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No longer available Fodera Monarch Elite 5 Feeler!

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Alphaman, Oct 21, 2017.


  1. Alphaman

    Alphaman Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2008
    STL
    Price:
    0
    Strings:
    5
    Location:
    Missouri
    Fodera Monarch Elite 5 FEELER
    Bubinga Back with Mahogany Body Wings
    Ash Tone Block
    Full quilted Maple Top with Matching Quilted Maple Headstock
    3 Piece Maple Neck with Birdseye Maple Fretboard
    Beautiful Abalone Blocks and Matching Abalone Butterfly
    Birdseye Maple pickup covers
    Fodera Pope custom 3-band preamp
    Fodera Duncan Custom Dual Coil Pickups
    35" scale/ 19mm spacing
    Fodera Teardrop Case
    Bass was autographed on the headstock by famous bass players Wooten, Wellington and a few others.

    Bass is warm sounding but has an awesome slap sound! You can get a nice 70's jazz bass sound or a really articulate/ percussive fingertone!
    $7400

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    Last edited: Jun 20, 2018
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  2. asands

    asands Supporting Member

    Feb 1, 2011
    Troy Missouri
    Just unbelievable.... wow
     
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  3. This should be illegal. :D
    Too SEXY!
     
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  4. jebmd

    jebmd Supporting Member

    May 4, 2009
    Edgewater, Maryland
    That is a gorgeous bass and a fantastic seller to deal with.
     
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  5. bassballs27

    bassballs27 Supporting Member

    Aug 12, 2002
    Ontario, CANADA
    I keep coming back to look at that gorgeous quilt maple top!
    This bass was built during the golden years of Fodera too......and Jerome is one of the best to deal with on talkbass!
    GLWTS or trade buddy!
     
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  6. GHOST AT

    GHOST AT

    May 24, 2011
    Sure dont see Quilted Maple like this coming out of the shop today!
     
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  7. Nightman

    Nightman If it ain't low, it's got to go! Supporting Member

    Jun 3, 2013
    Atlanta, GA
    :woot: drool
     
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  8. yeah, i noticed that ;)
     
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  9. Joelc73

    Joelc73 Supporting Member

    Nov 13, 2000
    New York
    Oh my lord -- That thing is a work of art!
     
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  10. Baird6869

    Baird6869 RIP Gord Downey. A True Canadian Icon.

    Unreal.

    I can’t imagine how much that would cost to build now. What a great deal.
     
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  11. I came again to see the pictures. No regret. :)
     
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  12. Alphaman

    Alphaman Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2008
    STL
    I still remember the Roscoe trade deal we did back in 2009. I got an SKB 3006 from you. Yeah, those were my first days of trying to play 6 strings.
     
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  13. Baird6869

    Baird6869 RIP Gord Downey. A True Canadian Icon.

    I do. LOL!

    That was a great bass. I gave up on 6ers for 5ers and haven’t looked back!
     
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  14. Sam Dingle

    Sam Dingle Supporting Member

    Aug 16, 2011
    New Orleans
    If I traded you a sadowsky metro 5, sire fretless 5 and fender jazz bass 4 how much would I still owe? I can throw in my plywood bass as well haha
     
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  15. Alphaman

    Alphaman Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2008
    STL
    Bass is still here....
     
  16. Alphaman

    Alphaman Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2008
    STL
    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Hit me on pm if you have interest in this bass...
     
  17. Alphaman

    Alphaman Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2008
    STL
    Pick up a very nice Fodera on this Black Friday!!!
     
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  18. is there gonna be a Black Friday special price? :D
     
  19. Alphaman

    Alphaman Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2008
    STL
    Is there Black Friday in South Korea too? :D
    If there's someone that wants a Black Friday deal today, let me know. I've had so many people kicking tires on this one that I'm hesitant to change the ad. This would be for a seriously interested buyer...:bassist:
     
  20. They started using that phrase in here just recently, but there's no big deal really.
    This country is not made for the customers.
    SAMSUNG EMPIRE! because this country is made for the customers to be ripped off!! :D

    I'm one of those tire kickers as well, sir. All maple is just my dream~
     

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