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My God Geddy Lee Custom Shop

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by rushmaniac15, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. rushmaniac15

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  2. Stick_Player

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    Why would anyone spend eight grand for a copy of something that was purchased for $200?

    Absurd.
  3. exidor

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    If I had money like that I'd get it in a second & I'd even pay $8200
    that's if I had that kind of cash.
  4. OPBASSMAN1994

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    I wouldn't pay 8k for it, but wow. That's awesome. :D
  5. handofseven

    handofseven Soaking up the cathode rays... Supporting Member

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    Because, didn'cha kno', $8000 is the new $200. ;)

    To some people, BASS > $$$... No other variable necessary.
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  7. lowendmafia

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    I am as big a Geddy fan as anyone, and I love relic basses, but 8 g's? Really? You could buy a legit 72 jazz for WAY less than that.
  8. xUptheIronsx

    xUptheIronsx Conform or Be Cast Out.... Supporting Member

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    while I am a huge Geddy fan

    I would rather pay $8000 (or whatever it would be) for a regular from the era 72 J bass
  9. lowendmafia

    lowendmafia Supporting Member

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    8 grand better get me Geddy's actual bass hand delivered by all three members of Rush.
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  10. Max Blasto

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    $8000 for a thrashed looking Jazz bass?

    Okay, everyone take a deep breath and let it out.

    I say this with the utmost affection: you buy this and you still can't play like him.

    And I'm a big fan!

    Now check this idea: If you really want to be like Mr Lee, why don't you shop the pawn shops in your area for those gems that we all know (and he proved) are out there. And if you're traveling, shop there too. Maybe even Kalamazoo, know what I'm sayin'?

    Remember, Geddy wasn't a Jazz bass player till he found that one. Think of what you might find. Think of what you might pay.

    Not $8000. Trust me, the dude's kids got braces and they're in college and he doesn't need the money. No need to make a contribution, know what I mean?

    If you're a big Geddy fan, do it the way he did it. And remember, he didn't even have ebay back then.
  11. Rockin Mike

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    It says 35" scale. Were they making 35" scale Jazz basses in 1972?
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    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist:Alleva-Coppolo| MESA |Genz-Benz R.I.P.|REDDI|Westone
    You can buy a REAL 1972 for less than half that.. and put your own MOJO on it
  13. chicago_mike

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    $8,000.00 ??!!???

    Who the hell wound the pickups?! Geddys mom?
  14. ClassicJazz

    ClassicJazz Bottom Feeders Unite!! Supporting Member

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    I second that!! And I have a real '72 to prove it!

    [​IMG]

    This was a heck of allot less than $8K!
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    It must be interesting being the guy who sold his bass, not knowing it would someday be Geddy's and become world famous. Imagine being that guy, watching Geddy play your old bass on youtube video after video, remembering you sold it to make a rent payment or something 35 years ago lol.
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  16. ClassicJazz

    ClassicJazz Bottom Feeders Unite!! Supporting Member

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    LOL! :)

    I'd demand it back!!
  17. FineCatsNCigars

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    I am curious to know why you would pay that much money for this bass, when you can get the same bass Geddy Lee uses for $1000 except it's not road worn.
  18. Hopkins

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    8 grand for a beat to hell, false mojo, Jazz bass? No thank you.
  19. lowendmafia

    lowendmafia Supporting Member

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    Fender CS does this all the time... remember the Dusty Hill bass? My local music store has 2 and has been trying to sell them as used forever. Its a cool enough bass, but not for 5K or whatever. And why would they put the MOP blocks on the neck? More people know Geddy to have the black blocks than the pearl. Maybe I will drive down to Scottsdale and ask them what is going on.
  20. dkelley

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    Damn that's clear logic! Well thought out.... I mean it's just a nice jazz bass, there are lots out there.

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