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FT: Petrek 4-string handmade neckthru

Discussion in '[OLD FORUM] Bass Guitars, Amps, and Accessories: F' started by Planet Boulder, Mar 26, 2004.


  1. Planet Boulder

    Planet Boulder Hey, this is a private residence...man Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2001
    6,482 feet above sea level
    I once had impure thoughts. Oh, and I pluck my ear hair.
    Looking for some interesting trtade possibilities (basses only, please).

    The bass I have is a handmade German 4-string built by German luthier Nikola Petrek that is a beautiful bass! It's a neck-thru with Basstec active pre and Basstec jazz pickups and a high end, quick-release bridge that is typically installed on Marleauxs. The neck is very thin, top-to-bottom and front-to-back.

    The wood is absolutely beautiful and the construction is flawless and the neck plays very smoothly and fast.

    Here are the specs, specifically:

    - Petrek Custom 4 Dark Amber Flame.
    - Basstec jazz pick ups & 18v Electronics
    - Gotoh Tuners
    - Maple/Wenge 7 piece Laminate neckthru
    - Ebony board W/Zero fret
    - Walnut body core With Flame Maple Top and Back.
    - ETS "Tuningfork" Quick release bridge
    - 18v, Active 3 band Electronics W/dipswitches to further tweek the sound.
    - Straplocks
    - Has a pretty incredible slap tone, I must say.

    To this point, the only bass I've been interested in trading this one for is a Musicman Stingray or Sterling, but I might be able to be talked into something else (4, 5 or 6 string) if the situation's right.

    Comes with an old Zon gig bag that's frankly a bit worn out on the inside, but still functional.

    Feel free to PM me if interested.
     
  2. Planet Boulder

    Planet Boulder Hey, this is a private residence...man Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2001
    6,482 feet above sea level
    I once had impure thoughts. Oh, and I pluck my ear hair.
    Pic of the headstock....
     
  3. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    How wide is it at the nut?
     
  4. Planet Boulder

    Planet Boulder Hey, this is a private residence...man Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2001
    6,482 feet above sea level
    I once had impure thoughts. Oh, and I pluck my ear hair.
    Brendan - not sure. I'll have to check and get back to you on that. It's similar to a Jazz in that it's not wide.
     
  5. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Poop. Oh well.

    (Only P bass width necks or better for me)