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SOLD FS only - Kawai FIIB

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by mark beem, Feb 5, 2013.


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  1. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    I need a home recording setup so I'm selling some things to help fund it. Up first is a Kawai FIIB with mahogany body and flame maple top and back. Specifics on this model can be found here:

    http://www.kawaius-tsd.com/pages/kawai_bass.html

    Bass is in very good condition for its age but there are some cracks in the clear coat around the input jack. Includes a HSC.

    Price $650 shipped CONUS firm ($600 shipped CONUS for the bass only).

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    I'll try to get some pics of the input jack tonight.
     
  2. Standalone

    Standalone

    Jan 17, 2005
    New Haven
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  4. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    I would be willing to do $600 shipped for the bass alone without the case.
     
  5. t3ch

    t3ch

    Nov 17, 2007
    DC
    Good lord that one is in great condition...
     
  6. jibreel

    jibreel Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2005
    Seattle
  7. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Around 9 pounds I'd guess. I have no scales at home with which to weigh it.
     
  8. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
  9. Big Poppa Robb

    Big Poppa Robb

    Nov 2, 2012
  10. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Here's a pic of the crack around the input jack.

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  11. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    A few more pics for your consideration.

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  12. Plantbrain

    Plantbrain Supporting Member

    Oct 9, 2006
    What is the neck scale? 30.75, 32? or?
    Fret condition and action?

    Thanks
     
  13. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    34"

    Some light wear on the frets. Action is adjustable.
     
  14. FrenchBassQC

    FrenchBassQC Supporting Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    Gatineau QC CA
    It looks like an Alembic, nice and good luck with it...
     
  15. Big Poppa Robb

    Big Poppa Robb

    Nov 2, 2012
  16. MaddAnthony_59

    MaddAnthony_59 Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2006
    Columbus, IN
    Disclosures:
    I Channel Surf During Commercials. (Drives my Wife CRAZY!!!)
    I have one of these. Incredible basses! Nice Price as well! These have separate preamps for each pickup, and were more like "Mini-Alembics" than Alembic Clones IMHO.
     
  17. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    On hold. Possible local deal in the works.
     
  18. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Okay well the deal didn't pan out but it did make me realize what a GREAT looking, sounding and playing bass this is so I've decided to keep it. These things don't come up that often after all.

    Thanks everyone for your interest.
     



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