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SOLD VALENTI #025 -5 String- Black Satin finish!

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by dominic54321, Aug 24, 2007.


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  1. I'm selling my "Black Beauty" VALENTI #025. I picked this up from a fellow Tber. It's an incredible bass, with a wide array of tonal characteristics. It also has 'Nordstrand Fat Stacks' pickups! I admire Nino's basses so much, that I'm only selling it to fund another Valenti 5 string which will be custom made to my specs. The bass is tuned E-A-D-G-C.

    I'd also consider trading it for an Aguilar DB750, or a really nice 300-400 watt all-tube amp to compliment a Bergantino nv215.

    Here's the original thread and Mark Knell's(West Coast Bass) review on this bass...
    http://www.talkbass.com/forum/showthread.php?t=241404

    And here's a few more pics and more info from Nino Valenti's site...(scroll down to Mark Knell #025)
    http://www.valentibasses.blogspot.com/

    Click thumbnail for larger pics...
    th_1020. th_1021. th_1022.
    th_1023. th_1025. th_1027.
    th_1032. th_1009. th_1006.
    Specs:
    Swamp Ash body with Quilted Maple top
    Black Stain Finish
    Maple Neck with Ebony Fretboard
    neck- 1 7/8" at the nut
    Quilted Maple veneer on Peghead
    Nordstrand Fat Stacks pickups
    Aguilar OBP-1 w/passive tone control
    Black Hardware
    Hipshot B Style Bridge
    string spacing 19mm(.75 inches) at the bridge
    Hipshot Ultralites Tuners
    Schaller StrapLocks
    Contoured heel for easier access to the upper frets
     
  2. Tslicebass

    Tslicebass Supporting Member

    Jun 12, 2007
    Chicago
    wow wee wa wa
    I saw this on nino's site. I want to make a warmoth just like it. Wish i could afford this one.
    BUMP:)
     
  3. Footie

    Footie

    Apr 2, 2004
    Portland, OR
    I love the Borat reference Tslice. I wish this was strung B though G it would be gone. It's a gorgeous bass!
     
  4. steve21

    steve21 Banned

    You can string it up BEADG very easily.

    At the most it MIGHT need a tweak of the neck to get it set up for doing B-G, but it can be done, with strings, for less than 50 bucks.
     
  5. juanete

    juanete

    May 15, 2005
    Philadelphia, PA
    BUMP for a local TBer!!
     

  6. +1 Yes, it can be set up for BEADG tuning.
     
  7. AB53211

    AB53211

    Apr 15, 2004
    Milwaukee,WI
    Did you get my PM?
     
  8. All PM's responded to.
     
  9. Bump
     
  10. ON HOLD - pending payment
     
  11. FINALLY! sorry bro, couldn't resist...
     
  12. No problem! ;) I guess you won't be able to play it at our next philly GTG. It's now officially sold!
     

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