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Surine Homage NTIII 5 string neck through jazz bass

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Brad Johnson, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Disclosures:
    Brubaker Guitars, Boom Bass Cabinets
    The Homage series is Scott Surine's tip of the hat to Fender Jazz basses, of which I'm a big fan. This is not a Jazz clone or copy.

    Neck through, Southern Ash wings, Birdseye board, ABM bridge, Gotoh tuners. Surine branded Levy's Cordura bag. Bartolini single coils and custom NTCT-H preamp. The preamp is three bands boost only. Turn all three bands down and there's no output. Once I figured this out it was easy to dial in killer tones.

    The Surine decal is worn off under the string tree. That's it as far as issues. It took a minute to figure out how the preamp (NTCT-H) worked, now I can dial in whatever I want. Typically just a big mean fingerstyle tone or vicious slap. I just had Kevin Brubaker build a ramp for it because I planned on keeping it. It's installed with two-sided tape so it's removable.


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    Turns out this is serial number 001 in this model. There's a full color brochure featuring the bass I bought on the Surine website including front and back pics, specs AND retail pricing.

    http://www.surinebasses.com/downloads/SB_ProductProfile_HNTIII_0534Med.pdf

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    I have a lot of great basses by most standards, I'm selling a few. This bass retailed for $5k new, $2200 shipped in CONUS for a quick sale. PM for fastest response. Trade value would be higher, I'd much rather sell than trade.
     
  2. fruitlabor

    fruitlabor

    Apr 6, 2007
  3. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Disclosures:
    Brubaker Guitars, Boom Bass Cabinets
    Back on the market. Great bass.
     
  4. RedMoses

    RedMoses Supporting Member

    Jul 4, 2012
    NYC
    Nice. Weight? How many frets?
     
  5. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Disclosures:
    Brubaker Guitars, Boom Bass Cabinets
    Sorry. I forgot about this thread. The weight is in the 9 lb. range and it's 24 frets. The flyer listed about is about this exact bass. It's serial number 001.
     
  6. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Disclosures:
    Brubaker Guitars, Boom Bass Cabinets
  7. ivlucas

    ivlucas Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2006
    Thomasville, GA
    I love Surine basses, I have owned about 3
     
  8. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Disclosures:
    Brubaker Guitars, Boom Bass Cabinets
    Open to trades, looking for something out of the ordinary.
     



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