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SOLD Cliff Bordwell 6 string $2500

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by taowin, Sep 4, 2016.


  1. taowin

    taowin Not me. That's Louis Armstrong as a kid! Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2007
    Berkeley CA
    Price:
    2500
    Strings:
    6
    Location:
    California
    I custom ordered this bass but by the time I got it (Early summer), I had switched to a 5 string CB bass and therefore don't foresee playing it. It is gorgeous and flawless.

    Absolutely no trades. Thinning the herd.

    Here's the order for this bass:

    CB Basses

    TOTAL $3405


    Ball-Bass 6-string

    Deluxe Base Price: $2600

    Options: $805



    Dimensions
    Scale length: 34
    Neck shape: Oval

    Thickness at 1st: .810(thin)
    String spacing at Bridge: 18mm

    Construction
    Neck: maple/wenge/maple

    Fingerboard: Pau Ferro

    Fingerboard Radius: Flat

    Nut: Dymondwood

    Full faced top: no (straight edge for slap ramp)

    Body woods

    Top: Figured/flatsawn Bubinga

    Body: Ash

    Headstock shape: “B”

    Headstock plate: Same wood as top

    Cavity cover: Black

    Hardware

    Color: Black
    Bridge: Hipshot style “A”
    Tuners: hipshot ultralights

    Truss rod: two-way adjustable

    Fretted: 24
    Strap locks: Dunlop (included in deluxe)
    Output: 1/4" Face mount

    Electronics
    Pickups: Aguilar DCB G4 $75

    Pickup covers: black

    Preamp: Audere Pro-Z: $150
    Controls: 5-knob

    Switches: 2


    Gig Bag

    Protec


    9v battery box $40

    Luminlay side dots $50

    bass1-1200. bass3-1200.
     
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2016
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  2. JeroB666

    JeroB666

    Dec 22, 2012
    Canada
    That is an absolute beauty!

    Do you happen to know the weight?
     
  3. taowin

    taowin Not me. That's Louis Armstrong as a kid! Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2007
    Berkeley CA
    Yes. Just weighed it: 9 pounds.
     
  4. DannyNFLD

    DannyNFLD

    Aug 20, 2011
    Wow, that's a beautiful bass!
     
  5. taowin

    taowin Not me. That's Louis Armstrong as a kid! Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2007
    Berkeley CA
    It's stunning. I'm keeping my Cliff Bordwell five. He makes just gorgeous basses.
     
  6. bongostealth

    bongostealth Supporting Member

    Jun 3, 2011
    Atlanta, GA
    I'll bet this thing sounds incredible! Aguilar pickups are just superb!
     
  7. benjobass

    benjobass Supporting Member

    Oct 6, 2001
    NYC
    Is this still available?
     
  8. taowin

    taowin Not me. That's Louis Armstrong as a kid! Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2007
    Berkeley CA
    It has been off and on. It is now for sale. And it's gorgeous. Happy to answer any questions.

    Best,

    Jeremy
    510 851 0580
     
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  9. taowin

    taowin Not me. That's Louis Armstrong as a kid! Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2007
    Berkeley CA
    Bump
     
  10. MobileHolmes

    MobileHolmes I used to be BassoP

    Nov 4, 2006
    Iowa
    Man, if I weren't broke, that is darn close to how I'd spec one out. GLWTS
     

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