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I don't work for this store in Winnipeg. It is Gerg's Music on Portage Avenue. These Dingwalls have been hanging there for months, probably because the store has transformed into a pawn shop and most players looking for high-end instruments don't think of looking there.

The prices have been marked down for some time now and this week they dropped even further. If the ABZ were a six-string it would be in my hands right now and my credit card would be shredded. The ABZ has a three-band Glockenklang pre-amp.

The Super P is apparently the very same one that was reviewed at Premier Guitar.com last year. If I remember correctly, it is passive. It has two black knobs. I haven't played it recently.

Somebody please buy these before I do something stupid. I must resist until I can afford a Z3-6 or ABXXX-6

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I was there again today. The Super P is sold. Only the ABZ remains and that was the only one in the bunch that really tempted me. I played it for about 20 minutes. (They didn't seem to mind.)

The truss rod needs just a bit of tightening and I'm sure the strings could be lowered a bit too, but it was still very playable.

The ABZ is so solid and punchy even in passive mode but I really got to play with the 3-band Glock EQ this time. I could live on the bridge pickup alone with that EQ. It is just right. I have never owned a Dingwall bass with a Glock. Mine are older models with the Aguilar OBP-1.

If you want a five-string, this bass could be your life-long friend. Someone grab it before I surrender. Currently $2299 Canadian
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I've played both the Super P and the ABZ and both basses are amazing. I bet if someone called them up and made an offer for the "Black Friday" prices they would let them go. I think they have been there close to a year.
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Last time I looked, about a week a go, the ABZ and the Super P were still there but the price went back up. If I remember correctly, the ABZ was $2299 or $2399 Canadian.

Both Combustions were sold.
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So... any chance that ABZ is still available at the store? :mrgreen:
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Oh yes. Those basses are all new but they have been hanging there for months. The place started as a music store but it seems to be in the process of becoming a pawn shop. Although the prices are low for Dingwalls, four digits probably seems like a crazy price for any musical instrument to their usual customers. I went there yesterday and saw the white Combustion was gone.

One less temptation. Thank you.
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ended up ordering the white combustion and getting it shipped to new jersey. didn't realize that these were all brand new basses. thanks for the post
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oh damn i am gonna call in the morning. not sure what time zone they are on but its too late it seems to call tonight. Dingbat, in the event that they wont ship it, is that something you would be able to help me with?
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It is $800 USD :)
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That's probably as low as they will go. That's already deeply discounted and it's Canadian dollars. But you can try. Here's their phone number: 204-788-0967
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can you find out how much the black friday sale will take off of them? if they knock it down to $800 ill buy that white combustion. hopefully they can ship it to me in NJ
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