Dingwall Owners Club

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by FroggyOne2, Jan 7, 2008.


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  1. IronSpatula

    IronSpatula

    Dec 13, 2003
    Northern CA
    The import models also come with a nice gig bag from that manufacturer (Music Area) but they aren't the same (or as cool) as the ones that come with the Canadian basses.
     
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  2. bebass

    bebass Sho Me Music Commercial User

    Sep 3, 2006
    Bolivar, Missouri
    Authorized dealer for Bergantino, Dingwall, Genzler, Phil Jones Bass, Cort, Traynor
    Any user reports as of yet on the D-Roc 5-String or the limited edition Rob van der Loo Hellboy that is now shipping? I have an initial impression but would like to see others.
     
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  3. Andyman001

    Andyman001 moderation must be taken with a grain of salt

    Feb 11, 2010
    S/E Idaho
    Kat, you seriously need to find one to try out!
    :D
     
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  4. silky smoove

    silky smoove Supporting Member

    May 19, 2004
    Seattle, WA
    Did anyone else catch the Dingwall video on social media this morning about the D-Roc Standard 5? In particular, did anyone else gasp when @Sheldon D. did the big flourish’y flip maneuver with the bass in the video? That’s a bold move with such a nice bass! :nailbiting:

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  5. Jack Deth

    Jack Deth

    May 7, 2020
    Missouri
    A fretless Dingwall is on my bucket list. Multiscale fretless would be the ultimate technique challenge as a bass player IMHO.
     
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  6. AB Nate

    AB Nate Supporting Member

    May 28, 2016
    you should share the bubinga too! Let’s see it. I’m kinda surprised you ended up with that Z. It seems to be missing a string for your tastes. That said, it’s amazing!!!
    What do you mean genuine? The bass (yes) or my comment(also yes)? Hehe

    armed with my info, I 100% believe he’s asking a serious premium BUT if he can get it I’d doesn’t hurt any of us so all the power to him. Dingwalls are like real estate and I want the ones on my street to sell high.
    This one says 95 ish
    For Sale - Dingwall Pre Fire Voodoo Zebra 5 String
    and if it’s correct this one would be slightly earlier as my serial number is 11 less. neck is a 7 piece. It’s glorious. :D

    You’d be needing to find an old AB to get a fairly low const sixer. Kinda like the whalepool one discussed above. I just saw it for sale I think on FB.
     
  7. AB Nate

    AB Nate Supporting Member

    May 28, 2016
    It’s actually not though. If your at all comfortable on a dingwall neck the Fretless feels quite natural and intonates remarkable well. At least that’s what I find
     
  8. AB Nate

    AB Nate Supporting Member

    May 28, 2016
    @Katoosie had an option on a KILLER bubinga bodied AB and let it slide for a production Spector…. BOOOOO!

    just bugging you Kat. .. but seriously!!!
     
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  9. Smallmouth_Bass

    Smallmouth_Bass

    Dec 29, 2005
    Canada
    So, mine is more valuable? ;) :bassist:
     
  10. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD Supporting Member

    Feb 20, 2005
    Syracuse NY
    Endorsing artist: Dingwall Guitars
    Rarity always begets value if an item is in demand. ;)

    There's even a point where collectability isn't based upon quality, rather scarcity.

    I worked as the indie buyer of a record store for a decade and we also dealt in vinyl; back in the era of 88-2000 it wasn't the hipster thing it is now, but we did a ton of vintage vinyl. Anyway... it was usually the albums that didn't do as well that were worth the most. Bad reviews meant smaller production runs, less hit stores, etc. at the time that they were released. Later or completists like me (this is before you could DL or stream nearly anything), wanted even the crappy records...thus things like Grateful Dead's Steal Your Face selling for over $100 bucks even though it's an effing trainwreck, etc.
     
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  11. Katoosie

    Katoosie Chocolate is the best Supporting Member

    Jun 12, 2020
    Sweden
    You know, lesson for the future. Hold onto the money for a high end bass in case something good pops up in the area :)
     
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  12. CJC6

    CJC6 Supporting Member

    Jun 19, 2020
    I sold the AB2 (Cocobolo top / Bubinga neck - #1-12 made) to get into a Skjold Catacomb. She is a beaut, one I’ll regret selling for sure. (Pictures below)
    The Z3 is missing a string for my normal tastes. Haha. It is too pretty to pass up! It surprised me more that I sold off my ABZ sixer to swing it. Can’t keep them all and now I know with certainty a Z3 sixer will be next. Want to trade ABNate? Haha
     

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  13. anton72

    anton72 Supporting Member

    It’s a first and very limited batch. Mine was unfortunately not in this shipment. Waiting for the next one in November and looking forward to hearing first reports too.
     
  14. Selta

    Selta

    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    I mean. I might know a guy that collect Z's, and could always use a purple one...
     
  15. CJC6

    CJC6 Supporting Member

    Jun 19, 2020
    Once I line up a Z3 sixer, preferably wenge on wenge, I will be selling the purple five string Z3. I should just find a quick build slot and get it exactly how I want it. I’m just impatient.
     
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  16. AB Nate

    AB Nate Supporting Member

    May 28, 2016
    Ah. I thought that was the one you were referring too.

    amazing for sure.


    Hahah…. Tempting. Galactus stays put….. I still struggle with parting with the maple marvel though too.
    Stop it you devil. I was happy to see that one get a sold sign when it did.
     
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  17. AB Nate

    AB Nate Supporting Member

    May 28, 2016
    From previous convos I knew it was only a matter of time before you fell hard for dingwall. That’s a killer skjold too. Lotto Bucket list for sure.
     
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  18. Smallmouth_Bass

    Smallmouth_Bass

    Dec 29, 2005
    Canada
    True. I just sold a lower end Ibanez Tubescreamer for about $220 more than I thought it was worth because of the colour. Apparently it was a limited run. I had it pictured in a local Kijiji ad for a pedalboard I was selling; it wasn't even listed. Someone made me an offer and off it went!
     
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  19. AmazingMumford

    AmazingMumford Supporting Member

    May 8, 2011
    Massachusetts
    That was the third take. ;)
     
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  20. bebass

    bebass Sho Me Music Commercial User

    Sep 3, 2006
    Bolivar, Missouri
    Authorized dealer for Bergantino, Dingwall, Genzler, Phil Jones Bass, Cort, Traynor
    We shipped several out 2 days ago so thought perhaps there were a few in player’s hands. Good luck on getting yours soon.
     
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