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SOLD Price Drop - Azola Carved Eurocoustic Bass - Excellent

Discussion in 'For Sale: Double Basses' started by bofferman, Mar 20, 2016.


  1. bofferman

    bofferman

    Feb 19, 2007
    Centreville, MD
    Price:
    2900
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    Maryland
    Reduced to $2900. Great deal!!

    Parting with my beautiful Azola Eurocoustic Travel bass. Excellent condition. Located in Centreville, MD. This is one beautiful looking, playing and sounding instrument. Steve installed an extra long pin because I'm 6'5" tall. It only left the house 2-3 times - other than that it lived in my music room. Never got upright under my fingers to my satisfaction, so am going back to electric exclusively. Hate to give this beauty up, but my loss is gonna be someone else's baby...

    Here are specifics from Azola:

    * Azola EuroCoustic Baby Bass
    * Hollow body
    * Fully carved arched Maple back
    * Bent Maple sides
    * Fully carved arched Spruce top
    * Bass bar & soundpost
    * Maple neck with scroll headstock
    * Ebony fingerboard & fittings
    * 41.5" scale length
    * Thomastik Spirocore strings (3/4 Weich)
    * Adjustable endpin *** extra long 30")***
    * Gloss violin finish
    * Adjustable Maple bridge
    * Presently equipped with Fishman Full Circle pickup * Gig bag (included)
    * 60"H, 18"W, 10"D (top of bridge to back of bass)​
     

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    Last edited: Mar 24, 2016
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  2. Pretty Instrument bump!
     
  3. rollopizza

    rollopizza

    May 17, 2006
    UCLA, OHIO
    Can it played acoustic? or do you need pickup/amplification support? If so how loud can it be played, and how does it compare to an plywood upright?

    thank you

    rp
     
  4. bofferman

    bofferman

    Feb 19, 2007
    Centreville, MD
    Yes, It can be played acoustically with enough volume for practice. The volume, however, is nowhere near a ply upright - the body is so much smaller, so you can't gig it without an amp. I've used both an AI Contra and an EA Doubler into a Crazy 8 and it sounds great both ways.

    The big surprise is amplified through the Full Circle - just close your eyes and it sounds like a big upright with just the right amount of available growl that you can call up. Very nice indeed.

    And it's a visually beautiful instrument as well. It has a distinct upright vs "stick" appearance.
     
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  5. pnchad

    pnchad

    Nov 3, 2005
    Ttt
     
  6. speyer

    speyer Supporting Member

    Wow. Get this while you can! Beautiful instrument from Azola. I just picked up a BugBass. GLWTS
     
  7. erniepro

    erniepro Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2007
    Honolulu HI
    Conversation started
     
  8. bajocallao

    bajocallao

    Jul 13, 2006
    Woodside, New York
    Endorsing Artist: D'addario Strings, Aguilar Amplifiers
    Any interest in a trade?
    Got a 74 jazz bass that I don't use
     
  9. slabhappy

    slabhappy

    Jun 4, 2007
    Brookline, Ma
    Hey,
    Might take a flyer on this if you're extremely motivated to sell.
    I forgot how to write a private message, but shoot me an email when you have a moment.
    Thanks,
    Chris
     

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