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Words simply don't do this bass the justice it deserves, but hopefully pictures will help!
I didn't intend on buying it, I thought- I'll just try it...Famous last words!
The tone is crazy, unlike anything I've ever played. Super versatile, juicy as hell and slaps like a mother, but also cuts through a mix in a very tasteful way.
The sassafras top is a piece of art in itself.
I bought this bass new in January from Bass Direct.
You can get all the details on it here:
It's in exactly the same condition I bought it in, so I would call it new still. No dings or anything.
You could have supremely low action on this if that's your thing. It's currently setup somewhere between medium and low at the minute.
Looking for £5k £4k.
Cash is king, but I'd consider a part trade for a Moollon Jazz V, or perhaps the right vintage Fender bass 60's era ideally.
I'm in Egham 10 min off the M25, welcome to come try it out.
You can hear the bass on this track, verse 2 is the most 'raw' bass tone in the track:
-Body - Swamp Ash
-Top - Premium quality Tasmanian Sassafras ( £800 option)
-Matching heal - (£50 option)
-Matching head - (£50 option)
-Custom knobs in matching wood (£150 option)
-Neck - Ash with Titanium bars (£150 option)
-Fingerboard - Bird’s eye maple, 24 fret (£250 option)
-Pickups - Custom MTD Bartolini soapbars
-Preamp - Custom MTD Bartolini 3 band
-Finish for body and neck is a satin catalyzed urethane.
-Weight - 4kg/9lb
-MTD Pro Tec case (£160 option)
By Bass Boomer
Warwick LX 6 with Bartolini Pickups made in Germany 1996
The Bass is in good condition. Just some minor scratches and not much of fret wear. Good Sound and nice to play.
I replaced the original MEC EQ with a Glockenklang 2 Band EQ because the MEC made some horrible noise. I ordered a replacement part for the preamp and i send it with the bass.
The Bass is located in Hamburg/Germany. Shipping is possible (...of course!)
By Nail Soup
I'm evaluating reaper, about 10 days into the 60. One key thing I need, which I don't get in Studio One, is to make videos.
First off, I could not import vidoe, abut after importing some files (see otehr thread) it will import video.
I've successfully recorded a track with drums (programmed), bass, guitar, keys (Midi) and vox and applied a few effects. All rendered to WAV very well. So far so good.
I added some video clips, chopped them up to have changes at each bar. That worked well.
I rendered to video, and it looks OK, but no audio. Tried a few different formats, but no sound.
Hoping the Basschat brains can help 🤞
!!! SOLD !!! WARRIOR Dran Michael 4 (DM4) Custom Neck Through Signature with options and signed by ... Marcus MILLER, £2299 GBP delivered (see ad) !!!By Hellzero
Due to the Covid-19 situation and severe back problems (66% officially disabled because of it) plus right shoulder injury (non-operable capsulitis from which, after more than 3 years, I will never fully recover), I'm selling all my basses over 4 kilos and also the ones I'm not really using. I've also considerably lowered the price for a quick sale.
Superb looking, playing and sounding WARRIOR Dran Michael 4 (DM4) Custom Neck Through Signature with loads of options like wider strings spacing, inlays and higher grade woods.
NO TRADES !
NON NEGOTIABLE PRICE !
Asking price including shipping fully insured with tracking number to your place in these European countries (ask for other countries) : Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (excluding French overseas departments and territories), Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom : £2299 GBP !!! Todays price for a similar bass with all the options : at least $8000 USD or around £6000 GBP !
Shipping to United Kingdom is, of course, possible, but with an extra huge customs fee (VAT + other taxes + courier fee), because U.K. is now outside EEC.
In fully working condition.
Here are the specifications :
Body : 2 wings of swamp ash (DM selected high grade woods)
Top : holographic highly flamed maple (DM selected high grade woods)
Neck : 3 pieces through neck with holographic highly flamed maple (DM selected high grade woods)
Fingerboard : holographic birdseye maple (DM selected high quality woods) with mother of pearl birds inlays, mother of pearl sword inlay and mother of pearl "2005" inlay on the side (black side dots seem to have been added afterwards as there are traces of mother of pearl dots or it's been chosen by the original owner. It is also signed at the back of the headstock by ... Marcus MILLER)
Frets : 24 in stainless steel
Headstock : 2 + 2 with flamed maple top and mother of pearl inlays
Pickups : 2 Warrior/Bartolini humbuckers (Jazz in bridge position and Fatboy in neck position)
Preamp : Warrior/Bartolini NTMB-918F 3 bands EQ (18 Volts)
Controls : volume, blend, mids (active/passive switch), stacked treble and bass plus 3 positions switch for the mids frequency (Neutrik locking jack)
Tuners : Warrior/Gotoh
Bridge : brass Warrior/Hipshot A Style
Strings spacing at bridge : 22 mm (adjustable)
Nut : bone
Strings spacing at nut : 12 mm
Knobs : original metal with mother of pearl inlays dome
Scale : 34 inches
Hardware colour : gold and you'll get the Dunlop Straplok® flush mount 24 KT gold that you can see in the case pocket
Truss rod : one fully working
Finish : high gloss trans orange-stain (see hand writing in the neck pickup cavity) and hand rubbed “Anointed Oil” for the neck
Land of craftsmanship : USA
Serial number : 04 852
Year : 2005
Weight : 3.785 kilos
Action : from 1.5 mm under the G string to 2 mm under the E string at 12th fret (can go lower, but was perfect for me)
Will come with the original unbranded fake crocodile skin hard case.
Non-smoking environment as usual.
The bass has been fully set up professionally. It has been fitted with two new batteries and a (now used) set of D'Addario Nickel EXL165 strings (45 - 65 - 85 -105).
A bass in the league of Fodera and the likes. A true high end bass.
Link to the old Warrior page : Dran Michael Warrior Bass - Hand Crafted Basses - Custom Bass Guitar - Boutique Bass
What you see is what you get !
Look at the photos taken at different angles and under different lights to try to capture the real colour to see the real condition, which show only some little wear with a very few dings, crazy slapper scratches and other light scratches (no rear heavy marks or scratches), the most obvious mark being under the control cavity where the bass is left on a stand. The pickups are marked too, particularly the neck pickup under the E string as they were too close to the strings...
All the 46 photos are here : https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1-efgenTb8UL6FvPLirgy9xZnCUKtiw0K?usp=sharing
Don't hesitate to ask for more
This bass is effectively a sister to my build diary for a PPJ5 in Surf Green that sold recently. I'll try to find some different pictures from the ones that I chose for that build diary. Feel Free to comment and ask questions along the way. I'll start with a recent photo, I'm just at the point of fitting the nut and John East UNI Pre active electronics, so this is nearly but not quite finished. It weighs in at exactly 4Kg with strings and everything else. It is a Chambered Swamp Ash body, Canadian Rock Maple asymmetric profile to the rear with a proprietary "thumb-groove" further slimming the fast "J"-like profile. It sports a compound radius Macassar Ebony fretboard 12"-20" radius with block inlays. The Daphne Blue Nitro has been lightly aged with a cryo-relic process. There is the usual high specification hardware and electronics from Hipshot, Bartolini and John East. This bass is available and I'll be shipping it out at the Black Friday week deal price from last year on her Surf Green sister. Complete with a branded Hiscox hard case and 2 years of free setup and service (fair use policy applies).
Please DM me if you might be interested.
EDIT: I have added a picture of this bass with the neck swapped out for a fretless one that I am making for Bassworks Artist Lee Pellington. Mwah for days!
Do head over to @bassworksluthiery on Facebook for other information, if you can't wait for me to populate this build diary over the next week!...
Thanks for reading and enjoy!