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NBD: '89 AVRI 62 Precision

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Danno1985, Mar 14, 2014.


  1. Danno1985

    Danno1985

    Aug 27, 2012
    Milwaukee, WI
    Got my holy grail bass; I'm a happy man! Just snagged this gorgeous '89 P Bass; she's a great player, and sounds exactly what you'd expect an old P to sound like, which is to say perfect! Props to the great guys at Music-Go-Round Albuquerque, who were great to deal with via phone and email, and gave me a great deal on this killer bass! I highly recommend them. Anyways, here's a couple pics. Nothing you guys and gals haven't seen before, but I feel like a proud new dad anyways, so here goes!

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  2. Tbone76

    Tbone76

    Aug 24, 2013
    Upstate, NY
    Nice find! I love the color of the burst and the tort pg. congrats!
     
  3. Draculea

    Draculea

    Oct 2, 2011
    Mexico City
    Nice, but now you're to blame for the incoming GAS pains.....
     
  4. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps
    Pretty sweet. Nice burst job.
     
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  6. inate_hex

    inate_hex

    Apr 4, 2010
    Manchester, England
    Disclosures:
    I occasionally wet the bed.
    Has it had a re-fret? They don't look as thin as the vintage frets on my 62 AVRI.
     
  7. Danno1985

    Danno1985

    Aug 27, 2012
    Milwaukee, WI
    I think they just look wider in the pictures; they're definitely vintage frets. Aside from a couple small chips, this thing is really a "closet classic". I'd be surprised to learn it had enough playing time for a refret, given the overall condition.
     
  8. inate_hex

    inate_hex

    Apr 4, 2010
    Manchester, England
    Disclosures:
    I occasionally wet the bed.
    Mine is a 2003 model and is showing signs of wear where my forearm rests. The thin nitro finish is easy to wear so your probably right about the little play time. It is an awesome bass. I bought a MIM as a backup and preferred the thinner neck so I bought an all parts neck for my RI. Enjoy the bass!
     
  9. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    Gorgeous congrats.
     
  10. bassman_al

    bassman_al Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2008
    Fairfax, VA USA
  11. WoodyJ

    WoodyJ Supporting Member

    Jul 29, 2008
    Atlanta, GA
    That was a great score - nice burst, nice woodgrain and IMO the pickguard looks much better than the brown-ish ones that Fender has been using the past couple of years.
     
  12. meatwad

    meatwad

    Apr 9, 2008
    Smallville, USA
    Very nice burst!