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Ken Smith Neck Thru 5 string for sale

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by pedrovaldez, Nov 28, 2012.

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  1. pedrovaldez

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    Ken Smith BSR5GN (BSR) Neck Thru 5 string bass up for sale. Bass is available for $4200.

    Bass Features: New condition
    
*Quilt Maple Top w/ matching headstock
*Walnut back and core
*5-piece Aged Hardrock Maple & Ovankol/Shedua with Graphite Inlaid Bars & Matching Wood Headstock Overlay
*Neck Thru
*Classic Hand Rubbed Dutch Varnish over Stradivari Gold Oil
*Gold Smith Hardware & Dunlop "Flush Mount" Straplocks
*Series/Parallel Switches with NEW Smith B.M.T. 3-Band 18-Volt EQ Circuit with adjustable DIP Frequency Switches for Bass, Mid. & Treble with Pickup Blend and Master Volume Control (Made in U.S.A.) & Smith Custom Bass Humbucking Pickups
*18mm Spacing at the bridge
*1 and 3/4 Brass Nut
*Mother of Pearl fret inlays
*24 frets
*Gold Hardware
*Macassar Ebony Fretboard
*34"Scale
*Hardshell Case.
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  2. jebmd

    jebmd Supporting Member

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    Nice Smith.

    What year is it and how much does she weigh?
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    Latinbass Gold Supporting Member

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    Hey Pedro long time!
    Gorgeous Smith! You are going to regret this one!
    Pedro is a great guy and an amazing bassplayer -you can deal
    with confidence.

    by the way, you should post an audio clip especially if you recorded your arrangement of “Cana Brava” with the Smith.

    Alfonso
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    Hi alfonso! Hey i agree this one is a great bass man, i will like to have enough money to keep it, but unfortunately i have to let it go.... And yes im going to try to add a audio clip......
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    I dont have the weigh yet, but it's so far the lighter smith i had play, the best sound i had play from smith too, i had play 4 smith basses already, and this is something else.
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    This bass still available
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    Bump for a beautiful Smith,I think I have been thru many basses over the years ,But always go back to a Smith,Somebody will be very happy with this bass,GLWS.........
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    yes!.. Several private message but still here.......
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRopGdemIg8&feature=BFa&list=UUicjY6gH0YrvItz3KjJMC8Athis is the audio, Here the color is dead, because it was recorded from a cell but actually the color is much brighter than that..... and the sound it's like really fast and accurate, any player who wants to play fast and with a comfortable action have to buy this bass.... another thing, i think its really comfortable because it's supposedly 18mm Spacing at the bridge, but to me it feels 17.5, i had a lot 18mm before and this to me feel less, to me that helps a lot to play much faster and there is less time to wasted between each string.... weight is less than other smith i had, it's a smaller and more compact instrument too...
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    I just took the weight now,it's 9.2 lbs

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    Bump for a nice bass
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    wao otto, great bass, i just don't want to play 5 string anymore, but yes i can see it's a great bass, richard marcell told me about those bass there are really good, si fuera 5 hiciera el cambio...
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    thanks Mike...
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    MarkA Registered Schmoozer. Supporting Member

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    Are you going up in string count or down from five?

    Great playing and nice tone in the clip you posted.
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    That Smith sounds great! Nice playing too!
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    funkboy5 Dear God please make me funky... Supporting Member

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    Beautiful playing and sound...
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    Thanks..... Sorry i was trying to say, i dont want 6 anymore, just 5 and 4.....
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    Can't get over how some players, play more notes in one song, than I do in a whole month!............kidding. What a beautiful representation of the "Smith" sound. What articulation, and string muting! Nothing but the note. GLWYS!
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    jejeje.... here there's less notes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyWnfmYH00o
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