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Going Price for a Warmoth Gecko?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by count_funkula, Nov 15, 2003.

  1. I'm thinking about selling my Warmoth Gecko. I have the bug to build something else. What is a good asking price for one of these units?

    Alder body w/flame maple top
    Sunburst finish
    Wenge neck
    Seymour Duncan ASB-5 pickups
    Kahler Bridge
    Strap Locks
    All black hardware

    Nice gig bag

    I know some of you have recently bought/sold used Geckos. What did you pay/get for them?
  2. Here is a picture.
  3. Another.
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  5. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    around $700 or so

    but you have to find people that know about them

  6. steviecsg


    Aug 16, 2002

    people here don't really care much about warmoth products. so the resale value was the pits.
  7. I think the resale value is the pits b/c buyers are leery of instruments built by amateurs, mostly.
  8. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
  9. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    Funny, I was thinking the opposite - that the wenge neck would cause it to attract "budget MTD" and "vintage Warwick" customers instead of "expensive Fender" customers. I guess time and a sale will tell.
  10. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    True, I didn't think of ot that way!!!!:bassist:
  11. 43apples

    43apples Guest

    Nov 9, 2003
    Wow....if i lived nearby i would buy it in a snap.

  12. If anyone here at Talkbass is interested I will let it go for $700 with a gigbag. It's an awesome bass. The only flaw is one of the screws that holds on the truss rod cover. The head broke off the screw. I have a picture of it, it's hardly noticable and could probably be drilled out fairly easily. I just never have gotten around to it.
  13. Erlend_G,

    I don't mind shipping it to you.
  14. Dude, I'm so tempted.:(

    Wanna Yamaha BB1500A?;)

    Oh, I sent you an e-mail via eBay about this bass. Is it the Small, Medium, or Wide model?
  15. I knew I recognized the 7770. It's a medium neck. I'm going to use the money to fund another project. Let me knoe if your interested.
  16. What will be your new project? I wish I could, but the wife would kill me.:(
  17. Well, first I'm going to buya four string. Probably a Spector or Carvin. Then I will build another Gecko with an MM style pickup.
  18. Sounds cool.

    Why did bidding end?