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SOLD FS 1996 Carl Thompson Walnut Beauty

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by thomasjbass, Feb 3, 2013.


  1. Up for sale is a bass that holds a very special place in my heart. I got into playing bass after hearing Primus at age 15. Since then I have been incredibly blessed to have played and owned so many basses. As a Primus junky, I had always wanted a Carl Thompson. Well last year I finally got one. It is a dream, light, just over 7lbs, versatile, full bodied, just all together special.

    Specs -
    Walnut body with Walnut top (three piece with red wood in between.
    Rose wood board with a maple neck.
    Single EMG pickup.
    This is the No Frills model and is in stellar condition. I have babied her since day one.

    My asking price is $4100. Only trades id be interested in would be Smith, Ritter and MTD.

    Let me know if you have any questions... ImageUploadedByTalkBass1359873573.584177. ImageUploadedByTalkBass1359873601.554842.
     
  2. Feel free to PM me with your email address for pictures of the bass in hi res...
     
  3. Good morning bump...here's a few more pics :)
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  4. Bump!
     
  5. Bump!
     
  6. Bump!
     
  7. Bump!
     
  8. RedMoses

    RedMoses

    Jul 4, 2012
    NYC
    WOW! Wish i had an extra 4 Grand!

    If you interested in partial trades PM me, i have an early 87' Thumb 5 NT.

    GLWS
     
  9. Thanks RedMoses! The thumbs are killer, but I don't play them much these days. This baby is a beast!!
     
  10. shrigg

    shrigg Beta Tester for AudioKinesis Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Traverse City, MI
    Beautiful. Ball scroll with Carl's own wooden bridge... This is an uncommon No Frills for sure! What pre is in it?
     
  11. I'm not certain, but I believe it's the EMG pre, but ill find out. It's stock from what Carl put into it.
     
  12. shrigg

    shrigg Beta Tester for AudioKinesis Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Traverse City, MI
    If you post a picture of the control cavity with the back cover off I may be able to tell you which model it is
     
  13. I can do that as soon as I get home...
     
  14. Bump for great Tber and really takes great care of his basses:)
     
  15. Thanks Ed. Confirmed it does have an EMG preamp :)
     
  16. Bump!
     
  17. speak2planets

    speak2planets

    Oct 25, 2012
    Hotlanta
    Beautiful bass, Man!! I love my '95 CT and it is very similar to this one (different strap horn design). GLWTS!!
     
  18. kellogc

    kellogc Kello Bass Extravaganza!

    Apr 3, 2003
    Guadalajara, México
    Endorsing Artist: Aguilar Amplification
    Do you know what scale the bass is?
    certainly beautiful bass.
    Thanks!