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SOLD FS: Carvin SB5000 fretless, $750 shipped

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Dave Siff, Jan 1, 2012.

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  1. This is a terrific fretless that I've put up for sale and taken down a couple times because I really want to keep it. But now, unexpected home repairs are forcing my hand.
    Alder body, bolt-on maple neck, unlined ebony board (it'd be 22 frets if it had them.) Two Carvin J99 single-coil pickups with separate volumes, tone knob that works in both active and passive mode, stacked bass/treble. Sounds killer either active or passive. The bass has 19mm string spacing and weighs 9.5 pounds.
    It's in excellent condition with no nicks, dings or scratches, just light marks on the fingerboard from nickel roundwounds. I recently re-strung it with D'Addario half-rounds.
    Comes with a nice hardshell case and allen wrenches.
    $750 shipped to the continental U.S., Paypal or USPS money order only. No trades, I need the cash to fix plumbing and wood rot!



  2. Bump. $750 shipped for this awesome fretless machine.
  3. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    Wow! I sure wish I were teaching summer school right now because I would buy this one for sure!:bassist:
  4. Mook


    Jun 19, 2002
    if I didn't already have two of these (one's fretted, tho...), I'd go for it. Seriously a FANTASTIC bass!
  5. Fretless bump!
  6. dmonroe

    dmonroe Supporting Member

    Jun 16, 2010
    Augusta, GA
    This is almost tempting enough to give playing w/o lines a shot!
  7. Augusta, eh? We could meet halfway. Discount for no shipping.. :D
  8. Just got a lower-than-expected bill from my handyman, plus I've really been enjoying this bass over the last few days. Three times for sale, three times off sale -- I think I need to just keep it. :D

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