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FS: Sparkle blue Italia Maranello!

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by spindoc, Jun 26, 2013.

  1. spindoc


    Sep 4, 2011
    Getting a new bass so have to let one go. Bought new last year, absolutely no issues. Though I've gigged with it a number of times, it still looks brand new. Feels like a work of art in your hands with the mother-of-pearl neck, sparkle blue finish, etc. Very popular with audiences (and lots of comments from the ladies!). Made in Korea.

    Sounds great with strong low mids. Dunlop straplocks installed. Professional set-up by David Shepherd of Level Frets Guitar Works. Non-smoking home, etc. etc.

    Price is [DEL]$475[/DEL] $435!!

    From the Italia website:

    Maranello basses boast a unique tonal spectrum from the harmonically positioned pickups and fantastic string-to-body coupling from the massive bridge assembly. All feature Italia’s unique floating control plate, stop tail/bridge combination, and two Wilkinson Bass Humbuckers.

    Neck: Bolt on Neck w/Hardrock Maple
    Fingerboard: 22 fret Rosewood
    Scale Length: 432mm / 34”
    Body: Agathis Tonewood
    Pickups: Wilkinson Bass Humbuckers
    Bridges: Combination
    Headmachine: Italia Die-casting
    Optional Finishing: Mother of Pearloid Back

    Attached Files:

  2. spindoc


    Sep 4, 2011
    Noticed that the tuning hardware etc. looks gold in the headstock photo. It's actually chrome.
  3. mpdd

    mpdd neoconceptualist

    Mar 24, 2010
    this is like a leaner and meaner musicvox design
  4. I wish I was in the market for another bass. I've always admired these.

    I can definitely see how this bass would score big points with the ladies.
  5. Jazzish

    Jazzish Supporting Member

    Mar 5, 2006
    Bump for a great sounding bass.
  6. spindoc


    Sep 4, 2011
    Thanks David. Looking forward to playing together this weekend!
  7. WingsOfObsidian


    Jul 6, 2013
  8. SaucyJackBass

    SaucyJackBass Supporting Member

    May 6, 2009
    Gig bag?
  9. spindoc


    Sep 4, 2011
    For you, free personalized delivery service!
  10. spindoc


    Sep 4, 2011
    Sure, if it'll seal the deal.
  11. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    Which Wilmington are we talking here? NC? Delaware?
  12. spindoc


    Sep 4, 2011
    Right here in NC...
  13. kylej7


    Jul 23, 2009
    Houston, Texas
    my girlfriend wants me to buy this bass.
  14. tomydacat

    tomydacat Supporting Member

    Jul 14, 2009
    BUmp GLWTS
  15. spindoc


    Sep 4, 2011
    Thanks Tomy!
  16. spindoc


    Sep 4, 2011
    Your significant other wants you to spend money on a bass? Dude! What are you waiting for?!!
  17. spindoc


    Sep 4, 2011
    Price now dropped to $435!!
  18. ModuMan

    ModuMan How many is too many? Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2007
    Bristol, CT #19
    I have one, it's sweet. Deeper, lower tone than one might expect, great rock bass!
  19. spindoc


    Sep 4, 2011
    Thanks, ModuMan. Yeah, I'm surprised it hasn't sold yet, especially at this price.
  20. spindoc


    Sep 4, 2011
    PM replied...