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FS: Custom Rick Turner Renaissance 5 Fretless

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by j.weaver, Nov 6, 2013.


  1. j.weaver

    j.weaver

    Jun 12, 2007
    Topeka, Kansas
    Up for sale is a Renaissance 5 fretless that was custom made for me.

    I grew up reading Rick Turner's column in Bass Player, and was honored to meet him in person at the Winter NAMM Show. Our conversation led to Rick Turner building me this my amazing custom bass. Unfortunately, between work and other responsibilities this bass doesn't get played - and it deserves to be with someone who will make great music with it!

    This bass that has all of the same specs & measurements as the standard Ren 5, but adds the following:

    • AAAAA Flamed Koa Back and Sides
    • Matching Koa Headstock Overlay on Headstock Face
    • 5-Layer Bocote & Maple Overlay on Headstock Back
    • Body Edged with Rope Purfling Inlay
    • Gold Hipshot Ultralite Tuners
    • Mother of Pearl Truss Rod Cover
    • Gold Straplocs

    In addition to the long list of custom features, I also had a custom case made for the bass by Modern Case. As you can see from the pictures below, it offers great protection, a form-fitted interior, and loads of storage space. All of that, and it's lighter than a standard hardshell case!

    This bass also comes with the Turner Dingus, and a custom leather strap.

    This custom bass and case would cost almost $3500 new, but I am selling both for only [del]$1699[/del] $1599!!

    1_Ren-5F_front.

    3_Ren-5F_front-body.

    5_Ren-5F_back-body.

    4_Ren-5F_front-head.

    6_Ren-5F_back-head.

    8_Ren-5F_case-open.

    7_Ren-5F_case-closed.

    9_Ren-5F_case-pockets.
     
  2. mimaz

    mimaz

    Mar 1, 2005
    Wheeling WV
    Endorsing Artist: Crook Custom Guitars
    PM sent
     
  3. basspraiser

    basspraiser Jammin for the Lamb! Supporting Member

    Dec 8, 2006
    Chicago - NW Burbs
    These basses feel and sound GREAT!!!!

    Mine Mwahs like no other bass....
     
  4. basspraiser

    basspraiser Jammin for the Lamb! Supporting Member

    Dec 8, 2006
    Chicago - NW Burbs
    bump for a great bass!
     
  5. porterbass

    porterbass Supporting Member

    Jul 11, 2013
    Chicago
    Bump for an amazing bass... I have the same Turner Ren 5 but with walnut back/sides and I have TI Nickel Jazz Flats on mine. What a blast to play and hear!
     
  6. OytunBass

    OytunBass

    Nov 17, 2013
    Beautiful bass
     
  7. j.weaver

    j.weaver

    Jun 12, 2007
    Topeka, Kansas
    Price drop to $1599!!
     
  8. EdwardofHuncote

    EdwardofHuncote I Still Dream of Jeannie Supporting Member

    Aug 21, 2013
    Southwest Virginia
    That's a screaming deal... I have three of Rick's finest, and wish I could take another. Somebody buy this FAST!
     
  9. j.weaver

    j.weaver

    Jun 12, 2007
    Topeka, Kansas
    The bass has been sold. Thank you, everyone.
     

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