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SOLD PRICE DROP $700 shipped - German made Warwick Fortress One

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Finneus, Jul 11, 2018.


  1. Finneus

    Finneus

    Aug 20, 2007
    Oswego, IL
    Price:
    750
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    Illinois
    Selling this baby to get a backup 5 string, as I have moved primarily to the 5 at this point. Has the typical Warwick growl... No trades, just bought a 5 string.

    - Made in Germany in 2000
    - MEC pickups
    - Plays great, sounds great, bass has no working issues
    - Beautiful neck, straight as an arrow
    - Some wear, dings, tried to capture in pics.
    - Warwick soft shell case
    - Offiical TB bathroom scale weight = 10.0 LB

    I will ship CONUS only.
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    Last edited: Jul 29, 2018
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  2. Finneus

    Finneus

    Aug 20, 2007
    Oswego, IL
    Here are the specs on it...

    EDIT - corrected specs appear further down in post.
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    Last edited: Jul 12, 2018
  3. Bass Man Dan

    Bass Man Dan Endorsing Artist: Ned Flanders' Bass-a-Reeno

    Oct 20, 2017
    Cincinnati
    Corvette $$ NT? Specs aren't correct from Warwick??
     
  4. Finneus

    Finneus

    Aug 20, 2007
    Oswego, IL
    Hmmm... will check the serial again.
     
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  5. Bass Man Dan

    Bass Man Dan Endorsing Artist: Ned Flanders' Bass-a-Reeno

    Oct 20, 2017
    Cincinnati
    It looked like you put it in correctly. Unless that "G" is a "C"? The bass is clearly what you say it is. Warwick may have it wrong.
     
  6. Finneus

    Finneus

    Aug 20, 2007
    Oswego, IL
    I will try to find out. I have no reason to think it isn't legit, but it is odd that the info doesn't match. I've had it 10 years, and even got a new pot for it from Warwick for free a few years back.
     
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  7. Bass Man Dan

    Bass Man Dan Endorsing Artist: Ned Flanders' Bass-a-Reeno

    Oct 20, 2017
    Cincinnati
    You're right, they've goofed. It couldn't even be that a neck got swapped, they're saying it's a neck-through. They've got an error. Beautiful bass, though. I love that green!
     
  8. Finneus

    Finneus

    Aug 20, 2007
    Oswego, IL
    I took the necessary pics and sent them to Warwick so they can correct it.
     
  9. Finneus

    Finneus

    Aug 20, 2007
    Oswego, IL
    OK, got my response from Warwick. Guess mistakes happen...

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  10. DDXdesign

    DDXdesign formerly 'jammadave' Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 15, 2003
    Wash DC metro area
    Man that green looks badass. This thing has to weigh a ton though.
     
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  11. Finneus

    Finneus

    Aug 20, 2007
    Oswego, IL
    Using official TB bathroom scale method, I come up with a weight of 10.0 LB.
     
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  12. TerenceE

    TerenceE

    Dec 6, 2015
    Badass!
     
  13. Charlie Tuna

    Charlie Tuna

    Feb 21, 2005
    Key West, FL
    These have a super flat fingerboard (~20" radius) and are so easy to play. Fast fingerstyle or funky slap is readily available. I spent years trying to find one as they are quite rare. GLWTS
     
  14. Finneus

    Finneus

    Aug 20, 2007
    Oswego, IL
    Thanks movinngruvin.
     
  15. Idiot Savon

    Idiot Savon Tall, Dark, Handsome, etc., etc. Supporting Member

    Jun 22, 2009
    Essex, CT
    Is this still available?
     
  16. Finneus

    Finneus

    Aug 20, 2007
    Oswego, IL
    Yes it is.
     
  17. I will be all over this if I can get my Spector to sell quickly.
     
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