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FS Short Scale 5 String !!!!!! Must SEE !!!

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by CTbass&birdsong, Sep 14, 2008.


  1. reduced $1950..shipped ( payment plan available over several months !!!)lower48..will ship international.. here is a link to more pics !!! http://bass.birdsong.googlepages.com/hy52

    View attachment 102825 Birdsong Hy5 !!

    View attachment 102826 :bassist:

    Available.... Build sheet - Hy5 (Birdsong 5 string) short scale $1950

    serial 7H-002
    weight 7lbs 7oz
    body mahogany
    neck maple
    fretboard rosewood
    truss rod cover maple
    nut ebony

    tuners hipshot ultralites
    strap buttons Gripper T
    Bridge Hipshot saddles in hand craved wood bridge
    strings D'Addario EXL 170-5SL 45-130
    Pickups EMG / Kent Armstrong
    Wiring Vol. /Vol. / Varitone
    Knobs rosewood
    case plush lined hardshell

    Finish ultramaroon
    control plate black
    hardware chrome

    hand woodburned logo and feather

    PM me if you have questions
    :)
     
  2. PMs answered...spacing 15mm ...tuned B-G...:)
     
  3. RickenBoogie

    RickenBoogie

    Jul 22, 2007
    Dallas, TX
    Are those the string ends I see going from the top in front of the bridge? I've never seen anything so cool in my life, if that's what it is. Otherwise, what's them colored spots on there?
     
  4. those are strings!! the strings go thru the body twice..giving it a Dynamite B string...:hyper:
     
  5. manbass

    manbass

    May 20, 2004
    Tampa Bay
    Finally, a Luthier who figured out how to create a bridge chassis that fits the design of the bass, rather than a square brick of metal.

    I'd like to hear/feel that low B, but wallet says no way.

    Good luck Ben.

    -D
     
  6. now with a lower price !!!!!!:bag:
     
  7. JacksonLando

    JacksonLando

    Aug 30, 2008
    St. Louis
    How short is the scale? 32" or 30"?
     
  8. Scale is 31".....:)
     
  9. EduardoK

    EduardoK

    Jun 28, 2004
    +1 !!!
     
  10. Scott @ Birdsong , is trying to put a sound sampler on the 5er...here is a link on their site..that is this bass in the case... http://www.birdsongguitars.com/5string.htm :bassist:
     
  11. John127

    John127

    Nov 13, 2007
    New York City
    Would you consider dropping the price a little....like say to $1000! Heh heh...kidding, obviously.

    Bump for a beautiful bass.....someone take this so I'm not tortured by seeing it every day. Wish I could spend the $$$ right now!!!
     
  12. Can set you up on a 6 month payment plan !!!!:D
     
  13. Ben...you don't know how tempting this is...
     
  14. All my basses are available to be on a payment plan !!!!!!!:cool:
     
  15. $1950 :cool:
     
  16. A great price,,,looking for a great home !!!!!!!!!!:bag:
     
  17. King V

    King V

    Dec 13, 2005
    Seattle, WA
    Dang it! I've been waiting for a Birdsong to come up and just as I've lost almost everything in our stinkin stock market. I'd snatch this up in a heartbeat but the economy says forget about it. Good luck to you.
     
  18. :crying: I understand about the stock market..
     
  19. Great price for a great home !!!!:bag:
     
  20. EduardoK

    EduardoK

    Jun 28, 2004
    There are still no clips at Birdsong's page...:crying:
     

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