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4 String Buzzard Bass Help

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by RunEvilSquirrel, Jul 16, 2004.

  1. RunEvilSquirrel


    Jul 2, 2004
    My dad saw a Warwick buzzard bass in a pawn shop here. He said it had one p pickup, two knobs, natural finish. He said it looked old and had an upside down nike swoosh headstock. Bolt-on. I just wanted to know if it might be worth anything. It was right at $300.

  2. jammadave

    jammadave Rudderless ship Supporting Member

    Oct 15, 2003
    Wash DC metro area
    Hell, buy it and I'll buy it from you for $301. I likes me buzzards.
  3. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    Sounds like one of those fake Buzzards. Was the body shaped similar to a Fender?

    This is what a real Buzzard looks like.


    That shape will never be mistaken for a Fender.

    I have seen those fakes labeled as Warwick Buzzards, Alembic Elans, and some other boutique. I can't remember which one.
  4. bassmonkeee


    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    Yep, Jeff is right. Sounds like one of the fakes.