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Brubaker SC on eBay

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by j-raj, Jul 2, 2003.


  1. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
  2. Christopher

    Christopher

    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    I saw that one too. It's nice, but Brubakers don't often fetch $2000 or above on ebay.
     
  3. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
    I think that is a little high priced, Granted they are probably worth more, just it should start at a reasonably price.... I stil thing there are no bids on it.
     
  4. Killdar

    Killdar

    Dec 16, 2002
    Portland Maine
    damn, that color is hot! the fretboard would look better in a darker color though IMO.

    Ebay is full of bargain hunters, and as much of a bargain that is, it's better off at a site dedicated to guitars and basses. I'm sure many people going to ebay are more interested in getting cheaper things.
     
  5. By-Tor

    By-Tor

    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    That is a nice finish.
     
  6. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    I look for high dollar stuff on eBay and have found some nice stuff. People look for everything on eBay.

    This bass is still new, AFAIK it has never been owned by anyone other than Brubaker. I had it for a short time to show it around the Maryland area. It's the real deal. I considered buying it but I have three and I'm looking forward to my next one.

    I still haven't seen a Brubaker K series bass come up for resale. I seriously doubt that if one does it'll be under this price.
     
  7. Jonesy4fnk

    Jonesy4fnk Supporting Member

    that's a sweet one for sure. I haven't seen one that isn't stunning.

    Brad - have you been to the shop lately and seen my 6'er?
     
  8. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
  9. By-Tor

    By-Tor

    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    I saw it too today, again.
     
  10. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    I stopped by yesterday. He's in the final stage on yours. All I can say is wow. Can't wait to get started on my six. He's finishing up two sixes at the moment.

    He's also trying to catch up on his emails... his email account had been hosed for almost a week.

    BTW he asked me to help him in an official capacity so I may start working with him instead of just being a customer. Could be interesting.
     
  11. Meh. I think its ugly.
     
  12. I think it looks great. I really like the transparent teal finish. The neck looks a little wide though for a 5 string...
     
  13. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    It's 19mm at the bridge IIRC
     
  14. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
    If those Nordstrands and Benevente SC's could stop itching my interest, I would be paying more attention this Bruby...

    So many basses, so little $.....
     
  15. Jonesy4fnk

    Jonesy4fnk Supporting Member

    I'm so psyched to get that 6 from him. We're still debating what to do on the finish. I'll leave the top and neck alone but maybe something to cover the ash body. I may have to go see ti first though.

    I ordered some wood knobs to go with the top.

    You should be one of his sales reps.
     
  16. temp5897

    temp5897 Guest

    Man that is neat looking...gotta resist the urge to bid...
     
  17. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    The black edge really makes the spalted top stand out. He mentioned you might be thinking of a burst for the back. I've seen one Xtreme like that, the K5B that my buddy Preach had made when at the same time I got mine. His is a lighter Spalted top (it's on the Brubaker homepage) and it has a very dark brown edge that lightens into a burst on the back. Very nice.

    On the sales rep thing, I have to take a good hard look at whether I'll really have the time to do it along with my day job which is already pretty demanding. Today for example, I almost had time to blink, around 3:30:D

    Your top and board look great IMO but that's just the start... I can honestly say I haven't seen anyone as adventurous with quality finishes.

    Here's what my fretted looked like initially, before the module was installed and we went to black. Ash with a warm Amber hue.

    [​IMG]
     
  18. BassFiddle63

    BassFiddle63

    Oct 4, 2002
    Oklahoma
    Brubakers are one of the most highly under-rated basses around IMO. I have a NBS-1 Custom 35" scale 4 string that I dearly love and won't get rid of. If the one on eBay performs anything like mine then it's one fine bass. Try one! :cool:

    Check out the pics........ http://community.webshots.com/album/68661097bQKHiX
     
  19. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
    Man, the finish on your bass is great. Brubakers always have such high quality finishes!!!

    I've never played a 35 inch 4 string before... Only 5's & 6's and 36 inch ones too. Any noticable differences? Better E string?
     
  20. BassFiddle63

    BassFiddle63

    Oct 4, 2002
    Oklahoma
    - Your right ... the finish is as good as I've ever seen.

    - Yes, the 35" scale definatley makes a difference in tone. I always wondered why most 5 strings had a deeper tone and sounded bigger to me ... well I figured out it's because of the 35" scale so now with the Brubaker 4 I get the deeper tone like a 35" 5'er but in a 4 string. I will have to say also I believe the quad coil Barts have a portion to do with it also. ;)