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Trace Elliot T-bass 5 string (made by status)

Discussion in '[OLD FORUM] Bass Guitars, Amps, and Accessories: F' started by Q-Phonix, Feb 10, 2003.

  1. Q-Phonix


    Sep 28, 2002
    Tampa, FL
    Builder: Trace Elliot
    Model: T-bass
    Serial Number: 422
    Case: Nice hard shell case

    Weight: 8.6 pounds
    Scale Length: 34 inches
    Neck: three piece maple with graphite inserts, bolt on.
    Fingerboard: rosewood.
    Body: alder.
    Finish: Black
    Bridge: custom uni-rail design, chrome, individually adjustable for height and intonation.
    Tuners: Status mini-tuners.
    Strap buttons: chrome buttons.
    Output: single mono.

    Pickups: customHyperactive jazz single coil pickups with an additional dummy-coil (for humcanceling purposes) under the pickguard.
    Controls: volume, blend, bass and treble controls, with a (tiny) active bypass for passive sounds.
    Preamp: Status active EQ

    Overall Condition: excellent
    Price:$1000 shipped
  2. Q-Phonix


    Sep 28, 2002
    Tampa, FL
    Another pic
  3. I own a 4-string one, and they are ASTOUNDINGLY good basses, with great tone, great electronics, and great necks.
  4. Q-Phonix


    Sep 28, 2002
    Tampa, FL
    Yes, not many people know about the quality of these basses.The thing that impresses me the most about this bass is how even the tone is on the bass. The bridge system is one of the best designs I have seen.IMO
    this bass is as good as the sadowsky's I have played.
  5. Kevinlane

    Kevinlane Supporting Member

    Dec 30, 2000
    Missouri, near Branson
    How heavy?
    How wide is the neck?
  6. Q-Phonix


    Sep 28, 2002
    Tampa, FL
    Weight is 8.6 pounds.
    The neck is similar to a fender 5 string neck, but a little bit slimmer
  7. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    What is the width at the nut?
  8. Q-Phonix


    Sep 28, 2002
    Tampa, FL
    1 7/8" nut .

    The bass is sold.