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For Sale FS: Framus Hollowbody Star bass!!!!

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by chris merrill, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. chris merrill

    chris merrill Supporting Member

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    1. Framus Star Bass [DEL]$700[/DEL] $650 Shipped
    Huge bodied (physically and sonically) dual pickup Framus bass. Amazing tone from this bass that gets you so close to double bass territory it's amazing! check the sound clip that is attached if you don't believe me.
    Used this bass multiple times in recording situations were the real double bass wasn't a viable option.
    30" scale length for maximum thump. Strung with d'addario chromes, and they are well broken in.
    pencil thin laminate neck all the way up and down with very little or no taper. Nut width is 1" & 3/8ths
    Set up, rewired and frets filled at the Lakland shop.
    original tuners are long gone, but these work great!
    Electronics are vol-vol-tone pots. the switches are both on off switches for each pickup.
    Strung with well played in GHS nickels.
    Hardshell case that fits the bass perfectly
    Get the same style bass used by Wyman and the Rolling Stones! I think they are reissuing these now, but you should get the original!

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    chris merrill Supporting Member

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    framus!

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    chris merrill Supporting Member

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    more framus

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    chris merrill Supporting Member

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    even more framus

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    I own the reissue of the framus and these basses are seriously underrated and great all around. Free bump for u.
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    that Framus looks awesome.
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    Super cool x 3
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    mjac28 50th Anniversary Ed Sullivan February 9, 1964 Gold Supporting Member

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    I'm in love with that Kay is that bridge original?
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    I'd love to snap up the Framus. Alas, no bass funds. If that situation ever changes anytime, I will send a PM.
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    Nice collection. My first bass was an Eko violin circa 1968, had a pickguard I think.
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    Hey there, what year is the Framus? Are those the original pick ups? Thanks.
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    chris merrill Supporting Member

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    Don't know the exact year but I believe it was made in the late 60s. Pickups seem original.
    I bought it from a guy who played in a stones tribute band for a long time!
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    chris merrill Supporting Member

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    Such a great bass. Anyone see the article in the latest bass player mag? Get your tone like the stones!! $650 shipped
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    Hello Chris,

    Wondering whether you will consider a sale to Australia?

    Cheers
    Blaine
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    chris merrill Supporting Member

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    I'd consider it, but the shipping cost will be outrageous. Buyer pays all int'l shipping charges. Because this bass comes with the original hardshell case, it will make for a larger/long shipping container. Please PM for to discuss this further.
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    Hopefully you have a PM or a conversation as the new format puts it.

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