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Status Empathy 4, $900!!!!

Discussion in '[OLD FORUM] Bass Guitars, Amps, and Accessories: F' started by phogchris, Jan 24, 2004.


  1. phogchris

    phogchris www.scarsoflife.com

    May 27, 2000
    Boca Raton, FL
    Status Empathy 4, green quilt, $900!!
    I have had some financial troubles lately and need to sell this bass. It is the best bass I have owned. It sounds sooo good, but I cannot use it anymore as I endorse a company's equipment now.

    I bought the bass about 6 months ago, it was NOS at a music store in Ft. Lauderdale, it was given to the store as a gift from the Gibson rep. It is a beautiful piece of work and plays perfectly. The condition, however, is not perfect. There are 4 dings to the clearcoat that I am responsible for and are clearly documented in the pics. They look worse in the pics because the flash seems to accentuate them. They obviously have no effect on the sound, which is bright, but powerful, I am not kidding. This bass is the most powerful bass I have ever heard. Also, the G string tuner needs replacement, the plastic piece broke. The tuner turns fine, but it is a bit rough and could be used as is. There is rust on the two top bridge pickup screws.

    It has a 34" scale and Status made pickups, and includes a Status custom molded case in good condition. It also has a zero fret and a neck through graphite neck, no bolt on's here!!! It has bass and treble knobs, and variable mids, with a boost/flat/cut toggle switch. The electronics are 18v.

    I emailed Rob Green at Status a few months ago and he said this bass originally SOLD for $2230 new which would roughly put it at $3000 list. Here is your chance to get a great instrument for alot less....the $900 includes ground shipping anywhere in the continental US. This price is firm. I will only trade it for a similiarly conditioned Czech Spector. Thanks for looking.
     
  2. phogchris

    phogchris www.scarsoflife.com

    May 27, 2000
    Boca Raton, FL
    Here's a shot of the body and 2 of the dings...
     
  3. phogchris

    phogchris www.scarsoflife.com

    May 27, 2000
    Boca Raton, FL
    Body shot...
     
  4. phogchris

    phogchris www.scarsoflife.com

    May 27, 2000
    Boca Raton, FL
    Last ding on lower horn...
     
  5. XxBassmanxX

    XxBassmanxX

    Nov 21, 2001
    Rosman NC
    I cant believe that price! Im going to try and find someone to trade a spector for my pedulla if i can. Would you trade even for a nice condition Czech?

    Joe
     
  6. phogchris

    phogchris www.scarsoflife.com

    May 27, 2000
    Boca Raton, FL
    I would, but it depends on the color. I can get those very cheap and can choose the color I want, so I would prefer cash. Let me know what you can get your hands on and we can figure it out. I really dislike purple and any brownish color. I prefer natural or blue. Let me know what you can get.
     
  7. phogchris

    phogchris www.scarsoflife.com

    May 27, 2000
    Boca Raton, FL
    btt...

    People!!! This is a $3000 bass!!!!!



    :D
     
  8. Joe Turski

    Joe Turski

    Jul 29, 2003
    Connecticut
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    Still up for grabs? Sold yet?
     
  9. phogchris

    phogchris www.scarsoflife.com

    May 27, 2000
    Boca Raton, FL
    I have had an offer to buy it for $800, can anyone beat that?
     
  10. phogchris

    phogchris www.scarsoflife.com

    May 27, 2000
    Boca Raton, FL
    Still for sale, will consider Czech Spectors AND 4 string Peavey Cirrus basses for trades.
     
  11. phogchris

    phogchris www.scarsoflife.com

    May 27, 2000
    Boca Raton, FL
    Will pay for shipping in the US if you buy the bass for $900...

    btt....
     
  12. phogchris

    phogchris www.scarsoflife.com

    May 27, 2000
    Boca Raton, FL
    btt......


    offers? trades?
     
  13. phogchris

    phogchris www.scarsoflife.com

    May 27, 2000
    Boca Raton, FL
    btt...

    $850 plus shipping or tade offers...
     
  14. Jugghaid

    Jugghaid

    Jun 28, 2002
    Denver, CO, USA
    PM sent
     
  15. natrab

    natrab

    Dec 9, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
    Someone buy this before I am forced to sell off a body part to pay for it.
     
  16. Jugghaid

    Jugghaid

    Jun 28, 2002
    Denver, CO, USA
    I'm trying, you there Chris?
     
  17. phogchris

    phogchris www.scarsoflife.com

    May 27, 2000
    Boca Raton, FL
    $850 shipped....or trade offers...
     
  18. phogchris

    phogchris www.scarsoflife.com

    May 27, 2000
    Boca Raton, FL
    May go up on ebay in a few days.....make me an offer...
     
  19. phogchris

    phogchris www.scarsoflife.com

    May 27, 2000
    Boca Raton, FL
    Unfortunately, sale fell through, up for sale again....$800 + shipping!!!
     
  20. Jugghaid

    Jugghaid

    Jun 28, 2002
    Denver, CO, USA
    PM sent. Let me know.