For sale is my beloved Sadowsky Metro RS5
Made in Japan
Overall great condition
Original soft case included
Located in Portugal
Can trade for lightweight 5 string jazz bass or USA MM sterling 5 (hs version preferably) + cash my way. Show me what you've got and we'll talk
Shiping cost not included
Price dropped to 1550£ this week
For trades I value the bass in 1700£
For sale a gorgeous Sadowsky 25th Anniversary made in USA. Koa top, ebony fingerboard. 4.00 kg (8.8 pounds, I think). Sadowsky preamp with VTC. It was a very limited edition of 25 units, this is the number 9.
The bass has been thoroughly played and displays some cosmetic marks, that are visible on the pictures. The working condition of the instrument is 100% perfect and the tone is, of course, a dream.
The price is 3300 euro/2900 pounds, with the original Sadowsky semihard case. The instrument is in Bilbao (Spain).
Cool and rare Gibson from the '70s. Apparently less then 1.000 were made, so there aren't too many of them around.
As you can see from the pictures, the bass has been used. It has a lot of user marks and finish checking all over. The bridge has been replaced (original one in poor condition is still there), as well as the truss rod cover. It should be mentioned that the plastic cover of the bridge pickup has broken at the point where the adjustment screw enters. Someone tried to melt it together again, but its still loose. I've set the hight, and left it this way.
Further this bass is in good functional condition. The neck is straight and all hardware and electronics function like they should.
This bass plays and sounds great. It has an open, clear and full punchy sound. Not what is usually expected from a Gibson. It's also a very light instrument; my kitchen scale says it's only 3,35 kilos!
The original hardcase is included.
Asking €1.100 (approx £975)
The bass is located in the Netherlands. Shipping is not a problem.
Trades and partial trades are welcome. I am not really looking for a different bass (though maybe a stingray...). Though I might be interested in a ampeg V4b Amp, a nice fender bassman cab to match my 135, effects, and even a cool guitar (fender am std strat, old duo sonic or mustang)....
NORDSTRAND BSP5 Custom 18 mm Ibanez set. Big Split set for 5 strings basses in the hard to find P2 aka Bartolini MK1 shape (108.46 x 32.36 mm) with 18 mm strings spacing and custom made for Ibanez. The set comes with the 6 original screws in original Nordstrand NJB5 boxes.
For sale only.
Asking price including shipping fully insured with tracking number to your place in these European countries (ask for other countries) : Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (excluding French overseas departments and territories), Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom : £145 GBP !!!
In fully working condition and in excellent overall condition.
Non-smoking environment as usual.
Bought to give it a try, but I prefer the single coil sound of the NJB5.
Here is the link to the Nordstrand page : https://nordstrandaudio.com/collections/5-string-soapbar-bass-pickups/products/big-split-5
And the link to Bassdirect page for the new price : https://bassdirect.co.uk/bass_guitar_specialists/Nordstrand_Pickups_Signature.html
What you see is what you get !
Look at the pictures to see the real condition : excellent overall condition.
Now fully up for sale, Part-Ex options would be a Lakland Skyline DJ5 with cash my way too, possibly a Lakland 55-60, or maybe a Precision 4 string of some description.
I love this Evolution, sounds awesome, light swamp ash body and looks great. It's a solid 9/10 for condition I'd say. A couple of small indentations, but nothing I'm able to photograph well. Stock, these basses come with Bartolini single-coils, however I've swapped those out for Bartolini dual coils that came direct from Rob Elrick.
So spec is:
Swamp Ash Body
8.5 Lbs (approx)
Satin Matte Black Finish
3-piece Quarter-Sawn Maple Neck
2-way adjustable truss rod
Bartolini hum cancelling Dual-coil soapbar pickups (Made in the USA)
Bartolini 3-band pre-amp w/3-way mid and active bypass (Made in the USA)
Fully shielded control cavity
Black Hipshot Ultra-light tuners
Black Elrick bridge – by Hipshot (Made in the USA)
Dunlop Dual Design strap buttons (Straplok compatible!) (Made in the USA)
£1550 - I'll include a Fusion Urban gig bag in excellent condition!
£1500 - No Case
No way of shipping just at the moment, but happy to organise a socially distanced handover. As such, UK only for now.