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Dean 5 String Fretless

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by mr sprocket, Jun 7, 2012.


  1. mr sprocket

    mr sprocket

    Jul 31, 2006
    Dallas
    Here is another bass that needs a little work, a five sting fretless Dean bass. I won this one on ebay thinking I would start playing fretless. The neck is in good shape. It plays similar to my Ibanez SR basses, pretty narrow. The previous owner added EMG pickups and tone controls which sound pretty good. It has a transparent gray wood grain finish.

    Now for the issues. The bass came with the some of the oldest strings I have seen on a bass. I might have a set of D'Addario XL to go with it. The bridge is bent at the bottom lifting up from the body. It does not to appear to be pulling or coming off but this does effect the action some. With a new bridge I think the action could get really low.

    There is also a nice Fender hardshell case that comes with the bass.

    I am trying to get what I paid on ebay for it so $200 plus shipping.

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    Links to more pictures.
    http://imageshack.us/g/191/dscf2947l.jpg/
     
  2. NightFury

    NightFury Supporting Member

    May 12, 2010
    Akron, Oh
    My dean bridge is the same way except its not lift off, the body contours back before the end of the bridge giving the appearance of bridge lift. This is a good value for anyone looking to dable with fretless.
     
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  4. NightFury

    NightFury Supporting Member

    May 12, 2010
    Akron, Oh
    Never mind after looking at your photos the bridge does look like its bending, my apologies.
     
  5. mr sprocket

    mr sprocket

    Jul 31, 2006
    Dallas
    Yes it is a bend. The bass does not look like it ahs been damaged or dropped. So I am not sure about.
     
  6. mr sprocket

    mr sprocket

    Jul 31, 2006
    Dallas
    Open for trade offers possibly. If a sale does go through I will put part of the money toward my wife's Three Day Walk fund.
     
  7. mr sprocket

    mr sprocket

    Jul 31, 2006
    Dallas
    Still available for sale.
     
  8. mr sprocket

    mr sprocket

    Jul 31, 2006
    Dallas
    Still looking for a sale or trade. Hit me up with offers.
     
  9. mr sprocket

    mr sprocket

    Jul 31, 2006
    Dallas
    I forgot to give the control layout. Volume, Balance, stacked tone treble on top and bass on bottom
     
  10. mr sprocket

    mr sprocket

    Jul 31, 2006
    Dallas
    Now $225 plus shipping.
     
  11. mr sprocket

    mr sprocket

    Jul 31, 2006
    Dallas
    This one has a nice neck on it.
     
  12. mr sprocket

    mr sprocket

    Jul 31, 2006
    Dallas
    Still for sale. Also open to trades.
     
  13. mr sprocket

    mr sprocket

    Jul 31, 2006
    Dallas
    Down to $200 plus shipping
     
  14. mr sprocket

    mr sprocket

    Jul 31, 2006
    Dallas
    Still looking for a sale or trade.
     
  15. JR Bass 62

    JR Bass 62

    May 7, 2007
    North FL.
    You still have the fretless Dean 5
     



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