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SOLD Sadowsky Metroline Modern 5 (M5-24)

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Steve Boisen, Jul 23, 2019.


  1. Steve Boisen

    Steve Boisen Your first second choice™ Supporting Member

    Dec 3, 2003
    Tampa Bay, FL
    Price:
    $2000
    Strings:
    5
    Location:
    Florida
    This Sadowsky five-string bass is literally like new. No scratches, marks or fret wear. It was never used on a gig. The beautiful transparent white finish shows off the ash body and the classic Sadowsky electronics sound great active or passive. It balances perfectly on a strap and weighs 8.5 lbs. Included is the original Sadowsky gig bag. You can see the original price here. Free shipping for continental US only. PayPal okay. No trades or international shipping.

    • Sleek undersized body shape with a full two octave note range and deeper cutaways
    • Solid swamp ash body
    • Thicker headstock and graphite strips dramatically reduce dead spots and create a more even response on every note
    • Maple fingerboard
    • 1 7/8” nut width
    • 24 18% nickel/silver frets .094″ wide x .051″ high, maximum hardness
    • Hipshot Ultralight tuners
    • Sadowsky Soapbar pickups in Modern locations
    • Classic Sadowsky Treble and Bass boost pre-amp with true bypass switch
    • Controls: master vol, pickup blend, treble roll-off (VTC) with pre-amp bypass, bass boost, treble boost
    • Sadowsky bridge with quick release
    • 19mm bridge spacing
    - Steve
     

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    DWBass, dralionux, Tampabass and 9 others like this.
  2. phillipkregg

    phillipkregg Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2010
    Nashville, TN
    I’ve got one just like this with the translucent white finish, except it has a rosewood fingerboard. It really is a beautiful and subtle finish. The Sadowsky modern is one of the best basses you can own. GLWTS!
     
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  3. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    :drool:
     
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  4. Steve Boisen

    Steve Boisen Your first second choice™ Supporting Member

    Dec 3, 2003
    Tampa Bay, FL
    Price lowered to $2,000 shipped.

    - Steve
     
  5. bertthebassist

    bertthebassist Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Jan 9, 2013
    Bethlehem, PA
    what year was it made?
    are you the original owner?
     
  6. SteveC

    SteveC Moderator Staff Member

    Great bass. I had one before I went with a different brand with similar soapbar pickup placement. I played it for a show the day I got it. I think mine was a sunburst finish. I like this finish better. Tempting to get as a backup/alternate sounding 5 string.
     
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  7. Steve Boisen

    Steve Boisen Your first second choice™ Supporting Member

    Dec 3, 2003
    Tampa Bay, FL
    According to the Sadowsky website it was made in 2015, but I just purchased it recently from the inventory of a music store that closed.

    - Steve
     
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2019
  8. Steve Boisen

    Steve Boisen Your first second choice™ Supporting Member

    Dec 3, 2003
    Tampa Bay, FL
    A few people have asked about the scale length. It's 34".

    - Steve
     
  9. Doug Parent

    Doug Parent Supporting Member

    May 31, 2004
    San Diego, Ca.
    Dealer Nordstrand Pickups.
    If the new buyer ever tires off this bass please contact me thanks.
     
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