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Old 02-06-2022, 12:02 AM
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Hi Ken -

I have an opportunity to purchase a 20th Anniversary Elite 4 String (Redwood). I've seen conflicting info on how many were actually made. The numbers vary from 25-35.

How many were made and more specifically, how many of them were 4 strings?

Seller is asking a premium due to rarity. Just want to confirm.

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John
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Old 02-06-2022, 02:23 PM
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Hi Ken -

I have an opportunity to purchase a 20th Anniversary Elite 4 String (Redwood). I've seen conflicting info on how many were actually made. The numbers vary from 25-35.

How many were made and more specifically, how many of them were 4 strings?

Seller is asking a premium due to rarity. Just want to confirm.

Kind regards.

John

I would have to dig deep to find out but, 4s were the least made.
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Old 02-06-2022, 04:52 PM
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I would have to dig deep to find out but, 4s were the least made.

Thank you Ken. If it's too much trouble no worries.

I noticed on a previous thread, someone else asking about the original text from the old website about these basses. Here it is if you need it (jpeg form).

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Also, while I have you. I string my 89 BT5 Low E to high C. So I normally purchase a set of 4 and special order C strings. Recently my string reseller said they can't fill special orders anymore due to supply chain issues.

Can I still buy the strings directly from you?

Thank you kindly.
John
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Old 02-07-2022, 09:33 AM
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Thank you Ken. If it's too much trouble no worries.

I noticed on a previous thread, someone else asking about the original text from the old website about these basses. Here it is if you need it (jpeg form).

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Also, while I have you. I string my 89 BT5 Low E to high C. So I normally purchase a set of 4 and special order C strings. Recently my string reseller said they can't fill special orders anymore due to supply chain issues.

Can I still buy the strings directly from you?

Thank you kindly.
John

Supply chain issues? In USA? We ship strings every single day. Just call and order direct. No problem here.



On the bass, I know the specs, I just don't remember the number of 4s made in the model.
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