1963 pbass body custom modified for $999.99????

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by ironrat, Mar 21, 2011.


  1. John D

    John D Guest

    Dec 27, 2009
    Firewood.
     
  2. Not even. If you burn that thing, it would stink up the place.
     
  3. Big time. Make a table out of it, just not a bass.
     
  4. John D

    John D Guest

    Dec 27, 2009
    Agreed, I was just trying to be nice. :D
     
  5. BassyBill

    BassyBill The smooth moderator... Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2005
    West Midlands UK
    I'm amazed that anybody would have the balls to ask that price for this. I wonder if he's serious or just trying it on.

    Does anybody really believe that the magic number "1963" can turn a hunk of total junk like this into something special?
     
  6. marmadaddy

    marmadaddy Supporting Member

    Oct 17, 2005
    Rochester, NY
    Doesn't surprise me in the least. I'm starting to see early 80's instruments being sold as "vintage" at ridiculous markups.

    It's not "vintage". It's just old.
     
  7. manbearpig97

    manbearpig97

    Mar 28, 2010
    Calling that POS firewood is an insult to firewood everywhere.
     
  8. At astronomy they did a good job filling the neck pup cavity. You can't evem tell anything was there... -_-"
     
  9. SanDiegoHarry

    SanDiegoHarry Inactive Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2008
    San Diego, CA
    no no no no no NO! It's VINTAGE!!!!

    Don't you guys see! Its VINTAGE!!!! It really is!!


    Vintage, I tells ya!!!
     
  10. John D

    John D Guest

    Dec 27, 2009
    Oh! That 'xplains everything.
     
  11. Ric5

    Ric5 Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2008
    Colorado
    I disclose nothing
    I say make an offer for $9.99 ... who knows you can always use another piece of firewood.
     
  12. IbanezBass69

    IbanezBass69

    Jul 14, 2010
    Minnesota
    Dudes, that thing would make an awesome.... Uhhhh... coffee table maybe?? Nightstand???

    Eff it, burn the thing.
     
  13. Stilettoprefer

    Stilettoprefer

    Nov 26, 2010
    Thats discusting.... I've seen firewood i'd rather build a bass with!:p
     
  14. colcifer

    colcifer Supporting Member

    Feb 10, 2010
    Someone thought it was a good idea to add a mudbucker to a P AND had both a J and P pup in the bridge position at some point? Who here thinks drugs were involved in the modification of this bass?
     
  15. Lizooki

    Lizooki

    Feb 24, 2008
    But, it's also RELICed!

    I would buy it and build it .... but not for that price.
    10 bucks maybe?


    Matt
     
  16. cnltb

    cnltb

    May 28, 2005
  17. hip63

    hip63

    Sep 14, 2010
    There is a 'make offer button' so maybe all TBers should each make an offer of $1 ;)

    After about a thousand or so of these $1 offers, he might get the point, lol :D

    hip63 :p
     
  18. AltGrendel

    AltGrendel Squire Jag SS fan.

    May 21, 2009
    Mid-Atlantic USA.
    I bet JohnK_10 could fix it up.

    Edit:

    A couple of things.

    It looks like it was Lake Placid blue at the start.
    It's had 20 offers made on it, all of which were declined.
    The first offer was from March, 2010.

    So I'm guessing the seller is serious about the price. The most I'd give is 100 dollars, if that.
     
  19. In all seriousness I would pay $100 for that, fill in the routes, give it a very thin laminate top and a nice finish, and rock it. It deserves to be rescued and probably does have some mojo. I've seen bodies in much worse shape than that get repaired and look beautiful.
     
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