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SOLD FS - 2013 Gibson EB5.

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Trabeen, Feb 27, 2014.


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  1. Trabeen

    Trabeen Extra gluten, please. Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2009
    Boise, Idaho
    Pretty much new condition with no dings or lumps or cat scratching post wounds. A very light and very versatile bass, just over 8 pounds using the scientific bathroom scale method. One-piece ash body with a nicely grained rosewood board, two seriously whomping humbuckers each with a pull-to-go-single volume pot and a master tone. 1 3/4" nut width with a 19mm Babicz Full Contact bridge at the other end. Gibson put some thought into these great basses, the day that they decide to make one in a sixer is the same day that I break my hip lurching for the checkbook. Includes the furry white OHSC, $850 shipped / insured CONUS.


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  2. Webtroll

    Webtroll Rolling for initiative Supporting Member

    Apr 23, 2006
    Austin, TX
    derp on my question lol
     
  3. EdwardofHuncote

    EdwardofHuncote Supporting Member

    Aug 21, 2013
    Southwest Virginia
    Bump for a bass I'd like to try. Always liked Gibson basses.
     
  4. EdwardofHuncote

    EdwardofHuncote Supporting Member

    Aug 21, 2013
    Southwest Virginia
    Curious how these sound compared to an EBMM?
    More like the old-school MudBucker, or closer to say, a Thunderbird? (I guess with the way it's wired up, there's quite a few options...)
     
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  6. Trabeen

    Trabeen Extra gluten, please. Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2009
    Boise, Idaho
    I play a Stingray HH and other than the passive vs. active thing the EB5 is pretty close to that, perhaps a bit more aggressive. The single coil modes surprised me quite a bit on these as there is no drop off and a substantial change of character, more so than any other dual-to-single rig than I have personally experienced. Excellent bass, I'm just tired of reaching for the C string...
     
  7. EdwardofHuncote

    EdwardofHuncote Supporting Member

    Aug 21, 2013
    Southwest Virginia
    Thanks and GLWTS...

    If I had a gas list, this one would definitely be on it.
     
  8. EdwardofHuncote

    EdwardofHuncote Supporting Member

    Aug 21, 2013
    Southwest Virginia
    Another free bump for ya'... in hopes that someone buys this bass, and I can get on with my life. :D
     
  9. bobicidal

    bobicidal Supporting Member

    Mar 28, 2013
    San Jose, CA
    Very nice. I need to get over my GAS for a maple board
     
  10. Trabeen

    Trabeen Extra gluten, please. Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2009
    Boise, Idaho
    $850 shipped / insured CONUS.
     
  11. Ck89

    Ck89

    Mar 25, 2014
    Hello Trabeen, is the Gibson EB 5 still for sale?
     
  12. Trabeen

    Trabeen Extra gluten, please. Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2009
    Boise, Idaho
    Deal just completed, as soon as the FedEx dude arrives it is headed off to Old Dominion. Thanks and have fun, Darron.
     



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