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Fretless

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by 5StringThunder, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. 5StringThunder

    5StringThunder

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    Can anyone recommend a good 5 string fretless on a budget under $1000?
  2. 3234718

    3234718 Supporting Member

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    Plenty of used Carvin 5ers can be found for under a grand. Great American made basses that happen to have awful resale value.
  3. mark beem

    mark beem Supporting Member

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    This!

    Just snagged this LB76PF off Ebay for $599 shipped..

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Spec'd the same bass out on the Carvin website and it would run $1,408 new..
  4. snyderz

    snyderz Supporting Member

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    Used EBMM Stingray
  5. lowendfriend

    lowendfriend Supporting Member

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    Used Lakland 55-01 Fretless with Ebony FB

    Mwah-o-rama!
  6. Wallace320

    Wallace320

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    Alder black satin body, unlined ebony fretless fingerboard, 34", 24 frets

    Bought for new last week for €. 400,00
    ($. 520.00) coupled it with a Warwick WA300 head (adviced by Mr. Andy Irvine in person:)) payed €. 300,00 ($. 400.00)
    This setup it's gonna induct me into the magic world of fretless bass playin' (in thrash metal)
    I'm very excited

    Cheers,
    Wallace
  7. Liam76

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    You can get a Schecter studio 5 fretless for (usually) under $700.
  8. i_got_a_mohawk

    i_got_a_mohawk

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    This
  9. Thomas Kievit

    Thomas Kievit Thou shall not F*** up the groove Supporting Member

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    Ibanez GWB35BKF, used Sandberg California basses, Yamaha TRB 1005F (if you can find one), Warwick Rockbass Corvette Classic, Steinberger Synapse XS-15FPA.
  10. MyMusic

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    I just spec'd out a Carvin B50F for $888 plus shipping. Exellent instrument.

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