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Fodera Monarch 6 Koa - SOLD

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SOLD - thanks Andy.

This Fodera Koa Monarch 6 Bolt-On is a unique and rare design. 6 strings, 33" scale length and 16.5mm bridge spacing make this the most compact 6-er Fodera build allowing the player to access all of the benefits of an extended-range instrument with maximum ease and comfort. Fast solo runs, deep pocket grooves, chording in the upper register; This bass handles it all and with authority. A mahogany body and ebony fingerboard give this bass a clear and well balanced tone with a bell-like upper register. I've photographed two small marks near the lower horn. Other than that, it's pretty much bang on.

Weight according to my bathroom scales is 10.2 pounds.

I'm based in Bournemouth, Dorset. Local pick up preferred but I would ship fully insured at the buyers expense and acceptance of risk.

No trades please. I sold this bass before but really regretted it and was lucky enough to be able to buy it back. This time it's being sold because I've saved up the funds and commissioned a new build with Fodera.

My feedback: https://basschat.co.uk/topic/231476-thebassist-feedback/

Body Woods:

  • Monarch
  • Mahogany Body
  • No Tone Block
  • Koa Top (Solid)

Neck Woods:

  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • Ebony Ramp
  • 3-pc. Hard Rock Maple Neck
  • Mother-of-Pearl Dot Inlays

Construction Specs:

  • Birth Date - October 2012
  • Bolt-On Construction
  • 33" Scale Length Bolt-On
  • 6 String Configuration (16.5mm Spacing)
  • 24 Frets (Large)

Electronics Options:

  • Fodera / Pope Custom 3-Band Preamp
  • Fodera / Duncan Dual Coils (Narrow)
  • Monarch Control Layout

Fodera SmugMug: https://fodera.smugmug.com/Newborn-Gallery-Vol-II/Newborn-515/









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I've played this a couple of times. It's a fantastic instrument, the buyer will not be disappointed.


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Guest Jecklin

😮 whoa!! 

What a beauty!

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Just to add that Adam is a great guy, so deal in confidence :)

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I can’t believe this is still available. I really believed it would have been snapped up almost straight away.

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14 minutes ago, fiatcoupe432 said:

most beautiful bass on this forum !!!

I've had the privilege to play this a couple of times, it's even nice in real life. An absolutely superb instrument.

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3 minutes ago, ambient said:

I've had the privilege to play this a couple of times, it's even nice in real life. An absolutely superb instrument.

i believe you mate!!!

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