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For Sale 2008 Wan Bernadel Fully Carved

Discussion in 'For Sale: Double Basses' started by iamthebassplayr, Dec 12, 2017.

  1. iamthebassplayr

    iamthebassplayr Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 24, 2008
    Sacramento, CA
    For sale is my 2008 Wan Bernadel. Set up and upkeep by Patrick McCarthy in Berkley, CA.

    I purchased the bass used about 3 years ago. At the time is had a crack maybe an inch long in the lower back plate. Diamond cleat repair over it and has been solid since then. I have to look closely to find it. Finish on ribs is worn, several small marks in finish, and what looks like some buckle rash on the upper back.

    Fully Carved. Maple back and sides, spruce top.

    String length: 41.5"
    Upper bout: 20"
    Lower Bout: 26"
    Body length 44.5"

    I'm in Sacramento, CA and looking for a semi local(ish) sale- do not want to ship it, but able to drive a few hours to meet a serious buyer halfway.

    Strung with Pirastro Passione Starks on G and D, and with Evah Pirazzi A and E.

    Has been a wonderful bass in college. Plays very well. Sound is focused, loud, and can carry well.

    Comes with a blue Tuft Premium padded cover.

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    Last edited: Dec 26, 2017
  2. iamthebassplayr

    iamthebassplayr Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 24, 2008
    Sacramento, CA
    Bass was dropped off with Pat just before the New Year. He is going to be cleaning up the Set up and working on touching up the finish issues photo'd above!
  3. Josh Kneisel

    Josh Kneisel

    Jun 17, 2016
    drool I wish I had money right now these things always show up when I cant justify/afford them. Nice bass
    iamthebassplayr likes this.
  4. kurtsnyder


    Oct 31, 2006
    Do you have any updated photos since Pat touched up the finish?