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FS: Desert Gold Bongo 5HH

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by newworldman86, Nov 18, 2012.


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  1. newworldman86

    newworldman86

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    SOLD.

    Up for sale is my Music Man Bongo 5 string in Desert Gold. This is the double humbucker model, and is currently strung with a set of Ernie Ball Cobalts. It has only 2 tiny nicks on the headstock which are shown in the photos. I put an instrument cable jack near the nicks in the photos for size reference, and to point. Weighs in at exactly 9.0 pounds.

    It is a fantastic bass, but I find myself only playing short scale basses lately, and sadly Music Man doesn't sell any short scale Bongos.

    Price is $1100 shipped or $1050 local(Atlanta). Includes original hard shell case, and leather strap with straplocks. I am selling this to purchase a Birdsong HY5, so the only trades that would interest me are trades for a quality short scale 5 string.

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  2. MarcMurder

    MarcMurder #IIAmerica Supporting Member

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    DAMMIT! I'm saving up for a bongo like this or in stealth! Hopefully this is available when I get my check!
  3. 73jbass

    73jbass Gold Supporting Member

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    Just damn. He's local too.
  4. newworldman86

    newworldman86

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    Lunch bump. 73jbass if you would like to meet up to test drive it just let me know.

    It's a fantastic bass, but sadly just too long for my 5'4" frame. I do dream of the day when Music Man starts making a short scale 5 string Bongo.

    If anyone would like any more pics I would be happy to take them. Also, if requested I could even do a video or audio demo. Bongo basses are very well documented though, so it might be redundant.
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  6. jmattbassplaya

    jmattbassplaya

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    This color looks insanely good in person. It's hard to capture its quality really well in photos.
  7. 73jbass

    73jbass Gold Supporting Member

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    Any chance you would be interested in a Tobias Killer B 6?
  8. Tunaman

    Tunaman Supporting Member

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    I love 73jbass... he goes through Bongo 5HHs like undies! Great guy!
  9. 73jbass

    73jbass Gold Supporting Member

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    I'm in the process of clearing out a few non MM basses to pickup some more Bongos. It's a sickness..:D

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