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SOLD CallowHill J(unk) 5

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by jmain, Nov 10, 2018.


  1. jmain

    jmain Oo, Uhn't uh, Yes! Supporting Member

    Apr 23, 2005
    Alexandria, VA
    Price:
    2300
    Strings:
    5
    Location:
    Virginia
    Never thought I'd be doing this, but here we are. Selling my custom CallowHill J(unk)5 #92 finished by Tim in 2010.

    Specs:
    Vintage Tint Ash Body, Custom Pickguard, Bird's Eye Maple board, Black Blocks and Binding, Big Singles in 2-7 position, Nordy 3B-5b preamp; 34" scale, weighs 8 lbs.

    Neck is super-fast, great sounding with lots of flexibility. Usual pickguard swirling with small ding on the back of the neck between the nut and first fret. Near the top so you don't feel. Tried to capture in the pics.

    May consider an upright bass in trade. Otherwise, for sale only.
     

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  2. naetog

    naetog Supporting Member

    May 26, 2006
    San Luis Obispo, CA
    Wow. Nice.
     
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  3. man, gorgeous bass! very close to the one i wanted to spec out with Tim.. this will sell quickly
     
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  4. bebi

    bebi Supporting Member

    Sep 26, 2014
    Fredrikstad, Norway
    If only it was a 4......
     
  5. MixBass

    MixBass

    Feb 23, 2006
    L.A. Harbor
    Co-founder. GrabAxe
    Callowhill have become my everyday players.
    They are for me the most comfortable and effortless basses to play and sound fantastic!
    Get them when you can.
     
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  6. Ray Mac

    Ray Mac

    Nov 10, 2018
    I think I might be interested in your bass...I have a very nice Christopher upright bass maybe for trade...
     
  7. Nice bass!! Definitely one of those I want to give it a try...
    What are the nut width, and the strings spacing at the bridge?
    Thank you!
     
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  8. jmain

    jmain Oo, Uhn't uh, Yes! Supporting Member

    Apr 23, 2005
    Alexandria, VA
    I see you're in MD, so I'm sure we can set up a time/date to check it out.

    Nut is 1 13/16" and string spacing at the bridge is 19mm. 34" scale with 12" radius. The neck profile is thin and fast. Tim knew I was playing Laklands and I had a 55-02 at the time that seemed like it had been shaved ever so slightly. Tim nailed it. Neck is super-fast!

    Shoot me a PM if you want to work out logistics to check it out.
     
  9. jmain

    jmain Oo, Uhn't uh, Yes! Supporting Member

    Apr 23, 2005
    Alexandria, VA
    If it's a hybrid I might be interested. Otherwise I'm either going old Kay C-1 in great condition (with plenty of fingerboard left) or recent Upton Standard Laminated.
     
  10. Mr. Majestic

    Mr. Majestic Majestic Wood Supply Supporting Member

    Dec 3, 2005
    From Louisiana/In Arkansas
    Majestic Swamp Ash
    Truly amazing bass!....I surely miss my CallowHill.
     
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  11. wes stephenson

    wes stephenson Supporting Member

    Dec 18, 2009
    Dallas Texas!!!!
    Whoa!
     
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  12. jmain

    jmain Oo, Uhn't uh, Yes! Supporting Member

    Apr 23, 2005
    Alexandria, VA
    Well, she's sold. Thanks @dcbass.
     
  13. Bassman415

    Bassman415 I make the floor shake Supporting Member

    Nov 17, 2008
    Pasadena, CA
    how on gods green earth did I miss this
     
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