NBD Ken Smith KSD Burner 6 (B-stock)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by TolerancEJ, Dec 5, 2012.


  1. TolerancEJ

    TolerancEJ

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    I ordered a B-stock Ken Smith KSD Burner 6-string from zZounds for $749. It arrived today. There are a few dings in the body and a small ding on the tip of the headstock, both of which had already been disclosed on the website so I had no surprises. Even taking the few bumps into consideration, I'd say the bass is a solid 7.5 out of 10.

    The shipment arrived on time, so no problems there. The packaging, I'll give zZounds a 4 out of 10. It arrived in an instrument box simply stuffed with crumpled up paper. The box arrived with a few holes. It could be either they re-used an old box, or maybe the bass might have one or more dings extra.

    In any case, I like the bass & will be keeping it. It has a nice wide neck like my Warwick Thumb BO 6. Great tone!

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  2. bassbenj

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    Great bass and great deal! I've got a 6er almost like that in blue burst. If yours is anything like mine I can assure you that even after years of playing it, you will STILL be constantly amazed at just how great a bass it is! Mine was used but oddly the dings on the headstock seem to have all been put there by me! We'll call it mojo.
     
  3. TolerancEJ

    TolerancEJ

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  4. phillybass101

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    Congrats on your new bass. Decent price too.
     
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  6. El-Bob

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    Are the tuning keys gold, and the rest of the hardware chrome, or is it just the picture that makes it look like that?
     
  7. TolerancEJ

    TolerancEJ

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    All the hardware is gold. I suppose I don't have proper lighting in my music room. The camera flash must have made them to appear chrome.
     
  8. bass4worship

    bass4worship Supporting Member

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    Sweet bass, nice top. Enjoy it.
     
  9. El-Bob

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    Cool! Well, it looks great, congrats! :bassist:
     
  10. TolerancEJ

    TolerancEJ

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    Thanks!
     
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  12. TolerancEJ

    TolerancEJ

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    Actually I hadn't even realized it has a top. Only re-reading this post made me take a closer look. The body & top are pretty much seamless, which is why I thought it was just a 1-piece body.
     

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