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SOLD FSO: Lakland 5501 US Barts & Preamp

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by datsaxguy, Oct 27, 2012.


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  1. datsaxguy

    datsaxguy Supporting Member

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    Sale bump on this bass this week only I will do 700 shipped. Best deal on the forum right now, will do trades

    Just got this 5501 on the forum. It's great playing & great sounding. I've just decided to get another Lakland DJ5 or maybe a Nordy VJ5.

    Modded and hotrodded w/ Bartolini MK5s and NTMB 5.2 AP preamp. Also sports 55-02 knobs which make it easier to see where the controls are.

    Bass is in great shape - no dings or scratches. Weighs just over 9 1/4 lbs. Comes with nicely padded gig bag.

    Pics here:
    http://www.talkbass.com/forum/f126/fs-lakland-55-01-us-barts-preamp-921927/

    Sound clip posted further down in the thread.

    $750 shipped CONUS

    Will now consider 5 string basses with great B strings and 19mm spacing. Nordy VJ5 modern is on my list, etc. I trade up, you trade down.

    Also interested in is a TC electronic BH250 or BG250 plus cash on your end, will consider a GK 700rb II, or 1001rb II, or a GK Neo 2x12. Maybe even a Micro head, Make me a trade offer all I can say is I'll pass.
     
  2. datsaxguy

    datsaxguy Supporting Member

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  3. krovx

    krovx Supporting Member

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    Hmm, I have no experience with the MK5s, any thoughts regarding the tone? I imagine you can shape alot with the active EQ. Lately been more of a P/J/Ray guy but would love a plex'd 35" scale 5er.
     
  4. datsaxguy

    datsaxguy Supporting Member

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    This is the 2nd 5501 I've had w/ American MK5 barts. The lows and low mids are great. More warmth than the standard MK1, way more clarity and bottom. The Bart pre w/ active/passive is a nice combination.
     
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    datsaxguy Supporting Member

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    got any sound clips of this bad boy?
     
  8. TLJordan19

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    Hello, is the sound balance between each string?
     
  9. datsaxguy

    datsaxguy Supporting Member

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    The sound is balanced between the strings. No sound clips.
     
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    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

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    Very nice! I'm about to put in MK5's in mine. Already installed the Bart 5.2AP preamp.



    GLWTS.
     
  16. datsaxguy

    datsaxguy Supporting Member

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    (Price drop) You won't be dissappointed
     
  17. datsaxguy

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    Possible deal pending payment
     
  18. jebmd

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    These are great basses for the price. Especially with these electronics.
     
  19. DasClyde

    DasClyde Supporting Member

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    Did that deal go through?
     
  20. datsaxguy

    datsaxguy Supporting Member

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    Pm'd the guy waiting to hear something. I want to give him until the a.m. U can be the first guy in line.
     
  21. DasClyde

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    I'll send you a PM.
     

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