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SOLD FS/FT WARWICK STREAMER 4 1988

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Guygrooves, Feb 19, 2013.

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  1. Guygrooves

    Guygrooves

    Jan 3, 2012
    Albany NY
    The bass is one of the original streamer basses with full cherry body and wenge neck! It has the first edition 2 piece 3d bridge. The bottom piece is solid brass and the actual bridge is a bit narrower than the current bridge front to back. The bass has original EMG pj pickups and 2 band MEC preamp. Schaller straplocks and schaller tuners. Only thing upgraded on this bass was the nut. It currently has the newer just a nut brass nut, and the battery box was changed out to a quick change style box.
    This bass has been refinished. The original color was a transparent teal but JonKim took the bass to a local lutheir. Chris Bavaria did the refinish and setup by philtones guitar!

    For more of start to finish pics see JonKims orig post:

    http://www.talkbass.com/forum/f126/fs-88-warwick-streamer-bass-936113/

    This thing is clean as a whistle-dead quiet-clean smooth pots-Incredibly comfortable satin neck-
    The only Con is the action is a bit higher than I like at the nut end-The just-a-nut is as low as it goes-could use notching honestly...
    Or replaced!
    Looking for 1750 shipped CONUS /////PRICE BUMP~ WILL TAKE 1650 SHIPPED this should help with nut replacement~
    Equal trade or trade plus cash
     

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  2. Guygrooves

    Guygrooves

    Jan 3, 2012
    Albany NY
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    Guygrooves

    Jan 3, 2012
    Albany NY
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  4. Musiclogic

    Musiclogic

    Aug 6, 2005
    Southwest Michigan
    Disclosures:
    Owner/Builder: HJC Customs USA, The Cool Lute, C G O
    Probably the closest to my 89 I will ever get again, and just do not have the cash to spare. Ouch

    This is when Warwicks were worth the money!

    Awesome!
     
  5. brotherbassj

    brotherbassj Supporting Member

    Sep 20, 2008
    Virginia
    Disclosures:
    Jim Dunlop USA, King Kong Cases, Golden Eagle Energy Drink
    Why is this bass making the rounds so fast? Can you tell me what about this bass is not working for you? At one point I almost bought it but I've seen it change hands quickly. I love the looks and idea of this old bass. BTW...this is a holy grail of Warwick
     
  6. Guygrooves

    Guygrooves

    Jan 3, 2012
    Albany NY
    I have a 2009 STREAMER LX in Antique Tobacco with figured Maple Body and Active/Passive MECs that I like better than the Cherry and EMGs in all honesty (though I like the profile of this neck a little better)-This 88 was offered as a trade and I couldnt resist-solid deal from Arch58...I just cant warrant keeping both Streamers so here it is.
     
  7. brotherbassj

    brotherbassj Supporting Member

    Sep 20, 2008
    Virginia
    Disclosures:
    Jim Dunlop USA, King Kong Cases, Golden Eagle Energy Drink
  8. Arch58

    Arch58 Bottom End Unit Supporting Member

    Dec 18, 2009
    NY Suburbs
    This bass is a beast. I'm just sorry Warwicks are not for me. I was gonna keep it in the arsenal, but this bass needs to be played and it just wasn't gonna happen here. If you are a true Warwick player, you won't be disappointed.

    GLWTS!!!!!
     
  9. clcotro

    clcotro

    Mar 17, 2011
    Hawthorne (CA)
  10. clcotro

    clcotro

    Mar 17, 2011
    Hawthorne (CA)
    I want this bass, send me a PM
     
  11. Guygrooves

    Guygrooves

    Jan 3, 2012
    Albany NY
    Pm'ing and mulling over some offers-been some good ones...Its a beauty of an instrument...love the Wenge stripes..played it at practice tonight and really enjoyed it-Has a Spector/Warwick hybrid tone-those EMG's.. Nice clarity-great high register pronunciation..bass boost smoothes it right out-treble boost is too much cranked but at just a pinch snaps the highs crisply..looks like a million bucks.
     
  12. ilikebass7

    ilikebass7

    Sep 7, 2008
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Marco Bass Guitars
    I LOVE this bass. Man alive you don't know. Again if I sell my thumb I may look at this guy too
     
  13. Sleepwalker42

    Sleepwalker42 Supporting Member

    Dec 30, 2008
    Chicago
    How high is the action at 24th fret?
     
  14. Guygrooves

    Guygrooves

    Jan 3, 2012
    Albany NY
    I will measure it up tonight-perhaps take a pic with a ruler showing string height at nut and at 12th and 24th....Working till 5 and its Kid night tonight so it will be later on..
     
  15. Guygrooves

    Guygrooves

    Jan 3, 2012
    Albany NY
    Will have to measure string height after work tonight~Out late at my sons place..
    I have dropped the price in expectation of it needing a new nut or nut work~
    1650 SHIPPED CONUS- or equal Trade

    have a couple nice trade offers but $$ would be preffered. Still considering the trades!!
     
  16. Sleepwalker42

    Sleepwalker42 Supporting Member

    Dec 30, 2008
    Chicago
    Is the neck straight? I can't imagine it needs a new nut, it's brand new and pro installed.
     
  17. ed_sped2

    ed_sped2

    Dec 21, 2012
    Do you have a side pic of the nut?
     
  18. Colonel129

    Colonel129

    Feb 23, 2010
    Baltimore, MD
    Any trade interest in an Aguilar DB359, Ampeg SVT-CL, &/or MarkBass Randy Jackson TTE-500? I am flush with amps and world love another Warwick (as always). G'luck, & thanks!
     
  19. If you change your mind about my Ric or an Mpulse + cash deal, let me know. Otherwise, GLWTS. Nuts are pretty easy to work on and a lot of techs leave the nut slots high. It's easier to take away than it is to give back:)
    Some people are more sensitive to action than others, I know I am.
     
  20. El Tookay

    El Tookay Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2008
    Vancouver



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