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Laggan Frettless 5

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by satchelbaglio, Oct 1, 2013.

  1. satchelbaglio

    satchelbaglio Supporting Member

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    Just picked this bass up on a trade, very cool bass.
    I'm not really a fretless player so.

    32 inch scale, 1 3/8 width at nut, 16mm string spacing at bridge
    Longleaf Maple burl Top, Iroko body, 7 layer purpleheart/flammed Maple/Padauk neck, Vera fingerboard, 2011 build #38
    Certificate of Authenticity

    $2250 plus shipping

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    will post weight tomorrow, very light
  2. Kevin Woods

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    Cool. Never heard of Iroko wood before, though. Apparently it is a traditional Djembe wood.

    Cheers.
  3. satchelbaglio

    satchelbaglio Supporting Member

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    satchelbaglio Supporting Member

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    Thanks for the insight on the Iroko, K. Woods, appreciate it.
    This is a interesting bass, many cool woods, different build for sure, the horn keeps the neck real straight. Has a nice voice as well. Cheers Rob
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    active or passive PUPs?
  6. satchelbaglio

    satchelbaglio Supporting Member

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    Sorry missed your question Cubanz.
    The pick ups are the Barts jazzers and bass is passive, no preamp. Cheers Rob
  7. Dan Horboychuk

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    Great bass I owned it a few years ago.
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    Not sure if it is the angle of the shot or not, but is there something crazy going on with the mono-bridge on the G string? Looks to be different spacing than between the rest of the strings.
  9. satchelbaglio

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    Hey Jay Raj, that's a very good observation, I've only had the bass for a month or two. Never noticed the G to have wider spacing when playing the bass, I will re measure. Not sure if it is designed that way on purpose. I will get my tech to look at the bass as I was going to take it in for a tune up anyways and see what he says.

    The bass does play and sounds great, I am happy to keep it if it doesn't sell as I am new to the fretless thing. Thanks Rob
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    like an ax made, without any blueprints :D:bag:
  12. satchelbaglio

    satchelbaglio Supporting Member

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    Thanks for the bump Andrew. Definitely thinking outside of the box with the design of this bass. You would be quite surprised how well this bass sits, plays, sounds and build quality.
    Apparently only 44 basses were made by builder and I have never seen another. Be interesting to know if they are similar or different. Best of the Seasons Rob
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    How's the tension and tone on the B?? Any flab?
  14. satchelbaglio

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    The B string is fairly taught, not flabby, not as tight as some 34 or 35 inch scale basses I have played but surprisingly tight for 32 inch scale. Probably needs a new set of strings and a proper set up by a pro, not sure the last time it was set up properly as I have only had the bass for a little while.
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    wish I had $$
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    satchelbaglio Supporting Member

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    Price drop bump, $1800 plus cost of shipping.
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    Bump, used to own this bass. Sounds great and is quite the looker!
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    Thanks for the bump Spencer, price is right for you to buy her back. ;)
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    Multiple designs and styles and all kinds of unique wood choices. That was a fun build. And for the record... I am alive and do exist. Kinda like Bigfoot though... Only come out once in a while. Glad to see this bass in the loop!

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