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*** SOLD *** Xotic XP4, as new! - Covid-19 price drop - now £1450
£2000
Streatham Hill, South London

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Hello everyone,

This is the best guitar I've ever owned (and played). I was never much of a P-bass person, but this is just so nice in every way. Incredibly well balanced and the tone is just beautiful, both passive and active. It's one of these things you can just plug in and not worry about anything. I am very sad to get rid of it, but a recent reality check means I'm selling it (and most of my other stuff). 

I bought this brand new from bassdirect.co.uk for an "offer" price of £2,200 (this is the actual listing: http://w.bassdirect.co.uk/bass_guitar_specialists/Xotic_XP4_Sherwood_Green.html). Since then, it has never left the house (apart from when I moved house) and been looked after extremely well. You're basically getting a new instrument if you buy this - even the plastic film is still on the scratch plate.

I think the colour is awesome on this bass, but I guess that's a matter of taste.

It comes with the original case, which is fantastic.

I'm not interested in any trades, sorry. I need to get rid of stuff, not just replace one thing with another.

Local pickup preferred but I'm sure we can agree something if you need it delivered.

Happy to answer any questions.

For virus-related reasons, I need to shift this quickly now. Price dropped to £1450.

Thanks

(Ps. I'm also selling a Sadowsky Metro 5, Sire Marcus Miller V7 - look out for that posting as well, if you're interested.)

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Forgot to mark it as sold
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