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SOLD FT: Made in Japan.. ESP Vintage 4 (vintage white)

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by firefighta115, Feb 19, 2014.

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  1. Firstly, I absolutely love this bass and I would never normally consider getting rid of this thing, however, I recently have been diagnosed with a little bit of rheumatoid arthritis in my left index finger knuckle (first joint). One of the great features of this bass, the awesome fat P-Bass neck, is putting some strain on me (i have big palms and short fingers).

    So I'm looking for something with a jazz-profile neck...4-stringer, preferably a p-bass style lakland skyline or a Decade.

    Sell price = $800 plus shipping... (Its what I have in it after the Stellartone Tonestyler)

    The build quality on these is really great. Cannot drive that home enough (bone nut!). Specs are as follows:

    Bolt-On Construction
    34" Scale
    Alder Body
    1 Pc. Maple Neck
    42mm Bone Nut
    Thin U Neck Contour
    21 XJ Frets
    Chrome Hardware
    Gotoh Tuners
    Gotoh Bridge
    Basslines SJB-2 (B) / SPB-2 (N) p.u.
    Finish: Distressed Vintage White
    comes with ESP original HSC
    I had a Tonstyler Bass-10 tone pot professionally installed and changed the controls to V B T from VVT. All CTS stuff and I'll throw in all the original parts.

    THIS IS NOT A cheaper LTD Model.... Pure Japanese craftsmanship that has already put several American Fenders to shame...IMO. Strung with Chromes....

    So, Trade Interests:
    Lakland Skyline Decade

    slimer profiled(neck) P-bass style, ie. Duck Dunn

    Run it by me...... Worst I can say is no thank you.





    Please excuse the cellphone pics, any questions please feel free to ask.

    Now for sale....$800 plus shipping
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  3. kamyon


    Feb 17, 2012
    Would you consider selling this bass?
  4. I would prefer to work out a trade, but if push comes to shove I will consider selling outright. For now, I need to see what's out there for trade. Thanks for the interest.
  5. Arch58

    Arch58 Bottom End Unit Supporting Member

    Dec 18, 2009
    NY Suburbs
  6. GM60466


    May 20, 2006
    Land of Lakland
    I would keep it!
  7. Sleepwalker42

    Sleepwalker42 Supporting Member

    Dec 30, 2008
    Rheumatoid arthritis is not fun :meh:
  8. looking for a skyline decade or duck dunn... or something similar

    These things go for $1499.00 street new when you can find them, and those have been sitting around for a while.
  9. These are awesome basses. I have a black, a burst and a CAR . Obviously want to get the VW as well but don 't have a trade for you.
  10. Well, trade pending for a Duck Dunn.
  11. Shipping it tomorrow.... Will update when it is received.
  12. One of these will be my next bass to complete the set .
  13. It would have been hard to let go of a CAR V4.....
  14. Love this bass in CAR and it's also my most recent .Is your soon to be Duck a Fender (CAR only ) or Lakland ? Both are great basses .
  15. IPA


    May 5, 2010
    Really nice! Congrats!
  16. jshaner48


    Feb 8, 2011
    CAR Skyline on its way to you Jared.

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