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Status Empathy 5 String 1999 ** NOW REDUCED TO £1,450.00 **
Horsham, West Sussex

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** NOW REDUCED TO £1,450.00 **

This is going to break my heart but something I want just a little more has come up.

This is my beautiful Status Empathy 5 String, made in 1999.

In superb condition except a small line in the lacquer from the neck pickup screw upwards as seen in the pics. It's not a deep crack and I have polished most of it out.

Wafer thin action after a recent set up with Rob @ Status and sounds utterly incredible. 2 new battery boxes fitted.

**** EDIT: Apologies people, spacing at bridge is dead on 15mm between strings ****

Ideally pickup in Sussex.

I'll let the pictures do the talking.

NO TRADES please










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Magnificent !!!

If someone has the same 4 string :

I take  !!!!

Edited by Rehsart

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Hi Andy - I have just measured the spacing at the bridge and it is approx 18mm 15mm  across all strings.

Hope that helps!

Gary :0)

Edited by Gary Williams

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Hi there -  I'm no Status expert but this is a 1999 model and has no trussrod as it has a graphite neck. The relief is set at the factory.

Hope that helps!


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4 hours ago, Gary Williams said:

Hi - sorry just a sale as I have already purchased a new bass so need to sell this to keep my wife happy!

OK, thanks anyway 

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Please note

Any Trades/possible trades/part exchanges or any other tradeable incentive....needs to be PMd directly to the seller and not posted on the sellers ad

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Hi there - no truss-rod in this model.

Just had a complete set up by Rob @ Status and the action is very very low with very little fret buzz.

Edited by Gary Williams
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Hi, is this still available? Beautiful bass, do you know what kind of pickups are on it? 

many thanks


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11 hours ago, JGBass500 said:

Hi, is this still available? Beautiful bass, do you know what kind of pickups are on it? 

many thanks


Hi Gordon - the Status has a lot of interest and I have 2 people very interested. As the bass is original I’d say they are Status Hyperactive pickups. I hope this helps!

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On 25/09/2019 at 13:03, andytoad said:

What’s the string spacing, 18mm?

String spacing at bridge is 15mm across all strings

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