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KSD V LOADED!

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Fire-Starter, Dec 7, 2012.


  1. Fire-Starter

    Fire-Starter Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2002
    MINNESOTA
    Up for sale is a bass i got from a talk bass member funkboy5 on jan 13 2010. it is LOADED!!!! I combined his description along with mine below. The East preamp is a beast in both active and passiive. check it out. Price 635.00. shipped. NO case or gig bag. U.S only. No trades. Paypal will work. Yes during the holidays I dropped it to 585. Now I am putting it back up for 635, and with the upgrades it is worth it.


    This KSD705 has the ash/maple combo with terrific sounding Nordstrsnd NJ5FS pups and East J RETRO DELUXE preamp. . Currently sporting a solid black pickguard. The previous owner did a great job on the mods IMO, added the Lakland bridge and reshaped the headstock. Specs below.

    Scale: 35"
    Frets: 21
    Nut Width: 4.6cm
    Nut Spacing: 9mm center to center
    String tree: Chrome barrel / bar type
    Bridge: Lakland
    Bridge Spacing: 19mm center to center
    Frets: Medium jumbo
    Tuning Machines: Large clover key / open back
    Hardware Color: Chrome
    Neck Wood: Maple
    Fretboard: Maple with block inlays
    Body Shape: Standard jazz shape
    Body Wood: Ash
    Finish: Natural see-thru
    Pickguard: Solid black
    Pickups: Nordstands NJ5FS
    Electronics Cavity: Paint shielding
     

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  2. Looks cool. How much does it weigh?
     
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  4. Fire-Starter

    Fire-Starter Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2002
    MINNESOTA
    Dont have a scale. But I think it is in the neighborhood of 10 pounds it's solid.
     
  5. How would yo describe the sound with the Nords/J Retro? Is it vintage or more hi-fi/modern?
     
  6. Fire-Starter

    Fire-Starter Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2002
    MINNESOTA
    Not hi-fi to me at all. More like. Nice and warm. I play it side by side with my Marcus miller 5 with the Marcus east retro with nordsroms and it sounds just as good but of course differnt.
     
  7. coronado3

    coronado3 Supporting Member

    Jun 29, 2008
    Indiana, USA
    Interested in any trades?
     
  8. Fire-Starter

    Fire-Starter Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2002
    MINNESOTA
    Sorry not interested in any trades but thanks
     
  9. Fire-Starter

    Fire-Starter Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2002
    MINNESOTA
    Dropped price to 585.00 the upgrades of the pre amp andBridg alone are worth it not to mention the pickups! it will not go any lower. I will just keep it if it does not find a home.
     
  10. Fire-Starter

    Fire-Starter Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2002
    MINNESOTA
    Possible buyer. On hold for now.
     
  11. Fire-Starter

    Fire-Starter Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2002
    MINNESOTA
    Deal fell through. Back on market!
     
  12. Fire-Starter

    Fire-Starter Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2002
    MINNESOTA
  13. Fire-Starter

    Fire-Starter Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2002
    MINNESOTA
    Looks like I am going to keep this after playing it for awhile last night. for the price it's not worth getting rid of.

    Thanks for the interest guys have a good day
     
  14. Fire-Starter

    Fire-Starter Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2002
    MINNESOTA
    She is back on the Market again. I do have some interest but let me know.

    Thanks all and hope you all had a very pleasant Holiday season.:hyper:
     
  15. bottomfeederNC

    bottomfeederNC Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 2, 2011
    Holly Springs, NC
    What about overall condition?
     
  16. Fire-Starter

    Fire-Starter Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2002
    MINNESOTA
    Excellent...... 9 out of ten
     
  17. xabicho

    xabicho Supporting Member

    I just got one on a trade with an Audere preamp which is great. Plannig to change the bridge an tuning machines to a Hipshot, plus Duncan or Aguilar picups to make an amazing upgraded bass.
     
  18. Fire-Starter

    Fire-Starter Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2002
    MINNESOTA
  19. ManuBerdin

    ManuBerdin

    May 14, 2009
    France
    Didn't find it on Ebay ...:meh:
     
  20. Fire-Starter

    Fire-Starter Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2002
    MINNESOTA
  21. ManuBerdin

    ManuBerdin

    May 14, 2009
    France



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