SOLD Anniversary, Limited Edition Bacchus DX-4 Japan Custom Shop

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Quadzilla, Oct 22, 2021.

  1. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    United States
    Found a Spector that I'm likely going to grab and I have a plethora of Jazz basses. This one is extra special in a few ways...

    This is a 2020, Limited Edition Bacchus DX-4. I literally went through all of the ones made (a small handful) and picked the one with the best top. You can see both spalting and flaming, etc. The top is a work of art. This one was hand picked by me.

    When I received her, I took her right to Kevin Brubaker and he gave her his special fret treatment in which he crowns and polishes them to his standards and in addition, does what he refers to as his "fall-away treatment" in which the last (highest) few frets at the body, lightly "fall away" at thousands of an inch (stepping down) which allows the action to go even lower than a "normal" fret job. I have him do this with almost all of my high-end basses. Definitely makes a difference, even to basses that come with great fret work from the builder. Kevin's fret work just is a notch above 99% of everyone else's in my humble opinion. This obviously cost me some extra $$$ on top of the price of the bass, shipping and VAT. So I'm taking a significant loss here...

    She's never left my house (besides going to Kevin's shop). Never gigged, never been to a rehearsal. Pretty much as new (well, technically better than new w the additional fret work).

    Comes with the original Bacchus (very thickly padded) gig bag, tools, etc. I had to have this imported, which wax very expensive. I paid some crazy shipping and VAT (import tax). You won't have these crazy additional expenses as I've done this for you...

    More pictures later (these are the ones I have on my phone at the moment)...

    Here is your chance to have what I think is the nicest Bacchus ever built. Grab it before I change my mind (which I'm seriously considering). CONUS shipping only (PM me for a quote).

    Specs (as given to me from the overseas dealer when I bought her):

    2020 Limited Edition.
    Body Top : Spalted/Flammed Maple
    Body : Ash 2P
    Neck: Maple
    Fingerboard : Ebony
    Nut : Bone
    Bridge : GOTOH/404SJ-4
    Machineheads : GOTOH/GB11W
    Fret : SANKO/SBB214
    Pickup : JB-ALV II
    Control : 2Vo,1To (Push/Pull Series Parallel Switch)
    Scale : 34inch
    Width at Nut : 38.0mm
    Fingerboard Radius : 310R
    Finish : Top Lacquer
    String : Elixir NANOWEB (45-105)
    Weight : 4.31kg

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    Last edited: Oct 22, 2021
  2. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    More pics (from the dealer when I bought her):

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  3. LightForce104

    LightForce104 Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2012
    Absolutely killer. GLWTS, somebody better pick this up.
  4. Relayer71

    Relayer71 Supporting Member

    Jun 25, 2009
    That is a gorgeous finish. GLWTS!
  5. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    Thank you both!
  6. MonetBass

    MonetBass ♪ Just listen ♫ Supporting Member

    Sep 15, 2006
    Tulsa, OK
    Wow, amazing! GLWTS!
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  7. 6and5

    6and5 Supporting Member

    Oct 31, 2016
    San Diego
    I have a Woodline 417/R, and it’s my #1 player. Just excellent in all ways. GLWTS!
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  8. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    Much appreciated!
  9. brstma

    brstma my dog is an awesome dog Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2008
    I love the inlays!
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