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'78 MusicMaster with p'up upgrade option

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by bassinstincts, Jan 2, 2006.


  1. bassinstincts

    bassinstincts

    Jul 7, 2004
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Acoustic Image
    Sorry, I can't come up with a pic file small or low-rez enough to upload. But I will send photos promptly on request.

    This little beast is in as good a shape as I can imagine for its age. The antique white finish is yellowed. But it has no dings or cosmetic compromises other than the normal swirl marks and some pick marks on the 'guard. Looks very cool and plays beautifully. I am no expert, but the frets seem great.

    It is, to my knowledge, all original except for the Seymour Duncan Cool Rail pickup which was professionally installed along with a new pot and resistor. But I have all the original pieces (which worked fine) and will include them. The "A" tuner is slightly less smooth than the others but stays in tune just fine.

    Comes with the original crappy Fender fiberboard case. But will be packed to withstand nuclear attack.

    I have (gulp) north of $750 in this baby but will take $675 shipped in the lower 48 (plus any PayPal charges). Sale is the preferred option, but I would also consider trading for a fretless ABG or a hollowbody fretted 4-string (Jack Casady?).
     
  2. bassinstincts

    bassinstincts

    Jul 7, 2004
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Acoustic Image
  3. bassinstincts

    bassinstincts

    Jul 7, 2004
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Acoustic Image
    I should have made it clear that the original Fender pickup (and pot and resistor) will be with the bass. For anyone wanting the more one dimensional original sound, this is the way to go. The SD pickup adds a clarity and cleanness to the sound that I really like. If I want to muddy it up, I use my amp or a pedal.

    This bass is, of course, seriously light and comfortable.

    Serial number is S829061