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SOLD R. M. Mottola 6 string Jazz

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Moe Monsarrat, Oct 18, 2013.


  1. Moe Monsarrat

    Moe Monsarrat Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2006
    Austin, Tx.
    Endorsing artist:Regenerate Guitar Works Carvin, Micheal Kelly Guitars
    Custom 6 string Jazz bass by R.M. Mottola. VG condition, cherry wood body with active 9v Carvin electronics and pickups. Bolt on maple neck with rosewood fingerboard. Massive lows with sparkling highs. Strung with round wound strings. One of a kind. $700+shipping CONUS. Trades for 5 string basses considered.
     

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  2. Moe Monsarrat

    Moe Monsarrat Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2006
    Austin, Tx.
    Endorsing artist:Regenerate Guitar Works Carvin, Micheal Kelly Guitars
    I might consider trades for a 5 string.
     
  3. Hankenstein

    Hankenstein Supporting Member

    Jul 7, 2010
    Piermont, New York
    string length? string spacing?
     
  4. Hankenstein

    Hankenstein Supporting Member

    Jul 7, 2010
    Piermont, New York
    Well, given that 3.4cm is about 1.3 inches, that would be very narrow.
     
  5. bassnote6

    bassnote6

    Oct 15, 2002
    SYRACUSE NEW YORK
    Endorsing Artist:MTD Basses
    Measure from the center of the B string to the center of the E string @ the bridge. I'm thinking 18mm spacing
     
  6. mophead

    mophead Supporting Member

    Oct 24, 2004
    Texas Panhandle
    Weight?
     
  7. Moe Monsarrat

    Moe Monsarrat Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2006
    Austin, Tx.
    Endorsing artist:Regenerate Guitar Works Carvin, Micheal Kelly Guitars
    Pretty heavy...11lbs. The sound is heavy too though ;)
     
  8. Moe Monsarrat

    Moe Monsarrat Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2006
    Austin, Tx.
    Endorsing artist:Regenerate Guitar Works Carvin, Micheal Kelly Guitars
    According to what little I've been able to find about Mr. Mottola, he was an "experimental luthier" who apparently worked for or was associated with The American Association Of Luthiers. This bass has a wide range of sound possibilities.
     
  9. Moe Monsarrat

    Moe Monsarrat Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2006
    Austin, Tx.
    Endorsing artist:Regenerate Guitar Works Carvin, Micheal Kelly Guitars
    Looking for trades for a 5 string under 10lbs. No green basses please!
     
  10. Moe Monsarrat

    Moe Monsarrat Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2006
    Austin, Tx.
    Endorsing artist:Regenerate Guitar Works Carvin, Micheal Kelly Guitars
    I'm willing to trade down or up!!
     
  11. ChrisCassisi

    ChrisCassisi

    Mar 24, 2011
    San Jose, CA
    Cherry wood is one of my favorite tone woods. Have 3 basses made of it. Someone is going to get a pretty cool bass with this one.
     
  12. Moe Monsarrat

    Moe Monsarrat Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2006
    Austin, Tx.
    Endorsing artist:Regenerate Guitar Works Carvin, Micheal Kelly Guitars
    more pics
     

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  13. Moe Monsarrat

    Moe Monsarrat Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2006
    Austin, Tx.
    Endorsing artist:Regenerate Guitar Works Carvin, Micheal Kelly Guitars
    and more
     

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  14. Moe Monsarrat

    Moe Monsarrat Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2006
    Austin, Tx.
    Endorsing artist:Regenerate Guitar Works Carvin, Micheal Kelly Guitars
    One small gouge near the neck bolts
     

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  15. Moe Monsarrat

    Moe Monsarrat Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2006
    Austin, Tx.
    Endorsing artist:Regenerate Guitar Works Carvin, Micheal Kelly Guitars
    The controls are volume, volume, treble & bass.
     
  16. Moe Monsarrat

    Moe Monsarrat Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2006
    Austin, Tx.
    Endorsing artist:Regenerate Guitar Works Carvin, Micheal Kelly Guitars
    I'd be especially interested in a Lakland Skyline 5 string Jazz type bass.
     
  17. Moe Monsarrat

    Moe Monsarrat Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2006
    Austin, Tx.
    Endorsing artist:Regenerate Guitar Works Carvin, Micheal Kelly Guitars
    Make me an offer!
     
  18. Describing as best you can, what popular body wood does the cherry compare to? Ash, alder, mahogany? I gotta big-ass hunk of cherry, that's EXTREMELY figured, too.

    Oh, what's the string-spacing, btw?
     
  19. Moe Monsarrat

    Moe Monsarrat Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2006
    Austin, Tx.
    Endorsing artist:Regenerate Guitar Works Carvin, Micheal Kelly Guitars
     
  20. Moe Monsarrat

    Moe Monsarrat Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2006
    Austin, Tx.
    Endorsing artist:Regenerate Guitar Works Carvin, Micheal Kelly Guitars
    Offhand I'd say mahogany might be close. look at the photos and you'll see the measurements
     

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