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SOLD 2014 Roscoe SKB 5 Custom J3 ( SKB 3005 Custom J3 )

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by staccatogrowl, Sep 19, 2019.


  1. staccatogrowl

    staccatogrowl Savoring the spinning, shimmery aquasphere Supporting Member

    Jul 14, 2006
    Price:
    $2495
    Strings:
    5
    Location:
    Michigan
    2014 Roscoe SKB 5 Custom J3 ( SKB 3005 Custom J3 )
    • Hand-made in North Carolina by Roscoe Guitars, led by master artisan Keith Roscoe
    • Distinct design with one-off features, typical Roscoe, custom build to order
    • 35" scale, produces clear, beautiful tone all along the low B string and others
    • Woods chosen for tonal and visual impact
    • Solid, reliable Hipshot bridge and tuners
    • Friendly and reliable customer service available through Roscoe Guitars

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    Specifics for this bass:
    • Exhibition-grade Pommele Sapele top and headstock overlay ($1k current option)
    • Swamp Ash body with natural gloss finish
    • Maple neck with Wenge center. Maple & Cherry accent stringers. 7 pieces
    • Birdseye Maple fingerboard, Pommele Sapele 12th-fret inlay, Diamondwood nut
    • Rare Roscoe J3 pickup configuration. 3 Bartolini hum-free pickups (single + double)
    • J3s offer more upper mid content than usual Roscoe Barts, with extra growl amidst Roscoe tonal goodness
    • Bartolini 18v pre: Vol, Blend, 2-freq p/p Mids, Bass/Treble stack. Cut/boost EQ
    • 3-way mini toggle for double bridge pickup: Center toggle: both. Up: inner. Down: outer bridge
    • Adjustable preamp trim pot accessible through access hole on back control plate
    • Standard Roscoe 18mm string spacing
    • Roscoe hardshell case
    • Dunlop straplocks
    • Excellent condition. Gentle, respectful use. Typical fingerstyle/activity swirls on top
    • Roscoe build letter, envelope, and two allen head wrenches included
    • Custom ebony ramp, currently not installed. Ramp radius matches fingerboard
    • My 1st Roscoe bass, received in a TalkBass trade 3+ years ago. My main player since
    • Am solely playing fretless now, and this bass deserves playing time

    • $2,495 obo by Paypal, including insured ground shipping in lower 48

    • Ships to Paypal confirmed address. Your phone number is required. Tracking info provided at time of shipment. Will ship the business day after payment. Signature required at receipt

    • Previous links for this bass:
    SOLD - Roscoe SKB Custom 5 3J
    SOLD - ROSCOE SKB CUSTOM 3005 J3 - MINT! !FINAL PRICE DROP!
     
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2019
  2. oaklandthumb

    oaklandthumb

    Nov 12, 2014
    Kansas USA
    This should last a day at this price. I bet the pickup config kicks so hard...mmm.
     
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  3. songwriter21

    songwriter21 I have an obsession for wood. The musical kind. Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2005
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Sponsored by Hipshot
    Is the jack plate missing a screw?
     
  4. staccatogrowl

    staccatogrowl Savoring the spinning, shimmery aquasphere Supporting Member

    Jul 14, 2006
    Nope. 2 (of 2) phillips head screws are in place. None missing.
     
    Last edited: Sep 20, 2019
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  5. Joe BassPlayer

    Joe BassPlayer Supporting Member

    Aug 18, 2002
    Georgia
    Buy or trade with Fritz with total confidence. They don’t get any better that Fritz!
    Beautiful unique Roscoe!
     
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  6. bassWR

    bassWR Supporting Member

    Nov 21, 2009
    Warner Robins GA
    I agree. Fritz is one of the best and this bass is a great bargain.
    GLWTS
     
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  7. bearhart74

    bearhart74 Supporting Member

    Feb 26, 2009
    if i can sell my brubaker quickly im in for this
     
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