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SOLD FS: -NEW- Amazing BASS from famous luthier Andy Elliott

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by thefrenchise, Jan 14, 2012.

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  1. thefrenchise


    Dec 28, 2010
    Los Angeles
    FS: -NEW- BASS from famous luthier Andy Elliott

    This bass feels and plays AMAZING !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    -NEW- BASS

    Wood Selection

    The wood is selected first and has to meet certain size and grain characteristics to assure all bodies are glued in the same manner; with an offset glue joint at the bottom bout of the guitar. This maintains consistency from one guitar to the next. The upper bout is contoured for a very comfortable feel. The species of wood used for this guitar is Alder.


    The neck is a lap sawn, Maple neck with an Indian Rosewood fingerboard; traditional clay marking dots; and copper side dots. The neck has a nitro finish.


    The fretting process is done through epoxy fretting. This process is used for multiple reasons. One of the advantages to this type of fretting is that you lose the hollow gaps under the fret that you find with the traditional way of fretting. In traditional fretting, with each fret you put on, it is like driving a wedge into the fingerboard, which causes back tension on the neck. With epoxy fretting, all of these issues are eliminated. The epoxy under the frets helps to transfer string vibration throughout the neck to the body, and relieves all stress and tension on the neck that occurs with traditional fretting. This results in a stress-free neck, which allows the truss rod to work properly and to adjust the neck accurately.


    Lindy Fralin pickups: bridge pickup is a Split-Jazz pickup that is slightly over wound; neck pickups are Fralin Stock Vintage P-Bass pickups


    The bridge is made by John Mann.

    Colors Available

    Urethane Finishes with pin-striping: Vanilla Shake

    Asking for $ 2500 (Brand new)

  2. basslinejam


    Mar 21, 2005
    New York City
  3. lslimcuttah


    May 14, 2007
    My goodness i love this bass
  4. austentaciousC


    Mar 17, 2010
    man...my insides feel fuzzy
  5. west*coast*bass

    west*coast*bass Supporting Member

    Dec 6, 2003
    Agoura Hills, CA
    Does the bass have a pre? I am curious as to what the stack knob controls...

    Oh, and beautiful bass, by the way!
  6. TimBosby

    TimBosby Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Omaha, NE, USA
    That's pretty cool!
  7. kai_ski


    Apr 14, 2007
    Wenatchee, WA
    That finish is sexy.
  8. paradog


    Dec 25, 2011
    Central NJ
  9. MattySledge


    Dec 2, 2010
    :: unzips pants ::
  10. Lateralus_cl


    Jul 20, 2010
  11. Wow. That bass looks fantastic. Very classy, yet creative.
  12. dcurran


    Oct 21, 2011
    Charlotte, NC
    I'm good friends with Andy! He's amazing. Bump!
  13. Rumblefisher


    Aug 22, 2007
    Astoria, NY
    Sexy bass
  14. 77PBass

    77PBass Banned

    Dec 5, 2007
    Nice bass. That description of the fret work sounds like something from the show Portlandia.
  15. I am not at all a jazz guy, or a Fender-ish guy.. but damn, with that binding? Very, very nice work.
  16. lpcarter

    lpcarter Supporting Member

    Jan 20, 2012
    Minneapolis, MN
    yep, everyone's in love.
  17. DaveAceofBass

    DaveAceofBass Supporting Member

    Feb 20, 2004
    Charlotte, NC
    +1! Just when I planned to keep my Modulus... Well, it's still $1000 more than my Mod is worth, so I guess all I can do is look and gawk!
  18. Sufenta

    Sufenta Trudging The Happy Road of Destiny

    Mar 14, 2002
    The Signpost Up Ahead.
    Nice bass! I had Aero overwind the Fralin bridge pickup in my Cote as their original MP181 prototype. It NAILED the Jaco burp. Sadly, I unloaded it in a moment of insanity. Sadly, I can't play like Jaco! Looks like this bass has the right stuff. GL.
  19. jsixties


    Jan 30, 2007
    Absolutely gorgeous, wish I had the cash. :-(

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