F/S: Warwick Fortress 5 Active RARE!

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by mattm0805, Dec 11, 2005.

  1. mattm0805


    Oct 13, 2004
    I have a Warwick Fortress 5 bass thats not getting played much right. This bass sounds and looks great.

    Most Warwick Fortress bass (like the Fortress flashback, and others) come only passive. there are only a few that are active. I could be wrong but the only ones I see for sale are passive. This bass has a push/pull volume control that lets you go active or passive.

    It has a maple body, ovangkol/wenge neck and fingerboard. MEC jazz pickups.

    Brass Nut
    Serial #: D03031688

    It has some normal wear above the B string (where your thumb sits) and under the G string (where your fingers sit if you play with your thumb), It also has a some nicks, and dings by the jack on the bottom, and a few in other various places .

    Comes with a Warwick Rock bag.
    $800 shipped.
    I am interested in trading for another bass

    PM me or email me at matt@takenband.com thanks.
  2. mattm0805


    Oct 13, 2004
    bump. all PM's answered.
  3. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Is the neckk all wenge, since it has the brass nut?
  4. Vic

    Vic There's more music in the nuance than the notes. Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Central Illinois
    Staff, Bass Gear Magazine
  5. mattm0805


    Oct 13, 2004
    All PM's answered and some info added.
  6. mattm0805


    Oct 13, 2004

    Open to all trade offers.
  7. mattm0805


    Oct 13, 2004

    here are a couple of trades that I'm looking for:
    USA Fender jazz
    G&L ASAT

    but if you have something else I might consider it.

    Merry Christmas!
  8. dcr

    dcr Supporting Member

    PM sent!

  9. jive1

    jive1 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 16, 2003
    Owner/Retailer: Jive Sound
    Actually only the Fortress Flashback and the Fortress RB are passive basses. The Fortress MM, Fortress one are active. I find that active basses are more common.

    Anyway, if I didn't already have 3 Fortresses already, I'd be all over this one. The Fortress is definitely my favorite Warwick model, and it balances perfectly!
  10. KeithPas


    May 16, 2000
    Would you be interested in an ESH Sovereign 5 with J/MM and piezo pickups, swamp ash body, walnut stain, in excellent condition. I can send pics on Monday if you are.
  11. Zharlon

    Zharlon From Ice Station Zebra....to Deep Charch 9

    Apr 19, 2003
    Northwest U.S.A.