SOLD 1989 Ken Smith BT 5 string

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by lamarjones, Oct 14, 2016.

  1. lamarjones

    lamarjones Supporting Member

    Aug 27, 2002
    Raleigh, NC
    Price:
    3100
    Strings:
    5
    Location:
    North Carolina
    Great playing bass, has some player wear but still looks great. It's either koa or a walnut top, it's right in between being able to tell for me but has a perfect flame on it. 5 piece body with a mahogany core. Not much fret wear, and has the original case. Action is low and even on the whole bass. 3100 shipped/paypal

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  2. elkkid2

    elkkid2 Supporting Member

    Jan 2, 2012
    Rio Vista, Ca
    That looks like Koa to me.
     
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  3. Kmrumedy

    Kmrumedy

    May 12, 2004
    Montreal, Canada
    Oh....a Ken Smith with the original 3 knob preamp and the black oversized headstock! The best Smiths ever made and highly sought after by Ken Smith players.

    Awesome.
     
  4. lamarjones

    lamarjones Supporting Member

    Aug 27, 2002
    Raleigh, NC
    I think it's Koa as well but just thought I'd ride the fence just in case!
     
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  5. raal

    raal Supporting Member

    Feb 5, 2008
    Minneapolis / St Paul
    great deal on a modern classic this will be gone soon ...
     
  6. Gospelbass4u

    Gospelbass4u Inactive

    Sep 1, 2016
    Nice,,,Looks like Birsdeye maple neck,,,,,,
     
  7. JOHNNY LONG

    JOHNNY LONG

    Aug 25, 2003
    RICHMOND,VA
     

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  8. grooveologyst

    grooveologyst

    Oct 13, 2011
    Atlanta, Ga
    The wood is Koa.....that bass plays like butter!
     
  9. lamarjones

    lamarjones Supporting Member

    Aug 27, 2002
    Raleigh, NC
    Good eye, apparently it was not secured but took it to my luthier so it will be done right. Kind of not in a rush about the bass, my fave Smith so far so hopefully I can ditch the other items I need so this can stick around.
     
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