Rbass Singlecut 5 string 33" Scale w/excellent B !

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  1. honest abe

    honest abe Supporting Member

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    Up for trade/sale is this gorgeous singlecut bolt on Rbass. It has a very comfy 33" scale neck with a great B string! It is in excellent condition with only a few minor dings the worst of which is on the back of the neck in the last picture below. I'm only interested in 5 or 4 string fretted basses in trade. I would sell outright for $2200.

    Body: Top - burled maple/ Core - 2ply Light & Dark Mahogany / Back - Chessnut
    Neck: Imbuia / Burled Ebony / Honduran Mahogany
    Fretboard: Macassar Ebony
    Pickups: Nordstrand custom mm & p style
    Preamp: Aguilar OBP 3 (low, mid, hi)
    3 switches (mute/mid freq/mm pickups split)
    19mm string spacing
    1 3/4" at nut
    Weight is 9.55 lbs.

    AUDIO CLIP: https://soundcloud.com/abraham754/rbass-demo


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  2. happychicken

    happychicken Supporting Member

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    Um.... I need to change my pants...
  3. groooooove

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    whats the weight?

    what about trade value?

    nice bass!
  4. rgvbajo

    rgvbajo The Tone Is In The Hands Supporting Member

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    Best low B of any R Bass I have heard hands down
    And it's a 33" scale and Honest Abe has done an amazing set up it ready for any gig
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  6. xabicho

    xabicho Supporting Member

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    What is the string spacing at the bridge ?
  7. honest abe

    honest abe Supporting Member

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    19mm string spacing
    1 3/4" at nut
    Weight is 9.55 lbs.

    Sale Price $2200
  8. mojojim

    mojojim Supporting Member

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    I'm glad that this doesn't have a 16.5 mm spacing! :)
  9. Macrocosmcwh

    Macrocosmcwh Gold Supporting Member

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    Beautiful bass!!!!!
  10. tastybasslines

    tastybasslines Supporting Member

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    I'm alerting the mods to this pornography
  11. 77stingray

    77stingray Supporting Member

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    Crazy nice and 33" scale !! Wow...
  12. honest abe

    honest abe Supporting Member

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    Just in case anyone had any doubt of how good this bass sounds here is a small funky clip I recorded with it. You can hear how good and well defined the low C is on this track plus how well the higher notes cut through the mix with punch and clarity!

    https://soundcloud.com/abraham754/rbass-demo
  13. songwriter21

    songwriter21 Bassist for Chris Higbee Supporting Member

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    I've never liked the look of sc's, and this is the first one that I like. DAMN!
  14. honest abe

    honest abe Supporting Member

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    Played it this morning at church. This is the most comfortable playing bass I've ever owned. And it sounds amazing! Listen for yourself in the clip above.
  15. EduardoK

    EduardoK Gold Supporting Member

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    I'd be all over this if I didn't already own a 33" Rbass fiver!
  16. honest abe

    honest abe Supporting Member

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    Pending trade..

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