The Godin ACS SA is a beautifully made semi-solid nylon-string electric guitar with synth access. Used acoustically it is loud enough for solo practice.
The neck is like that of a regular classical guitar but less chunky, with a nut width of approximately 49mm (1.15/16in).
The nylon-string output from the well-balanced piezo pickup under the compensated saddle is via a standard 1/4-inch jack and is controlled by a volume slider and 3-band EQ sliders with switchable mid frequency. Battery power consumption is extremely low.
The guitar can also function as a synth controller when connected to a Roland or Axon guitar synth using the included 13-pin cable, through which it also draws power for the synth circuitry. The fourth slider controls synth volume, and the two push-buttons correspond to S1 and S2 in the Roland system. I used to have a guitar synth, and this guitar tracks far better than any add-on GK pickup I have used. If you don't want to use the synth function you can safely forget about it though!
It is currently strung with D'Addario Pro-Arté hard-tension strings. This does not make the guitar 'harder' to play - on the contrary, you can dig in more (especially with a plectrum) without causing buzzing and tuning issues. They could do with changing, but I am including a fresh set plus a set of Savarez strings as spares.
I played this very guitar, with a plectrum, on this demo: Don't Speak solo
Comes with thickly padded Tribal Planet gig bag (with neck support), instructions, correct Allen key for the truss rod, and Schaller strap locks to match the strap buttons on the guitar.
There are a few minor scuffs and scratches, otherwise the photos give a good indication of the guitar's overall condition. The dots in the close-up pic of the bridge are tiny raindrops btw!
Price is £625 £575 £525 collected from Swindon, Wiltshire. I can't offer courier delivery as I don't have a hard case so as to be able to insure against damage. However, I may be able to deliver to your home or workplace in person for a contribution towards my diesel costs - PM me with your location if you want to discuss this option. No trades thanks.
New member here! Just looking for some advice. I have been playing for around 6 months. Took up bass as apparently playing the drums in a terraced house annoys the neighbours and I needed to get my music fix!!!
So have been dabbling with pedals in the last few months and currently have;
Xvive bass squeezer
Behringer bass overdrive
But, being a drummer and a simple soul, I have been looking to simplify things even further.
So after a bit of research and youtube vids. This is the current short list of 4 possibles.
Fender Downtown Express
Valeton Dapper Bass
SONICAKE Bass Preamp DI Box
So indeed of advice and personal experiences of the 4 pedals above.
I play most music, rock, metal, funk, pop, Motown, soul, blues. I have a very eclectic taste.
I know I'm asking alot from one pedal. But for the sound I like. I dont need lots of heavy effects.
Compression, overdrive and an eq are my go to.
So what are your thoughts?
>125 editions of the UK Bass Guitar magazine, from 2008 to 2020 ( I think over that time they issued ~183)
All in good nick, plenty of lockdown bass content?
Collection only....all money going to the Hope centre https://northamptonhopecentre.org.uk/
Purchased on reverb.
Happy so far, fretboard was well used, gunky shall we say. Gave it a good clean and sanded the back of the neck a little and set up, plays well so far. Got for reduced price, now I know why! Seller was upfront to be fair. I'll give it a few weeks. These are beautiful basses, the white with maple neck and black pg is🤟
Haven't fully played but nice to have active jazz for 250 quid!