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SOLD Ken Smith 2018 5 string

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Bassheart365, Dec 8, 2018.


  1. Bassheart365

    Bassheart365 Supporting Member

    Oct 19, 2014
    Northern California
    "A good bassist determines the direction of any band." - Ron Carter
    Price:
    $4150
    Strings:
    5
    Location:
    California
    Born in May, 2018. This Ken Smith BSR bass is in mint condition. Street price for this bass, with 5-piece body upgraded, is $5,800, so this is priced to sell. Plays and sounds like a dream. Please no trade offers. Buyer pays actual shipping costs. Here are the specs:


    Body Style: BSR (Standard options except 5 piece body upgrade)

    · Body: 5-piece, Bubinga top & back, mahogany core, with 2 x tiger maple laminates (5 piece is $200 upgrade over standard 3 piece)

    · Finish: Natural, oil

    · Neck: 5-piece, aged hard rock maple & shedua

    · Fretboard: Macassar ebony, 30” radius, 24 frets

    · Fret Inlays: Mother-of-pearl, dots

    · Nut: Scalloped brass, hand-fit, 1-3/4” width

    · Headstock: Matching bubinga

    · Scale Length: 34"

    · Hardware: Gold

    · Bridge: Smith QSR (quick string release) machined solid brass

    · Strap Locks: Recessed

    · Pickups: Ken Smith

    · Circuit: Series/parallel switches with new Smith BMT 3-band 18-volt EQ, with adjustable DIP frequency switches for bass, mid & treble, with pickup blend & master volume control, fully shielded pickup & control cavities

    · Truss Rod: Smith custom flex

    · Tuners: Gold Gotoh/Ken Smith, sealed

    · Weight: 10.2 lbs.

    · Serial # 5GN6844B18

    Included is the original Ken Smith hard shell case, a Ken Smith Leather strap with strap locks, polishing kit and original paperwork.

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    Last edited: Dec 9, 2018
  2. AB Nate

    AB Nate Supporting Member

    May 28, 2016
    Le beauty!

    GLWTS
     
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  3. spiritbass

    spiritbass Supporting Member

    Jun 9, 2004
    Ashland, MO
    It is a beauty. :) I've never seen a nut shaped like that. Very interesting!
     
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  4. Bassheart365

    Bassheart365 Supporting Member

    Oct 19, 2014
    Northern California
    "A good bassist determines the direction of any band." - Ron Carter
    It's a superior design and contributes to the awesome tone of this bass.
     
  5. FrenchBassQC

    FrenchBassQC Supporting Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    Gatineau QC CA
    Such a beautiful instrument...drool GLWTS
     
  6. notejung

    notejung Supporting Member

    PM's sent
     

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