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SOLD FS Zon Sonus Special 5

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by phatemon, Oct 7, 2013.


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  1. phatemon

    phatemon

    Jun 4, 2010
    Harriman, NY
    Time to sell my Zon. I bought it in 1998. Plays amazing and the action is perfect due to the composite neck. Sucker never goes out of tune. This model has no truss rod. The body is swamp ash with bubinga top. The pickups are ZB2 active system by Bartolini. Bartolinis J pickups give you a lot of flexibility with great tone. It provides an awesome tight jaco sound to a cool hollow P tone. The knobs are Master volume, pickup blend and stacked bass/treble control.

    Here are the exact specs of the bass,
    http://www.zonguitars.com/zonguitars/sonusspecial5.html

    As you can tell by the photos I've kept incredible care of the bass. There are a few minor nicks on the edge of the bass and headstock but the paint didn't chip away nor does it detract from the beauty.

    I'm including a custom molded bass case from Zon. It Fits like a Glove!

    I've included a ton of photos from multiple angels
    I'm asking $1750 shipped in CONUS, PayPal.

    Thanks for checking out the ad!

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  2. A beauty! I'm assuming no truss rod?
     
  3. phatemon

    phatemon

    Jun 4, 2010
    Harriman, NY
    You are correct. No truss rod
     
  4. PM'ed
     
  5. phatemon

    phatemon

    Jun 4, 2010
    Harriman, NY
    PM'd benthughes
     
  6. maxoges

    maxoges

    Aug 23, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    I have one just like it! Great bass! Best neck I've tried!
     
  7. bass12

    bass12 Say "Ahhh"... Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2008
    Montreal, Canada
    Bump for a beauty!
     
  8. It's great zon!
     
  9. phatemon

    phatemon

    Jun 4, 2010
    Harriman, NY
    Thanks for the compliments!
     
  10. songwriter21

    songwriter21 I have an obsession for wood. The musical kind. Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2005
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Sponsored by Hipshot
  11. phatemon

    phatemon

    Jun 4, 2010
    Harriman, NY
    Thanks for the offer songwriter21 but I'm looking to sell.
     
  12. If you don't sell it in 2 months, I'll buy it!
     
  13. phatemon

    phatemon

    Jun 4, 2010
    Harriman, NY
    Thanks for the interest but I will only ship in continental US. Sorry.
     
  14. It's not a problem. I've got a person in the U.S. who helps me to buy basses if a seller doesn't send internationally.
     
  15. phatemon

    phatemon

    Jun 4, 2010
    Harriman, NY
    Good to know. Thanks
     
  16. phatemon

    phatemon

    Jun 4, 2010
    Harriman, NY
    Bump. Updated ad
     
  17. kshipley1

    kshipley1 Supporting Member

    Nov 22, 2010
    Knoxville
    amazing
     
  18. phatemon

    phatemon

    Jun 4, 2010
    Harriman, NY
    Thanks!
     
  19. Lloydtownsend

    Lloydtownsend

    Aug 23, 2010
    Michigan
    None
    Trade for a USA Lakland, cherry burst quilt top with maple board 5er...maybe???
     
  20. henry2513

    henry2513 Supporting Member

    May 9, 2011
    Los Angeles, Ca
    What an amazing looking bass but I can't get past the no truss rod. How are you supposed to customize the relief? I like my basses with very little relief.
     

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