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No longer available Savannah "Lightning" Mini Bass (Like Kala U-Bass) - model STB-700

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Madcity Fats, Apr 26, 2019.


  1. Madcity Fats

    Madcity Fats Supporting Member

    May 28, 2008
    Madison, Wisconsin
    Price:
    175
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    Wisconsin
    This is a very cool little bass, similar to the Kala solid body model. This one is fretted (though a fretless version exists). It has a 9-volt active Shadow pickup system w/ a V/T/B control setup that offers a broad range of tones from hot/bright to round/mellow. I upgraded from the off-white Thundergut strings to Silver Rumblers and I found the tone, feel and intonation to be greatly improved (plus they look cooler). Scale is 23". Very fun little bass for travel or practice but with serious enough tone you could use it as a backup in a pinch (ya know, depending on your style, etc.)

    I had an acoustic Kala with the passive shadow system and this one is far more flexible IMO with much higher gain (plus no hollowbody feedback). Condition is great minus one little finish flaw on the lower waist of the body, minor enough that I didn't make an issue of it.

    $175 shipped (CONUS). Ships with a gig bag. Check my feedback. Shoot me questions. Thanks for looking!

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    Last edited: Aug 19, 2019
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  2. John Buck

    John Buck

    Mar 3, 2014
    Rockville, MD
    Fretless?
     
  3. Madcity Fats

    Madcity Fats Supporting Member

    May 28, 2008
    Madison, Wisconsin
    Nope. This one is fretted. Thanks for asking! (Description updated.)
     
  4. Madcity Fats

    Madcity Fats Supporting Member

    May 28, 2008
    Madison, Wisconsin
    Given the lack of interest and the fact I had fun plucking on this thing last night, I've decided to hang onto it rather than sell it on the cheap.
     
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