MJT '55 Precision Bass - Sting Clone! (NYC)

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by jbiscuti, Dec 15, 2012.


  1. jbiscuti

    jbiscuti Supporting Member

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    Kind of a feeler...I REALLY dig this bass, but I just find myself favoring my Road Worn P all the time.

    This is an absolutely killer Mark Jenny/MJT '55-esque P-Bass!

    AllParts neck, MJT body, finish, & relic job.

    There is currently a Duncan SCPB-3 installed; I also have an Antiquity for it if you're interested (you'll want the SCPB, trust me on this :)).

    It currently has Hipshot Ultralites installed but I'd like to keep them (I can be swayed for $80). As you can see it originally had vintage-style tuners, those will be installed on the bass (they're relic'ed too).

    There's a little bit of natural wear from me gigging with it - note the pick scratches. The rest is MJT's superb relic job.

    The finger rest is a gorgeous handmade wooden example.

    Comes in a new tweed hardshell case.

    Very light - about 8 - 8.5 lbs with the Ultralites.

    Asking $1160 Shipped & PP'd FIRM. Happy to deliver to NYC & parts of Jersey for $1100 cash!

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  2. el basso

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    beauty bump
  3. jbiscuti

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  4. backtobass

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    sure wish I lived in NY.
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  6. maguire

    maguire Supporting Member

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    It actually kind of looks like Sting!

    In the same way that some people look like their dogs.
  7. jbiscuti

    jbiscuti Supporting Member

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  8. jbiscuti

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  9. coronado3

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    Wow! I love it and have been pondering this same build.... But, it won't intonate with the saddle on the plate???????
  10. jbiscuti

    jbiscuti Supporting Member

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    To be honest, I haven't messed with it. This is how the previous owner set it up and it seems to work fine. I've gigged with this bass a whole bunch, it's solid!
  11. jbiscuti

    jbiscuti Supporting Member

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  13. jbiscuti

    jbiscuti Supporting Member

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    Been on the fence about selling this but a MUST HAVE vintage piece has come up. BUMP!

    Just received a $100 setup by the legendary Gil Rosado at Mandolin Bros this week. Price stays the same. :)
  14. chrisplaysbass

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    Any interest in an Aguilar 212 cab? I'm in the NYC area.
  15. jbiscuti

    jbiscuti Supporting Member

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    Have to pass on that, thanks!

    Bump!
  16. jbiscuti

    jbiscuti Supporting Member

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    Bump, lots of interest in the past 24 hours but its still here!
  17. extreme

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    Hey, just waiting for a response to my PM from last week if you end up making a decision...
  18. jbiscuti

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    Lots of interest but still here...
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    Payment sent.
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