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SOLD Sadowsky NYC Standard JJ 21-fret spalted maple beauty 7.7 lbs

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by nostatic, Dec 21, 2017.


  1. nostatic

    nostatic Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2004
    lost angeles, CA
    Endorsing Artist: FEA Labs
    Price:
    3950
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    California
    Try as I might, I just am not a JJ kinda guy. This is the latest experiment and is a stunning example of Sadowsky goodness. Purchased last month, this is a Nov 2017 build. 7.7 lbs of punch.

    Sadowsky NYC jazz bass
    21-fret
    alder body (chambered), spalted maple top
    '59 burst finish
    maple neck, chechen fingerboard
    1.5" nut, 34" scale
    7.7 lbs
    black hardware
    Dunlop dual design straplocks
    Portabag
    Tools, letter of authenticity, nitro guard, polish cloth

    Zero issues - only out on a handful of gigs, immaculate condition.

    $3950 shipped/insured in the CONUS.


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    Last edited: Dec 27, 2017
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  2. jpeck02

    jpeck02 Supporting Member

    Mar 5, 2011
    Danville, CA
    Gasp
     
  3. BassQ

    BassQ Supporting Member

    Sep 17, 2010
    Boston, MA.
    Beautiful!
     
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  4. HeavyJazz

    HeavyJazz Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2013
    Virginia
    Superb, well done!
     
  5. dooft11

    dooft11 Supporting Member

    Dec 30, 2003
    HongKong
    what a sexy bass!!
     
  6. Stranger Danger

    Stranger Danger Feel Like A Stranger Supporting Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    Texas
    Gulp!
     
  7. Bassmann79

    Bassmann79 Supporting Member

    Mar 7, 2015
    Holy Mother of .....that is a beauty! Just got my first Sadowsky NYC yesterday, I might be turning into a Sadowsky man full time : )
     
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  8. JLY

    JLY Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Wow!
     
  9. Frampton

    Frampton Supporting Member

    Oct 9, 2010
    NY
    I like spalting, but sometimes it just looks like rotten wood. This one, on the other hand, looks amazing!
     
    Last edited: Dec 28, 2017
  10. barginkov

    barginkov

    Feb 1, 2012
    L.I. New York
    What does the Chechen sound like? more like Brazilian or closer go ebony?.
     
  11. nostatic

    nostatic Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2004
    lost angeles, CA
    Endorsing Artist: FEA Labs
    It has some edge to it unlike a lot of rosewood (which I find often to be too "soft" sounding). Very punchy bass, but it doesn't sound quite like maple or ebony fingerboard.
     
  12. barginkov

    barginkov

    Feb 1, 2012
    L.I. New York
    Gorgeous bass
     
  13. Joelc73

    Joelc73 Supporting Member

    Nov 13, 2000
    New York
    Great deal — Sweet bass.
     

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