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aria pro 2

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by basstom234, Nov 1, 2003.

  1. basstom234


    Nov 1, 2003
    hey i bought an aria pro2 avb-50 just wandering ifs a good bass and do you know how much they go for??? thanks
  2. artistanbul

    artistanbul Nihavend Longa Vita Brevis

    Apr 15, 2003
    I know that their guitars and guitar amps are pretty lame.
  3. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Ive never heard of that model before and i searched on the internet and found very little info about it. Being that it is an Aria i wouldnt expect it to be worth over $300. How much did you pay?
  4. demolition

    demolition Guest

    Jul 5, 2003
    I found an ARIA PRO II STRAYCAT model in an old guys pawn shop,i got it for 35.00$ and ran home with what i thought was a vintage bass to be.
    I found out it was only made for one year(my perticular model)and it was one of the early 80's japanese exports,so i believed it to be a bass to go up in value over time.
    It was a 9.5 out of 10 in condition,and it sounded just like a p-bass,everything was in perfect condition.
    So i proceeded to go have it appraised by people i trusted and some i that i did'nt,and i got 6 different prices,60.00$,65.00$,75.00$,90.00$,100.00$,and a very low ball one of 35.00$(the very price i paid).
    So aside from the value that a person who collects these basses mite give for it,its resale value is poor,so i traded it along with a Fender Squier jazz bass for a lovely Peavey Fury P-Bass copy.
    Now take my little story the wrong way,i loved this little bass,it had some b@lls to boot and some great frett-work(the japanese aways take pride in the frett-work)but a work horse bass it was not,aside from the neck moving as much as a Gypsy its a great beginner bass and back-up bass at the most.
    I spent alot of time re-searching this bass and what i'm giving you here is more than i was able to put together for all my trouble and time.
    Enjoy it for what its worth,and who knows in 25 years it may go up in value.:D
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    These basses are used by pro's all over the world.

    Check out Steve's site and see what you can find out about your bass.


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  6. Hey Treena, any idea on how much this 'Master Class' costs? I couldn't find anything on the Steve Bailey site. :confused:
  7. Here's the rest of the info.
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  8. Right On. Tennis, Golf and other Beach
    activities in February! :D Maybe South Carolina is kinda warm. Thanks...