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SOLD Fodera Flame Redwood Emperor II, PRICE DROP $6500

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by lalobass, Jul 18, 2016.


  1. lalobass

    lalobass

    Dec 22, 2007
    Texas
    Price:
    $6500
    Strings:
    5
    Location:
    Texas
    One of the most beautiful Fodera Basses I have ever seen, a true One of a Kind.
    This is virtually a " Exotic" Tom Kennedy Emperor II Elite.
    Flame Redwood Top Solid is hypnotic and Macassar Ebony Fingerboard is great too.

    Some Plus Custom Options:
    - 5 piece neck maple with Bubinga Stringers $500
    - Flame Redwood Solid Top $500
    - Duncan Dual Coil PU's $600

    Punchy Tone, Clear Lows, Tight Response, Ringing Bell Harmonics.
    Just adjusted last week with New Elixir Strings.

    Bass Specs:
    Weight - 10.5 lbs

    String Spacing - 19mm at the bridge

    Specs for the Redwood Emperor II 5 Elite:

    Body Woods

    Emperor II
    Ash Body
    Flame Maple Tone Block
    Redwood Top (Solid)
    Neck Woods

    Macassar Ebony Fingerboard
    5-pc. Hard Rock Maple with Bubinga Stringers
    Mother-of-Pearl Dot Inlays
    Construction Specs

    Birth Date – November 2010
    Neck-Through Construction
    34″ Scale Length
    5 String Configuration
    24 Frets (Large)
    Electronics Options

    Fodera / Pope Custom Preamp - Active / Passive, Single / Dual Coil, and my favourite On / Off
    Fodera / Duncan Dual Coils
    Emperor / Imperial Control Layout

    After this Bass, I prefer Emperor II shape for standup performance, balance is perfect.

    The only "detail" on this bass, is a few tiny dings on top, they are on the finish, don´t reach the wood, please check pics.

    This is a $11 K Model

    It can be Yours for only $7500, includes Conus Shipping and OHSC.

    Check out Guys at Fodera Shop says about her: Redwood Emperor II 5 Elite
     

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    Last edited: Jul 18, 2016
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  2. GospelGrooves

    GospelGrooves

    Mar 1, 2015
    Malaysia
    Peavey Cirrus Redwood (1).JPG

    Couldn't help but see the similarities with my Cirrus 4 Redwood. Been a big fan of the wood ever since I first laid my eyes on it. Stunning Fodera you have there. GLWTS bro!
     
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  3. GHOST AT

    GHOST AT

    May 24, 2011
    Stunning Fodera! If I ever get another custom bass, it will have Flamed Redwood GLWTS.
     
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  4. lalobass

    lalobass

    Dec 22, 2007
    Texas
    This is my first RedWood, and surely not the last.
     
  5. lalobass

    lalobass

    Dec 22, 2007
    Texas
    Thanks Bro
     
  6. Tom7

    Tom7 I'm so bright, my mom called me son! ;-)

    Jan 31, 2000
    Eagle River, Alaska
    I have an Fbass with a rosewood top and an ebony board as well, and I get a ton of compliments on her -- as I bet anyone owning this Fodera would too -- but rather than post my bass, I'll repost a photo of the bass for sale in this thread for everyone to drool at. :)

    Looking at the pickup placement makes me really curious how this bass sounds. You wouldn't happen to have an sound or video clips, would you?


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  7. lalobass

    lalobass

    Dec 22, 2007
    Texas



     
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  8. kuuuks

    kuuuks

    Jul 22, 2010
    Nice guy to deal with......bought a ken smith from him not too long ago.....
     
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  9. lalobass

    lalobass

    Dec 22, 2007
    Texas
    Thanks for your comment Man
     
  10. groooooove

    groooooove Supporting Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    Long Island, NY
    i thought that too - a lot of those cirrus basses have redwood tops.

    awesome wood for basses.. makes a classy, "not over the top but not boring either" look.

    beautiful basses, both of 'em.
     
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  11. bassballs27

    bassballs27 Supporting Member

    Aug 12, 2002
    Ontario, CANADA
    This is a GREAT bass folks and a very cool seller. Good luck Lalo!
     
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  12. lalobass

    lalobass

    Dec 22, 2007
    Texas
    Thanks for your comment Chris
     
  13. tempting... ahh.. very tempting... but my wallet's saying "what? how? planning to starve till the end of the year?".

    CT 6 string is doing very well here.
     
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  14. lalobass

    lalobass

    Dec 22, 2007
    Texas
    This would be a great mate for your CT!
     
  15. lalobass

    lalobass

    Dec 22, 2007
    Texas
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