For Sale Double Neck 6-Fretted / 4-Fretless, Short Scale, MIDI, One-Of Marvel

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by thewildest, Mar 29, 2021.

  1. thewildest


    May 25, 2011
    Florida, USA
    • Y
    United States
    Dear all,

    Here a one-of instrument for sale. After many years trying different things I worked with Wing Instruments to design and bring into reality this amazing beast. The bass has two necks, one with a 4 string fretless / piezo / flats configuration, and the other one with a fretted, midi-capable, dual pickup configuration. I wanted this instrument to go gigging with my trio in Montreal, but my work brought me to Florida and my gigging days will be very rare for a long while. I don’t like having instruments laying there not being played and I think this instrument features include many sought-of characteristics. The bass has three outputs (fretless sound - absolutely amazing with the piezos, fretted - the PUs have a almost-Gibson semi-acoustic sound, and Midi output). Where these are commonly called “short scale”, instead this is like a normal bass but “cut” at the 5th fret. The scales and tension remain the same.
    Below the extensive list of features/attributes
    • Instrument, 22.7” scale
      • Mahogany Wings
      • Body Dyed Black
      • Dual Outputs, one for each neck
      • 16.5mm String Spacing on both
      • Necks close together, but playable separately
      • Weight: 4kg / 8.81 lbs
    • Fretless
      • 4 String, wearing flats
      • Tuned EABC
      • Morado Fingerboard
      • Bartolini PU and preamp
      • Piezo/Mag Buffer
      • Playing Ramps, Matching Body at Bridge and Neck
    • Fretted
      • 6-String Fretted on Bottom
      • Morado Fingerboard
      • Delano MC6 HE 6 String DL5(MusicMan Xtend) Size Quad Coil Pickup for Bridge
      • Delano JC6 HE/M2 6 String JC6 Size Split Coil Neck Pickup
      • Delano SONAR 3MS Preamp (Selectable Mids Inside Cavity)
      • Playing Ramps, Matching Body at Bridge and Neck
    The bass will travel to its new owner inside a well constructed carton box, well padded. I will add a stereo cable and the strap I have used for it. Shipment is not included, so once its new location is determined I will use the postal services to provide an estimate. Since this is both a 6 and a 4 string bass, if the moderators don’t mind, it will appear twice. Photos of this beauty below.


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    Last edited: Mar 29, 2021
  2. mikewalker

    mikewalker Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2017
    Canada, Eh!
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  3. thewildest


    May 25, 2011
    Florida, USA
    Hi Mike, weight is 4kg / 8.81 lbs. I’ve just updated the original post with this info.Thanks
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  4. Brother Goose

    Brother Goose The Process IS the Reward! Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2013
    Syracuse NY
    God Is Love
    Super cool! I hope someone makes beautiful music with this swiss army bass.
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  5. Obese Chess

    Obese Chess Spicy Big Dad Supporting Member

    Sep 4, 2005
    Portland, OR
    It looks like someone bolted a Kiesel Vader onto a Strandberg - I love it.
    thewildest, JDLowEnd and TheLowDown33 like this.
  6. RichSnyder

    RichSnyder Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Jun 19, 2003
    You win the most unique instrument I've eve seen on Talkbass award, and I've been here for awhile.
    sfbabali, SodaCity bass, JES and 5 others like this.
  7. phillipkregg

    phillipkregg Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2010
    Nashville, TN
    Wow, such a unique bass! Never seen anything like this. Would love to hear it played!
    xush and thewildest like this.
  8. Tommy5string

    Tommy5string Supporting Member

    Jan 24, 2020
    OMG! That's The Wildest!
  9. macteacher

    macteacher Supporting Member

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