SOLD Sandberg California Grand Dark limited edition Orange

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by delucajohn2000, Jul 24, 2021.


  1. delucajohn2000

    delucajohn2000 Supporting Member

    Feb 10, 2009
    Mercerville, NJ USA
    Price:
    1800
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    New Jersey
    Country:
    United States
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    For sale only. No trades please since I need to thin the herd. $1800 Shipped Continental US only.

    This is a limited edition Sandberg California TM4 Grand Dark in orange which is one of 40 made.

    Specs:

    Fingerboard: 22 frets, pau ferro
    Scale: 35”
    Body: European alder
    Finish: Orange high gloss
    Hardware: Sandberg, black
    Pickups: Sandberg PLUS TM-set with coil tap switch for the bridge pickup
    Preamp: Darkglass Tone Capsule 3-band EQ, active/passive
    Nut width: 1.5"
    Weight: 9.2 pounds on the bathroom scale
    Comes with a Sandberg gig bag
    Currently tuned to D standard but that can easily be changed **I just put new DR Hi Beams on it and tuned it back the E standard.

    I know some compare the looks to a Dingwall but I own both and they are completely different basses. It's a fantastic bass but sadly i don't play it much since I have so many and have 3 other Sandberg basses.
     
    Last edited: Jul 25, 2021
  2. Nuage420

    Nuage420 Supporting Member

    Dec 7, 2014
    USA
    Beautiful! Yours is light too, my black grand dark comes in at 10.2lbs!
     
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  3. delucajohn2000

    delucajohn2000 Supporting Member

    Feb 10, 2009
    Mercerville, NJ USA
    Wow, that is a big difference in weight. I must have gotten lucky and they used a lighter piece of alder for this one.
     
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  4. Nuage420

    Nuage420 Supporting Member

    Dec 7, 2014
    USA
    Yea I checked other listings seems average is 9-9.5 so you got a really good one.
     
  5. jonnymac

    jonnymac Supporting Member

    Apr 23, 2009
    Lehigh Valley, PA
    Nice bass I've got one in blue. Did I sell you a blue Spector at some point?
     
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  6. delucajohn2000

    delucajohn2000 Supporting Member

    Feb 10, 2009
    Mercerville, NJ USA
    Lol, yup. We met at Neshaminy Mall for a local pickup
     
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  7. delucajohn2000

    delucajohn2000 Supporting Member

    Feb 10, 2009
    Mercerville, NJ USA
    I'm glad you pointed this out to me since i was wondering if my scale was acting strange. I re-weighed it and it is 9.2 pounds so I adjusted the post. I am glad you brought it up or i would have never knew the weight was off and I want to make I give accurate information so thank you :). Time for a new bathroom scale it seems since it was just not consistent at all.
     
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  8. Nuage420

    Nuage420 Supporting Member

    Dec 7, 2014
    USA
    Well yay for honesty!
     
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  9. JPaulGeddy

    JPaulGeddy

    Sep 19, 2007
    South Carolina
    I posted this guy on Facebook a few years ago when it came out as 'all I want for Christmas'. May have to hurt myself here. :D
     
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  10. Nuage420

    Nuage420 Supporting Member

    Dec 7, 2014
    USA
    You will not regret it
     
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  11. Smoothmove

    Smoothmove Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2015
    Lebanon , Oregon
    That’s a real Beauty!!!
    Love the color.
     
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  12. NOLA Bass

    NOLA Bass Mr. Worst Case Scenario Man Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 3, 2005
    New Orleans LA
    Endorsing artist: Bergantino Audio Systems
    I got to play this bass over the Summer when John and I got to hang out. Fantastic bass. Super fast neck and a lot of nice tones.
     
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