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Another what its worth thread

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by stephenq, Oct 3, 2009.


  1. stephenq

    stephenq

    Jul 23, 2009
    Kansas City
    ok so i got this mark hoppus bass off craigslist for no other reason than to try to unload it on ebay, i drove 30 min to meet the guy and ended up having to talk him down because of the dings and scratches "he never noticed before" that were very obvious, anyway im just trying to get a good idea of what im looking at as far as a fair asking price, thanks alot for the help

    after spending the night cleaning this is what i have


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    I know your cringing right ^^ now but i removed the neck and its just the finish, no body damage

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    more in a sec, sorry for all the pictures just want to cover everything :bassist:
     
  2. bui

    bui

    Feb 24, 2009
    Texas
    Maybe $400-450 if it was in good shape, $300-350 if the scratches are substantial...
     
  3. stephenq

    stephenq

    Jul 23, 2009
    Kansas City
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    case included, cats not

    its a 2004 btw, and thanks again for the help:hyper:
     
  4. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    Connecticut
    My mistake guys- the lack of an avatar and user title misled me :D Carry on.
     
  5. stephenq

    stephenq

    Jul 23, 2009
    Kansas City
    how do you even miss that?

    edit: just saw your post
     
  6. RFord04

    RFord04

    Apr 8, 2009
    Flint, Michigan
    How much did you pay for it?
     
  7. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    Connecticut
    I'm legally blind and my right eye is almost useless, which is, unfortunately, where the "supporting member" notation is :p
     
  8. Flatty Banks

    Flatty Banks Supporting Member

    Oct 26, 2008
    California
    Ol' Bryan; I still want your Elricks. $10. Final offer.
     
  9. stephenq

    stephenq

    Jul 23, 2009
    Kansas City
    225 with case
     
  10. J. Crawford

    J. Crawford

    Feb 15, 2008
    OH/WV
    Ill raise you to $12.

    All mine!

    I say keep it. With soem cheap mods, these things can look and sound brutal.
     
  11. your idol

    your idol

    Oct 13, 2008
    Murfreesboro TN
    nice ..case is worth about a hundo itself
     
  12. stephenq

    stephenq

    Jul 23, 2009
    Kansas City
    ya i wouldnt mind keeping it it plays and sounds good, but i bought it for no reason but to flip.. hopefully
     
  13. Flatty Banks

    Flatty Banks Supporting Member

    Oct 26, 2008
    California
    Well, Mr. Crawford, I'll be the one to raise this bet to $20 AND I'll take Bryan to lunch!
     
  14. roccobladr

    roccobladr

    Aug 17, 2009
    flip it over to me! i wouldnt mind buying that
     
  15. bui

    bui

    Feb 24, 2009
    Texas
    Hell, I'd buy it for that price.
     
  16. stephenq

    stephenq

    Jul 23, 2009
    Kansas City
    well maybe ill put it on Tb instead of ebay, not sure, cause id like to make a little bit, but i dont know:D
     
  17. bui

    bui

    Feb 24, 2009
    Texas
    Is that olympic white, or the really bright white? I'll keep an eye out for the sale thread.
     
  18. stephenq

    stephenq

    Jul 23, 2009
    Kansas City
    looks like the creamier white
     
  19. bui

    bui

    Feb 24, 2009
    Texas
    Mmmmm.
     

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