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John East P Retro

Discussion in 'For Sale: Accessories' started by feelinlow, Nov 26, 2013.


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  1. feelinlow

    feelinlow Supporting Member

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    John East P Retro Preamp. Fits Fender Precision Bass. Excellent Condition with no issues. Complete with battery charger and paperwork, original box.

    [DEL]$195 shipped[/DEL] $180.00 Shipped

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    Features:

    * Two Stacked knobs, both with Pull Switches.
    * Original pure P style bass controls fully retained via passive path, using a high quality relay bypass
    * Class A FET input stage.
    * Flat respone active setting.
    * Variable frequency mid boost mode.
    * Variable frequency combine bass/treble boost mode.
    * Deep boost switch with four frequencies, set via internal switches.
    * Deep boost level set via internal preset trimmer.
    * Rechargeable internal Li-Pol Battery, giving up to 40 hours use per charge.
    * Battery charging is acheived using an AC/DC Adaptor, which plugs into the jack.
    * Auto passive bypass if the system runs low on power.
    * Easy to fit using screw terminals, with no solder connections to the P-Retro.
    * Instrument can to returned to stock condition since there are no physical modifications to the guitar.

    http://www.bestbassgear.com/p-retro-preamp.htm
  2. feelinlow

    feelinlow Supporting Member

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    Here is a pic of it installed. I decided to put my bass back to original stock condition.

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  3. swpyne

    swpyne Basses R Loaded! Gold Supporting Member

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    Nice looking P you have there. What kind is that?
  4. feelinlow

    feelinlow Supporting Member

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    American Special.
  5. swpyne

    swpyne Basses R Loaded! Gold Supporting Member

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    Interesting, the fingerboard didn't really look like a Fender to me. I thought it might be a graphite neck and board.
  6. feelinlow

    feelinlow Supporting Member

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    swpyne Basses R Loaded! Gold Supporting Member

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  8. feelinlow

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    Thanksgiving Weekend Bump
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    feelinlow Supporting Member

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    Here is a video from John East

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    feelinlow Supporting Member

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    Sunday Bump.
  11. feelinlow

    feelinlow Supporting Member

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    Price drop $180.00 shipped.
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  13. feelinlow

    feelinlow Supporting Member

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    Put it back in my bass and it sounds so good I decided to keep it for now.

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