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SOLD Roscoe 6 string 34" scale

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Jumamoro, Dec 8, 2011.


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  1. Jumamoro

    Jumamoro

    Apr 8, 2007
    Miami FL
    This bass is in really great condition, the finish looks like new and it sounds as good as it looks. I got it a few months back here in talkbass.
    I am just willing to let it go because I need a 6 string fretless. So the only trade I would consider is a 6 string fretless 34" scale with 18mm string spacing or narrower, I would prefer a Pedulla Hexabuzz, but I am open to any other bass with the specs I mentioned, also interested in 6 string fretted Ken Smiths. The bass includes original hard case.

    In case I don't receive the trade offer I am looking for I would let it go for $2,200 shipped in the US.

    Thanks for looking.

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  2. Jumamoro

    Jumamoro

    Apr 8, 2007
    Miami FL
    Up
     
  3. bearhart74

    bearhart74 Supporting Member

    Feb 26, 2009
    get it defretted by roscoe
     
  4. fishstix

    fishstix

    Feb 28, 2006
    Wisconsin
    What's the weight on this? Thanks
     
  5. Jumamoro

    Jumamoro

    Apr 8, 2007
    Miami FL
    I will get the exact weight for you tomorrow, since I m not at home for this weekend I can't tell right now.
    The bass is very light weight compared to my other six string basses.
     
  6. madbassplaya

    madbassplaya

    Dec 28, 2007
    Love the look of this bass. Classy, simple, and elegant.

    Very nice!
     
  7. Jumamoro

    Jumamoro

    Apr 8, 2007
    Miami FL
    Sorry I didn't post this before. Christmas is close and I have been very busy.

    The bass is 9lb.

    Thanks for asking.
     
  8. bongostealth

    bongostealth Supporting Member

    Jun 3, 2011
    Atlanta, GA
    PM sent.
     
  9. austentaciousC

    austentaciousC

    Mar 17, 2010
    darth roscoe!
     
  10. Bipslapper

    Bipslapper Well Ahoy, Paloi Supporting Member

    Sep 20, 2009
    Cape Cod, MA
    Bump to the Roscoe Love
     
  11. SteveC

    SteveC Moderator Staff Member

    Nov 12, 2004
    North Dakota
    Damn. This was for sale back when I was fresh off a Yellowjackets concert. I wanted it badly back then. Here it is gain. I had a Roscoe a few months ago but the 35" scale wasn't my thing. Now that a 34" is available, I am no longer gigging. Cruel, cruel world.
     
  12. SteveC

    SteveC Moderator Staff Member

    Nov 12, 2004
    North Dakota
    Can't believe I'm actually considering this to sit in my basement and try to learn to do chordal style playing...

    What are the woods and electronics on this again?
     
  13. SteveC

    SteveC Moderator Staff Member

    Nov 12, 2004
    North Dakota
    Never mind, I found the older post. Is this still acurate?

    Made over the summer of 2007.
    34" scale ("off the menu" option). Yes, I am sure it is has a thirty four inch scale. I ordered it.
    Ebony fretboard (now a $1000, yes, $1k, upcharge)
    Diamondwood nut
    Maple/Purpleheart neck with cherry and maple accents
    Mahogany body with figured maple top (short story)
    Roscoe Bartolini OEM pickups
    Bartolini 3 band EQ
    Volume/Blend/Mid(push/pull mid shift)/Bass&Treble stack
    Dunlop dual design straplocks

    Roscoe experts, how will the tone of this bass be, especially the mids? I thought they were a little too pronounced on my previous Roscoe.
     
  14. JOME77

    JOME77 Supporting Member

    Aug 18, 2002
    Georgia
    Bump for a real Black Beauty! Great deal for someone.

    This one would have some booty to the tone with the mahogany body and ebony finger board. I'd say very huge sounding.
     
  15. Jumamoro

    Jumamoro

    Apr 8, 2007
    Miami FL
    SteveC,
    Yes, the specs you posted are right. Thanks a lot for doing that.
     
  16. Alphaman

    Alphaman Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2008
    STL
    I'm not an expert but I've owned a few of them. The mids were really pronounced in all 5 I have owned and more so with the Bartolini electronics. I was able to tone it down some with different electronics. In the end though, I think these basses are all about those great mids.
     
  17. kerrycares

    kerrycares Lover of God, People , Music and Bass Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2006
    Michigan
    what is the string spacing?
     
  18. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    Wish I had the dough for this!
     
  19. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q

    Jan 7, 2009
    Rock City
    Johnson Q
    LG Series or SKB Series ? and Weight is ?

    thks
     
  20. SteveC

    SteveC Moderator Staff Member

    Nov 12, 2004
    North Dakota
    Why does this continue to be available? I am trying to decide which direction to go - good old passive 4 string jazz, or kick it up a notch and go for a 6 string. Argh!!
     

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