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SOLD FS/FT: Skjold Custom Shop 5 Fretless

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Freddy-G., Feb 25, 2014.


  1. Freddy-G.

    Freddy-G. Supporting Member

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    Duluth, Georgia
    - Skjold Custom Shop 5 string with original '92 body style
    - Sapele Mahogany body
    - Highly Figured Redwood top
    - 35" scale and 24 fret with 18mm spacing (spacing can be adjusted a little)
    - Bloodwood fingerboard
    - Skjold C4 pickup w/matching cover
    - Skjold/East preamp
    - 5 pc Purple Heart and Maple neck
    - 9 lbs. 10 oz.
    - LaBella Black Nylon strings installed
    - Skjold soft case

    Reduced to $2,400 shipped in the CONUS.

    As for trades, I'm primarily looking for:
    - Nice 5 string J type basses
    - will consider 4/6 string, P/J or P basses
    - something along the lines of Nordy, Lakland, LEJ, Lull, Celinder, Fender CS, Warrior, Zon, Elrick, etc.

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    Note: On the photo of the back of the bass, there is a reflection of the side of my house (the horizontal lines). Just in case you were wondering.
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2014
  2. Jraewood

    Jraewood

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    Bump. That top is incredible.
  3. fedenybass

    fedenybass Supporting Member

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    Bump for a great Tb'er! You can buy with confidence here folks!
  4. Freddy-G.

    Freddy-G. Supporting Member

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    I recently received word from Pete Skjold that if this bass were ordered today, it would cost $4500 to $5000.
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  6. fedenybass

    fedenybass Supporting Member

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    Could you please give a quick run down of the pre. This is a stunning looking bass!
  7. Freddy-G.

    Freddy-G. Supporting Member

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    Sure, Juddy! The top 3 knobs are volume, tone control with 4 notch settings (runs the pickups in parallel/series modes), and a tone control that works in active or passive mode (pull for passive mode). The bottom two knobs are stacked bass/treble (with pull high treble) and stacked mid/mid sweep control. (I believe I got all that right.) All this gives you TONS of tonal options.
  8. Freddy-G.

    Freddy-G. Supporting Member

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    I'm receiving some nice trade offers, but some cash offers would be welcome, too! ;)
  9. Freddy-G.

    Freddy-G. Supporting Member

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    I've owned fretless basses by Zon and Roscoe. Many people say that these are the best fretless basses available. How does this one stand up to those? Honestly, because of the incredibly versatile preamp, I truly believe the Skjold edges them out. Of course, this is my opinion, and I really love Zon and Roscoe basses too!
  10. jebmd

    jebmd Supporting Member

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    Incredible..

    Just the beauty alone is amazing. I'm sure to tone is outstanding.

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  11. Freddy-G.

    Freddy-G. Supporting Member

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    Thanks, Jeb. :)
  12. lokibass

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    Did it sell?
  13. Freddy-G.

    Freddy-G. Supporting Member

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    I should know tomorrow. But still accepting offers if this deal falls through.
  14. lokibass

    lokibass

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    Let me know.
  15. Freddy-G.

    Freddy-G. Supporting Member

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    I posted some new pics. I noticed in the new pics that there is a reflection of the side of my house on the bass. Not good. I'll try to take some more.
  16. dostavkausa

    dostavkausa Snowflake, AZ Supporting Member

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    Hi I am interested in this bass
    PM sent
    Thank you
    Stan
  17. Freddy-G.

    Freddy-G. Supporting Member

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    PMs answered.
  18. jebmd

    jebmd Supporting Member

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  19. fedenybass

    fedenybass Supporting Member

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    Gary, Your mailbox is full. Hope all is well. Glwts. Juddy
  20. Freddy-G.

    Freddy-G. Supporting Member

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    Doh! :D Thanks for the heads up, Juddy!
  21. jebmd

    jebmd Supporting Member

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    Bump for those great new pics. Man she is gorgeous.

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