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SOLD FS: ESP Unlined Fretless 4, EMG P/J

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by aproud1, Jul 17, 2013.


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  1. aproud1

    aproud1 Don't surround yourself with yourself. Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2007
    Cincy, OH
    UP for sale is a recent ESP Vintage 214 fretless bass. Very nice player, sounds excellent and balances well. Just traded another bass for a epoxy board fretless I'm really diggin and since I really have no business playing one fretless I really shouldn't play two... ;)

    Most of the hardware is pretty nice so I only did the following mods:
    -EMG Pickups wired in V/V/T. no mods were needed to fit the battery as there was plenty of room under the pickguard.
    -complete setup and re-radiused the rosewood fretboard to a true 12" radius
    -setup with a new set of Labella white tapewounds.
    -each fret had a side marker, I blacked out the ones out that shouldn't be there with a sharpie, It can be undone.

    Seriously, this a killer playing bass, just don't need two fretless basses.

    Asking for $300 shipped CONUS. They sell for around $380 new but haven't had all the work done. This is in Like new condition with the obvious exception of the pickups.

    Sorry the pics have some weirdness to them, super humid here, camera kept fogging.

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  2. aproud1

    aproud1 Don't surround yourself with yourself. Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2007
    Cincy, OH
    Forgot to mention I can swap out the strings for some TI flats I have on hand if you prefer.
     
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  4. bkbirge

    bkbirge

    Jun 25, 2000
    Houston, TX
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    Endorsing Artist: Steak n Shake
  5. aproud1

    aproud1 Don't surround yourself with yourself. Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2007
    Cincy, OH
    Thanks! If there isn't much interest I'll just sell my fretless jazz. I'd be happy keeping this bass. Only really need one fretless. :D
     
  6. aproud1

    aproud1 Don't surround yourself with yourself. Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2007
    Cincy, OH
  7. th30nlyAket

    th30nlyAket

    Sep 24, 2010
    odd question do you have the chrome knobs by any chance
     
  8. aproud1

    aproud1 Don't surround yourself with yourself. Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2007
    Cincy, OH
    I do, didn't put them back on because the are for split shaft pots and the 25k's I had on hand were sold shaft. I can include the original knobs in sale.
     
  9. th30nlyAket

    th30nlyAket

    Sep 24, 2010
    are they reusable with current setup or would i have to do some work
     
  10. aproud1

    aproud1 Don't surround yourself with yourself. Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2007
    Cincy, OH

    You would have to do some work, either replace the pots or drill out the knobs. The have set screws. If it will seal a deal I can drill them out for you so they work?
     
  11. aproud1

    aproud1 Don't surround yourself with yourself. Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2007
    Cincy, OH
  12. The Diaper Geni

    The Diaper Geni Supporting Member

    Nov 22, 2005
    Central Ohio
    Yet another killer "mod job" bass! Buy with confidence!!

    BUMP!!
     
  13. aproud1

    aproud1 Don't surround yourself with yourself. Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2007
    Cincy, OH
    Thanks!


    I can knock $50 off the price if someone want the bass shipped with the original pickups. The EMG's are much better but I'm flexible. The original P pickup was ok but the J wasn't so great.
     
  14. Jazzdogg

    Jazzdogg Less barking, more wagging!

    Jul 29, 2006
    San Diego, CA


    Blashpemy! ;) :bag:
     
  15. aproud1

    aproud1 Don't surround yourself with yourself. Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2007
    Cincy, OH
    I knew I'd get someone with that!;)

    1 5/8" it's got a pretty comfortable neck profile. Not a jazz more like a 70's b style precision.
     
  16. aproud1

    aproud1 Don't surround yourself with yourself. Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2007
    Cincy, OH
    Here is a video of this bass being played.

     
  17. bkbirge

    bkbirge

    Jun 25, 2000
    Houston, TX
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    Endorsing Artist: Steak n Shake
    What a cool version of that tune, like a Crosby Stills Nash approach.
     
  18. aproud1

    aproud1 Don't surround yourself with yourself. Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2007
    Cincy, OH
    Thanks!
     
  19. Perroid

    Perroid Supporting Member

    If only there was a tree with cash as leafs...
     
  20. aproud1

    aproud1 Don't surround yourself with yourself. Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2007
    Cincy, OH
    The elusive money tree would be helpful...:D

    Put my epoxied lined fretless neck up for sale too, if I can sell that I will probably keep this ESP.
     



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