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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

    Dec 14, 2012
    Chicago, IL
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Lakland Basses, Aguilar Amplification, La Bella Strings
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    Illinois
    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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    Last edited: Apr 21, 2014
  2. chris merrill

    chris merrill Supporting Member

    Dec 14, 2012
    Chicago, IL
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Lakland Basses, Aguilar Amplification, La Bella Strings
    framus!
     

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  4. chris merrill

    chris merrill Supporting Member

    Dec 14, 2012
    Chicago, IL
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Lakland Basses, Aguilar Amplification, La Bella Strings
    more framus
     

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  5. chris merrill

    chris merrill Supporting Member

    Dec 14, 2012
    Chicago, IL
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Lakland Basses, Aguilar Amplification, La Bella Strings
    even more framus
     

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  6. garmenteros

    garmenteros Bass Enthusiast Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 24, 2008
    Dominican Republic
    I own the reissue of the framus and these basses are seriously underrated and great all around. Free bump for u.
     
  7. funk7856

    funk7856 Supporting Member

    Feb 22, 2012
    Atlanta
    that Framus looks awesome.
     
  8. Super cool x 3
     
  9. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    I'm in love with that Kay is that bridge original?
     
  10. I'd love to snap up the Framus. Alas, no bass funds. If that situation ever changes anytime, I will send a PM.
     
  11. bass_case

    bass_case Maintain low tones. Supporting Member

    Oct 23, 2013
    Miami, FL
    Nice collection. My first bass was an Eko violin circa 1968, had a pickguard I think.
     
  12. dawbass

    dawbass

    Feb 23, 2012
    Wading River, NY
    Hey there, what year is the Framus? Are those the original pick ups? Thanks.
     
  13. chris merrill

    chris merrill Supporting Member

    Dec 14, 2012
    Chicago, IL
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Lakland Basses, Aguilar Amplification, La Bella Strings
    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!
     
  14. chris merrill

    chris merrill Supporting Member

    Dec 14, 2012
    Chicago, IL
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Lakland Basses, Aguilar Amplification, La Bella Strings
    Such a great bass. Anyone see the article in the latest bass player mag? Get your tone like the stones!! $650 shipped
     
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2014
  15. Hello Chris,

    Wondering whether you will consider a sale to Australia?

    Cheers
    Blaine
     
  16. chris merrill

    chris merrill Supporting Member

    Dec 14, 2012
    Chicago, IL
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Lakland Basses, Aguilar Amplification, La Bella Strings
    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.
     
  17. coronado3

    coronado3 Supporting Member

    Jun 29, 2008
    Indiana, USA
  18. Hopefully you have a PM or a conversation as the new format puts it.
     
  19. chris merrill

    chris merrill Supporting Member

    Dec 14, 2012
    Chicago, IL
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Lakland Basses, Aguilar Amplification, La Bella Strings
    All PM's replied. Still for sale. Half the price of the reissue!
     
  20. Reply to your PM sent Chris.
     
  21. magarak

    magarak

    Apr 26, 2014
    I am interested if bass is still available.
     



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