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FS: Sadowsky NYC JJ5 - Buckeyed Burl "Pants on the Ground" Bass

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by AJ Brown, Dec 4, 2012.


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  1. AJ Brown

    AJ Brown

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    I just picked this up in late September, but need to offset some unforeseen expenses. This bass is incredible in every way, from it's incredible burled maple top to its stunning Brazilian Rosewood board.

    After I received it, I sent it down to Nino for a fret polish and a setup and it came back singing. Speaking of singing, you can actually hear it on the Jimmy Fallon show when Randy Jackson played it for a jam of "Pants on the Ground"... http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xeklik_late-night-with-jimmy-fallon-randy_news#.UL5NoZPjmrA

    Here are the specs:

    Sadowsky NYC JJ5 #5062 (2009)

    * Ash Body
    * Gallery quality Buckeyed Burl Top
    * Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard
    * Single Coil Pickups
    * 8.0 pounds on my scale which means it's under 8 pounds.
    * Clear Guard
    * Accent Body Line
    * 1.75" Nut
    * Original Sadowsky Porta-bag case.

    I need to get $4,000 shipped in the US only.

    NO INTERNATIONAL SALES!! I cannot take a chance shipping this bass out of the country with the brazilian rosewood.

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  2. scyzoryk

    scyzoryk Supporting Member

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  3. bikeplate

    bikeplate Supporting Member

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    Killer

    Rob
  4. klyph

    klyph

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    Incredible bass- like many others, I wish I had the scratch.

    Quick question- why is there a drill bit in the tool holder on the rear of the headstock? Is this used like a "pin" or "fid" for the truss rod end at the neck heel? Thanks.
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  6. AJ Brown

    AJ Brown

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    LOL... yes, that's a drill bit. It didn't come with the usual rod to adjust the truss wheel, so I improvised.
  7. p0k

    p0k I play the bass and design things. Supporting Member

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    a little off topic, but where can you but that little thing to mount the tools to the back of the headstock?

    oh and awesome bass!!!
  8. Sywannab

    Sywannab Supporting Member

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    what a beautiful beast
  9. Hankenstein

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  10. RodBR

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    wow again!
  11. Moooon

    Moooon

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    wow......................oh my eyes..
    it's so nice..
  12. Tomis17

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    Oh how I did not know living until I saw this thread. My oh my! That's beautiful!
  13. TXLawDawg

    TXLawDawg Put some stank on it... Supporting Member

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  14. Doug Parent

    Doug Parent Gold Supporting Member

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    aaaaaaaargh take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away take it away
  15. Sywannab

    Sywannab Supporting Member

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    someone needs to call an ambulance for this guy or snag it now

  16. MarTONEbass

    MarTONEbass Supporting Member

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    Shazayum. I mean: WOW.
  17. Baird6869

    Baird6869 Supporting Member

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    Rob,

    Didn't you sell a similar bass a few months back?

    OP, that is gorgeous in any case!
  18. bikeplate

    bikeplate Supporting Member

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    Hi

    Not a similar bass, the exact bass! Best 5er I've owned. Neck is killer. Sold it to fund a vintage P bass which I'm sure will be for sale soon. I need therapy. Or maybe just more money. Lol. Don't snooze on this one people!

    Rob
  19. rwider

    rwider Supporting Member

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    Nice NYC and some major Mojo bump
    (would love to pick this one up)
    GLWTS!
  20. AJ Brown

    AJ Brown

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    ...and this bass is SOLD!!!

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