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SOLD 2016 Gibson ES-Les Paul Bass with Case - Lower 48

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by kevinpmajka, Jun 20, 2018.


  1. kevinpmajka

    kevinpmajka Supporting Member

    Mar 25, 2013
    Phoenix
    Price:
    1600.00
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    Arizona
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    Only possible trade options would be:
    Fender JMJ Mustang Bass plus Cash
    Squier Matt Freeman Precision plus a lot of cash.
    Maple tinted maple neck passive Precision. Retro vibe preferred.
    Needle in a Hay Stack Trade: Both of those!

    Google Photos Album - HERE - Shipped and Paypaled in the Continental USA.

    It has some case fuzz / dust flecks on it. For the photos I took them and auto corrected them in google photos, and cropped them. I don't want to go to town setting it up because if you are like me - you will restring it because you are buying it from a stranger. It's in great shape! I think it needs strings and a setup anyways since it's been in the desert. Get the D'addario Chromes Medium scale - I don't have any sets to include. That's what it is made for.

    I bought this as a Demo from Chicago Music Exchange and just never bonded with it. I'm a Fender guy soundwise. Good Neck, great playability - and lightweight! Just not my sound, unfortunately. This bass needs no mods - it's an amazing example of one of these and these are very consistent - I have played 3 and they were all great. I fell in love with a mustang bass locally so I'm needing to sell this player.

    Gibson Memphis ES-Les Paul Bass Faded Darkburst A stylish short-scale, semi-hollow bass with classic Les Paul-inspired looks, versatile humbucking pickups and outstanding playing comfort thanks to the rounded 'C' neck with rolled binding.

    SPECS:
    Model Number: BALP16FDNH1
    Model Name: Memphis ES-Les Paul Bass Faded Darkburst
    Color: Faded Darkburst
    Finish: Lacquer
    Top Wood: Maple, Poplar, Maple
    Back Wood: Maple, Poplar, Maple
    Rims: Maple, Poplar, Maple
    Binding: Cream

    Neck Wood: Mahogany, 1 piece
    Neck Shape: Rounded "C"
    Neck Thickness: .850-.950"
    Nut: Bone, White
    Neck Joint Angle: 4 degrees
    Width at Nut: 1.6875"
    Fingerboard Material: Rosewood, Medium
    Fingerboard Inlays: Trapezoid, Pearloid
    Frets: 20
    Side Dots: Black
    Neck Binding: Cream
    Peghead: SP-1
    Headstock Angle: 17 degrees

    Rhythm Pickup: MHS Bass Humbucker
    Lead Pickup: MHS Bass Humbucker
    Pickup Covers: Nickel
    Potentiometers: 500k
    Tuning Keys: Hipshot Ultralite
    Tuners: Synchronized spur gears
    Hardware: Nickel
    Bridge: Bass Tune-O-Matic

    Pickguard: None
    Knobs: Gold Top Hat
    Truss Rod Cover: Bell, Black and white
    Case: Hardshell, Brown Exterior w/Charcoal Interior
     

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    Last edited: Jun 24, 2018
  2. drlndrve

    drlndrve one root at a time

    May 7, 2013
    Houston, TX
    A real beauty and one, if not the best, deal I’ve seen on these. Good luck!
     
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  3. kevinpmajka

    kevinpmajka Supporting Member

    Mar 25, 2013
    Phoenix
    Thank you! I like the plain top over the flamey ones. It's a good one, I just wish I bonded with it. I know I will regret this in a decade but I don't have disposable income for basses! So I got to do a 1 in, 1 out rule unless it's a squier!



     
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