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Basketcase Kay M-1 for sale: $600 + shipping

Discussion in 'DB Classifieds Archive' started by ksukev, Sep 22, 2004.


  1. ksukev

    ksukev

    Aug 24, 2004
    Kansas
    Several years ago I rescued an old Kay upright from a garage sale. Some college kid had painted an old M-1 black with a textured finish (coulda choked him). I had planned to restore her to her original condition but with all the gigging and work I do, I just don't see it happening and my wife is tired of looking at it in various points of disrepair in our guest bedroom. I'd take $600 + shipping for it. If anyone is interested in it.

    Kev Nichols
    Wamego, KS
    knichols@wamego.net
     
  2. sleeplessknight

    sleeplessknight Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2002
    Seattle
    Got any pics? Is the bass in playable condition? About how much do you estimate it would cost to restore it?
     
  3. ksukev

    ksukev

    Aug 24, 2004
    Kansas
    The bass played fine when I disassembled it to strip the paint. I have no idea when it will cost to restore it, just know I don't have the time to do it.
     
  4. Humberto

    Humberto Supporting Member

    In terms of shipping - where are you located? Is there a label inside? If so, serial #?

    If it's at all possible I'd like to see pix - am very interested.
     
  5. ksukev

    ksukev

    Aug 24, 2004
    Kansas
    Sorry fellas, she's sold to a real nice guy near KC (no shipping!!!) I'm sure Bob will do a real nice job restoring her to her original condition. Thanks for the interest!