SOLD FS/FT: Ibanez Prestige 2006 NAMM - Nordstrand Big Singles/Aguilar OBP-3

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Whisper, Aug 4, 2013.

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  1. Whisper

    Whisper Supporting Member

    For sale is a rare, Ibanez Prestige model 5 string bass (2006 NAMM presentation).

    Features mahogany wings with a figured bubinga top (looks 3D with lighting). 5 piece neck-through neck with matching bubinga headstock veneer. Gold hardware, individual bridges for each string, 16.5mm string spacing. Very comfortable. Fantastic for players with smaller hands. 34" scale. Strung with Sadowsky Blue Label SS.

    This bass has been upgraded with Nordstrand Big Singles pickups (think jazz bass on steroids) with staggered polepieces, all wired to an Aguilar OBP-3 active 9v preamp. Top mounted Switchcraft jack, which is much more reliable than the typical barrel type jack.

    Comes with an MTD case in excellent condition.

    Weight is very comfortable at 8.98 lbs / 4076 g

    This bass plays and sounds fantastic, it can easily hang with instruments 2x the price. Only selling because I'm a jazz bass guy at heart, but for a modern Ken Smith/Elrick type of sound, it really nails it. Both supportive and cutting, and very even across the range of the fretboard.

    Price: $975 shipped Canada/US

    Trades: 4/5 string jazz bass style instruments, i.e. MIA Fender, Marcus Miller Jazz Bass, Fender Road Worn, Mike Lull, Lakland, etc. No 35" scale instruments, please. +/- cash as appropriate.











  2. joshmat


    Nov 20, 2005
    Houston, TX
    Free bump for ya!
  3. LaBassGuy


    Aug 26, 2008
    What is that right over the neck pickup?
  4. Whisper

    Whisper Supporting Member

    That's just wear from where I anchor my thumb.
  5. Whisper

    Whisper Supporting Member

  6. Tharos


    Sep 16, 2013
    Bump for a nice bass (nice price as well).

    Are original pickups included? Do you still have them?
  7. Whisper

    Whisper Supporting Member

    Thanks, I don't have the original pickups, but I would consider to be the Big Singles to be a big improvement over the original pickups (IMO).
  8. Whisper

    Whisper Supporting Member

    Here's a little clip I made at someone's request, the Big Singles sound great on tape.

    Both pickups / neck pickup / bridge pickup

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  9. Marcury

    Marcury High and Low

    Aug 19, 2007
    Mid Hudson Valley, NY
  10. xhawk5

    xhawk5 Supporting Member

    Sep 17, 2007
    Palm Coast, FL
  11. Whisper

    Whisper Supporting Member

    Still available
  12. I have two fender jazz basses. One is a fretless. Both MIM. Willing to trade?
  13. Whisper

    Whisper Supporting Member

    Sorry, not interested in that trade, but thanks for the offer.
  14. Whisper

    Whisper Supporting Member

    SOLD locally.

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