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Username: erixxst

Post Number: 15
Registered: 3-2010
Posted on Wednesday, March 02, 2011 - 2:14 pm:   Edit Post

I admit it ! I'm addicted i bought last years beautiful and unique custom Excel 5. While a was looking on this forum for a potential trade with a 4 strings. I figured out that i'm just crazy of this basses. I had in my range the basic models Excel, Epic or Orion. My attention went on the SC standard and the distillate models wich i find very beautiful and i think shorter scale would be great for me. My question is what should i expect to pay for those models and if it's possible to think of a fair trade with a 5 string excel with 2 fatboy pickups , filter and Q switch in quite good condition. If not how much should i expect to add in cash?
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Username: tmoney61092

Post Number: 674
Registered: 9-2008
Posted on Wednesday, March 02, 2011 - 7:15 pm:   Edit Post

i'm no expert on SC standards but I THINK Distallates sell for $2000-$2500 and would expect something similar for a SC standard(someone correct me if I'm wrong). As far as trading, it all depends on what someone is looking for or willing to do. The filter and Q-switch will attract more potential trades since that is a huge trademark of the Alembic sound. Being an Excel, someone might want some money in the trade but wouldn't expect it to be much. Then again I could be completely wrong about everything I said :p. Good luck with your hunt!

Username: erixxst

Post Number: 17
Registered: 3-2010
Posted on Thursday, March 03, 2011 - 4:54 pm:   Edit Post

Thank for your infos Taylor, Very helpful. My bass is on the trade market right now if anyone interested PM me.

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