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SOLD Ken Smith Chuck Rainey 5 G

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by xqusemuah, Oct 7, 2010.


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  1. Ken Smith CR5G SOLD!
    34 scale
    Smith 9v BT circut: 3 band eq / active passive / master volume / blend
    Mohagany core
    walnut sides / back
    maple neck
    Pau Ferro FB
    G model / (graphite in neck)
    Gold hardware
    Dunlop straplocks
    Smith nickel strings .040-.120
    thin Satin laquer finish, comfy
    Smith HSC

    These are hard to come by, this one is in very fine condition, no issues, low action , very solid feeling and most funky indeed

    No Trades

    $2500 Shipped US 48

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  2. zrxnha

    zrxnha

    Sep 25, 2010
    NICE!!!!!!!!!BUMP
     
  3. zrxnha? You ain't kiddin this thing is nice. These are rare. My main bass for last ten years, a reverse of this one (maple top and back, walnut core, quilt maple cb) six string CR-6G is the ONLY one like this I've seen since I got mine. I've wanted a 5, JUST like mine, for friggin EVER! You never see them built this way, and the price here is spectacular. I only wish I could come up wit that kind of scratch. I may have to try. I bought my 6, used, back in the day for, get this, $900. I can't believe how much these things goin for now, all I know is that I wouldn't sell mine for twice what he's askin for this one. And find it hard to believe anyone would let one go. Rare bass, killer tone for ALL styles (I play rock, metal, blues, etc.) and my Smith kills. Now, on to sell a kidney. Heh.
     
  4. lamarjones

    lamarjones Supporting Member

    Aug 27, 2002
    Raleigh, NC
    one of the best CRs I have seen.
     
  5. cubanz

    cubanz

    Nov 2, 2006
    Wisconsin
    you really captured the beauty of the body wood with that pic. awesome bass! just what I'd like to have. I have a CR6QM that I got for a steal cuz it gave the guy that bought it brand new carpal tunnel. It's a beautiful bass, too, but I'd rather have a 5er, your 5er, but I ain't got the ching either. :(
     
  6. mmmmmm .... you guys making this difficult...... I have had 4 Smiths, a older BSR5G, a Burner, A BSR5MW, and a new BSR5G elite, for me , the older Smiths are the way to go, this one my fav
     
  7. AAA-greed. The old Smiths just have somethin... I've played quite a few over the years. Worked at a dealer here in Charleston, SC, and played a ton of them. The 5 and 6 bolts, wit 9v and big headstocks just did it for me. I've been thru TONS of gear, basses, since then. And, gave my bass up for a bit durin some tryin medical times. But, it's found its way back, and nuttin, NOTHin, will make me give her up again. Not tryin to make it hard on ya, but, I regretted losin mine back in the day. Just make sure you can hang without. $2500 a steal nowadays, and if I could? I'd get this one. A friend asked me one time if I could build any bass for myself, which would it be? Well, I'd have to say, I'd have Mr. Smith build me a 5 of my CR. No matter the string count, my fave bass of all time. And, I own her. Well, I actually believe she found me. And I ain't arguin wit her. Heh.
     
  8. bottomzone

    bottomzone Supporting Member

    Oct 21, 2005
    That's the best CR that I have seen yet!!!

    A Groove is a Terrible Thing to Waste! :cool:
     
  9. caasi91

    caasi91

    Sep 18, 2009
    SF Bay
    shoot, i have a cr5v in quilted maple but i really want a walnut one esp. with the black head.

    if i could only sell my smith to buy this one. looks hella clean!
     
  10. zrxnha

    zrxnha

    Sep 25, 2010
    My friend's advantage, is also very beautiful
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    bump!!!
     
  11. bass4worship

    bass4worship Ready For Freddy, let rock Supporting Member

    May 4, 2009
    Sebring, Florida
    I wanted one of these for a long time, Just got a Roscoe because I couldn't get the Smith like this for under three grand.
     
  12. pics of pre circut and serial #
     
  13. Chuck is gonna get ready for a ride.......
     
  14. widjajar

    widjajar

    Apr 21, 2003
    Payment sent....:b
     

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