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SOLD Trade feeler: Fender CIJ Pink Paisley '54 Precision

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Papalampraina, Dec 9, 2013.


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  1. Papalampraina

    Papalampraina Need.More.Fuzz. Supporting Member

    May 13, 2009
    Staten Island, NY
    This is only a feeler and only for trades. The most probable thing is that I will come to my senses and keep the bass, but no money and GAS don't work well together.

    I have a 2003 or 2004 (have to recheck the serial number), crafted in Japan, Fender Pink Paisley '54 Precision reissue. It's a '51 Precision, but with tummy and forehand cuts, it has a maple neck, a pink paisley wallpaper design, clear pickguard and it's string-thru-body.

    I've made some changes and I don't have the original parts, because in my mind this is the bass that I will be buried with.
    - the pickup is a Bullock split coil, no hum and somewhere between a 51 and a 57
    - the bridge is the Fender deluxe bridge, with the same hole pattern, but easier to set than the two-saddle bridge that was originally on the bass
    - the input socket was changed to an Electrosocket (with a Switchcraft jack), which has the little screws and stays on the bass
    - the strap pins are Dunlop vintage strap locks (always use Dunlops)
    Apart from that, the bass is in excellent condition. I'm proud and curious at the same time, of how I managed not to make a mess of a bass, as I did with every other bass I owned in the past.

    I'm looking for a 4-string '57 style Fender Precision (MIA, Road Worn, 50s Classis, etc) or a Matt Freeman Squier Precision (with cash my way).
    Maple fretboard is a must!

    Again, I have to remind you, just a feeler. My mind might change, especially if my wife finds out about this thread, because she really loves this bass.

    I have only one pic available and that's to remind you how awesome this bass looks and how fat I am. :)
     

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  2. Jaymi

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man

    Feb 11, 2008
    Nashville, TN
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Jaydee Basses
    Want one of these! Have something to trade also...with maple
     
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  4. Papalampraina

    Papalampraina Need.More.Fuzz. Supporting Member

    May 13, 2009
    Staten Island, NY
  5. lpcarter

    lpcarter Supporting Member

    Jan 20, 2012
    Minneapolis, MN
    Ugh these are sooo awesome!!
     
  6. Papalampraina

    Papalampraina Need.More.Fuzz. Supporting Member

    May 13, 2009
    Staten Island, NY
    Nope, this stays with me. Sorry peeps.
     



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