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FT Feeler: Carvin Icon5p

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by lillinator, Jul 22, 2013.


  1. lillinator

    lillinator Supporting Member

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    Hey guys,

    I have an Icon5p with Jazz style soap bar pickups that I love to play but I used to have an LB75p with the MM/J pickup setting and I just miss the bark and funk that the MM pickup gave me.

    My bass has a swamp body
    5 piece maple neck with walnut veneers
    Ebony fretboard
    quilted maple top with matching headstock
    Colour is triple deep purple

    Controls are:
    Volume with push/pull active passive
    Blend between neck and bride and also blend for piezo
    Concentric bass/treble
    Concentric midrange/boost-cut
    And internal volume control for each piezo string as well as overall volume.

    I would really like to trade for either an LB75p, XB75p or Icon5p with MM/J pickup configuration.

    However, I am open to offers, so long as they have they have the MM/J pickups config.

    My bass has been played and does have a chip on the top of the headstock and a few scratched here and there so I'm not expecting and immaculate bass for trade, but I don't want a garbage bass either and I would also prefer the original electronics and pickups left in the bass, unless you can prove the replacements were installed professionally. (Too many headaches with basses that have had electronics swapped by DIYers.

    Sorry for the long winded explanation!
    ImageUploadedByTalkBass1374516956.970706.jpg ImageUploadedByTalkBass1374516964.657940.jpg

    Here's a couple quick pics of my baby in action.
  2. lillinator

    lillinator Supporting Member

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    Here's a screen shot of what it would cost to build my bass with the exact specs.
  3. lillinator

    lillinator Supporting Member

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    lillinator Supporting Member

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    Would also consider any med/high end 5 string with HH/S pickup configuration.
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  6. lillinator

    lillinator Supporting Member

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    Just one bump
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  8. millsbass5

    millsbass5

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    Logan,W.V.(not up some holler)
    How about finding reputable luthier, and just get your bass routed for a MM pup? It shouldn't cost more than $50-$75 for the route, plus the cost of the MM pup. It wouldn't take more than a couple of hours to have it done. And, it'd be especially beneficial if you love how that bass plays. Just my 2 pennies.
  9. lillinator

    lillinator Supporting Member

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    You know, it's funny you said that. I JUST contacted a luthier to do it haha just waiting for his response.
  10. lillinator

    lillinator Supporting Member

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    Having the bridge pickup rerouted. Please close thread!

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