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Ristola 5 string Exotic Bass

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Dentron, Oct 28, 2012.


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  1. Dentron

    Dentron

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    Hello,
    Selling my Ristola Exotic 5 today. A very fine bass in perfect like new condition. The TKL Hard case is also new condition.. This bass is really nice and has all kinds of different tone settings. I will ship it anywhere in the lower 48 States for $1550 bucks. Paypal is ok. This bass is featured on the Ristola web site.
    http://ristolainstruments.com/carribean_walnut_5.htm
    Body is Caribbean Walnut top on Swamp ash core
    34 in scale Maple Bubinga neck
    Maple fretboard
    Hipshot tuners and bridge
    Bone nut
    Nordstrand DC5 pickups and preamp
    9.4 pounds on the bathroom scale
    A new one is about 3 grand, check out the Ristola website.
    I can only post two pics but will e-mail whatever you want.
    Thanks, Ken

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  2. Dentron

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  3. TimBosby

    TimBosby Gold Supporting Member

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    I've always liked this one. A beauty for sure.
  4. Dentron

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    Thanks TimBosby, Its a dandy!
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  6. scubaduba

    scubaduba Supporting Member

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    This is a fine, fine bass. Ristola's are works of art.
  7. Elionjamz

    Elionjamz Supporting Member

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  8. danhmap

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    Would you like to trade for American jazz deluxe 4strings.
  9. Dentron

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    More pics

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    A couple more pics

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  11. RSmith

    RSmith Supporting Member

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    I played this today and it is sweet. Super fast action, nice balance too!
  12. Dentron

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    Robert, thanks for the slap bass lesson! The Ristola sounded great with you playing it! Nice to meet you again.
  13. Dentron

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    A couple more pics

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  14. climber

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    Brian does very nice work. I've had a couple of his basses and loved them. I have a 5 string exotic fretless that I really do like a lot.
  15. Dentron

    Dentron

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    Yes, He does and he was very fast to answer a few questions on e-mail for me. Great builder!!!
  16. Dentron

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  17. danhmap

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    Would you like to trade for my sadowsky MV5 ?
  18. Sywannab

    Sywannab Supporting Member

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    great seller and great bass! bump!
  19. Dentron

    Dentron

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    Thanks but no thanks
  20. danhmap

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    Trade ! With my sadowsky ?
  21. Dentron

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    Sale Pending!

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