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Lefty fretless fender precision USA

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Hakkolu, Dec 11, 2013.

  1. Hakkolu

    Hakkolu

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    A lefty unlined fretless maple fretboard original fender american precision bass. Can be rosewood too. I wake up sometimes thinking about one.

    I have been looking for a bass like that for 10 years. I am checking ebay, craigslist almost daily, usually 3-4 times a day. I have only seen one a year ago, and decided to pass, because it was a very badly beatup bass.

    Any ideas where else I should look? Or, do you know anyone that knows anyone that owns one, and wants to sell?

    I am in NJ.
  2. KingOlav

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    Have you ever heard of Warmoth? You can custom order parts and either build it yourself or have a technician build and set it up for you.

    www.warmoth.com

    In my opinion, worth poking around a bit. I myself am in the market for a lefty Fender Precision with a maple fretboard, and I'm 99% sure I'll be getting the body and neck from Warmoth. SEAFOAM GREEN BABY! YEAH!

    There are other options for custom guitar parts out there too; my personal preference is just Warmoth.
  3. Hakkolu

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    Yes, I know Warmoth. I want an original Fender fretless because if I get a Warmoth, I will still want the Fender. Are you also looking for a fretless?
  4. M0ses

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    As a guy with a left handed Warmoth Jazz....trust me. It's just a name.
  5. bhunt1

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    Carvin and G&L both make P basses lefty fretless.
  6. gleneg61

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    An original US P, lefty, unlined fretless maple board?????
    Needle. Haystack. Blindfold. Mittens........go!!!!!!
  7. Hakkolu

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    :)

    As soon as I order a Warmoth, the exact one that I want would pop up on ebay. You know it.
  8. Hakkolu

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    How much would a warmoth cost to get the parts and to get it built by a tech?
  9. synaesthesia

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    This is my Warmoth lefty fretless.

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  10. Hakkolu

    Hakkolu

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    very nice looking bass. Did you put it together yourself?
  11. synaesthesia

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  12. andrew

    andrew Supporting Member

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    Fender hasn't made a stock lefty fretless since the 70's. Anything you see that's newer is a modded bass, which would be your easiest option too. Get a lefty p bass and have it converted to fretless.
  13. gleneg61

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    +1 to what Andrew said. You could always get an unlined maple board made up & put on by a good luthier in place of the fretted rosewood board that is the ONLY "option" fender offers us lefties. I had that done myself 25 yrs ago on a Profile PJ with an unlined maccasar ebony 22 "fret" board which had a little overhang. Played great n like an idiot I sold it. Go to the warmoth site & you can cg compose your bass & costings from memory. Good luck fellow lefty dude!!!
  14. Hakkolu

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    Thanks to all suggestions. Lefty brotherhood is the best. However, I would still want the original bass I described in the beginning no matter what. Remember me if you ever see one and you do not want to buy it.

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