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  1. Nice Bass! Celinders are as good as it gets as far as Jazz Basses. Just wondering: has this one been refinished? Also it looks like it might have been fretless initially?
  2. This bass was supposed to go to my mate Chris in the UK but due to it having a Rio Rosewood board we decided not to risk any problems with customs. Decided to hang onto it a little longer but consider selling it again now (in the EU).
  3. Traded basses with Giacomo and it was an all around great experience. Very friendly communication, perfect packinging and super instrument. Highly recommended 👍
  4. Chris and I have made it a habit sending Leduc basses back and forth, and the Brexit can’t stop us 😉 This time Chris bought my UBass6. It was with a heavy heart but its easier knowing that it will be in good hands. Like always the communication, patience and overall experience was a joy. Enjoy the Bass Utopia by Leduc.
  5. Very nice bass, congrats. An Atelier Z 5er 70s Jazz Bass has been my go to bass for many gigs over the last 7 years or so and has always delivered. The fretwork, attention to detail and overall build quality really is as good as it gets. I am sure you will appreciate this bass even more as time goes by.
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    Atelier Z makes some of the finest 70s Style Jazz Basses. Good luck with your sale.
  7. Up for sale is my Leduc Masterpiece 5 String in all original and excellent condition: Leduc Masterpiece 5 String 34 inch scale 18mm string spacing Ash Body Birdseye Maple Neck Rosewood Fingerboard, pick up covers and headstock veneer Benedetti single coil pick ups / hum canceling system Leduc EL-5 Preamp Weight 4.450 Kilogramms Hardcase and strap + strap locks included Complete information about the Leduc Masterpiece: leduc.fr/index.php/basses/28-solid-body/masterpiece-custom-shop The bass is in full working condition and has recently been to a check up at Christophe Leducs workshop. It is in very good cosmetic condition except for a few little marks in the finish only. Selling this MP5 as my main bass is a Leduc Maurad 6 String that gets all the play time. The bass is located in Cologne Germany, but insured, carefully packed shipping throughout Europe is no Problem. Asking price is 1950 Euros If you have any questions just shoot me a PM.
  8. https://www.paradis-guitars.com/products.htm Here you will find good info.
  9. He sure does! (He actually recommended me these basses) I would just have to slap and extra string onto this one for him 😉
  10. So lets see if anyone is interested in this very rare fretless bass; up for grabs is an original Ibanez AFR A105F from the early/mid 90s designed by the great and late luthier Rolf Spuler. This design was all about ergonomics and playing comfort and it is the most comfortable bass you will ever play seated or standing. It also sounds incredible, I put Thomastik Jazz Flats on it and the sound is right on, singing and warm & full. Its got a magnetic pick up, bass/treble controls and piezos that can be blend in or played alone. The bass is in very good condition, always looked after, id say a 9.2 out of 10 with just some tiny wear on the back. The Fingerboard is in top shape, no weak spots or choking out, this bass is good to go. I will also include the truss rod tool and allen key for adjustment. Only around 250 five string versions were ever made and within these around 50 were fretless...so yes its a very rare bass. Ibanez is currently running a reissue on these basses with fretted 4 string and 5 string vesions. However these are made in Indonesia and have slightly different features. While being nice basses in my eyes they arent on par with the original ones. Fretless is the way to go with these. If I played more fretless I wouldnt let this bass go but its been collecting dust. Some Specs: Serial Number 515 made in 1992/1993 34 inch scale 19mm Spacing Raintree/Saman Wood Body Maple Neck Ebony Fretless Fingerboard Magnetic Pick up / Piezo Pick Ups Bass & Treble controls + Magnetic/Piezo Blend 3,7 KGs Shipped in hardshell case (its not the original one but does the job, and more importantly, is blueeee inside!) Shipping within Europe is no problem. Shipping to the UK is also possible, but it will be pricey. If you have any questions please hit me via PM. Thanks.
  11. Traded basses with Mikkel and it was perfect all around. Good communication through out and smooth transaction. I received a very nice bass that exceeded my expectations. Thanks Mikkel.
  12. Thats a beautiful 4 string Fretless you got. Just put Thomastik Jazz Flats on my AFR Fretless 5 and it sounds so nice and is so comfortable to play.
  13. Very happy that this rare, little bass found its way into my hands; an original 90s Ibanez Affirma Fretless 5 String. It is exceptionally ergonomic either standing or sitting and has a beautiful fretless tone and craftsmanship. Thanks to Tony aka Hellzero for opening my eyes to these very special basses.
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