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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

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2000
    Location:
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Disclosures:
    Brubaker Guitars
    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

    Pics from Surine's website:
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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. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson

    Joined:
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    Location:
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Disclosures:
    Brubaker Guitars
  3. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2000
    Location:
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Disclosures:
    Brubaker Guitars
  4. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2000
    Location:
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Disclosures:
    Brubaker Guitars
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  7. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson

    Joined:
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    Location:
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Disclosures:
    Brubaker Guitars

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