For Sale 3 cheap basses I shouldn't have put my name on

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Meyatch, May 18, 2021.


  1. Meyatch

    Meyatch Supporting Member

    Nov 25, 2007
    Pennsylvania
    Price:
    150-175
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Country:
    United States
    (and would have been less cheap if I hadn't put my name on them)

    Are you named Mitch? Today could be your lucky day.

    3 basses that I made or had made to my specs that I don't need anymore since switching to 5 string.

    Mitch's Jazzmaster Bass ($175)

    I ordered this bass to my specifications on aliexpress. I chose the color (on purpose) the headstock shape, pickup config. I replaced the absolutely garbage stock chinese pickup with a dimarzio, I actually don't remember if its an area p or a model p, but it sounds pretty good. I replaced the tuners with hipshot licensed ultralite tuners to alleviate some neck dive. The shamrock decal should come right off, and the irish flag pickguard is some orange and green translucent vinyl over a white pearl pickguard. I have a blue pearl pickguard too, which I will probably find and include, but I just moved, and I don't know where it is right this second, so unless you really want it, I don't explicitely promise to include it.

    It probably looks better than it plays, but it looks amazing.

    Frustrating ding on the lower front that took out some wood, and I superglued back in place, that doesn't look too awful from far away.

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    Mitch's PJ Mustang Kit Build ($250) SOLD

    I built this bass from a pitbull guitars kit towards the beginning of quarantine. Finish is RIT dye and tung oil (or what was branded tung oil anywhere, apparently buying tung oil doesn't guarantee you tung oil) The decal is a vinyl sticker, it is under the finish, but you might be able to redo it and blend some more tung oil over a new one. Cheap kit pickups replaced with Seymour Duncan Quarter Pounders.

    This one is in good shape, or at least no wear or dings, never really played this out do to covid.

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    Shallow 9 Mitch Bass Fretless Jazz ($150)

    I built this years ago, but my main gig doesn't really call for any fretless playing. I tried to force it but it just wasn't the right fit. Pickups are active EMGs, body is guitarfetish, neck is some chinese no-name brand (I want to say it was EY guitars?) By far the most frustrating thing about this is that the stock side dots on the neck are in-between the positions. I covered the side of the neck in white nail polish to cover the existing ones up, and put new dots on with black nail polish. It looks pretty awful, but the audience doesn't see it. This decal is inkjet sticker paper, and should pretty much come right off. There's a couple really minor dings, and one major one, apparently I need to be more careful with my basses. I really love the color scheme on this one.

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    Prices include shipping east of the Mississippi. Trades for 5 strings welcome. You might get a clue about the sort of aesthetic I'm into from these basses. No sunburst or natural basses, black or white basses will be frowned upon but considered.
     
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2021
  2. db59

    db59 Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2015
    I'm not Mitch, but I love this classified!
     
  3. Ya this is amazing
     
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  4. steveinohio

    steveinohio

    May 27, 2007
    Son of a Mitch! Sweet post!!
     
  5. Lammchop93

    Lammchop93 Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2007
    Louisville, KY
    I’m a Mitch! But don’t need anymore basses at the moment...
     
  6. T-boneParish

    T-boneParish Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2016
    Austin // Charlotte
    Mitch, can I hire you to do a Mitch Custom Shop master build? I'm kinda kidding... but kinda not kidding. I love these basses!
     
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  7. 75Ric

    75Ric Supporting Member

    Feb 13, 2019
    Connecticut
    If someone who's name is actually Mitch buys these basses, there ought to be a prize or something.
     
  8. sleddogn

    sleddogn

    Sep 8, 2013
    oh, come on Lammchop93, you gotta help a mitch out:roflmao:
     
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  9. Lammchop93

    Lammchop93 Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2007
    Louisville, KY
    I got 99 problems, and a Mitch bass aint one.... if I get another bass, I’m gonna be in the dog house.
     
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  10. sonojono

    sonojono Supporting Member

    Feb 13, 2013
    California
    Ain’t this a Mitch!!!
     
  11. Hop Jam

    Hop Jam

    Feb 16, 2013
    Birmingham, AL
    Epic avatar. “The Ministry”
     
  12. Lowbrow

    Lowbrow Supporting Member

    Apr 22, 2008
    Pittsburgh PA!
    Wow, good luck here ... what did you say your name was??
     
  13. dalkowski

    dalkowski Supporting Member

    May 20, 2009
    Massachusetts USofA
    Mitch, please...

    (GLWTS!)
     
  14. MTN.bass72

    MTN.bass72 Supporting Member

    Jan 9, 2010
    Blue Ridge, Ga
    Like a Mitch over troubled waters... wait, that's not right..

    Er..umm .. I'm not a Mitch.. but I can be an a$$hole if you cross the line..

    Wait... ok dangit! I'm really diggin' on that Mustang... or would that be a Mitchstang?
     
  15. redlizard

    redlizard Supporting Member

    Mar 11, 2005
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  16. GrooveDaddy

    GrooveDaddy Supporting Member

    Jul 15, 2008
    Southern California
    I’m down with the Mitchstang, if still available. PM coming over now.
     
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  17. BargeOn

    BargeOn Supporting Member

    Mar 19, 2004
    CNY
    The Mitchmaster. The Mitchstang (ya beat me to that one GD :) The Mitchless.
     
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  18. SonicBlueJoe

    SonicBlueJoe

    Dec 27, 2007
    Visalia, CA
    Sweet basses. GLWTS!
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  19. That Jazzmaster is awesome, haha. GLWTS!
     
  20. I’m not Mitch, but I am a redhead (hence my user name).
    What is the nut width on the Jazzmaster?
     
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