Fodera Emperor 5 Standard - Flame Maple top
2013 Fodera Emperor 5 Standard in mint condition
This bass was part of the Aguilar Artist Loft collection
It was built in 2013, and Aguilar installed their DCB pickups and OBP-3 preamp into it.
The controls are:
Volume/Tone stack, Blend, Treble/Bass stack, Midrange (Treble/Mids/Bass are all boost/cut)
The switches are:
Active/Passive, Mid Center Frequency (Push 400 Hz/Pull 800 Hz)
The body is ash
The fingerboard is Pau Ferro
The weight is 9 lbs. 11 oz. (9.6875 lbs.)
The bass has never been privately owned, and is in 100% brand new cosmetic condition with no signs of wear except for one tiny (1mm) light ding on the back of the body near the neck heel. (See last pic.)
It has been restrung and professionally set up, and it plays and sounds great.
It comes in the standard Fodera hardshell case.
Also included: Fodera toolkit and Paperwork
Here is a video of Bryan Ladd playing this bass at NAMM 2020: https://www.instagram.com/tv/B78wagsHwk5/