SOLD Price Drop Now $2050 - US Spector NS-5H2W, Quilted Maple, Norstrand Big Splits

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by loopspin, Apr 11, 2018.

  1. Price:
    Beautiful light classy looking Spector with the fit and finish that Spector basses are known for.
    The W in the model # stands for Wide spacing. This bass has 19mm string spacing instead of the usual 16.5-17mm that Spectors have This bass is near mint condition and has a slimmer neck profile (back to front) than most Spectors so it is very easy to play.
    This has some great upgrades:

    Model: NS-5H2W (W – Wide 19 mm spacing)
    Serial: 444
    Finish: Matte
    Body: Lightweight Mahogany - Quilted Maple top
    Nut: Brass
    Neck: 3 piece Quarter-Sawn Maple, dual graphite
    reinforcement rods.
    Fingerboard: Pau-Ferro
    Frets: 24
    Bridge Spacing:19mm
    Pickup: Nordstrom Big Splits
    Preamp: Nordstrom 3b4a, Switchable Mids
    Scale: 35"
    Weight: 9.3 lb.
    Case: Dingwall Soft-shell Case
    Origin: Made in Woodstock NY, U.S.A – (7/24/13)

    Upgrades: Sadowsky knobs, Active/Passive Switch,
    Active/Passive Tone Control, Hipshot Tuners and
    Bridge, Nordstrom Big Splits Pickups,
    Nordstrom 3b4a Preamp

    Was : $2200 Now: $2050 (Great Price For This Bass)

    No Trades Please

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    Last edited: May 29, 2018
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  2. Holdsg

    Holdsg Talkbass > Work Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 10, 2009
    Alta Loma, CA
    i've owned this bass, and I can truthfully say, it had me from "hello", when I first played it at Guitar House Tulsa during the first Spector Hang. GLWTS
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  3. Thanks for taking the time to comment on this bass.
  4. getrhythm


    Nov 2, 2015
    New Jersey
  5. RussT

    RussT Supporting Member

    Sep 29, 2012
    I also owned it and only sold because I over extended myself and bought too many bass's. If I had the money I would buy it back in a heartbeat. It is a beast and one of the nicest looking bass’s I have ever owned.
  6. Where are Spector lovers ?
  7. gclark51

    gclark51 Supporting Member

    Dec 25, 2014
    Vilonia, AR
    We are usually broke from buying basses. :laugh: it is beautiful, though. Unfortunately I have one due to be shipped at any time.
    Last edited: May 1, 2018
  8. RussT

    RussT Supporting Member

    Sep 29, 2012
    This is a killer bass that is worth double the asking price new. These Spectors with 19mm spacing are few and far between
  9. scotch

    scotch It's not rocket science!

    Nov 12, 2006
    Albany, NY USA
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    Very cool! Have a couple of shows in Ontario at the end of the month. What part are you located in?
  10. I'm in Scarbourough a suburb of Toronto, are you familiar with the area ?
  11. scotch

    scotch It's not rocket science!

    Nov 12, 2006
    Albany, NY USA
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    Ah,... yes sort of. Closest I'm getting is Manitoulin Island this trip. But too far unfortunately. :-( I'll keep an eye on this thread though.
  12. PhatBasstard

    PhatBasstard Spector Dissector Supporting Member

    Feb 3, 2002
    Las Vegas, NV.
    Beautiful, but..."Matte"?
    That's the glossiest matte finish I've ever seen.
  13. And She's off to La Belle province of Montreal.
  14. Thanks Slod :thumbsup:
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