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Used Ken Smith 6: How much should I save?

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


  1. GODSENT

    GODSENT

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    Hey guys, looking to purchase a Smith within the next 3 months, how much should I look to spend for a 6 string?
     
  2. jim777

    jim777 Tarantula Lobbyist

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    Depends on a lot of things like : neck through or bolt on; woods used in the bass and for the fretboard; 9v or 18 volt pre, body style; etc. Personally, I like them quite a bit but you really should, if there is any chance of it at all, try a few. I know it's tough with such a rare/high end bass, but if you can you absolutely should or make sure you get a return policy with your used bass.
     
  3. GODSENT

    GODSENT

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    yeah....I know, but just generally speaking, like a ballpark figure
     
  4. Dave W

    Dave W Previously bassgod0dmw Supporting Member

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    Go search the classifieds for them and you'll see what people were asking and possibly what they paid for it.
     
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  6. GODSENT

    GODSENT

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    unfortunately alot of prices have been yanked .....
     
  7. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

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  8. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Supporting Member

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    I say $3K and you can probably pick one up for $2,500 if you look and are patient.
     
  9. carterleebass87

    carterleebass87

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    Im selling one for 3, PM if interested
     
  10. iwearpumas

    iwearpumas

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    Depends on the model and year.
     

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