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SOLD Tom Clement 5 String Fretless Bass PRICE DROP

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by tondogg162, Apr 10, 2014.

  1. tondogg162

    tondogg162 Supporting Member

    Aug 23, 2012
    Hey fellow Tb'ers I am selling my Tom Clement bass.
    Features are as follows:

    - 19mm string spacing
    - 34 inch scale
    - Weighs 9.5lbs
    - Has top of the line Norstrand P-J pickups
    - Bartolini active preamp
    - Active/passive push pull knob
    - Spalted maple top
    - Mahogany body
    - Lined fretboard (makes fretless WAY easier)
    - Open to trades

    Has just about every option possible. I paid about $2400 for this thing new and barely ever played it. It honestly has about 20 hours of total play time on it. Never gigged with it because I didn't want to ding it. Condition is 9.5/10; it is as close to brand new as you can get. Looks like single cut Fodera Tom Kennedy model. The bass is located in Sf bay area in California and can be arranged to be picked up. I will also be including a really nice gig bag. Please let me know if you have any questions or would like to make an offer. Price is $1500. I'm also open to trades: looking for a P bass, preferably vintage Fender, Lakland, Sadowsky, Mike Lull P, or other brand. Will also consider trades for high end cabs: Aguilar, etc. I can put money on top of trade if needed. Trade value should be around $2400 new. Thanks for checking out my ad.

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    Last edited: Apr 2, 2015
  2. tondogg162

    tondogg162 Supporting Member

    Aug 23, 2012
    Here are a couple more pictures. Also, here's an itemized list of the bass features with price. These prices are as follows directly from Tom Clements pricing page from his website :
    5 string: $1650
    Spalted Maple top: starts at $250, I think I paid $350
    Macassar Ebony Fingerboard: $100
    Lined Fretless Fingerboard: $75
    Bartolini Active System: $250
    Total: $2,425

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    Last edited: Feb 24, 2015
  3. tondogg162

    tondogg162 Supporting Member

    Aug 23, 2012
    One more:

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  4. tmoney61092


    Sep 15, 2009
    43" scale?!? O__O
  5. Unchain

    Unchain I've seen footage.

    Jun 20, 2005
    Tucson, AZ
    My thoughts too, that's crazy in an awesome way.
  6. tonedeaf

    tonedeaf Supporting Member

    He meant 34, right?
  7. tondogg162

    tondogg162 Supporting Member

    Aug 23, 2012
    Haha ya sorry guys, I've edited my original post. It's a 34-inch scale. I must have had a moment of dyslexia!
  8. bwest9

    bwest9 Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2009
    Boston, MA
    Or is it Lysdexia?
  9. tjclem

    tjclem Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 6, 2004
    Central Florida
    Owner and builder Clementbass
    I have done 36 scale but never 43. :bag:
  10. tylerwylie


    Jan 5, 2008
    Dunwoody, GA
    I'm gonna get a 36 from ya one of these days, just so I can try the Anthony Jackson string set. Be wary. :p
  11. tmoney61092


    Sep 15, 2009

    Well maybe a 43" is next??? :p
  12. younggun


    Jul 19, 2008
    San Antonio
    Free bump for a seriously nice Clement.
  13. RickC

    RickC Supporting Member

    Jun 9, 2005
    Too bad; I was kinda psyched about a 43" scale! :)

    Nice bass

  14. tondogg162

    tondogg162 Supporting Member

    Aug 23, 2012
    Ahaha thanks rick! Ya that'd be pretty sweet. Might be hard to play, you'd really have to stretch to hit that C on the B string!
  15. tondogg162

    tondogg162 Supporting Member

    Aug 23, 2012
    Price Lowered! Also, will ship with super nice gig bag
  16. tondogg162

    tondogg162 Supporting Member

    Aug 23, 2012
    Might consider a trade for fretless Fender Jazz made in America or fretted 5 string with string spacing smaller than 19mm
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2014
  17. ThatLowEnd

    ThatLowEnd Dirt, Trucks, BBQ, Whiskey Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2012
    Down In The Delta
    Has been/Never was
  18. tondogg162

    tondogg162 Supporting Member

    Aug 23, 2012
  19. benchpress11782


    May 23, 2007
    Hello tondogg. This still for sale? How much? What other bass would you compare this too? I play pedulla and Zon. Any chance you could take a video walk around of the bass?? Maybe play it quick? I live in ny, thanks.
  20. jim777

    jim777 Tarantula Lobbyist

    Aug 7, 2006
    South Jersey
    What's the preamp in it?