Sadowsky Tokyo Marcus Miller Style

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  1. kenjikun

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    Just found this here in Japan (Yamano Music Store).
    Its a Marcus M style Jazz bass but is a SADOWSKY!:hyper:
    Is this model also available in the US?
    Is this model approved by Mr. Roger Sadowsky because it seems a copy of Fender?

    Sadowsky is my dream bass but my savings is still not enough to have one.:crying:

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  2. bassolp

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  3. sps500

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    Sadowsky Tokyo do have some nice basses! :)
     
  4. Bassist30

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    Didn't Roger make the pickguard and pre for marcus?
     
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  6. Ivan M

    Ivan M Gold Supporting Member

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    Post these over on the SADOWSKY thread, Roger will have an answer for you. It is possible that its a SADOWSKY neck with a FENDER MM Body.
     
  7. KJung

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    Back then, Roger did some tech work for Marcus. He installed the preamp, but was not making preamps at the time. I believe the original preamp was a Starz or something of the sort, later replaced by a Bartolini two band. LOTS of threads on this if you want to do a search and get the full scoop.
     
  8. Hapa

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    HAHAHA unintentional pun. lol
     
  9. Chef

    Chef Moderator Supporting Member

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    Ah! ^^^^^^well done sir!

    The Tokyo shop do indeed seem to do stuff you can't get here stateside.
     
  10. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL A Hard Rockin Lover of GREENBURST Supporting Member

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    I haven't seen one of those in a long time. Nice find!
     
  11. KJung

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    :p
     
  12. Got2SadowskyNYC

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    Tokyo actually did a Sadowsky 6 string for a very short while. I'd really be intrerested in one.
     
  13. bikeplate

    bikeplate Supporting Member

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    That's a Sadowsky. Made those before the metros were introduced

    Rob
     
  14. tightbidness

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    Tokyo basses were available in the States a while back. I owned a 5-string with a treble cut/boost preamp, and Rock City in Somerville, Mass. had a black 4-string (IIRC) with a pre like the basses above.
     
  15. JoZac21

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    I think I may be sexually attracted to this bass.
     

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