SOLD Aria Pro II Thorsound 550

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Phillyfunk, Apr 30, 2022.

  1. Phillyfunk

    Phillyfunk Supporting Member

    Apr 6, 2007
    Price:
    $600
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Country:
    United States
    C824E09B-92BC-4414-8EDB-9914B5843810.jpeg 1F8AAC38-B393-44FB-B42C-C4BA111E55E5.jpeg Early 80’s Aria Pro 2 TSB-550 Thorsound. Matsumoku
    Medium Scale. 32 inch.
    Great sounding and playing bass! Light! 7.7lbs
    Thin C shape neck. 1.75” at the nut.
    Good shape. More players grade. The input jack was apparently damaged and had a plate installed. It works perfectly and I kind of like the look.

    The coil tap switch is slightly bent, but also works perfectly. There are dings and scratches and some buckle wear consistent with an bass this old.
    I currently have tapewounds on it which work perfectly with the tone. I promise, this bass kills.
    I have the original hard shell case as well.
    Selling a bunch of basses to fund a new purchase or I would keep it. So no trades, thanks.
    Ships CONUS.
     

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  2. TimBosby

    TimBosby Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Omaha, NE, USA
    These are sweet. I had one for a minute. 32" scale is not for me otherwise I'd have kept it.
     
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  3. beakertwang

    beakertwang I play guitars, mostly. I have a bass.

    Aug 8, 2016
    SE Iowa
    This is cool. Does it basically sound like a P?
     
  4. FrenchBassQC

    FrenchBassQC Supporting Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    Gatineau QC CA
    Man that is just WOW, GLWTS :thumbsup:
     
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  5. Phillyfunk

    Phillyfunk Supporting Member

    Apr 6, 2007
    Kind of. The pick up is powerful so it is more like a humbucker when fully engaged. When you hit the coil tap it sounds more like a vintage split coil. The shorter scale and neck through also give it a different tone. It is pretty distinct and really awesome.