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piper
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Username: piper

Post Number: 1
Registered: 2-2005
Posted on Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 2:23 pm:   Edit Post

I bought this bass sometime on the early 80's. Can't really remember the exact date, but it was at Guitar Center in San Francisco.

It's a great bass and needs to be played. Honestly, I haven't played in about 25 years. A great instrument needs someone to make it sing. It's only fair to the instrument and the craftsman that put their heart and soul into it.

Solid koa wood body with maple and walnut veneers, maple neck, ebony fingerboard, and the tuners are chrome Schallers. Serial number is 82S2366. The case is not original, but is works.

I live in the San Francisco Bay Area and willing to ship to you. Or if near by, you can pick it up.

Asking $2300 plus shipping costs. Of course, that's my asking price. Pictures are available. For some reason they keep getting rejected as exceeding size.
hammer
Advanced Member
Username: hammer

Post Number: 380
Registered: 9-2009
Posted on Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 4:15 pm:   Edit Post

We needs pics. If you can, use a photo editing device to downsize the photos.
fc_spoiler
Senior Member
Username: fc_spoiler

Post Number: 1462
Registered: 5-2006
Posted on Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 5:14 pm:   Edit Post

Or send the pics to the email address in my profile (click username) and I'll fix it for you ;-)
fc_spoiler
Senior Member
Username: fc_spoiler

Post Number: 1464
Registered: 5-2006
Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013 - 8:29 am:   Edit Post

Pics! :-)











that_sustain
Advanced Member
Username: that_sustain

Post Number: 217
Registered: 8-2012
Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013 - 9:26 am:   Edit Post

I guess today is solid body wings Friday. 2 in the same morning! Wow whatta bass.
fc_spoiler
Senior Member
Username: fc_spoiler

Post Number: 1466
Registered: 5-2006
Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013 - 10:25 am:   Edit Post

It's Spoiler harvest month!
My Solid Koa Spoiler is one of the best sounding basses I've played, Koa magic! :-)
that_sustain
Advanced Member
Username: that_sustain

Post Number: 218
Registered: 8-2012
Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013 - 1:35 pm:   Edit Post

I had to go back and look at your basses again, fc_spoiler. I think I still like the black one best..not just because of Cliff. That finish is killer.
jshull138
Junior
Username: jshull138

Post Number: 27
Registered: 8-2012
Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013 - 3:19 pm:   Edit Post

Other than mine, this one and a few others I haven't seen many others. Are they not common?
fc_spoiler
Senior Member
Username: fc_spoiler

Post Number: 1469
Registered: 5-2006
Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013 - 4:05 pm:   Edit Post

I think Mica said there were less than 100 made with a solid Koa Boy. (the first +/- 100)
Mine has serial # 83S2674, there's a '83 Spoiler on eBay with serial # 83S2839 that has a Mahogany body + top.
The first Spoiler in my list has serial number 82S2194
jshull138
Junior
Username: jshull138

Post Number: 28
Registered: 8-2012
Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013 - 5:00 pm:   Edit Post

So I'm guessing $2300 is a fair price? And how do you calculate shipping?
piper
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Username: piper

Post Number: 2
Registered: 2-2005
Posted on Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 9:22 am:   Edit Post

Interesting....I posted a response to you jshull last night. It appeared for a couple of minutes...and then was gone!

I'll send the bass by whatever shipping method you would like. I once checked with UPS and ground to most places in the US was under $100 plus insurance. I am negotiable, so if it's higher than that I can make an accommodation.
slawie
Senior Member
Username: slawie

Post Number: 534
Registered: 8-2002
Posted on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 12:04 am:   Edit Post

I am very interested in the bass. I am in Australia but my in-laws live in San Jose. They are making their way over here so I will need to ask if they could add the bass to their luggage. Drop me an email if you would. It is in my profile.
slawie
piper
New
Username: piper

Post Number: 3
Registered: 2-2005
Posted on Friday, July 26, 2013 - 8:26 am:   Edit Post

Slawie had to drop out for economic reasons. So....

This Spoiler is still up for grabs.
piper
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Username: piper

Post Number: 4
Registered: 2-2005
Posted on Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 2:25 pm:   Edit Post

Bump to the top for some consideration.

Any interest? I can be flexible on the pricing.

It needs to be played, and I can use the cash. Just being honest........
piper
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Username: piper

Post Number: 5
Registered: 2-2005
Posted on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 10:58 am:   Edit Post

I still have this one and need to sell it.

I'd rather sell it to someone on here who can appreciate it before putting it up on eBay for the "unwashed masses."
gearhed289
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Username: gearhed289

Post Number: 1
Registered: 5-2004
Posted on Wednesday, March 05, 2014 - 1:45 pm:   Edit Post

I know it's a long shot, as this is an older thread, but did you ever sell this bass?

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