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Roscoe Century Signature - FS/FT

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by One Bass Short, Dec 3, 2012.


  1. One Bass Short

    One Bass Short Seeking to better my collection

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    Roscoe Century Signature for sale or for trade. bass is in perfect condition with original HSC.

    Sale price is $2600 + shipping or trade toward only 2 basses. MTD 535 Norm Stockton or a 535 Dennis Rodman. Cash on my end to be negotiated.

    Specs:

    Quilted maple top
    Spanish cedar body
    Multi laminated 5 piece neck
    Exhibition grade cocobolo fretboard
    Bartolini soapbar pickups
    Aguilar OBP 3 preamp

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    Sorry about the images being sideways but Photobucket would not cooperate.
  2. One Bass Short

    One Bass Short Seeking to better my collection

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    Wow, not even a comment? How about some sales advice.
  3. JOME77

    JOME77

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    Bump for a very nice Roscoe! Very similar to my Century 5 except for that very nice wedge neck (on your signature). Also, no big deal but Roscoe considers that a 5 piece neck.

    Good luck with the sale/trade!
  4. One Bass Short

    One Bass Short Seeking to better my collection

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    You know I will have to check the letter from Roscoe on that one. I copied and pasted the specs from the post I bought it from. I will update later tonight. Thanks for looking!
  5. One Bass Short

    One Bass Short Seeking to better my collection

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    Ok, straight from Keith Roscoe himself:

    "This bass has an exhibition quilt maple top with Spanish Cedar body, and antique yellow finish. The neck is a maple with a Cocobolo center lamination, Chechen stringers and maple and cherry accent laminations. The fingerboard is exhibition Cocobolo."

    So I guess if I was to add up all the pieces I count 9. I am open to thoughts on my count.
  6. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Supporting Member

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    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings
    True, but Roscoe doesn't count stringers. You've got a 5 piece neck there.
  7. One Bass Short

    One Bass Short Seeking to better my collection

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    I stand corrected on Roscoe's position on this matter, however, my math stands...
  8. Chuck M

    Chuck M Supporting Member

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    I own an SKB 3005 with similar woods but a purpleheart fingerboard and a Bartolini preamp. It just kills. I've owned a lot of expensive basses and if I could keep only one, it would be the Roscoe.

    Bump for a GREAT bass. If you have not tried a Roscoe, you will be amazed. Buy this beauty!

    Chuck
  9. One Bass Short

    One Bass Short Seeking to better my collection

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    Thanks Chuck. It is a really high quality bass. It will make a nice addition to anyones collection.
  10. One Bass Short

    One Bass Short Seeking to better my collection

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    Where are those MTD trade offers?
  11. Chuck M

    Chuck M Supporting Member

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  12. One Bass Short

    One Bass Short Seeking to better my collection

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    Bass on hold pending payment. Thanks to the community for the interest.
  13. Lichtaffen

    Lichtaffen Supporting Member

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    "535 Dennis Rodman"? Am I the only one who noticed that?
  14. One Bass Short

    One Bass Short Seeking to better my collection

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    Never seen one? Check bass club Chicago. They have one.
  15. One Bass Short

    One Bass Short Seeking to better my collection

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    Here, check this out. This is what I am looking for. If anyone knows where it is let me know.

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  16. Bass Club Mark

    Bass Club Mark

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    That's correct. Ours has a one piece body. Does not have a deluxe top. Thanks!
  17. svoncampe

    svoncampe

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    OK, forgive my ignorance, but what does BUMP mean? I keep seeing people saying that but does it stand for something in particular? Just curious....
  18. the yeti

    the yeti

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    it's 'cos this bass is so BUMPin'! (bump)
  19. One Bass Short

    One Bass Short Seeking to better my collection

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    Bumping is the way you put a thread back to the top of the list. The most recent post goes to the top. So if you post something to someone's thread it goes to the top. That gets a post noticed more. That is why there are rules on self bumping.

    Hey, but thanks for the bump!
  20. svoncampe

    svoncampe

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    Bump!!! :)

    PS: Thanks for the explanation!

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