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SOLD Frankenstein Jazz Bass - Local NYC/Now Shipping!

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Livewire, Feb 18, 2014.


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  1. Livewire

    Livewire Yahtzeeee Supporting Member

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    Up for sale is a custom Frankenstein jazz bass I assembled over the years from various parts. There are several dings, scratches, and chips on the body that I tried to photograph best I could. Most of the scratches are too light to photograph and due from playing with a pick, mostly on the top of the body. There is paint marks on the top of the headstock from being picked off a wall stand and hitting the ceiling... There is also a hairline crack in the body located between the Badass II bridge and bridge pickup, see pic below. Installed with Seymour Duncan Antiquity II pickups, this is definitely a rock and roll sounding bass, tones of tone. I shielded the cavities with aluminum a while back (picture below is old, but shows shielding job). Jazz bass body with a P bass neck.

    • Squier Affinity jazz body in metallic red (pretty sure it's Alder, but it could be Agathis).
    • Squier classic vibe P bass neck.
    • Leo Quan Badass II bridge.
    • Seymour Duncan Antiquity II Jazz bass pickups (comes with original box &wiring diagrams) See below pics for output ratings.
    • All parts red Tortoise shell pickguard, black pickguard, and aluminum pearloid pickguard.
    • Lakland like black volume/tone knobs (will come with original jazz bass knobs as well).
    • Allparts output jack.
    • Fender standard jazz bass electronics (Mexican).
    • Generic open gear clover tuners.
    • Strung with D'Addario Nickel 50-105 bass strings.

    NOW SHIPPING~! Will ship to the lower 48, no international... $250 firm takes it, no trades.

    P.S. Strap is not included :). PM me!


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  2. jebmd

    jebmd Supporting Member

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    Datch Frankenstein....

    :D

    GLWTS
  3. JazzBass1949

    JazzBass1949 I Did That Ya I played There Ya I Did What a Blast Supporting Member

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  4. Livewire

    Livewire Yahtzeeee Supporting Member

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  6. fritzk9

    fritzk9 Supporting Member

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    What's the weight of this bad boy?
  7. Fletz

    Fletz Supporting Member

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    Dang! Buy it for parts if nothing else.
  8. kingblind

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  9. Livewire

    Livewire Yahtzeeee Supporting Member

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    price bump
  10. Livewire

    Livewire Yahtzeeee Supporting Member

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    das frankenstein!
  11. deepestend

    deepestend Supporting Member

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    Nice! Been following this on CL for a while now. Hope someone buys it!
  12. Livewire

    Livewire Yahtzeeee Supporting Member

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    Now shipping bump!
  13. Pauljakob

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    Livewire...I sent you a PM question about the cab you were selling.
  14. Livewire

    Livewire Yahtzeeee Supporting Member

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