SOLD Kelvin Daly 32" 5 string 2021

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Ross Davis, Sep 22, 2023.

  1. Ross Davis

    Ross Davis Supporting Member

    May 11, 2016
    Brooklyn, NY
    Price:
    $4000
    Strings:
    5
    Location:
    New York
    Country:
    United States
    This one hurts! Incredibly ornate hand-carved 32" short-scale 5 string Kelvin Daly bass with Sims Super-Quad hand-wound bass pickup. This is by far the easiest playing bass of the boutique basses that I have owned and with a combination of the 3-way pickup configuration, active/passive electronics, bass/mid/high controls, and right hand placement, it is also one of the most versatile. You can get Les Claypool's 32" scale Thompson tone if that's your thing or with the Sim's pickup, tones leaning towards a P bass, 70's jazz, or Musicman, each with a different LED color display. The active/passive switch also features a standby position. BEADG or EADGC.

    As most of you know, Kelvin has been one of Carl Thompson's main builders since 1998. You're getting the incredible layered construction and hand-carved exotic wood combinations that the Thompson school is known for with Kelvin's fresh take on bass aesthetic design.

    So why am I selling it? I'm exclusively playing upright bass these days and need to fund an upgrade.

    As you can see from the pictures, it's in perfect condition. I'm the second owner and it's never left my house.

    Here's more on the pickup:

    Sims Super-Quad Hand Wound Bass Pickups — Sims Guitar Works UK | Super-Quad Pickups, Enfield Bass Guitars, Spray Shop, Custom LEDs, Pickguards, Servicing, Repair


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  2. Bryan Threlkeld

    Bryan Threlkeld Supporting Member

    Jan 6, 2023
    Georgetown TX
    String spacing at nut?
     
  3. Ross Davis

    Ross Davis Supporting Member

    May 11, 2016
    Brooklyn, NY
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  4. Bryan Threlkeld

    Bryan Threlkeld Supporting Member

    Jan 6, 2023
    Georgetown TX
    Thx!
     
  5. Ross Davis

    Ross Davis Supporting Member

    May 11, 2016
    Brooklyn, NY
    Not sure how this got marked sold. I'm still listening to offers. Thanks for all the interest.
     
  6. Ross Davis

    Ross Davis Supporting Member

    May 11, 2016
    Brooklyn, NY
    Sale pending