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No longer available 2016 Mike Lull TC5 Tungsten Steel Metallic

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by TheMartianBassist, Mar 20, 2017.


  1. Price:
    $3000
    Strings:
    5
    Location:
    California
    Dear Booty Shakers,

    Up for sale/trade is my 2016 Mike Lull TC5.
    This is mostly a feeler as I'm quite satisfied with this build. However, if someone's interest is indeed piqued but does not want to buy the bass outright, I listed several options at the bottom I would be interested in for a trade deal.

    Lull TC5
    A dream 5 string jazz bass with a SUPER comfortable, fast neck. 17mm spacing, 12" neck radius and 1-3/4" nut width. Absolute pleasure spending time on the B string and highly maneuverable across the entire fretboard.
    Mike Lull builds the TC basses with Nordstrand Fat Stacks. They sound killer and offer a coil tapping option but I wanted something a bit more vintage so I specially ordered Nordstrand 70's-wound Jazz Bars which are currently installed on the bass.
    Installation has been professionally done by George and Mike at Bass San Diego.
    Bass will be shipped with BOTH sets for endless versatility (-:

    Here is a video for your viewing pleasure:



    Full website description of the TC line basses:
    Mike Lull Custom Guitars & Guitar Works - TC4 & TC5 Bass Guitars

    Full specs:

    Mike Lull TC5

    Tungsten Steel Metallic on Ash body;
    Maple neck with a Bird's Eye Maple fret board;
    34" scale, radius (12") neck and 1-3/4" nut width;
    Super comfortable neck - 17 mm string spacing;
    2 Nordstrand Fat Stack pickups (also comes with Nordstrand 70's wound Jazz Bars);
    Aguilar OBP-3 pre-amp (volume active/passive, blend, tone/coil treble/bass stacked plus mid frequency switch);
    Hipshot drop D tuner (drop A);
    Weighs only 8 pounds, 5 ounces (3.77 kg);

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    (B string can be strung through the body for added tension)

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    (Nordstrand Fat Stacks)

    Trade interests:
    5 string only.
    Any Custom Shop Fender Jazz or any boutique jazz bass with an ash body and maple board.
    Will add cash if needed.
     
    Last edited: Mar 27, 2017
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  2. Chace90

    Chace90 Supporting Member

    Feb 1, 2002
    Denver, CO
    This thing sounds so good! And it's clearly a breeze to play, based on that video. Someone needs to snatch this bass up.
     
  3. swpyne

    swpyne Basses R Loaded! Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 26, 2005
    Centennial, Colorado
    Wow, the technique demonstrated so flawlessly in that video is something to behold. So if I buy this bass I'll be able to play like that, right? ;)
     
  4. Jman2089

    Jman2089 Yup, Im getting older Supporting Member

    Sep 26, 2010
    San Jose, Ca
    Took the words right out of my mouth
     
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  5. MrLenny1

    MrLenny1

    Jan 17, 2009
    N.H.
    Beautiful playing man.
    GLWTS
     
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  6. ha! You're too kind man it took me a few weeks to transcribe the whole piece.
    Thanks for the kind words!
     
  7. Thank you very much man!
     
  8. Greg_S

    Greg_S Supporting Member

    I quit.
     
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  9. ceerod

    ceerod Supporting Member

    Great TB'er to deal with and as you heard, an awesome bass player too! :thumbsup: GLWTS
     
  10. Amedee

    Amedee

    Sep 25, 2016
    Sebastopol,Ca
    Wow. Another 10 or 20 years I'll be there. Lol.
     
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  11. RedMoses

    RedMoses

    Jul 4, 2012
    NYC
    FABULOUS PLAYING MAN!
     
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  12. Great playing and great tone!