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FS FBass BN5 with Cocobolo top

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Cashu, Aug 3, 2012.


  1. Cashu

    Cashu Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2008
    Boston, MA
    SOLD!!
    I just received this incredible bass, but something has come up and I need the cash. So unfortunately, I need to pass this on already to the next lucky individual. This bass was a 2008 NAMM show bass. It has a crazy figured Cocobolo top. This bass has all the usual wonderful FBass qualities: full and punchy fingerstyle tones, crisp and articulate slap tones and amazing playability.

    figured Cocobolo top
    Ash body
    One-piece maple neck
    Maple fingerboard with matching Cocobolo block inlays
    22 frets
    34.5 scale
    9.4 lbs
    plush FBass gig bag

    The bass is in excellent condition with just a couple of small scuffs on the bottom and side and some very faint swirling on the gloss top around the G string.

    If you were to go the FBass web site and build this bass, it costs nearly $7000.

    I'm asking a little less than what I just paid. Asking $3650. Split shipping. CONUS sales only. Payment by PayPal. Sorry, but NO Trades.

    my photos:
    FBassBN5_01.
    FBassBN5_02.
    FBassBN5_03.

    photos from previous seller(s):
    DSC_0069.
    DSC_0076.
    IMG_0413.
    IMG_0412.
    bn5-550807-cocobolo-lg.
     
  2. TimBosby

    TimBosby Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Omaha, NE, USA
    :eek: Gah! That's gorgeous!
     
  3. awgfl

    awgfl

    Apr 10, 2012
    Florida
    Oh my.....
     
  4. Bulltrout

    Bulltrout Supporting Member

    Jun 13, 2007
    Edmonton, Alberta
    Stunning.
     
  5. Ahhhhhhhhhh.. too bad about the CONUS, I'm from Canada.. but was going to ask you what kind of stand is that for the bass.... I like the fact that it has a something in the front of the bass to hold it in... Thanks.....
     
  6. Cashu

    Cashu Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2008
    Boston, MA
    Thanks for the comments guys.

    bassman10, I may be willing to ship to Canada. I would pay $50 towards shipping. Let me know if you're interested and I can look into it more.

    The stand is an older Quik Lok stand. It's very stable.
     
  7. Moooon

    Moooon

    Nov 15, 2011
    nice。。。
     
  8. bass4worship

    bass4worship Ready For Freddy, let rock

    May 4, 2009
    Sebring, Florida
    Now that a sweet bass....
     
  9. widjajar

    widjajar

    Apr 21, 2003
    Pm sent
     
  10. Cashu

    Cashu Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2008
    Boston, MA
    All PM's replied. Thanks guys, lots of interest so far.
     
  11. What is the string spacing? Thanks bro

    -Antoine
     
  12. Cashu

    Cashu Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2008
    Boston, MA
    Should be 19mm at the bridge.
     
  13. placeboe

    placeboe

    Aug 22, 2010
    29621
    "crazy figured Cocobolo" is an understatement here... WICKED TOP bump for you!
     
  14. R Baer

    R Baer Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 5, 2008
    President, Baer Amplification
    That bass is just sick!
     
  15. Kinda new here, and was wondering what this "bump" thing is, and how to do it!!! :help:
     
  16. I'll buy it if it's till available, but I doubt it.
    Check your PMs!
     
  17. Cashu

    Cashu Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2008
    Boston, MA
    SOLD.

    Thanks to everyone for the comments and interest.
     

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