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SOLD FS: Fender Fretless Precision Bass 1978 - The Stinger Dinger!

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by ggvicviper, Aug 12, 2013.


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  1. ggvicviper

    ggvicviper The G&L L5000 man. I'm Marc! Gold Supporting Member

    CLOSED.

    Another bass for the Sting fan is available for sale today. This one is the same model as a famous one he played with the Police: a 1978 Fretless P, in a natural finish + maple neck!

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    AFAIK, the bass is all original. Even the pickguard, which is chipped a little by the jack.

    The bass has two marks that I have seen... one is some discoloration on a small part of the fingerboard, though it's very hard to see (look at the 2nd photo). The other is a crack in the finish, right of the pickguard. It's completely cosmetic, and the bass is in excellent condition otherwise as you can see in these photos.

    I loved Sting's stuff during the Police era, and I wanted this bass. I don't play with it much anymore though - and I don't think I need a fretless for what I play. So this one is going up for sale.

    Comes with some generic hardshell case with a purple interior and a polishing cloth.

    [DEL]$1450[/DEL] [DEL]$1400[/DEL] NOW $1380 SHIPPED to the Continental US only. The bass will ship the Saturday after the bass was purchased. This is going to make someone REALLY happy!!!
     
  2. tmoney61092

    tmoney61092

    Sep 15, 2009
  3. ggvicviper

    ggvicviper The G&L L5000 man. I'm Marc! Gold Supporting Member

    PM your way.... but mainly interested in money.
     
  4. chuck norriss

    chuck norriss Banned

    Jan 20, 2011
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  6. LakeEffect

    LakeEffect

    Feb 21, 2013
    Denver
    Yeah, someone won't be disappointed
     
  7. bajocallao

    bajocallao Supporting Member

    Jul 13, 2006
    Woodside, New York
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: D'addario Strings, Mono Cases, Aguilar Amplifiers
    Love it!
    Got a 76 exactly like this
     
  8. ggvicviper

    ggvicviper The G&L L5000 man. I'm Marc! Gold Supporting Member

    Bump for Sting's Police bass brother!
     
  9. tmoney61092

    tmoney61092

    Sep 15, 2009
  10. AndyMan

    AndyMan Supporting Member

    Jun 17, 2000
    Columbus, Ohio
    Does this have a B width neck?
     
  11. bobunit

    bobunit I'm here. Now what? Supporting Member

    Jul 15, 2008
    Idaho
  12. ggvicviper

    ggvicviper The G&L L5000 man. I'm Marc! Gold Supporting Member

    Not sure, never measured. Pretty chunky, but not like the Steve Harris P...
     
  13. ggvicviper

    ggvicviper The G&L L5000 man. I'm Marc! Gold Supporting Member

    Bump for the Police fan! It's back for sale!
     
  14. FranF

    FranF Supporting Member

    Jul 25, 2004
    Northeastern PA
  15. ggvicviper

    ggvicviper The G&L L5000 man. I'm Marc! Gold Supporting Member

    It's a late 70's Fender, so this one is a little on the heavier side. I'd say maybe 10lbs... but not sure.
     
  16. ggvicviper

    ggvicviper The G&L L5000 man. I'm Marc! Gold Supporting Member

  17. ggvicviper

    ggvicviper The G&L L5000 man. I'm Marc! Gold Supporting Member

    To the top. Someone would love this!
     
  18. MasterBass!

    MasterBass! Reaching new Highs in Lows!! Supporting Member

    Love maple fretless necks!!
     
  19. ggvicviper

    ggvicviper The G&L L5000 man. I'm Marc! Gold Supporting Member

    Bump - price drop to $1400.
     
  20. Beautiful bass! Love that fretless maple neck... Fender should've made this the Sting signature, not that monstrosity with the Stinglay :p
     
  21. ggvicviper

    ggvicviper The G&L L5000 man. I'm Marc! Gold Supporting Member

    Now wait just a minute! :) I actually like that bass - just not in love with the vintage frets.
     



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