Warwick Flamin Blond 5 -1800 EUR / 2500 USD

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Lulu, Dec 3, 2013.

  1. Lulu


    Oct 15, 2003
    like new !!!!!!!!

    To commemorate their 25th anniversary, Warwick wanted to create a very special limited edition bass guitar. The "Flamin' Blonde" 5-string combines some materials that Warwick has never used before to make an instrument that really shines.

    For the body wood, Warwick chose lacewood for the top and back, with a thin piece of yellow heart (pau amerello) sandwiched in between. Besides be visually stunning, lacewood offers warmth and clarity in the low end with even mids and sparkling highs.

    The neck is made from strips of wenge and yellow heart, with a tiger-striped ebony fingerboard. Custom, red-hot "flame" inlays are used as fret markers and, of course, Warwick uses their special bell brass frets. The neck is fast access to the upper register is made easy with the Thumb body design and the soft heel.

    To carry the flame theme throughout the electric bass, Warwick put matching flame inlays on the headstock and on the tops of each control knob. The look of this hot bass is down-right cool!

    For electronics, Warwick selected a passive MEC Large Pole pickup (with $$ switching) for the bridge postion and a passive MEC SC pickup for the neck position. To give players the most control over their tone, an active, 3-band MEC preamp was selected. The combination of passive pickups with an active preamp will allow players to achieve a huge variety of tones and textures.

    Lacewood body
    Wenge and yellow heart neck
    Ebony fingerboard
    Inlaid flame fret markers and inlaid flames on headstock
    Passive MEC large pole pickup on bridge
    Passive MEC SC pickup at neck


  2. joebar


    Jan 10, 2010
    i had one of these for awhile
    free bump for one of the rarest warwicks you can find
  3. Lulu


    Oct 15, 2003
  4. Lulu


    Oct 15, 2003
    1600 EUR / 2200 USD
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  6. Lulu


    Oct 15, 2003
  7. austentaciousC


    Mar 17, 2010
    Aaaahhhhh just missed it!