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FS: Fodera Flame Koa Monarch Deluxe 5 String

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by mgrier1, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. mgrier1

    mgrier1 Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    Santa Fe, NM
    For Sale... I have two Fodera basses listed now and will likely just sell the first one that goes. Need to fund a pretty costly pair of studio monitors, so have to sacrifice this one or my MG Signature. :meh:

    Shipped CONUSA for $7750 Update: SOLD on 01/01/14

    Specs and Info:

    Birth Month/Year: January 2012
    Model: Monarch 5 Deluxe
    Top Wood: Koa Flame
    Body Wood: Mahogany
    Fingerboard Wood: Dark Pau Ferro
    Neck Wood: 3-pc. Hard Rock Maple
    Neck Joint: Dovetail
    Scale Length: 34"
    Strings: 5 (19.0mm Spacing)
    Frets: 24 (Large)
    FB Inlay: Mother-of-Pearl Dots
    Pickups: Fodera / Duncan Dual Coils
    Preamp: Fodera / Pope Custom Shop 3-Band
    Control Layout: Monarch Layout

    Description from Fodera Newborn Page:

    A simply gorgeous Monarch 5 Deluxe that uses some of our old growth, dark Pau Ferro for its fingerboard rather than the "traditional" pairing of a Mahogany body with an Indian Rosewood Fingerboard. Our Pau Ferro is heavier and denser than Indian Rosewood and the result is a slight brightening of the overall tone spectrum...

    Will ship in Fodera Deluxe HSC.






    More pix here (see 2nd page of the Fodera section):



  2. sanwin17

    sanwin17 Please mommy, you just gotta buy this amplifier. Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 23, 2010
    Highland Beach, FL
    That thing is beautiful. Don't know how you could bear to part with it. For a pair of studio monitors? They must be pretty special. What kind are you looking for?
  3. mgrier1

    mgrier1 Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    Santa Fe, NM
    I'm on the list for a pair of Thomas Barefoot MM27 Gen 2's... But I may stretch and go with a pair of ATC's.

    I had the Barefoot MM27 Gen 1 and they were nothing less than superb! Would be easy to go back to the well and bring the Gen 2's in house.

    Hate to have to sell this beauty, but one thing you cannot do with a Fodera is mix an album...

    Much interest, but still here... Bump!


  4. mgrier1

    mgrier1 Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    Santa Fe, NM
    Sold... Will lock down thread once all is finalized.