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FS: Blonde Peavey T-40

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by beachmando, Mar 5, 2014.


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  1. beachmando

    beachmando Supporting Member

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    Selling my 1981 blonde Peavey T40 in excellent condition. There's minor wear on the back, but you really have to look for it. I am the second owner and it's been gigged maybe ten times it's entire life. The original owner, my mandolin teacher through high school, said he bought the bass from the local music store in 1981 or '82. Otherwise it lived in it's case. The only issue is that the 3-way pickup selector is broken. I know its a cheap part and doesn't take too long to fix. You could find a matching switch or replace both with some thicker ones. I always thought they seemed too fragile.

    Includes the original molded plastic case and the manual that came with the bass. Also in the owner's manual is a copy of the T40 & T-60 wiring diagram apparently mailed from Peavey in 1996 to the previous owner. The phase switch was broken then and was not fixed until I ordered a matching one shortly after purchasing it around 2006.

    Asking price is $[DEL]450[/DEL] $[DEL]400[/DEL] now $375. I'd prefer local pickup if possible. Buyer pays shipping and insurance if that's what we end up doing. US shipping only.

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  2. beachmando

    beachmando Supporting Member

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    beachmando Supporting Member

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  4. evhtone

    evhtone

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    My high school had its twin. Super cool bass.
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  6. conebone

    conebone You never know what youre gonna find in the jungle Supporting Member

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    Looks amazing for an 1981! This is a great bass, this won't stay here long.
  7. beachmando

    beachmando Supporting Member

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    Price drop.
  8. Johnny Crab

    Johnny Crab ACME,QSC,Fame/Hondo/Greco user & BOSE Abuser Gold Supporting Member

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    Got one just like that about a year ago. GREAT bass!
  9. Charley Umbria

    Charley Umbria I'm Really a Drummer Supporting Member

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    Middle-TN bump. Someone needs to rock this bass!
  10. beachmando

    beachmando Supporting Member

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    One last price drop. If it doesn't go soon I'm going to put some new, more rugged, switches on it and start playing it again.
  11. Reprise

    Reprise Supporting Member

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    I've heard too many good things about these, and I can't turn away any longer.
    PM Sent.
  12. beachmando

    beachmando Supporting Member

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    SOLD to Reprise!

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