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FS:Carvin BB75 (90's era)

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Michael Henson, Jul 13, 2013.


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  1. Michael Henson

    Michael Henson

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    Picked up a Bromberg 5'er and SB5000, so I'm looking to thin the herd and clean out the basement a bit. Love this bass but with the other two that I have I can't see it getting a lot of playing time in the near future...Tons of tonal options, great feel, fast neck, and I love the looks!

    Here's the original sale thread from when I purchased it a few months back...

    http://www.talkbass.com/forum/f126/fs-carvin-bb75-975060/

    I'm simply looking to get back out of it what I put into it. $425 shipped to the CONUS...

    Not interested in trades at this time and the price is pretty firm.

    Thanks for looking!
  2. Michael Henson

    Michael Henson

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  3. Michael Henson

    Michael Henson

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  4. throbgod13

    throbgod13 Supporting Member

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    is the finish gone on the back of the neck and body??
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  6. Michael Henson

    Michael Henson

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    Yes, in parts. If you read the original post, the owner before removed it. It looks pretty neat actually. If you like the roadworn kind of look.
  7. mojojim

    mojojim Supporting Member

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    Note - there is tung oil on the back of the neck and all of the exposed wood. If I wouldn't have purchased a different used BB75 a few weeks ago, I would be buying this one back. Duh!! The stupid things we do.

    This is a great bass. And a great guy to deal with. :)
  8. Michael Henson

    Michael Henson

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    Dropping the price to $400.
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  10. Michael Henson

    Michael Henson

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    Replied to PM.
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    Hmm... interesting. Can I assume that the fretboard was cleaned off and it still includes the HSC?
  12. Michael Henson

    Michael Henson

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    I've cleaned the fretboard but just wiped it down, etc.
  13. Michael Henson

    Michael Henson

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    Price drop! $375 shipped CONUS. Will ship in a gig bag packed/wrapped very well.
  14. Michael Henson

    Michael Henson

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    Great price on an awesome, versatile bass that looks unbelievably cool...As they say in the used car sales world, "You think long, you think wrong..." Don't think, just buy it! :)
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  16. Michael Henson

    Michael Henson

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    This is still available. BUMP!
  17. Michael Henson

    Michael Henson

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  18. Michael Henson

    Michael Henson

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    PRICE DROP - $375 shipped to CONUS!
  19. Michael Henson

    Michael Henson

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    $340!!!! C'mon fellas!
  20. fritzk9

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    She's a beauty! String spacing and weight?
  21. Michael Henson

    Michael Henson

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    Thanks! Not sure on the exact string spacing...It's closer than most of my other basses...Closer than my SB5000 for sure. Not sure I'll be able to find the measurements online but I'll try to accurately measure it tonight when I get home.

    About 9 pounds on the weight.

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