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SOLD. This is your last chance b4 it comes off sale. Free UK delivery. Sandberg California MarloweDK IV with proper Sandberg soft case. Happy to ship. Final Drop £950
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Sandberg MarloweDK California 4 string bass. Series 2. As original. Comes with the proper Sandberg soft case.

No hyperbole needed. A quality bit of kit.

Specs:

Alder Body (Vibration treated), Maple Neck, Pau Ferro Board, Pearloid Inlays, Custom wound Alnico Pickups, Nickel Hardware, 38mm neck at nut, Weight: 8lbs 3lbs ’ish’

Condition is as ‘new’ 😂. It’s never ever been dropped or banged, and has been kept in a hard case when not being played. I’ve gigged it, but I manage not to fall over or fight with drum kits.

Bass is in Cheltenham. Will come in the proper Sandberg softcase. UPS to mainland UK for £30, or arrange a local meet/collection. I’ve a proper bass box etc

£950. I’ve no need to sell, so please no daft/disingenuous offers.

Mark

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Jesus that’s a great price for one of these. Wish I had the money - I played one a while back at Bass Direct and it was stunning. Perfect neck and nut dimensions too. gLwTS

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I quite like the relic finish but am worried by the gouge in the top. It looks very deep!

I realise it's part of the extensive wear pattern but can you say how deep it is and whether it affects playability? 

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Sincerely not been something I’d considered or actually been aware of! The relicing is where wear would happen over time. It is definitely not an issue gigging and is where your thumb would naturally anchor. I’m at work right now, but would say 5mm?

All the best

Mark

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That gouge really is not too deep and it’s in a position where Thomas Rissel would naturally place his thumb as it’s his sig bass.

Playability is by no means affected, in some ways it adds another position to rest your thumb as a nice ‘natural’ shelf - on top either pick up and in this bit.

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Cheers @okusman and @Cuzzie. I'm looking into getting a Sandberg. Was initially interested in something PJ-ish (VT4, VM4 etc) but might widen the net to J models. This certainlyseems like a great deal. I'm not anti-relic by any means so thanks for the info.

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