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For sale or trade a rather lovely ACG Border Reiver. Purchased from the gent that is EAD on here, original ad below.
The clarity the ACG FB bridge and ACG FB neck pickups offer is fantastic, really open sound. Ergonomics are great, very comfortable to play both standing or seated. Neck has an asymmetric carve so very easy to navigate. You are hard pushed to find a better made bass in this price bracket than an ACG IMHO so price is firm. Overall condition of the bass is excellent, it has mellowed to a more golden colour than the pics suggest.
Only moving on as trying to limit myself to 34" scale on 4 strings as I find switching between them easier.
Swamp ash body 3 piece maple neck ART American Sycamore finger board SEQ Pre 42mm at nut 3.6kg (on Kitchen scales) Fusion Gig bag Willing to meet for collection following appropriate guidelines of the time within a reasonable distance. The Fusion gig bag is excellent but for insurance on postage I believe it has to be a hard case. I have one I could use but it's huge and heavy so shipping could be expensive.
For Sale (First Owner)
a Fodera Flamed Redwood Elite 6 string bass guitar (2014) with Imperial body shape. Dual Seymour Duncan pickups with matching Flamed Redwood covers.
For more info about the technical specs look at Fodera:
The bass is technically in perfect condition has only on the heel of the neck some lacquer damage due to a small accident. (Only Cosmetically) See photo.
Comes with original hard shell case, tools and candy.
Price 7500 GBP or 8500 Euro + shipment from the Netherlands
!!! TRADED !!! ACG Finn R Type Fretless 5 Custom Spec Level, November 2014, £1895 GBP delivered (see ad) !!!By Hellzero
Due to the Covid-19 situation and severe back problems (66% officially disabled because of it) plus right shoulder injury (non-operable capsulitis from which, after more than 3 years, I will never fully recover), I'm selling all my basses over 4 kilos and also the ones I'm not really using. I've also considerably lowered the price for a quick sale.
ACG Finn R Type Fretless 5 Custom Spec Level, November 2014.
ONLY POSSIBLE TRADE : LEDUC U-BASSE FRETLESS 6 !
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 : £1895 GBP !!! (new price is way more than £3000 GBP and some time to have it finished..)
Fully working and in excellent condition.
Here are the specifications :
Body : black limba
Top and back : thick flamed redwood with two black accent veneers
Neck : set in with a small tone block of Macassar ebony, 5 pieces of, from center to external side, Macassar ebony, ash and wenge (asymmetrical profile and fast neck, think JP Basses or MTD)
Fingerboard : thick (7 mm) flat radius acrylic impregnated Birdseye maple with a black accent veneer
Positions : 26 with partial fret lines and Luminlay side dots (Luminlay torch delivered with)
Headstock : angled 3 + 2 shape with flamed redwood top and back and two black accent veneers
Pickups : 2 x ACG FB humbuckers
Preamp : ACG EQ-02 with 2 passive tones (47 nF TAD Mustard capacitors)
Controls : volume + blend (stacked), low pass filter with frequency + cut/boost (stacked), high pass filter with frequency + cut/boost (stacked), passive neck pickup tone, passive bridge pickup tone and red battery control LED (the other small circuit inside the cavity)
Tuners : Gotoh Res-O-Lite GB-350
Bridge : Hipshot "A" Style
Strings spacing at bridge : 19 mm
Nut : ebony
Strings spacing at nut : 9 mm
Knobs : ACG-East
Scale : 35 inches
Hardware colour : black
Truss rod : one double action
Finish : satin finish that has become shiny over the years
Land of craftsmanship : United Kingdom (Scotland)
Serial number : 0172
Year : November 2014
Weight : 4.535 kilos
Action : from 1.5 mm under the G string to 2 mm under the B string at 12th position (can go lower, but was perfect for me)
Will come with the original Hiscox hard case (2 keys inside), a set of Dunlop black Straplok (used) and the Luminlay torch.
Non-smoking environment as usual.
The bass has been fully set up professionally. It has received a new battery and has been fitted with a brand new set of La Bella White Nylon Tape Wound 750T-B-XL strings (50 - 65 - 85 - 105 - 135T).
Certainly one of the best fiver fretless around. Top luthier build quality (Alan Cringean is in the top ten, for sure) and a sound to die for. The neck is a pleasure to play and the sound has tons of mwah. The original preamp was an ACG EQ-01 (there's a mistake on the website confirmed by Alan himself), then @Bass Wielder put a John East Uni-Pre and I removed it to put an ACG EQ-02 so I had the opportunity to put two (2) passive tones with oiled paper capacitors that are softening a bit the very fast attack, but maintaining the long decay. And you still can use the two filters to tailor your sound. The La Bella White Nylons are simply perfect for this bass (and any fretless, by the way) as they allow you to make very fast slides and also small accents with dramatic effect. There is absolutely no neck diving.
I'm only selling it due to my health problems as it's really too heavy for my broken back.
Link to this very ACG page : http://www.acguitars.co.uk/project/0172-finn-r-type-fretless-5/
Link to the ACG EQ-02 : http://www.acguitars.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/ACG_EQ02_4k_2019.pdf
Link to the La Bella strings fitted : https://www.labella.com/strings/category/5-string-white-nylon-tape-bass/
What you see is what you get !
Look at the photos taken under different angles and light to see the excellent condition of this bass. Some very minor scratches and very small dings impossible to photograph.
Here is the link to the 40 photos in high resolution, plus some of the work in progress : https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1qhK_Y1nDnNGNQTiiCOhmMB4VhU6qbk_l?usp=sharing
Don't hesitate to ask for more.
It's with a heavy heart I'm selling my beautiful, custom ACG 6-String bass. Specific details of this instrument can be found on the ACG website (https://www.acguitars.co.uk/project/0270salceetype6/)
I've owned this bass since new, having seen Alan's amazing work whilst attending the Moffat bass bash and knew I had to have one of his instruments. Unfortunately it's not getting played as much as it deserves so I feel it needs to find a new home.
Top Wood: Figured Maple with Faded Black Finish.
Body Wood: Swamp Ash with Dirty Finish.
Body Finish: Satin Lacquer
Neck Wood: 5 piece Wenge/Bubinga
Finger Board: Acrylic Impregnated Spalted Maple
Neck Finish: Satin Lacquer
Pickups: ACG FB Humbuckers
Hardware: ETS Tuning/Bridge unit ACG Custom Headpiece Schaller Straplocks,
Pre-amp: ACG/East P-Retro with 4-way rotary pickup selector.
£1500, I will consider a part ex (up to £500 value) for the right bass, I do however need at least £1000 cash out of the sale. New, this bass would cost £2795. It's in fantastic condition and comes with a heavily padded Fusion gig bag. Collection from Newcastle upon Tyne, I'd really rather not post but will meet buyers a reasonable distance from Newcastle to facilitate a sale.
This ad is a relist of the original, I have recently moved house and needed to update my location.