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TRADED 1995 James Tyler 5 String *RARE*

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by MattB88, Jan 5, 2018.


  1. MattB88

    MattB88 Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 11, 2016
    Nashville
    Endorsing Artist: Alien Audio Basses, DR Strings, Warm Audio, Shaw Audio
    Price:
    3500
    Strings:
    5
    Location:
    Tennessee
    I love this bass and as usual have no immediate need to more. I’m always up for entertaining trades though. These basses are about as rare as hen’s teeth these days. It has the Bartolini pickup/Demeter preamp setup. This combo for me is what makes the Tyler sound. It’s 34” scale with a maple neck/pau ferro fingerboard. The body is 3 piece with mamywo wings and alder center block. Cosmetically it has a couple of small things that I’ve pictured below but technically everything operates very well and has been recently setup with a medium low action and plays great with the asymmetrical neck profile. The weight is in the low mid 9’s.

    As far as trades go I would be interested in:

    Sadowsky NYC J or Modern 5’s
    Roscoe 5 or 6
    USA Lakland 5’s
    Dingwall 5

    Just throw me an offer if you have other basses/gear. All I can do is politely say no!

    EB54BD52-7C50-45BE-A62B-A6FCA176C2E4. BECBD80B-2EB1-41C5-BF08-2DCA4E052326. AB495CF4-5EC0-4E87-AE95-30E6708CB906. 96FA00FD-88C7-4E0F-8952-B30823B516DB. EED8CB68-9926-41ED-9B23-5BFFD5F03F62.
     
    Edgar, bass08053, TalHaz and 9 others like this.
  2. emjazz

    emjazz Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    Brooklyn, NY
    One of the "Holy Grail" basses for sure!!
     
  3. DaymonJ11

    DaymonJ11 Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 24, 2011
    Denver, Colorado
    Wow, man! Great piece!
     
    MattB88 likes this.
  4. Wow... That's just beautiful man. Just wondering what happened to cause that huge crack? Will the pieces fall off eventually? :(
     

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