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Warwick Bootsy Collins Spacebass - now 1000€
£1100
Aachen, Germany

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Warwick AL Bootsy Collins Spacebass

NOW 1000€

Made in China

Neck: Maple/Rosewood
Body: Mahagony
Electronics: vol, pan, active/passive, +/- bass/treble
super sturdy flightcase (custom, ordered by pre-owner)
according shoulder strap
frets professionally reworked
strap pin relocatd

really lightweight instrument, easy to play,
sits very well in totally different band contexts, changed the I think about mahagony body instruments
punchy and well defined
currently strung with Warwick Red Label

new: 1229€
pick up price: 1000€ incl. case (net after currency conversion and banking fees)
shipping cost depends on destination

no trades

location: Aachen, Germany

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What a fabulous bass! Most of my current employers would probably have an apoplectic fit if I turned up on a gig with that, but it would be SO worth it! 🙂

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Thanks @Quatschmacher I do already have one of these. I can confirm these are fantastic, great sounding very funky  Spacebasses. 

GLWYS @marcblum I really like the custom made flight case for this bass and that the strap has been repositioned. My one has some neck dive issues, so it makes total sense to do this.

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I have one of these. Great sounding and well made. I can confirm that the strap buttons need repositioning from the factory placement to combat neck dive. Like Bootsy I put mine on the lower ‘cutaway’ which works well.

It might look like a novelty bass, but underneath it’s on a par with my German made Warwick Infinity SN for sound and playability (obviously cheaper wood and hardware choices)  It definitely gets you a lot of attention! 

GLWTS

 

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Tonewise I would keep it.

But I'm a sixstring man and each time I go for 4, I realize again and again, that it does not work for me.

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On ‎22‎/‎08‎/‎2019 at 07:03, Leonard Smalls said:

Want!!!!

Must resist....

If you don't buy it, people might think you're chicken! xD

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7 hours ago, marcblum said:

Guys, we're running out of time. Last opportunity to grab that beauty before silly customs fee kicks in.

Fair point. There may also be an issue with CITES if Boris does manage to pull the drawbridge up on the 31st. You could need a manufacturer's certificate to import it because of the rosewood. If anyone wants this, they'd better buy it now!

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This is fantastic! But I could only play it at the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services. ☹

GLWTS.

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1 minute ago, Richard R said:

This is fantastic! But I could only play it at the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services. ☹

GLWTS.

What about birthdays, anniversaries, Easter and Thanksgiving?!? :-)

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1 hour ago, lowregisterhead said:

What about birthdays, anniversaries, Easter and Thanksgiving?!? 🙂

Thanksgiving? Well if you pay my flights to the US, I'll do my best 😁

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