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SOLD FS: Don Grosh J5-21 Bent Top

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by mrbassman_de, Feb 10, 2014.


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  1. mrbassman_de

    mrbassman_de Supporting Member

    Sep 14, 2003
    Germany
    SOLD
    Spec:

    Ash body
    Quilted Maple top
    One piece Maple neck
    34" - 21 frets
    Body high gloss Nitro finish !
    Neck satin finish
    Neck width nut 47mm, 12th fret 69mm
    String spacing bridge 19mm
    Pickups DiMarzio Ultra Jazz Humbucker
    Aguilar OBP-1 preamp (Vol/Vol/Tone w. push-pull active-passive/Stacked Bass-Treble)
    Hipshot hardware
    Schaller straplocks
    Weight 4,4 kg
    Built in 2002

    This bass has been played and shows some dings - mainly around the output jack. But otherwise it is in top condition, nearly zero fret wear, neck is perfectly set up and has no damage - feels great. The deep blue transparent Nitro finish has been slightly faded to a more greenish blue. For me it looks nice as it is.

    The sound is obviously based on the 70s originals, but with much more flexibility. Especially the B string provides a fully integrated deep and clear low end which I have heard on few basses only, especially JB5 clones.

    This is called Bent Top model because the Quilted Maple Top has not only been glued onto a plain body plank but has been bent over the already shaped contour instead.

    Exactly this bass - not only the model - has been reviewed in the German magazine "Gitarre&Bass" issue 07-2003 and has got enthusiastic comments from the author.

    Don Grosh is a well known luthier among US guitarists - especially for his excellent vintage reissue expertise - and builds about 10-15 basses in batches once in blue moon...

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  2. wimpy

    wimpy

    Aug 1, 2004
    Czech republic
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