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SOLD Sadowsky Metro MV5

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by emblymouse, Jan 6, 2012.


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  1. emblymouse

    emblymouse exempt Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    W'Sconsin
    <<<<<<<<<<OK, BACK ON THE BLOCK>>>>>>>>>

    I just got this, my first Sadowsky 5. It's killing me, but I've got to let it go. It is UNSURPASSED in all categories but I am not comfortable with the neck profile/width. Excellent condition, clean with a couple small marks as shown. No fret wear, pretty fresh set up with Black Beauties and it's playing great. Unplugged vibe is strong right down to the B. Light too! Comes with an extra tort guard and the rectangular Sadowsky case. Hum cancelling p'ups and VTC.

    $1950 plus actual shipping.
    PayPal e check, cashiers check or other non-fee methods puleese.

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  2. todds7

    todds7

    Jan 1, 2008
    Wow, it sure looks like a jazz bass, but is that string spacing P bass... or something in between maybe? Nice looker!
     
  3. emblymouse

    emblymouse exempt Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    W'Sconsin
    I think you are seeing some distortion in that photo, this is 1 7/8" at the nut like all the Sadowsky Metro 5's.
     
  4. TLJordan19

    TLJordan19 Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2011
    What year is the bass? What's the serial number?
     
  5. emblymouse

    emblymouse exempt Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    W'Sconsin
    You guys tell me;)
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  6. KaseOfBass

    KaseOfBass Put some stank on it... Supporting Member

    Jan 8, 2007
    Austin, Texas
    Endorsing Artist: GHS Strings
    That would be a 2008. Great looking bass! Good luck with your sale!
     
  7. TLJordan19

    TLJordan19 Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2011
    PM sent...
     
  8. emblymouse

    emblymouse exempt Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    W'Sconsin
    For the inquiring minds... 8 lbs. 13 oz.
     
  9. emblymouse

    emblymouse exempt Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    W'Sconsin
    Aside from that slight mark on the back of the neck at the 4th fret (in the first group of pix) this neck is really nice.

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  10. emblymouse

    emblymouse exempt Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    W'Sconsin
  11. emblymouse

    emblymouse exempt Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    W'Sconsin
    Some good offers, thanks.:) Still available...
     
  12. emblymouse

    emblymouse exempt Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    W'Sconsin
    So you know, trades are really limited- I am only interested in 5's with a 1 3/4" nut width and hopefully under 3" at the end of the board. If I could deal with anything bigger I'd be keeping this guy:bassist:
     
  13. emblymouse

    emblymouse exempt Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    W'Sconsin
    Includes an unopened set of R. Cocco rounds. And a couple ShamWow's. And a pick.:bag:
     
  14. hdracer

    hdracer

    Feb 15, 2009
    Elk River, MN.
    Is it 19 mm at the bridge & 34" scale too?
     
  15. emblymouse

    emblymouse exempt Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    W'Sconsin
    Yessir, 34" and full Fender style string spacing.
     
  16. emblymouse

    emblymouse exempt Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    W'Sconsin
    Sorry folks, the ShamWow offer has expired.:bawl:

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  17. emblymouse

    emblymouse exempt Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    W'Sconsin
    Cranked her up last night for a bit, very focused and even up and down the board, excellent B string clarity. I am very impressed, are they all like this?
     
  18. p0k

    p0k I play the bass and design things. Supporting Member

    Feb 6, 2007
    Brockton, MA
    yes, they are awesome basses :)
     
  19. emblymouse

    emblymouse exempt Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    W'Sconsin
    Dayum. And for a mere $1000 more I could get this with a 1 3/4" nut!
     
  20. kajohns

    kajohns

    Apr 28, 2007
    Maryland
    This is the exact bass I want! I should be ready to make a purchase in a week or two. I hope you sell it, but I hope it's to me. I'll check back asap!
     

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