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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-05-2005, 03:14 PM Thread Starter
 
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FS: 05' Lightwave Saber A 5 st fretless bass w/optical pickup, trans blue

Item for sale: New 2005 Saber A Lightwave 5 string fretless bass with optical pickups, trans blue finish, with Gigbag and charger.

Description & Condition: I bought this new from Lightwave bass company in 2005, and barely used it. I am no longer recording, so I must let this go. It is still in new condition, no dings or scratches on it.
Saber A Lined Fretless 5 String Ebony

5A Transparent Blue Quilt Top

This is one of the New Lightwave Music 2005 Models as seen in Bass Player mag. Brand new with gig bag.

List of improvement are:

Optical Pickup System

New piezo design. Improved reliability

Resolved grounding and conductivity issues. Improved reliability and battery life

Neck

34" scale and now 35" scale! (Classica 5 strings)

New pearl inlayed logo and name

Tuner spacing improved

Fluted headstock

3 piece quarter sawn maple neck with mahogany inlay stripes

Graphite rods in neck, No buzzing at even the lowest setups

New dual action truss rod

New graph tech nuts

New slim taper, fast play neck

Ebony, Indian Rosewood, and Brazilian Rosewood fingerboards

New frets and fretless with lines

New larger pearl side and top markers

Perfect neck pocket fit

Body

Solid swamp ash body with tops

Recessed strap buttons

New high gloss finish

New cavity design with cover and brass inserts for ease of back removal

New pot spacing (more room to adjust and pot location pushed furtherout to edge

. Reversed neck design, now designed so slap bass style can be accomplished

Perfect balance and a weight of about 7 lbs.

Pickup mounting holes mathematically designed to improve ease of intonation

New jack and charger jack, flush mount to body.


Lightwaves value is evident in the high level of materials, workmanship, and quality control maintained at our Lewis Center, OH factory.

Lightwave bass guitars feature hand selected, kiln-dried tone woods, hand buffed finishes, and the revolutionary Lightwave optical pickup system. CNC routers and milling machines hold tolerances to less than .001" making our necks super fast, with playing action down to 3/64".

Visit www.lightwave-music.com for complete information, including audio samples of this bass.

Asking Price: $850 + shipping

My Location: Michigan

Terms of Sale/Purchase: USA shipping only, no international shipping, no exceptions

Other Information: I accept paypal(buyer pays 3% credit card fees, however there are no fees for funds transfers, e checks, and bank transfers), U.S. postal money orders, cashiers checks. All checks must clear before shipping.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-05-2005, 08:23 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: FS: 05' Lightwave Saber A 5 st fretless bass w/optical pickup, trans blue

I have pics of the bass, just email to request them. thanks
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-01-2011, 11:35 PM
 
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Re: FS: 05' Lightwave Saber A 5 st fretless bass w/optical pickup, trans blue

Do you still have the fretless Lightwave?
Thanks, ST
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