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F Bass AC5 Fretless Redwood Burl Top - Traded
£5400
Duesseldorf / Germany

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Selling my beloved F Bass Alain Caron AC5 Fretless with Redwood Burl Top and nearly all upgrades you can imagine  

Specs:
Redwood Burl top (Upgrade !),
5A Flame maple body with acoustic chambers,
34 scale (upgrade !)
18 mm string spacing at bridge (upgrade !)
5-pc-neck (upgrade !)
Neck-Through design (upgrade !)
Natural gloss finish,
Ebony fingerboard without lines,
2x magnetic pickups (additional neck pickup is an upgrade !),
Ebony bridge with Piezo-PUs,
Preamp with 3-band EQ,
Pearl serial number
Black hardware,
Incl. Hardcase,
Weight: 4,30 kg
Currently strung E-C

This is a fully loaded version of the "King of Fretless" model. The bunch of upgrades makes this bass rare and unique: Neck-Through, 2nd magnetic pickup, 34", 19mm, 5pc-neck ...

Like new condition, not a single mark on it. For those who did never hear one of these, check "FBass AC6" at YT and you find a lot of world-class fretless players demonstrating this amazing fretless bass model.

Technically everything is perfect and works fine. The top is breathtaking and the bass with its smaller sizes is a joy to play. The smooth shapings are simply amazing.

This bass would retail today north of 12.000 USD plus shipping and import.

TRADED

 

 

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Woh rainier, that's a petty full fat hard core bass there (and I don't even really dig the fbass....) 

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Hope you are well matey! 

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Rainer, when you say smaller sizes, I guess you mean the 34 inches scale and the 18 mm strings spacing at the bridge... Because, owning an AC5 and having owned an AC6, it's not a small bass. 😉 

That said, it's a beautiful one.

GLWYS.

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Was once mine, bought it here on basschat some years ago. It really sings and looks fantastic.

 

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It's a pity, I'm looking for a fretless with lined frets.

But this bass is wonderful !

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