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SOLD FS: 2002 Lakland Skyline Jerry Scheff With Extra Pickguard

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by peabody, Jun 24, 2013.


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  1. peabody

    peabody Supporting Member

    Oct 31, 2002
    La Crosse, WI
    I just pulled the trigger on a Lakland US Duck Dunn, so it looks like I have to sell a few of my Skylines to make room.

    It pains me to sell this, but I have sale a 2002 Lakland Skyline Jerry Scheff in a Candy Apple Red finish. The Jerry Scheff model has been discontinued by Lakland and is becoming harder and harder to find.

    This is a great bass. Immediately noticeable are the two low-output Kent Armstrong Split-Tube pickups, located quite a distance from each other in an effort to cover a wide sonic range. The pickup system includes a preamp, and has controls for cut and boost for treble, midrange and bass, as well as a pan control and master volume. It has a rosewood board, a very comfortable neck with a 1 5/8" nut and a white pearloid guard...and as a bonus I'll add an additional chrome pickguard.

    Weight is right around 9.5 lbs on my ever-so-accurate bathroom scale. It will ship with a Lakland Levy's gig bag.

    Price is [DEL]$875[/DEL] $850 shipped to the lower 48....payable via PayPal or a USPS Money Order. I'm not opposed to shipping this out of the U.S., so contact me for a shipping quote. Sorry, I'm not looking for any trades.

    You can PM me or feel free to shoot me an e-mail to peabody59@gmail.com if you have any questions.

    Thanks!

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  2. TimBosby

    TimBosby Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Omaha, NE, USA
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  4. lpcarter

    lpcarter Supporting Member

    Jan 20, 2012
    Minneapolis, MN
    Both of your skylines are VERY cool. But stepping up to a US is always worth it, especially the Dunn :)
     
  5. BigDBass

    BigDBass PWIYB! Supporting Member

    Ah, I think I now know who to thank for nothing.
     
  6. peabody

    peabody Supporting Member

    Oct 31, 2002
    La Crosse, WI
    But we can still be friends, right? Except during football season of course.... ;)
     
  7. jaywa

    jaywa

    May 5, 2008
    Iowa City, IA
    Way sexy. That chrome pg is the shiznit.
     
  8. lowendmafia

    lowendmafia KENNY WHEATON'S GONNA SCORE!!! Supporting Member

    Oct 11, 2007
    Phoenix, Arizona
    FIGHT!!! :ninja:
     
  9. BigDBass

    BigDBass PWIYB! Supporting Member

    Probably not. Especially during football season.

    Nice bass, looks great with the mirror pick guard. GLWTS.
     
  10. peabody

    peabody Supporting Member

    Oct 31, 2002
    La Crosse, WI
    If you purchase before midnight tonight, I will include a free membership to the Talkbass Lakland Jerry Scheff Bass Club!

    ...although I still get to keep #23 because I know I will own one of these again.
     
  11. basspraiser

    basspraiser Jammin for the Lamb! Supporting Member

    Dec 8, 2006
    Chicago - NW Burbs
    These are so cool and unique sounding!!!!

    I was able to snag a 2002 5 string recently and LOVE IT!

    if you have never tried a scheff you have to try a scheff!
     
  12. The Diaper Geni

    The Diaper Geni Supporting Member

    Nov 22, 2005
    Central Ohio
  13. peabody

    peabody Supporting Member

    Oct 31, 2002
    La Crosse, WI
    Price drop to $850 shipped....
     
  14. basspraiser

    basspraiser Jammin for the Lamb! Supporting Member

    Dec 8, 2006
    Chicago - NW Burbs
    :eek:

    $850??????

    :eek:

    these basses WILL NEVER be made again....they have a unique sound that is really cool....

    ...and the 2002 Skylines are very close to US quality...I have had 2: 2002 BG (sold) and 2002 Scheff fiver (still owned) and am really impressed with both.
     
  15. TheLarch

    TheLarch Supporting Member

    I have the twin to this Scheff and LOVE it! It is the perfect bass for cutting through 2 loud guitarists and a heavy-handed drummer.

    If anyone is on the fence, GRAB THIS BASS ASAP!
     
  16. peabody

    peabody Supporting Member

    Oct 31, 2002
    La Crosse, WI
    Still looking for a good home...
     
  17. peabody

    peabody Supporting Member

    Oct 31, 2002
    La Crosse, WI
    Scheff trivia bump...

    Jerry Scheff is the father of Chicago bass player, Jason Scheff.
     
  18. JEDI BASS

    JEDI BASS Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2008
    Knoxville, TN
    I saw Jason maybe 15 years ago w/ Chicago and was blown away by his ability. Didn't know who he was or what Lakland was at the time.

    Cool trivia bump for a sexy bass!
     
  19. Tonegasm

    Tonegasm Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2010
    NJ
    That thing is GORGEOUS!
     
  20. basspraiser

    basspraiser Jammin for the Lamb! Supporting Member

    Dec 8, 2006
    Chicago - NW Burbs
    Killer bass...was just playing my Scheff of the same year tonight.....LOVE the sound of those Armstrong's with that preamp!
     
  21. Mrfstop

    Mrfstop

    Jan 26, 2006
    New York
    Fantastic bass for a fantastic price!!!
    I started with a Skyline Scheff and loved it so much I went nuts and hunted down my current US Scheff.
    The Skyline was an amazing bass for the price point...simply cannot be beat for the price.
    These are no joke people...the lipstick pups are amazing.
    I love mine and will most likely own a 2nd US Scheff sometime in the future.
     



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