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Any Fodera Emperor 5 Fans

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Hman, Jan 12, 2002.


  1. Hman

    Hman

    Jan 8, 2002
    San Francisco, CA
    I saw this one for sale for $3,250, Good deal?
     
  2. snyderz

    snyderz

    Aug 20, 2000
    AZ mountains
    Hi Hman, and welcome to TB. Haven't had the pleasure of playing a Fodera. I should be so lucky!
    Doc
     
  3. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Which one?
     
  4. Hman

    Hman

    Jan 8, 2002
    San Francisco, CA
    I'll try again!:mad:
     
  5. Hman

    Hman

    Jan 8, 2002
    San Francisco, CA
    Hope this work!
     
  6. narud

    narud Supporting Member

    Mar 15, 2001
    santa maria,california
    the street price on that bass was probably 3800-4000. whether 3250 is a good deal is up to you. personally i wouldnt pay 3250. 2800 would be the highest of what i would pay. id be more comfortable in the 2700-2750 range.

    just for a point of reference, i just sold an emperor 5 that had way more options than that bass, but had some player wear on it that had a street price of 5100 for 3700.
     
  7. Bass7755

    Bass7755 Supporting Member

    Oct 27, 2000
    Roanoke, Va.
    I am a BIG Emperor 5 fan...got two of them. Is 3250
    a good deal? Like narud said, thats really up to you
    and how bad you want it. I would go a little higher,
    maybe 2900 or even 3000, But I am a sucker for Fodera's with Flamed Maple tops.
    WHY??
     
  8. narud

    narud Supporting Member

    Mar 15, 2001
    santa maria,california
    yeah, but yours is an elite and that one's a bolt on. that's why im a little lower.
     
  9. adrian garcia

    adrian garcia

    Apr 9, 2001
    las vegas. nevada
    Endorsing Artist: Nordy Basses, Schroeder Cabs, Gallien Krueger Amps
    well- it's not an emperor- but i jump at the chance of showing mine!!
    [​IMG]
     
  10. Bass7755

    Bass7755 Supporting Member

    Oct 27, 2000
    Roanoke, Va.
    Hey Narud, I know its a bolt-on. There are not
    a lot of used Fodera's out there. If its in new
    conidition...with little or no playing wear. I might
    go as high as 3000.00 for a bolt on with a really
    nice (flamed Maple) top. Plus a Maple F/B upgrade.
    Like I said I am a sucker for a nice Fodera.

    When is your new Fodera gonna be finished??

    Dan
     
  11. adrian garcia

    adrian garcia

    Apr 9, 2001
    las vegas. nevada
    Endorsing Artist: Nordy Basses, Schroeder Cabs, Gallien Krueger Amps
    thank you , Cruise4!! im having a blast with it- the soundman loves it - cant wait to see the Foderas at NAMM - ill take lots of pics
     
  12. narud

    narud Supporting Member

    Mar 15, 2001
    santa maria,california
    not soon enough! it'll probably be done by mid this year.