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FS Roscoe Century VI, rare madrone burl

Discussion in 'For Sale: Europe & International' started by vilkai, Aug 17, 2012.


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  1. vilkai

    vilkai

    Jul 1, 2008
    Finland
    bought this bass from Robin Ruscio at this forum last year, selling off tons of instruments to finance a Fodera.

    I've had several Roscoes and this is tied for the best one, with the white ash bodied SKB3005. The top is fairly rare, the body is Spanish cedar. End result: very full tone, with a sweeter c-string than most 35" basses. Works reeeally well for most fingerstyle genres. Also has Roscoe barts, Demeter pre-amp. 35" scale, 18,3 mm string spacing, the famous Roscoe neck, and one of the very best B-strings around. I've had Dingwalls, and Roscoe can take Dingwall.

    Ergonomics: Roscoe has some of the best ergonomics around. From the way it balances to the neck dimensions to body contours, nothing detracts from playing.

    Robin gigged this one a LOT, I've used other basses on the side. All in all, in good condition, but it has been gigged. Everything is in full working order. Comes with a generic hard case or a gig bag.

    withdrawn for some luthier loving

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