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Withdrawn: Fodera Monarch Standard
£3100
Edinburgh, Scotland

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For sale (no trades) £3100 including insured postage to UK mainland. Happy to arrange postage to EU countries but pm for a quote. It will be fully protected, cushioned and posted in a cardboard bass box; posted via UPS (or if you’re close to Edinburgh I may be able to deliver in person). 

Lovely bass, the best neck I’ve ever played but it’s going so I can plan my next Fodera; they are addictive…  :) 

I’ve added detailed photos of the bass; it’s in excellent condition apart from two small blemished on the top (see photos). Comes with a fresh set of round wounds and a new battery (I’ll leave it in the case).  

 Specifications

           Medium-Weight Ash Body (8.9 lbs) 

           3-pc Hard Rock Maple Neck/Pau Ferro fingerboard

           5A Flame Maple Top

           Fodera/Duncan Dual Coil Pickups

           Fodera/Pope 3-Band Standard Preamp

           34-Inch Scale, 24 Large Frets, 19.0mm Spacing

           Nut width: 39.3mm (1.55 inches). 

           Gold Fodera 19.0mm Standard Bridge 

  Webpage details (https://www.fodera.com/monarch-3/)

“Hand-selected, medium-weight ash bodies with 5A flame maple tops matched with our incredibly stable, 3-pc quarter-sawn hard rock maple necks with Pau Ferro fingerboards, delivers deep, tight lows, transparent mids and just enough top-end to make for an incredibly balanced sonic palette. It also offers a 24-fret PLEK’d compound-radius fingerboard providing the effortless playability.

Fodera/Duncan dual-coil pickups and the Fodera/Pope Standard Preamp with 3-band EQ. Designed in collaboration with Seymour Duncan, our passive Dual Coil pickups were designed to provide a punchy and focused tone with a natural and smooth upper midrange. Wired in parallel, these pickups offer a noise-free single coil sound with added body and weight yet come with the added flexibility of full single-coil operation providing the snap, warmth, and mid-range punch of classic single-coil Jazz Bass pickups. Designed for optimal performance, our 3-band Fodera/Pope preamp offers an incredibly low noise flow, a very musical sounding EQ, and active/passive operation for the utmost reliability and flexibility whether you’re on stage or in the studio. Together, these electronics let you tailor your tone, from deep and round to bright and punchy and everything in between."

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Thanks! For me the Monarch shape is one of the most attractive basses out there and the topwoods are lovely - if you fancy losing an hour or two drooling, go over to their 'Newborn' gallery, they make some truly stunning instruments. 

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