SOLD Mike Lull JT5 - Gorgeous Turquoise w/Matching Headstock

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Greg_S, Mar 22, 2014.

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  1. Greg_S

    Greg_S Supporting Member


    I am going to be posting a lot of my basses for sale in order to purchase a new motor for my truck. I appreciate you taking a few minutes to take a look at my postings and hope that one of them is what you are looking for. Next up is my Mike Lull JT5 in a gorgeous Turquoise with matching headstock.


    More pictures here

    This bass is a dream to play. Easiest and fastest necks you'll ever lay your hands on. This bass is Mikes version of a Jazz bass but with his own custom wound Thunderbird pups. Very unique tone monster:
    • Born 10/2011
    • Swamp Ash body
    • Graphite reinforced Maple neck with rosewood fretboard
    • 12” radius fingerboard
    • 35” scale, 21 frets
    • Bone nut - 1 7/8” nut width
    • Custom Mike Lull T-Bass pickups
    • Passive volume and tone controls
    • Plek'd
    • Aluminum bridge
    • Chrome hardware
    • Hipshot Ultralight Tuners
    • Weight 8.75 lbs
    • Mike Lull custom cream Tolex hardshell case (has some minor dings and marks on it - see pics I just added)

    Brand new Sadowsky Blue strings installed. Bass is in excellent condition.

    I need to get [DEL]$2150[/DEL] [DEL]$2050[/DEL] $1900 plus shipping to the CONUS only. Final price drop. Paypal OK, but prefer Dwolla.

    Please, no trade offers, I beg you!
    Links to my other items I have for sale if your interested:

    Custom 'Rickenbacker' - One of a Kind!
    Groove Shoppe 5 String Bass

    Korg Toneworks DTR-2 Rack Tuner
    X-Wire XR905 Digital Wireless System - Vintage!
    Peterson VS-R StroboRack - Upgraded with the SR-EX Pro Input Expander
  2. songwriter21

    songwriter21 Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2005
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Sponsored by Hipshot, in a relationship with Roscoe (my heart is aflutter)
    Wow, she's pretty...not big on solid finishes, but I LOVE this one!
  3. jebmd

    jebmd Supporting Member

    May 4, 2009
    Edgewater, Maryland
    Love the tone of these.

  4. NWB


    Apr 30, 2008
    Kirkland, WA

    That's a stunning Lull!
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  6. These are great basses. I nearly bought one very similar to this one.
  7. ustabawannab

    ustabawannab Caesar's palace, morning glory, silly human race. Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 10, 2006
    Greenfield, WI.
    What a gorgeous finish! A little over 8 pounds. Very tempting.

    I know it may be hard to explain but what are its tone characteristics? I'm not familiar with the pickups. Does it sound like a Thunderbird?
  8. Greg_S

    Greg_S Supporting Member

    So what does this bass sound like? Great question!

    Since I've never played an original thunderbird, I am struggling for a description, so i went to Lulls website and found his description. Here it is and all I can say is "That's it! That's what these sound like!"

    Mike’s take on the classic T-Bird style bass takes “the thunder" to a whole new level! The T4 has deep and huge tones reminiscent of that 70’s grunt we all know and love but with a twist of extra sweetness and articulation. This unique tonal difference was accomplished by Mike reverse engineering a set of 1964 T-Bird pickups while adding his own take to the design creating truly earth shattering bassaliciousness!

    The T5, Mike’s five string version of our famous T4 bass, gives you all the monster sounds of the T4 but with the added low ‘B’ for when you just gotta get that stomach rumbling low down dirty thump only achievable with that fifth string humming away to your touch. With the ‘B’ string thru-body effect you get a true full sound with no loose-string-rattle feel.
  9. ustabawannab

    ustabawannab Caesar's palace, morning glory, silly human race. Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 10, 2006
    Greenfield, WI.
  10. Greg_S

    Greg_S Supporting Member

    Yes, that's what this bass sounds like.
  11. Greg_S

    Greg_S Supporting Member

    Bump with final price drop
  12. Greg_S

    Greg_S Supporting Member

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