SOLD F/S "Darth Geddy"

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Mongo Slade, Jul 9, 2013.

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  1. This is the body, bridge,knobs, pots and plates of a CIJ Geddy Lee Jazz Bass from the mid 2000's. Add to that a vintage b/w/b pickguard from a 78 Jazz, Dunlop Straplocks, Nordstrand NJ4 pickups, a Status Graphite neck and Hipshot ultralite tuners with a detuner on the E. Lovingly assembled and played, it is an awesome modern spin on a classic. Not mint, a couple of blemishes here and there but sounds and plays fantastic and weighs just over 9 pounds on the bathroom scale.
    You also get the original strap buttons and pickups, and a vintage bridge cover and a pickup cover. The bass comes with a road Runner gigbag if you like. It's just not getting any time in my playing rotation and I think it's time for someone else to own it. $800 or b/o

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  3. Very cool!
  4. Thank you

  5. bassfreakah


    Mar 26, 2011
    Endorsing Artist Ernie ball strings
    to sweet!!!!!!!!!!
  6. I could also separate it for parts and sell it off bump
  7. placeboe


    Aug 22, 2010
    That is cool! You didn't seek out black hardware for this build? ... although very cool looking as-is. GLWTS!
  8. ChrisCassisi


    Mar 24, 2011
    San Jose, CA
    Tone Bastards and Zon Guitars
    If you ever consider trades let me know.
  9. jongor


    Jan 11, 2003
    what's the neck profile like? Anything close to the original Geddy neck?
  10. I would consider trades, pm me and let me know what you have.

    Jongor, I honestly don't remember the original Geddy Neck profile. I sold that neck years before I put this baby together. I would say it's definitely very Jazz-like at the nut but mybe a little flatter front to back.

  11. bassfreakah


    Mar 26, 2011
    Endorsing Artist Ernie ball strings
    Hows the action? is their a rod in the neck?
  12. Yes, a dual action truss rod. Action is sweet and low with nary a buzz to be found.

    What I'm looking for trade wise is a GB Streamliner 900, a Bergantino 115, or similar. I also am thinking I want a black and maple Fender American Deluxe V Jazz, but that would involve some money from me. I also love tube power, but not Ampegs(no offense, just a preference):cool:

  13. groooooove

    groooooove Supporting Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    Long Island, NY
    i'm not one who ever gives a damn about the color of my hardware, but this bass NEEDS a black bridge, tuners, and if we can find one (or paint one?) a black control plate.

    this is one of those looks that pops up every now and again, the blacked out bass. looks really classy on a fender i think.
  14. I kind of like the chrome on black - looks kind of badass

  15. Lesfunk

    Lesfunk Bootlegger guitars : S.I.T. Strings Supporting Member

    Apr 5, 2007
    Florida USA
  16. bassfreakah


    Mar 26, 2011
    Endorsing Artist Ernie ball strings
    some like gold on black!!!!! not me but some.....
  17. ledyard


    Jan 31, 2010
    Upstate NY
    Man, if this is here when my P/J Jazz sells Its mine!!! I have been dying for graphite since the first modulus I played years ago.
  18. And......Sold!

    Thanks Lesfunk

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