SOLD Jack Read Custom Fretless Hollowbody 4 string bass...

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by bassman blue, Mar 3, 2006.

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  1. SOLD - Beautiful bass, but it's just not getting played. It's a one-off lined fretless 4 string, zebrawood top, f hole, thumbrest, etc. I've owned a Turner Ren and seriously this thing plays, and balances better, and sounds more like an acoustic upright. The bass has always been strung with Flats and there are absolutely no issues with it. I spoke to Jack about the bass and I have more details if anyone is interested in it. I'm sure I'll regret selling it, but I can't justify it just sitting there. $1500 with hardshell case that came with it. No trades please.

    Builder: Jack Read
    Model: Double Cutaway Four String Hollowbody Fretless
    Serial Number : 001 / 1997
    Scale: 34 inches
    Width at Nut: 1.5"
    Body Depth: 1.75 inches.
    Weight 5.6 lbs.

    Neck: 5 piece neck made of maple and Bolivian rosewood with 5 bolts using recessed chrome receptors
    Neck nut: Bone
    Fingerboard: ebony, lined fretless (cherry wood used for lines)
    Body: Mahogany back, zebrawood top, ebony accent, zebrawood thumbrest.
    Finish: Hand rubbed oil
    Bridge: String though, rosewood tailpiece, compensated maple bridge.
    Tuners: Hipshot Ultralites, satin chrome finish.
    Electronics: Custom made K&K Sound transducer
    Controls: One master volume with zebrawood knob.
  2. LarryR

    LarryR Supporting Member

    Feb 2, 2003
    Los Angeles
  3. i'm at work but will attempt to get some posted this evening. :)
  4. Picture and further details added to first post.
  5. emjazz

    emjazz Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    Boston, MA
    This is an amazing bass folks!
  6. yeah, jack read doesn't make basses anymore apparently...
  7. David Morris

    David Morris Supporting Member

    May 22, 2002
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    Very cool. e-mail sent.
  8. pnchad

    pnchad Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2005
    Another PM sent 1:35pm ET.:ninja:

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