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TRADED Spectacular F-Bass BN5 - Looking for trades!

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by bassballs27, Jan 22, 2017.


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  1. bassballs27

    bassballs27 Supporting Member

    Aug 12, 2002
    Ontario, CANADA
    Price:
    $4000
    Strings:
    5
    Location:
    Ontario
    This particular F-Bass made it back to me recently from a local player.
    It's THE best F-Bass I've ever saw in person (or anywhere) to date.

    Specs:
    -34.5" Scale - Standard F-Bass BN Series
    -19mm String Spacing with 'B' Bridge
    -10.58 lbs on my Rapala Fish Scale
    -Incredible Quilt Maple Top with Maple body binding (big upgrade)
    -3 piece Maple Neck
    -Ash body
    -Asian Ebony Fretboard
    -Volume / Blend Wiring Option
    Comes with Fbass Gig Bag

    It's in mint condition with no dings or dents to mention.

    This bass would cost $7200 US if ordered new today.

    Selling price is $4000 US with shipping included to the Lower 48 United States and Canada. Europe and Hong Kong shipped price is $4500 US.

    As for trades, will consider 4 or 5 string basses in trades.
    Bolt-On or double cut basses preferred! Not interested in Single Cuts.
    Brands of interest: Alleva Copolo, Fodera, Wal, Kenneth Lawrence, Carl Thompson, Sadowsky etc

    Start a conversation with me to discuss further details.
    I will ship anywhere.

    This is a game ending F-Bass BN5!

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    Last edited: Jan 31, 2017
  2. TheMartianBassist

    TheMartianBassist Supporting Member

    May 30, 2015
    San Diego
    MMF! GNNK! OOH! BPTH!

    *passes out
     
  3. kittywithabanjo

    kittywithabanjo Supporting Member

    Nov 26, 2014
    Coquitlam. BC
    Beautiful bass!
     
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  4. lowendmafia

    lowendmafia Supporting Member

    Oct 11, 2007
    Phoenix, Arizona
    The F basses with binding are so legit
     
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  5. AB Nate

    AB Nate Supporting Member

    May 28, 2016
    Sooooooo very classy!
     
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  6. Dave Hill

    Dave Hill Supporting Member

    Jan 9, 2005
    Atlanta, GA
    Astonishing someone would ever sell this!

    GLWTS
     
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  7. Latinbass

    Latinbass Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2006
    Northern New Jersey
    The most beautiful FBass I've seen!
     
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  8. HubbardsFate

    HubbardsFate

    Oct 18, 2006
    First F Bass I have ever seen with body binding. Pretty cool. :cool::thumbsup:
     
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  9. MrLenny1

    MrLenny1

    Jan 17, 2009
    N.H.
    Oooo. Hubba hubba!
    GLWTS
     
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  10. cardinal

    cardinal

    Jan 13, 2016
    Really spectacular. Love how it looks like the wood for the pickup covers and back plate is cut from the respective pieces so that the grain matches. Beautiful craftsmanship.
     
  11. HubbardsFate

    HubbardsFate

    Oct 18, 2006
    I keep coming back to look at it, and I am generally not a guy who goes all ga-ga over the boutique makes, but this one is outta this world. Ken Smith who? Foder-wha? I want this F-Bass!! :rage::crying:
     
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  12. bassballs27

    bassballs27 Supporting Member

    Aug 12, 2002
    Ontario, CANADA
    Strongly thinking of keeping this one......but willing to listen to offers!
     
  13. HubbardsFate

    HubbardsFate

    Oct 18, 2006
    I think you might be clinically insane to even be considering selling this one...having said that, if I had the cash...drool :roflmao: :thumbsup:
     
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  14. basspedaler

    basspedaler Supporting Member

    Feb 18, 2013
    RDU-NC
    Holy Moley, that is unreal..
     
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  15. lamarjones

    lamarjones Supporting Member

    Aug 27, 2002
    Raleigh, NC
    She's a beauty Clark
     
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  16. bassballs27

    bassballs27 Supporting Member

    Aug 12, 2002
    Ontario, CANADA
    BINGO!
    I love National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. One if my all time favourite movies Lamar.
     
  17. TimBosby

    TimBosby Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Omaha, NE, USA
    Wow. Would you take my soul in trade? :)
     
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  18. randyplaysbass

    randyplaysbass

    Aug 31, 2004
    Plainfiled, Illinois
    US Distributor, Status Basses Endorsing Artist, Hipshot Music Product
    Outright sale price?
     
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  19. bassballs27

    bassballs27 Supporting Member

    Aug 12, 2002
    Ontario, CANADA
    And it looks like this bad boy is traded folks!
     
  20. AB Nate

    AB Nate Supporting Member

    May 28, 2016
    Did you get a soul for it???

    ;)
     
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