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Reunited and it Feels So Gooood (77 Jazz Content)!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Quadzilla, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    I sold this a few years back to a TBer and it was sold again to another TBer (via Craiglist). Well that guy figured out it was once mine (via TB), contacted me and I got her back (THANK YOU TBer CarpCutter!!!)! She's still in the same condition as when I took these pics a few years ago. The only difference is that the original bridge it now back on her (vs the BA-II).

    She is one of a gem of a 70's Fender. Many were heavy and/or not built well. This one is under 10 lbs, tight neck pocket and plays great (low, buzz-free action)! Original pickups, pots, pickguard, etc that all date to 1977. Lovin it!!!


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  2. Yes! Very Nice!
     
  3. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    It really is awesome! Thanks!
     
  4. j.kernodle

    j.kernodle Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2008
    Charleston, SC
    I remember that bass, and wanting it, back then you had it for sale for $1977 bucks which I thought was clever.
     
  5. Congrats. There's nothing like getting an old friend back. Makes playing it again extra special.:)
     
  6. jlepre

    jlepre

    Nov 12, 2007
    Warwick, NY
    You lucky dog! There's a few basses I wish I could find and get back.
     
  7. Fran Diaz

    Fran Diaz

    Mar 28, 2002
    Santander, Spain
    Disclosures:
    Bassist
    Cool story.

    It's also one of the nicest ash bodies I've seen in a 70's Fender, especially at that weight.

    congrats on getting it back :bassist:
     
  8. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    Agree, the grain is just awesome and it's weight is very low for a 70's Fender. It plays great too!! ;-)
     
  9. That's a fine looking lady. Would like to get my hands all over her.
     
  10. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    Come to Maryland and I'll pimp her out to you! :p:D ;)
     
  11. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    Yeah, there are a few more that I have sold in the past that I wish I had now!!!
     
  12. Dbassmon

    Dbassmon

    Oct 2, 2004
    Rutherford, NJ
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Genz Benz
    Looks like its in unplayed condition - the case looks used, not the bass. Beautiful Jazz Bass. Congrats on reuniting!
     
  13. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    Unplayed condition, no, but yes, she is in excellent condition and all original (original bridge is now back on her). Thanks man!!!!
     



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