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Pedulla Buzz Bass. Interesting story. Needs Work$1100

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by BawanaRik, Apr 14, 2014.


  1. BawanaRik

    BawanaRik Supporting Member

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    I'm going to be letting the fates help with this decision.

    I bought this bass off a seller on EBay. When I bought the bass it described as being mint in perfect shape. Everything works right etc etc.

    It wasn't and it didn't. The electronics were pretty much no sound. The nut feel off when I picked the bass up. Plus the local pickup was a 2.5 hour drive in the worst weather of the year type of night.

    Etc Etc.

    The seller was crazy but I hoped that I could fix it. Plus like I said I drove hours and coming home empty handed after that drive would have really ticked me off.

    And as an aside the seller didn't grasp why I left negative feed back.

    But I did get a nut on the bass. And actually got sound coming out of it.

    But it's been sitting as a project for years. I'm trying to close things like this. This was the first nut I ever did. And so far the only. It shows.

    The volume control doesn't work but audio is a reality. The board does have a spot on the finger board E string 5 "fret" where the finish is worn through.

    What I am going to do is list this. If it sells it sells. If not I will continue to either store it or reevaluate the project aspect.

    I'm going to list it at $1100. Love the TIs, love the bass. I just need to either clear it out or finish the job. This bass needs work.

    Al Carte. If this speaks to you fine. If not move on to the next bass and talk to that. I'm not a music store so if you're looking to kick tires look elsewhere.

    I'm located in Rockaway NJ. Mere minutes from RT 80. This is listed fr local pickup only

    I do reserve the right to end this sale at any time.

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  2. MrLenny1

    MrLenny1 Supporting Member

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    What year model is it?
    Body & neck OK?
    What is on the E string on the bridge?
    Case?
  3. BawanaRik

    BawanaRik Supporting Member

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    That's a pick on the E string. It's a buzz and I believe from 1985 if that's possible. Boy this is old.
  4. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk Supporting Member

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    Pennsylvania
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  6. herrdruhl

    herrdruhl Supporting Member

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    Central Coast, CA
    These basses are worth the repair effort, IMHO.
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  7. bassman28

    bassman28 Supporting Member

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    North Carolina
  8. ChrisCassisi

    ChrisCassisi

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    Location:
    San Jose, CA
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    Tone Bastards Cables
    This is a screaming deal. If you ever decide to ship let us know. For someone that has the knowledge and time the electronics fix would be easy. Is there any issues with it structually?
  9. Tmh2oson

    Tmh2oson Supporting Member

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    Stokesdale, NC
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    Watterson Guitars
    Please let me know if you decide to ship!
  10. BawanaRik

    BawanaRik Supporting Member

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    Still have this. It is a deal and it's a great bass
  11. BawanaRik

    BawanaRik Supporting Member

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    No structual issues. The nut isn't the best but it was the first nut I did
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  12. cromag31

    cromag31 Supporting Member

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    where are the rest of the pics?
  13. warrior5st

    warrior5st Supporting Member

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    Do you Ship? and do you have more pictures?

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