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2003 Fender Deluxe FMT Jazz Bass V

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by derekcbass, Dec 6, 2013.

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    2003 Fender Deluxe FMT Jazz Bass with Nordstrand Single Coils and Bartolini 3-band Preamp. I will send the original preamp along with it. Currently the volume knob does not turn all the way off, there is always output. This never bothered me because I use a circuit-breaker cable, but all it needs is a new volume pot. I will include a Sadowsky Preamp with VTC or a Brand New Aquilar OBP-3 if you would like. The bass plays beautifully, but there are a few minor dings and a bit a of swirl in the finish. But overall it is in great shape. Also, this bass has a wenge ramp that is held on with double sided tape so it can easily be removed. Ships in original Fender Case with manual and wrenches.

    $1350 shipped CONUS
    $1450 shipped CONUS with Sadowsky or Aguilar Preamp

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    These are awesome basses. Sad that they were discontinued.

    GLWTS!
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    Beautiful! Could you tell me a little about the preamps? Which do you find the most musical and best match? Also, how much does she weigh?
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    I actually haven't tried the Sadowsky preamp at all, I just got it in trade. But it is a pretty highly regarded pre. I haven't tried the Aguilar pre in this bass specifically, but it is my favorite pre. The Aguilar pre that I would include with this bass is brand new, never installed in anything and configured:
    -Volume (Push-Pull Active-Passive)
    -Blend
    -Stacked Treble/Bass
    -Mid (Push-Pull Frequency Selector 400 or 800)

    My favorite combination as far as musical tones and flexibility are Nordstrand Pups with an Aguilar OBP-3. I put the Bartolini pre in years ago, it sounds pretty killer with the Nordstrands. The original electronics were ok (the original pre is included), the pickups were pretty bad. They were the Noiseless Samarium Cobalt Stacks, very weak sounding, no guts to the tone. The Nordstrands are amazing IMHO.

    Weight looks to be right around 9.25 lbs.
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    Hold pending payment
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    This is a great looking bass.
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    Let me know if that deal falls through.
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    I used to always want one. These are awesome, but I could never get past the gold hardware. Other than that...
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