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***SOLD*** : Marleaux Consat Custom 5. £1250.00

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Can’t believe I’m doing this, but my back is knackered.


For Sale: Marleaux Consat Custom 5 string.


I’ve owned it since 2012 and I’ve played it in jazz and big band ensembles. It has the finest low B or any bass I have ever played, including Dingwalls.


34 scale, 45 mm nut. It’s 9lb +/- and well balanced.

Delano pickups with a blend and a 3 band EQ that can be switched to passive. As it happens I prefer it passive.

Ebony board. You will notice that some photos show fret markers and some don’t... they are little removable stickers. Took me ages to line them up! Drove me nuts! 


Specs are here: https://www.marleaux-bass.com/marleaux-bass_consat_custom.html



There is is an extra strap lock position on the rear of the bass for use with double shoulder strap systems.



If you bought one new today you wouldn’t get much change from £3000


I'm in Northants. I would prefer collection. I make a mean cup of tea for anyone who wants to try it.


£1750 Ono.  


PRICE DROP to £1650.00


PRICE DROP £1550.00


PRICE DROP TO £1250.00 collection only



FORGOT TO SAY: It will come with a Mono Vertigo gigbag. (£200 RRP) 


TRADES: I'd consider a trade for a nice lightweight Precision. Nothing active, just something that will sound old and thumpy with some flats on it.











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More photos and fix broken links

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Price drop to £1550.


Will consider trades - try me.

If you've got a EBMM Stingray 5 that weighs about 9lb (I know they exist as I have one already) then I'm definitely interested in that.

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Alas despite my attempts at physiotherapy etc my back will not be getting strong enough for even this modest weight bass.


Try me with trade and Part-x ideas. 4 string Jazz types / 5 string Rays / Barefaced cabs / Marcus Miller amps.


As long as it's light weight I might be interested.

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I'm really getting back into 4 strings at the moment so I would consider a trade for a lightweight Precision.

Nothing active / modern. Just a good Fender that will sound nice and thumpy with some flats on it. 

Ideally a dark colour + rosewood board.

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There won't be any more price drops. It will either sell or it won't. So thanks for the sub £800 offers you cheeky goits, but no.

I've had a lot of lovely basses offered in trade but nothing suitable so far. Please note it is an automatic 'No thanks' for anything 6 string, or fretless, or over 8.5lb.

Also I do not have a budget to add. So if you want money as well as your trade offering, then the answer will also have to be no.

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