Yes, it has the standard configuration. VTC is just vintage tone control - passive treble roll off. It's nice to have the active/passive option, not only for the different voicing it gives you but also in case your battery dies in the middle of a set.
  6. groooooove

    groooooove Supporting Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    Long Island, NY
    that blue looks nice.

    cool bass!
  7. fedenybass

    fedenybass Supporting Member

    Are trades an option?
  8. 5StringPocket

    5StringPocket Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2006
    Payment received. This beauty will be on its way to Oman.

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