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No longer available Ken Smith Black Tiger Elite 6 String

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Bassheart365, Oct 5, 2018.


  1. Bassheart365

    Bassheart365 Supporting Member

    Oct 19, 2014
    Northern California aka Paradise
    "Funk Not Only Moves, It Removes"
    Price:
    5200
    Strings:
    6
    Location:
    California
    Up for sale is my stunning 2013 Black Tiger Elite 6 String Bass. This bass is in excellent condition. It is not only a thing of beauty, but it also has a monstrous tone and is a joy to play. The Black Tiger "Elite" models are the cream of the crop of KS basses. It literally pains me to sell this, but funds are needed. This bass features:
    • Exhibition Grade Highly Figured Flame Walnut top
    • Flame Maple Core
    • Macassar Ebony fingerboard
    • Classic Hand Rubbed High Gloss Catalyzed Lacquer over Stadivari Gold Oil (Ken's Secret "Sauce")
    • Gold Smith Hardware & Dunlop "Flush Mount" Straplocks
    • 18v 3 band EQ with parallel and series toggle switches
    • Ken Smith custom Soapbar Pickups
    • 34" scale
    • String Spacing at bridge = 18mm
    • String Spacing at nut = 2 1/8"
    • 10.8 lbs on my hanging digital scale
    • Smith Genuine Leather Strap with Sheepskin Shoulder Pad and Dunlop Straploc ks installed
    • Ken Smith Original Case and Polish
    Buyer to pay actual shipping costs. CONUS only.

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    Last edited: Oct 19, 2018 at 2:42 AM
  2. jebmd

    jebmd Supporting Member

    May 4, 2009
    Edgewater, Maryland
    That is some incredibly figured walnut.

    Glwts
     
  3. Sosa

    Sosa

    Sep 28, 2013
    San Diego
    drooldrool
     
  4. sleevey55

    sleevey55 Supporting Member

    Nov 21, 2009
    Billings Montana
    Looks familiar!
     
  5. Ben Rose

    Ben Rose Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2004
    Oakland
    What part of CA?
     
  6. Jesuguru

    Jesuguru Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2003
    DC area (for now)
    Sweet! Not to nitpick, but aren't Smith pickups based off Kent Armstrong, not Bartolini?
     
  7. Bassheart365

    Bassheart365 Supporting Member

    Oct 19, 2014
    Northern California aka Paradise
    "Funk Not Only Moves, It Removes"
    I stand corrected. I'll change the specs. Thanks
     
  8. rashrader

    rashrader

    Mar 4, 2004
    Baltimore, MD
    Absolutely stunning. Wow!!!!
     
  9. Bassheart365

    Bassheart365 Supporting Member

    Oct 19, 2014
    Northern California aka Paradise
    "Funk Not Only Moves, It Removes"
    Isn't it? A part of me hopes it doesn't sell.
     
    Last edited: Oct 19, 2018 at 7:28 PM
  10. rashrader

    rashrader

    Mar 4, 2004
    Baltimore, MD
    I can only imagine.
     
  11. Bassheart365

    Bassheart365 Supporting Member

    Oct 19, 2014
    Northern California aka Paradise
    "Funk Not Only Moves, It Removes"
    Taking this off the market for the time being. Just can't let this go yet.
     
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