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Westone bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by DeMayunn, Dec 24, 2012.

  1. DeMayunn

    DeMayunn

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    Some guy in my area is trying to sell a Jap Westone
    for around $266 (exchange rate).

    from the picture it appears to be a Thunder 2 model v3
    produced around 1983, pearl silver finish.

    pictures were pretty low-res so while the bass may look pretty intact, there's no way to know until i actually go there and check it out.

    What do you guys think its worth?
  2. Immigrant

    Immigrant Supporting Member

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    I have two thoughts:

    1) If it's in great shape, it may be worth it.

    2) Responses to posed questions will come quicker if you could use terms that are more PC in order to prevent subliminal offense. :scowl:

    Good luck with your choice(s)!
  3. tabdog

    tabdog

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    They usually are a bit cheaper, but they
    are hard to come by. If it's in good shape
    and you like it, it's worth it because they
    are good basses,

    Tabdog
  4. SBassman

    SBassman Supporting Member

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    Disclosures:
    Dealer: PiccoBass Guitar-scale Basses
    Sounds high to me. Those are not basses growing value over time
    like a mint old PBass.
  5. DeMayunn

    DeMayunn

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    Thanks for the suggestions! if he hasnt sold it by the 30th then i'll try to bargain him off of it. maybe i can get him down to around $200.

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