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No longer available Roscoe SKB 3005 Custom J3 5 String

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by joeqpublic, Dec 30, 2019.

  1. joeqpublic

    joeqpublic Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 2005
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    First four pics are current and others are from the previous thread. No trades unless it is a Sadowsky NYC Modern or Jazz 5 String.

    2014 Roscoe SKB 5 Custom J3 ( SKB 3005 Custom J3 )
    • Hand-made in North Carolina by Roscoe Guitars, led by master artisan Keith Roscoe
    • Distinct design with one-off features, typical Roscoe, custom build to order
    • 35" scale, produces clear, beautiful tone all along the low B string and others
    • Woods chosen for tonal and visual impact
    • Solid, reliable Hipshot bridge and tuners
    • Friendly and reliable customer service available through Roscoe Guitars

    Specifics for this bass:
    • Exhibition-grade Pommele Sapele top and headstock overlay ($1k current option)
    • Swamp Ash body with natural gloss finish
    • Maple neck with Wenge center. Maple & Cherry accent stringers. 7 pieces
    • Birdseye Maple fingerboard, Pommele Sapele 12th-fret inlay, Diamondwood nut
    • Rare Roscoe J3 pickup configuration. 3 Bartolini hum-free pickups (single + double)
    • J3s offer more upper mid content than usual Roscoe Barts, with extra growl amidst Roscoe tonal goodness
    • Bartolini 18v pre: Vol, Blend, 2-freq p/p Mids, Bass/Treble stack. Cut/boost EQ
    • 3-way mini toggle for double bridge pickup: Center toggle: both. Up: inner. Down: outer bridge
    • Adjustable preamp trim pot accessible through access hole on back control plate
    • Standard Roscoe 18mm string spacing
    • Roscoe hardshell case
    • Dunlop straplocks
    • Excellent condition. Gentle, respectful use. Typical fingerstyle/activity swirls on top
    • Roscoe build letter, envelope, and two allen head wrenches included
    • Custom ebony ramp, currently not installed. Ramp radius matches fingerboard
    • 18.3mm String Spacing
    •Weighs 9lbs.

    • $2,395 including insured ground shipping in lower 48

    • Ships to Paypal confirmed address. Your phone number is required. Tracking info provided at time of shipment. Signature required at receipt

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    Last edited: Dec 30, 2019
  2. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    You’ll need to post your own images of the instrument.
    Thank you
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  3. joeqpublic

    joeqpublic Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 2005
    Current pics posted! Thanks!
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  4. herndonbassist

    herndonbassist Low Down Thumper

    Apr 7, 2005
    Herndon, VA - NoVa
    Oh man, this is gorgeous!! Let me know if you're open to other trades (like a Roscoe Century - Standard Plus 5). GLWTS
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  5. timtyler8821

    timtyler8821 Supporting Member

    Oct 1, 2011
    I have my eyes on this
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  6. junoman29

    junoman29 Supporting Member

    Aug 18, 2007
    PM sent
  7. junoman29

    junoman29 Supporting Member

    Aug 18, 2007
    New PM
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