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SOLD FS: NEW Skjold LP5

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by drgregn, Oct 9, 2012.


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  1. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    NEW LOWER PRICE! Will consider high end trades, also.

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    :bawl:

    OK, my Xotic hasn't sold and I need to put something back in the kitty, per mama. So here's my literally new condition, never-been-gigged Skjold LP5 that I acquired from Pete about a month ago. Hate to give it up but have to give it a shot. I will not be at all unhappy if this doesn't sell, BTW. ;)

    -- natural vintage ash body, maple neck, morado board
    -- Skjold single-coil pickups: these are a new version that Pete has been tweaking for a while and they sound GREAT!!
    -- Delano 3-band preamp: very transparent preamp that really allows the underlying single-coil tone to come through naturally. One can tweak to their hearts content and not find a bad tone. Whole different animal from the East preamp that many Skjolders are familiar with, and I have to say it fits this bass like a glove.
    -- weight just under 9 lbs
    -- spacing 18mm (adjustable)
    -- nut width 46 mm (1.81 in)
    -- neck profile: this is a newer jazz profile per Pete, and it feels REALLY comfortable. Shallow D-type profile (but not so much to be insubstantial), very fast, bass almost plays itself.
    -- Skjold craftsmanship and build quality: self-explanatory. :bassist:

    $2750 US is the **REVISED** asking price for this essentially new Skjold and I'm taking a pretty good hit on it, as you might imagine. Get it before mama relents or I come to my senses, whichever comes first.

    Paypal OK, USPS money order preferred.

    ***TRADES NOW CONSIDERED +/- cash: prefer 5-strings with 1 3/4" nut, no heavier than 10lbs.

    Comes with Skjold gig bag, includes pro packing and shipping to lower 48.

    more pics:

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y1...8_335471089876964_644270458_n_zpsf636ceb8.jpg

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y1...6_335471103210296_789073521_n_zps75f0864b.jpg

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y1..._335471066543633_1651145896_n_zpsa665c8d7.jpg
     
  2. Don't do it!!!! I don't miss a single one of my Fodera's I recently sold after getting my new Skjold. Pete's new neck shape is AMAZING, they play like butter!!!! But do what you got to do my friend.
     
  3. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    I hear ya...
     
  4. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
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  6. p0k

    p0k I play the bass and design things. Supporting Member

    Feb 6, 2007
    Brockton, MA
    I've gotten a Skjold from greg in the past. Great seller and great basses!
     
  7. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    Yeah, and I kinda wish I had that one back, too! When this one goes I'll still have the black limba offset '92, so I will not be Skjold-less, hopefully ever again! :hyper:
     
  8. TimBosby

    TimBosby Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Omaha, NE, USA
  9. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    I played this bass last weekend - it sat in the mix REALLY well with minimal tweaking, and the playability is all you'd expect from a Skjold. One of the most comfortable basses I've ever owned.

    Practical considerations dictate that I still need to move it though, so...

    New lower price: $2750 :eek:

    Somebody will end up with a killer bass here.
     
  10. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    And I will consider trades - high-end basses with 34" scale preferred. A Rob Allen would be awesome.
     
  11. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
  12. willjb

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    Sep 3, 2011
  13. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
  14. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    sold pending payment...
     
  15. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    and shipping to NY tomorrow!
     



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