SOLD Spector Forte 4

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by TrentB, Sep 7, 2017.

  1. TrentB

    TrentB

    Aug 10, 2010
    Orange County, Ca
    Price:
    $1900.00
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    California
    PRICE DROP TO $1900.00

    I am selling my US Spector Forte 4. I am the original owner and this bass has been extremely well taken care of. There are no scratches, dings or dents. There is a small shiny area in the matte finish just above the P pickup from my thumb.

    I've upgraded the preamp to a Darkglass Tone Capsule and added a Hipshot D tuner. I'll include the original Aguilar OBP-2 preamp and the original tuning peg. Will ship in Spector hard shell case.

    $1900.00 shipped CONUS, Paypal only. No trades please.

    Thanks for looking!

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    Last edited: Oct 3, 2017
  2. Rod Harder

    Rod Harder Forte Collector - not done yet Supporting Member

    As the owner of 3 Forte basses I approve this message. This is a crazy deal for this much bass.
     
  3. TrentB

    TrentB

    Aug 10, 2010
    Orange County, Ca
    Thanks for your approval. I've got it priced to sell as some unexpected financial obligation just popped up.
     
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  4. Rod Harder

    Rod Harder Forte Collector - not done yet Supporting Member

    I'm sure it'll sell in no time. If I wasn't heading overseas on a trip this month I'd likely already be scheming up a way to make it nine.
     
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  5. Ellery

    Ellery

    Mar 25, 2015
    Yes I second that, I have a Forte 4 w/ the Darkglass pre and it is unbelievable. I, too, would be scheming up a way to grab this if I didn't already have one.
     
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  6. Could you please post its weight? Thanks
     
  7. TrentB

    TrentB

    Aug 10, 2010
    Orange County, Ca
    Hey Anton,
    It's right at 10lbs.
     
  8. Oh that's hefty one! Nice Forte! GLWTS!
     
  9. Bigbri

    Bigbri

    Aug 4, 2015
    Can you tell me what the main differences are btwn that and a Kramer/US NS2?
     
  10. TrentB

    TrentB

    Aug 10, 2010
    Orange County, Ca
    It basically is a US NS2 just without the inlays in the fretboard and the fancy finishes. They are offered with limited options at a lower price point. Everything else is exactly the same.
     
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  11. Wolf Tower 5

    Wolf Tower 5 Still looking for all the answers.

    May 29, 2012
    Fort Worth, TX
    As the owner of 2 Fortes myself, and having owned a couple NS2s over the years as well, the Forte models are every bit of the the NS2 line without the Wild woods and finishes or the abalone inlays. This price is absolutely killer. This is an early generation Forte with solid maple wings. The DGTC is an amazing compliment as well to theses basses. This is as good of a deal as you will get on a US custom shop bass.
     
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  12. Maynjo

    Maynjo

    Jan 28, 2014
    Jacksonville, NC
    Absolutely beautiful. Wish I had the funds for this so much right now.
     
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  13. TrentB

    TrentB

    Aug 10, 2010
    Orange County, Ca
    Here's a shot of the bass in action!

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  14. Bigbri

    Bigbri

    Aug 4, 2015
    Does that have narrow nut (jazz bass width). My NS2 had a p-bass width neck/nut. I don't think anybody really looked into that back in the Kramer days. That model looks like a very good deal.
     
  15. TrentB

    TrentB

    Aug 10, 2010
    Orange County, Ca
    The nut width is just a hair under 1 5/8 inches so in between a P and a J neck although a little thicker front to back. Not a baseball bat at all.
     
  16. Bigbri

    Bigbri

    Aug 4, 2015
    What would it cost me Canadian to get that to Toronto.
     
  17. TrentB

    TrentB

    Aug 10, 2010
    Orange County, Ca
    I'll PM you
     
  18. God that's sexy. GLWTS. So much bass for under $2k...
     
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  19. grimmchaos

    grimmchaos Supporting Member

    Nov 22, 2007
    Can't believe this is still around!! Such a steal!
     
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  20. Bigbri

    Bigbri

    Aug 4, 2015
    It would have been sold long ago if it weren't for the greedy Canadian government and their import duties, taxes, taxes on the import duties, service charges on the taxes, and duty charges on the taxes and surcharges. Then there's the 30% devaluation of the Canadian dollar.