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FS. ACG fretless Piezo Skelf 5 string. W/ ac east filter

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by richnota, Mar 14, 2013.


  1. richnota

    richnota Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2005
    Santa Cruz
    For sale is an exquisite bass from Scotlish luthier Alan Cringean. The bass is a 34 scale lined fretless.

    Electronics include a hipshot piezo with an East AC dual filter preamp (in the manner of Wal).

    Lacewood top, chambered mahogany body, laminated set maple neck.

    Gorgeous details all over include truss rod cover held in place with a magnet. Never gigged. No wear or marks.

    Beautiful balance. Dead silent. Huge range of sound. Hiscox hard shell case.

    I'm trying to downsize the collection.

    NOW $1350!!! PayPal shipped US. Sorry no int'l sales.

    a6d28925.

    IMG_5142.

    c8a31a4c.
     
  2. jibreel

    jibreel

    Apr 12, 2005
    Seattle
    Beautiful !! If had not just bought an F Bass AC5, I would be thinking hard. GLWTS !
     
  3. richnota

    richnota Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2005
    Santa Cruz
    725ea625.
     
  4. kbuschmann

    kbuschmann Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2011
    Los Angeles
    I have one of these babies in a slightly different wood combo. Fantastic instruments. Pre-amp offers an extraordinary range of voicings. And Alan is a very skilled builder.

    Best of luck.
     
  5. richnota

    richnota Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2005
    Santa Cruz
    another view.

    Note the wood color is more like the top photo (daylight).

    the chambered body is a little bit thicker than the typical solid bass


    IMG_5139.
     
  6. richnota

    richnota Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2005
    Santa Cruz
    Bump for this beauty.
     
  7. Tone of the bass and its weight?
     
  8. PeterF

    PeterF Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2005
    North East Wisconsin
    Is the board ebony, Pau ferro or something else? Beautiful and unique look.
     
  9. richnota

    richnota Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2005
    Santa Cruz
    I believe its Ebony (but will check order)--its hard and very tight grained.
     
  10. richnota

    richnota Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2005
    Santa Cruz
    We'll do the scale thing.

    Let me try and record a few samples. The East AC dual filters give it an incredible (and almost maddening) range of tone. You can go from hard treble with a deep bottom to a woody mid with a smooooth finish. and on and on and on.

    Shift the filter range and add/cut.

    Now times by 2.
     
  11. richnota

    richnota Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2005
    Santa Cruz
    the bass bathroom scales at 9ibs.

    d043e386.
     
  12. richnota

    richnota Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2005
    Santa Cruz
    Reduced. $1500 shipped US:hyper:
     
  13. mikezimmerman

    mikezimmerman Supporting Member

    Apr 29, 2001
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Really wish I could pick this one up, given how much I'm playing fretless these days!
     
  14. richnota

    richnota Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2005
    Santa Cruz
    sonic delight awaits....
     
  15. TapyTap

    TapyTap

    Apr 26, 2005
    If possible, I'd love to hear some audio clips.
     
  16. fretster

    fretster Advanced Beginner

    Nov 27, 2005
    Moraga, California
    founder, AceNote Inc.
    Wow this is a thing of beauty! As soon as my Zon sells, I'll get back to you!
     
  17. richnota

    richnota Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2005
    Santa Cruz
    sorry for delay on clips. My kingdom for a USB cable!
     
  18. richnota

    richnota Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2005
    Santa Cruz
    recorded to garage band. four different eq settings on the bass only. The ACG dual filter eq is wonderful and a bit insane at the same time.

    i didnt scratch the surface of eq range.

    btw the bass is strung with Labella tapes. Trying to get a set of jazz flats on it.
     

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  19. Korlin1

    Korlin1

    Apr 20, 2007
    What is the scale length and fret board wood please?
     
  20. richnota

    richnota Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2005
    Santa Cruz
    The bass is 34 inch scale. 18mm spacing

    Fingerboard is ebony with maple fret lines. Carbon fiber reinforced.
     

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