1951 P Bass on ebay

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by PhatBasstard, Jul 26, 2005.

  1. PhatBasstard

    PhatBasstard Spector Dissector Supporting Member

    Feb 3, 2002
    Las Vegas, NV.
  2. Jonas.


    Jun 2, 2005
    from the auction:

    :eek: :eyebrow:
  3. Squidfinger

    Squidfinger I wish I could sing like Rick Danko.

    Jan 7, 2004
    Shreveport LA
    If I had money coming out of my arse I'd buy it and put it in a glass case.
  4. Wademeister63


    Aug 30, 2004
    Denton Tx
    Pretty cool!

    Why is the bridge cover on backwards in some of the pics?

  5. Thurisarz


    Aug 20, 2004
    That's one set of broken in flats! :D
  6. Sthexxxxxxxxaiiiiiii! :eek:
  7. Haha, aye, odd that isnt it

    Ill be honest in that i dont like the shape of it, but i bet it sounds good

    (love the HUGE cap. on it too )
  8. Funny how we never agree ya weedgie bam :p
  9. see. this is why you are a dirty BLASPHEMER!!!

  10. He turned me into a newt! i got better . . . .

    ( another thread derailed by the python )
  11. He's not the messiah! Just a very naughty boy!

  12. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY
    I've seen TG signed necks, but that doesn't look like the ones I've seen, and while the D stamp did happen on stuff, that's cleaner and deeper than any I've seen...and it's pretty convenient that the bridge is missing. I also note that the description sez its got a 4 barrel bridge, but the pics clearly show a 2 barrel bridge.

    I'm withholding judgement. Is the pickguard of the right 'fiber' material, like this era Teles?
  13. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
    So the foam mute on the underside of the cover no longer dampens the strings.
  14. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    That looks authentic. But I am not a '51 expert. That bass has a ton of mojo.
  15. I find it very odd about the bridge description...

    Just makes you say "hmmmmmmmmmmmmm... :eyebrow:"

    I LOVE '51 P-basses, though...someday...I'll own one (at least a re-issue...hehe)
  16. Gruhn Guitars has a '54 P.....natural finish....only $25K....
  17. ebladeboi123


    Jul 11, 2005
    Oberlin, Oh
    Only :bassist: ...
  18. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
    He'll get it someday....He's sitting pretty.
  19. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    Ill see if I can check it out since its near me.
  20. Garry Goodman

    Garry Goodman

    Feb 26, 2003
    I had a 53' P bass (last Fender on the right in the photo).It was either serial #1233 or maybe 2133.
    I have to say that the neck felt like a baseball bat,the truss rod was basically worthless and the pickups windings were wrapped in string. It was very light,and the fretboard was easy to play.
    I was afraid to take it out of the house.I sold it.

    It was nice to have , nice to have people ask the year etc.

    It sounded like a long distance phone call on a damaged telephone.