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NBD Status Energy 5

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by maxoges, May 17, 2020.


  1. maxoges

    maxoges

    Aug 23, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    I just got a used non graphite Status Energy 5. It's been modded with an Aguilar OBP-3 preamp.

    Should I do anything to protect the finish where the clear coat has been worn off? It's a thin satin poly finish. 97409668_10157648761887804_5544327120097902592_o.jpg 97884675_10157648761717804_3780674438664552448_o.jpg

    The bass is really easy to play. A bit on the heavy side though
     
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  2. Osprey

    Osprey

    Jun 20, 2005
    UK
    Handsome bass! My favourite bass is a Status Energy 4 string with a graphite neck. (In my avatar) The body (mine's walnut: is yours the same?) is in much worse condition than yours : you could experiment with beeswax or a light oil, which would do no harm I think.
     
  3. B-Mac

    B-Mac Just like Aretha Sang... R-E-S-P-E-C-T Supporting Member

    Very nice.
    Not at all familiar with these.
     
  4. Energy

    Energy

    Jun 20, 2006
    Germany
    Good Catch, congrats!

    I had an Energy 5string, it was my only bass for 11 years straight until 2005. Great instrument. Heck, I even chose my screen name after that bass. :cool:

    The body ist swamp ash. I'd Just leave the finish as is if I were you. It tells a story.
     
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