|zacmac ||10-28-2013 10:46 AM |
FS: 1970 Fender Precision Bass Collector Clean
I purchased this bass and a 68 Ampeg B15N together last year and it is an incredible instrument. I never thought that I would get rid of this but I have overextended myself financially and I need to let this go to get back on top.
Enough about me, this bass sounds remarkable! very open and resonant as one would expect from an incredible vintage fender that is well seasoned. The pickup is really strong and warm and sounds remarkably well with round-wounds. The neck is ridiculously clean and set up to play fast. The E string is at 7/64ths and the G at 5/64ths. The neck has been refretted expertly and has era correct large frets that are dressed incredibly well.
The body is really clean with basically no checking and only a little rash on the treble side from the case. I can't say enough how clean this is considering its age, really no major missing paint or poly. The overall weight is 8.5lbs on my bathroom scale and it certainly has to attribute to its great sound and resonance. Everyone that plays this bass comments on how light it is immediately.
The pickup, neck and plate are dated to 70' and the pots are 66' (which is normal and really common for 69 & 70 fenders). The pots were unsoldered to clean at one point and the previous owner was not the prettiest at re soldering them but they work well, just not pretty. I installed a treble bleed circuit and it works incredibly well on this bass. The bridge cover is original but I am not sure about the pickup cover. It may be a repro.
The case is original and in good shape other than the fraying handle and one broken latch. I have used a modern fender case since I have had it and put it in the closet.
This is an incredible sounding and playing vintage P-Bass that will make any collector or player happy. Feel free to ask any questions you may have and I will answer the best I can. $2,950 shipped CONUS 36 Hi-Res photos here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/adammcd...7637050744836/ IMG_9019
, on Flickr B15N is also available
|coreyfyfe ||10-28-2013 11:20 AM |
Great looking bass. Bet it sounds amazing through that B15.
Originally Posted by zacmac
I am re-listing as my original thread was deleted and I am not sure why (mods, if I have violated TB rules please let me know, not sure why it was deleted though?)
.... I need to clear $2800 plus shipping/paypal (Down from the original $3200 price)
This could be why. As per the forum rules
stickied at the top of the classifieds:
Originally Posted by FAQ
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Do not request a payment be sent through Paypal as a personal payment or gift. This leaves the buyer with no recourse should there be a problem - Paypal does not allow for contesting gift transactions. This is also against the Paypal usage agreement, and can result in action taken against both the buyer's and the seller's accounts.
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|FranF ||10-28-2013 11:42 AM |
|FranF ||10-28-2013 07:45 PM |
Bump for a bass I really want. Oh boo hoo. :-)
|5bassman ||10-29-2013 04:31 PM |
That's why folks are told to read the rules before posting. That's the "heads up". Beautiful bass.
|Mas Fuego ||10-30-2013 11:25 AM |
Bump for my dream year bass
|zacmac ||10-31-2013 07:52 AM |
|dakink ||10-31-2013 11:17 AM |
Beautiful bass. I have a sunburst '70 P just like it – well, maybe not as clean! GLWTS.
|zacmac ||11-01-2013 04:07 PM |
|gkbass13 ||11-03-2013 06:51 AM |
Wish those offers could include partial trades. Beautiful P!
|zacmac ||11-03-2013 06:57 AM |
Possibly. But I need to generate some cash also
|zacmac ||11-06-2013 01:37 PM |
|zacmac ||12-09-2013 10:45 PM |
Back on the market bump
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