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For Sale 1971 Fender Frankenstein P bass

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Kai Sanchez, Jul 12, 2018.

  1. Kai Sanchez

    Kai Sanchez Supporting Member

    Sep 12, 2006
    What’s original:

    • 1971 Fender Precision Bass Body
    • 1971 original P pickup, bridge and tuners (4 tuners). Original neck plate.
    What’s NOT original:

    • All parts neck, hipshot detuner, reissue pickguard.
    • Lindy Fralin split coil jazz bridge pickup.
    • CTS pots, volume, volume, tone. Switchcraft input jack.
    • Weight: 9.7 pounds
    Body was originally routed to be a J/P/J configuration. So there’s a routing for a Jazz pickup underneath the pickguard.

    As you can see the body sports considerable honest wear. There is a small crack which I had looked at by my repair guy and it is solid, nothing major but I’m disclosing it. No case or bag.

    This bass used to belong to Papito Hernández, and he made the modifications himself. He played and recorded with Herb Alpert, Paul Anka, and Diana Ross among many others. Here’s a video where you can see and hear the bass on minute 0:17 and 2:40.

    $1100 shipping and paypal included. Firm price, no trades.

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  2. Kai Sanchez

    Kai Sanchez Supporting Member

    Sep 12, 2006
    This is an MP3 I did a few months ago using only the P pickup.

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  3. Kukulkan61

    Kukulkan61 Supporting Member

    Feb 8, 2011
    Northern Arizona
    So cool !!!
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  4. JJR58

    JJR58 Dirty Bird Supporting Member

    If i had the dough, i'd snatch it up right now. F'n sweet!
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  5. BillMason

    BillMason Supporting Member

    Mar 6, 2007
    Very very cool.
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