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Bevavente 219 5 str bass....

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Knavery, Mar 22, 2004.

  1. Knavery


    Feb 24, 2004
    Denver, CO
    I've heard little about this guy, but someone one of these used for 965.00. Is that a good deal?

  2. Halftooth

    Halftooth Supporting Member

    Nov 24, 2002
    Tri-Valley, NorCal
    I've seen the one that you're talking about. It appears to be an older 219. I'm sure it's worth the investment. It could be a steal at that price.
  3. Brian Barrett

    Brian Barrett

    Nov 25, 2001
    Murfreesboro, TN (Nashville)
    Dealer, Builder
    Yea, thats an old Benavente, it even pre-dates me :D

    LOTS AND LOTS AND LOTS of changes since that bass was born but at the under a grand price, not bad. It could easily be upgraded with pickups and preamp if you wanted to update it. Even just the preamp would bring it to another level. Its a nice looking bass, probably built in the 97-98 era when Chris was just getting things going and building on the side.

    Neck probably has a little rounder feel, more vintage like. String spacing is in the 17mm range with the old schaller bridge.

    Good buy though........