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SOLD FS/FT: MTD 535-24 Rare & Unique!

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Astroman, Apr 1, 2014.


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  1. Astroman

    Astroman Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2002
    Winston-Salem, NC
    This bass is an absolute monster but I'm desiring more of a Fender on steroids tone. Hoping to specifically find a trade for a recent model Sadowsky 5 with an alder body/maple top and pau ferro board. Will consider other brands, but must have those woods with 1 7/8" nut & 19mm spacing. Especially interested in a Will Lee 5, despite the 1 3/4" nut. I do not care for maple boards at all, so I'll pass on those offers.

    Asking $3750, what I paid. A little higher than the typical pre-owned MTD, but this one has custom upgrades. Built December 2010. Excellent condition, not a mark on her.

    3-piece Makore (Cherry Mahogany) body - $4800.00
    2 octave neck- $200.00
    Rose of the Mountain fingerboard- $200
    Luminlay side dots (Glow-in-the-dark activated by LED light provided) Helps to navigate your fretboard on those dark stages!
    "10" Spalted maple top -$700.00
    Matching peghead veneer-$100.00
    Matching truss rod cover-$100.00
    Buzz Feitin tuning system-0.00
    Custom bass case-$400.00

    Total-6500.00

    The tone is open and transparent as you would expect with all MTDs with the Bart package. You can clearly hear the warmth and clean top end from the Makore & Maple, but more even sounding than the typical ash body. The finger board tone is very similar to pau ferro, and stunningly beautiful! I can provide sound samples if required.

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  2. tcasas1465

    tcasas1465

    Apr 1, 2014
    How long has it been in use ?
     
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  4. Astroman

    Astroman Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2002
    Winston-Salem, NC
    I've only had it a few weeks. Only gigged out once, last owner babied it as well.
     
  5. tcasas1465

    tcasas1465

    Apr 1, 2014
  6. tcasas1465

    tcasas1465

    Apr 1, 2014
  7. Astroman

    Astroman Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2002
    Winston-Salem, NC
    I'll get some ready soon...
     
  8. eddief1

    eddief1

    Mar 5, 2014
    Hey, I am interested in your bass. I am in love with it. Let me know if it's still available.
     
  9. Astroman

    Astroman Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2002
    Winston-Salem, NC
    I'll post when it is sold or traded, then close thread when transaction is complete! Send PM for serious offer.
     
  10. richrod

    richrod Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2006
    Orange County NY
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Aguilar, Gruv Gear, Analysis Plus Cables, La Bella Strings & 1964ears

    PM sent
     
  11. richrod

    richrod Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2006
    Orange County NY
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Aguilar, Gruv Gear, Analysis Plus Cables, La Bella Strings & 1964ears
    Check email Astro...
     
  12. Astroman

    Astroman Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2002
    Winston-Salem, NC
  13. Astroman

    Astroman Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2002
    Winston-Salem, NC
    And sold to richrod!
     
  14. richrod

    richrod Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2006
    Orange County NY
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Aguilar, Gruv Gear, Analysis Plus Cables, La Bella Strings & 1964ears

    She's is a thing of beauty! You may now close the thread...lol
     
  15. Astroman

    Astroman Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2002
    Winston-Salem, NC
    Tone & playability are there in abundance as well! Enjoy!
     



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