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FS: Sadowsky Metro RV5 (2013)

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by taylor16, Feb 16, 2014.

  1. taylor16

    taylor16 Thank you, Mr. Miner. Supporting Member

    Dec 25, 2012
    USA
    I purchased this amazing Sadowsky Metro RV5 LE [limited edition, ash body/"rosewood" (pau ferro)] fingerboard this fall. It was made in 2013 and is in absolutely perfect condition. I have a Mike Lull M4V which has the perfect tone for my current needs and would prefer to have my 5-string have a similar tone. This Metro plays wonderfully with very low action possible.

    Below are some pictures of the bass taken from the store I purchased it from in October.

    Asking $2250 or trade for equally pristine Lull M5V. I will ship the bass with the Sadowsky case in which it came. Would like to split shipping costs with buyer.

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  2. MaddAnthony_59

    MaddAnthony_59 Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2006
    Columbus, IN
    Disclosures:
    I Channel Surf During Commercials. (Drives my Wife CRAZY!!!)
    Why can't I stop Drooling?
     
  3. Jerry Ziarko

    Jerry Ziarko Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    Rochester, NY
    Rare bird right there. Save a grand or two over a NYC with the same wood combination.
     
  4. Baccomang

    Baccomang

    Feb 27, 2010
    Do you have any info on the weight?

    String Spacing 18 or 19 mm?

    Thanks!
     
  5. Chef

    Chef Moderator Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Disclosures:
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    super pretty grain
    glwts
     
  6. taylor16

    taylor16 Thank you, Mr. Miner. Supporting Member

    Dec 25, 2012
    USA
    It's definitely a stunner. Looks amazing with the pau ferro fingerboard in person.
     
  7. Vic

    Vic There's more music in the nuance than the notes. Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Central Illinois
    Disclosures:
    Staff, Bass Gear Magazine
    Holy crap! Really? Under 8lbs for a Metro (solid body) is SUPER light!!
     
  8. Vic

    Vic There's more music in the nuance than the notes. Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Central Illinois
    Disclosures:
    Staff, Bass Gear Magazine
    Ummm, actually, YOU do that. Look under the Thread Tools menu. :)
     
  9. MrLenny1

    MrLenny1 Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2009
    N.H.
    Wow, less than 8 lbs.
    The pre-amps on these basses are wicked.
     
  10. taylor16

    taylor16 Thank you, Mr. Miner. Supporting Member

    Dec 25, 2012
    USA
    Previous deal fell through. The Sadowsky is back on the market. (**disclosure- re-weighed the bass and it's a touch under 9 lbs. sorry for the previous mistype)
     
  11. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    I'm pretty sure all Metro's are 19mm stock. Have to order an NYC to get 18mm spacing. Bump for a gorgeous bass! I have a Will Lee with the ash/pau ferro combo and absolutely love the tone.
     
  12. taylor16

    taylor16 Thank you, Mr. Miner. Supporting Member

    Dec 25, 2012
    USA
    Good morning bump.
     
  13. taylor16

    taylor16 Thank you, Mr. Miner. Supporting Member

    Dec 25, 2012
    USA
    Any further interest in the Metro?
     
  14. xroads

    xroads

    Nov 6, 2012
    Does it have VTC?
    Would you ship outside the US?

    Thanks, roads
     
  15. taylor16

    taylor16 Thank you, Mr. Miner. Supporting Member

    Dec 25, 2012
    USA
    VTC +.

    Not too motivated to ship outside of the country, unfortunately.
     
  16. taylor16

    taylor16 Thank you, Mr. Miner. Supporting Member

    Dec 25, 2012
    USA
  17. taylor16

    taylor16 Thank you, Mr. Miner. Supporting Member

    Dec 25, 2012
    USA
  18. taylor16

    taylor16 Thank you, Mr. Miner. Supporting Member

    Dec 25, 2012
    USA
  19. taylor16

    taylor16 Thank you, Mr. Miner. Supporting Member

    Dec 25, 2012
    USA



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