FS 2016 Aristides 080 Satin Desert Tan Marble

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    Brief & Accurate Description of Guitar: 2016 Aristides 080 Satin Desert Tan Marble
    Modifications: None
    Accessories: Mono Aristides gig bag & strap, tools, certificates.
    Location: San Francisco, CA 94103
    International OK?: No.
    Contact Info: PM or email me at unitecomposeevolve@gmail.com
    References: eBay: www.ebay.com/usr/myeyesocean, Reverb: www.reverb.com/shop/auditorymysticism, various SSO forum and WG Music Gear Exchange members.
    Price: $3000 FIRM.

    No trade offers please! Price is firm!

    For sale is my beloved 2016 Aristides 080 in the insane Satin Desert Tan Marble finish. I am the original owner and commissioner.

    This was the first guitar by Aristides to sport the Desert Tan color (spec’d by yours truly), and as a result, may or may not have inspired other significant Aristides finishes down the line :). As an artist I am returning my focus to six string playing, and as much as I truly hate to abandon such a beautiful instrument, the funds would greatly aid in the startup of my sound design business.

    This is an amazingly inspiring instrument. Acoustically it is very loud and resonant, with the Arium material offering a tone that is very unique and almost difficult to describe (I want to use the word ‘ball’ for some reason? Haha). The Lundgren absolutely SHREDS in this guitar, and is contrasted nicely by the warm, round character of the alnico Coldsweat in the neck.

    The guitar has never left my home studio and remains in immaculate condition, aside from one miniscule ding on the tip of the headstock, which unfortunately was out of my control, as it arrived this way from the Aristides shop. I believe the guitar was sliding around within the Mono case during shipment and got damaged by the zipper.

    The day I received the guitar, I reached out to Pascal at Aristides to let him know of the issue. He offered the option of returning the guitar for repair, or sending out a DIY paint kit. I chose the kit and did the repair myself, as shipping the guitar back to the Netherlands would be too much of a wait/risk. The damage is now almost entirely unnoticeable. I tried my best to photograph the small repair below (the last photo), but it is very hard to see.

    Due to this damage and the hassle of shipping, I am looking to only sell this guitar locally to prevent anymore unnecessary damage. Honestly I have never really trusted shipping a guitar in a gig bag.

    I am located in downtown San Francisco, CA and am willing to drive several hours along the West Coast to meet any prospective buyer. Alternatively, if you are located in the Bay Area, please feel free to swing by my place and give it a test run. I am not looking for trades and am firm on the asking price.

    The guitar will come with all original documents, tools, accessories, etc. Please message me with any questions about specifics.

    Once again, I am only selling this guitar locally. I will not ship this guitar!!


    Links of interest:

    Photo Gallery:

    https://500px.com/wootsmitty

    Build Thread (most pics are broken, but good info):
    http://www.sevenstring.org/…/aristides-080-build-thread.30…/

    Facebook Completion Post:
    https://www.facebook.com/aristidesinstruments/photos/a.10150099124270013.394035.263877925012/10156615047020013/?type=3&theater

    Instagram Progress Post:
    https://www.instagram.com/p/BBUySMwiynE/


    Specs:
    - Desert Tan Marble Satin Finish (aka Champagne Marble)
    - Black Richlite Fretboard w/ Black Epoxy 080 Inlay 12th Fret
    - 5-Way Tone Select, Master Tone, Master Vol.
    - Lundgren M8 Bridge Pickup
    - Bareknuckle Coldsweat Alnico Neck Pickup
    - 27” Scale Length
    - Stainless Steel Frets
    - Blue Luminlay Fret Markers
    - Black Hipshot Hardware & Locking Tuners
    - Custom Black Powdercoat Stainless Steel Toneblock
    - Schaller Strap Locks
    - Mono Aristides Gig Bag & Strap
    - Official Certificate Of Authenticity


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    Now willing to ship domestically (USA).

    Found the perfect box, feel far more comfortable.

    To the top!!
     
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    Great price for a great guitar
     
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