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CIJ 70s RI good deal or rip off?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by lolmont, Jan 2, 2013.


  1. lolmont

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    Hello I was talking to one of my dads employees and he had a 02 cij 70s ri p bass he wanted to sell me for $550 with deluxe gotoh tuners and lace sensor USA pups question is its a little beat up so is it a decent deal or a rip off

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  2. DeliriumTremens

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  3. domdec314

    domdec314 Supporting Member

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    Sounds like a good deal to me, assuming it plays nice.
     
  4. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

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    +1 I would snatch that up tell him $500.00 it already has the relic process going.
     
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  6. lolmont

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    Thanks for the replies it plays great and sounds wonderful I currently have a epiphone eb-3 so it would be a upgrade. As for $500 I tried he's firm at $550
     
  7. lolmont

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    Bump a little more feedback would help me.
     
  8. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

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    Not much to go on. Any Neck/headstock pics? Serial #? The Knobs are not Fender Japan.
     
  9. lolmont

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    Forgot to take a serial # photo and the neck was fine the neck had a scuff at the top.
     
  10. Mojo-Man

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    :cool:

    I see CIJ P-basses going in the $450.00 range.
    Need better pictures, I would offer him $475.00.
     
  11. lolmont

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    Thanks for the replies. I think I might hold out and just save and buy American standard p bass.
     
  12. Will Kelly

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    I would buy that bass. First, they will never make any more of them. Second, its a custom or rare color. Third, it will be as good as a US made one.

    Yup, if it played good and I liked it, i would pay the man 550 for it.
     
  13. BoomBoomOGTL

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    Just buy the thing and be done with it. Don't be hung up over $50 because if it's a fantastic bass, that $50 won't mean anything a few years down the road if you still have it.
     
  14. lolmont

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    You think later on even with it beat up I could resell it for what I paid for? I know nothing of the used instrument market.
     
  15. lolmont

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    One last thing I learned its a PB70 not sure what that means I'm sure someone here knows
     
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    They typically go for $450 to $550 used. I'd offer $450 to account for the paint gouging. You'll have no problem recovering that if you decide to sell.
     
  18. lolmont

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    I'll try to talk down to $450 if not I'll just pass on it.
     
  19. godofthunder59

    godofthunder59 Supporting Member

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    That's not mojo that's road rash. I'd pass for $550.00 bucks.
     

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