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SOLD FS ONLY-1984 KEN SMITH DOVE TAIL-VINNY FODERA BUILT

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by brett7276, Jan 24, 2014.


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  1. brett7276

    brett7276 Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2009
    Indianapolis
    Had some unexpected expenses pop up an need to sell this bass... it's not one I'd like to part with under normal circumstances as it is one of the finest instruments I own.:crying:

    1984 Ken Smith BT- Dovetail neck joint- built by Vinny Fodera- the neck on this is IDENTICAL in feel and construction to my 85 monarch.- it is to die for- Ken Smith pickups, Haz Lab preamp with active/passive and phase switch. Ebony board, Schaller pegs, Walnut top,maple core. Bass has a nice even sound- to my ears it is much more useable the some of the over the top mid focused smiths- Ive used this for rock, jazz and about everything else and it always sits great in the mix and cuts through- to my ears ( and in feel) this bass is pretty much a fodera with a ken smith pickups and emblems on it.

    Bass is very clean- truss is perfect no issues- only some signficant tarnishing on orginal bridge- but everthing works as it should

    I need $3000 in my for it-
    Trade interests include sadowsky
    Pus cash, r bass some 70s fenders USA spectors
     

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  2. brett7276

    brett7276 Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2009
    Indianapolis
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    brett7276 Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2009
    Indianapolis
    Another
     

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    brett7276 Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2009
    Indianapolis
    Headstock
     

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    brett7276 Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2009
    Indianapolis
    Body
     

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  7. brett7276

    brett7276 Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2009
    Indianapolis
    Body ii
     

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    brett7276 Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2009
    Indianapolis
    Adtl pic
     

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    brett7276 Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2009
    Indianapolis
    Pm for more
     

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  10. Sleepwalker42

    Sleepwalker42 Supporting Member

    Dec 30, 2008
    Chicago
    Come on Brett, you can't be serious :meh:
     
  11. BASSPLAYERS4HIM

    BASSPLAYERS4HIM

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  12. brett7276

    brett7276 Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2009
    Indianapolis
    Will consider a metro sadowsky 4 w/ cash on your end or an early 70s burst tortoise rosewood p bass plus cash
     
  13. brett7276

    brett7276 Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2009
    Indianapolis
  14. This is old school here, folks. Nice!
     
  15. brett7276

    brett7276 Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2009
    Indianapolis
    Thanks it's a jem!
     
  16. brett7276

    brett7276 Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2009
    Indianapolis
  17. MikeBass

    MikeBass Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2003
    Ferndale MI.
    Disclosures:
    Artist: Xotic Basses/AccuGroove
    Xotic XJ - 1T 5 in mint condition for trade???
     
  18. brett7276

    brett7276 Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2009
    Indianapolis
    Sorry mike this ones gone
     



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