No longer available FBass BN5

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by puckwall, Apr 4, 2017.

  1. Price:
    New York
    I'm really on the fence about this, but I'm going away for 6 weeks with work and I could use the cash for my upright which is in need of more repair work. Up for sale is the best F Bass I have personally played. The reason I say so is that the neck has the broken in feel of my 64 P bass, and it is the lightest most balanced F Bass I've had my hands on. The body is well-worn, as you can see by the pics, and the finish on the neck is broken in perfectly (to my tastes) which is a vintage feel. According to my bathroom scale, it weighs 8lbs, 10 ounces. Standard pre-amp, and the usual and very comfortable 45mm width at neck, and 19mm string spacing. The bass is dead silent and the neck is like any Fbass - flawless sound top to bottom. Comes with used heavily padded F Bass gig bag. Zipper on front pocket needs repair. If you are looking to get into an F Bass at a killer price and don't need a showroom piece, this might be for you. Take a good look at the pictures. She has scars, nicks, scratches etc. But she also has a nasty growl and real purr to her, and like all F Basses, has a ton of versatility, from slap and modern, to a sweet/fat vintage sound. If you can't travel a lot of gear, this is a 5er you can take to any gig. Bass is a 1998, Nitro finish, and has split coil pickups. Any questions, please ask. Not interested in trades. $2150 O.B.O. shipped CONUS and Canada.

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    Last edited: Apr 6, 2017

    BASSPLAYERS4HIM Supporting Member

    Oct 13, 2011
    8 lbs 10 ounces.....NICE!

    what year is the question?
  3. fedenybass

    fedenybass Supporting Member

    Love it! Looks like you and here have been through many gigs. This oozes mojo. Must be a rough one for you to see go. Good luck.
  4. It's a 1998 according to the serial number.

    BASSPLAYERS4HIM Supporting Member

    Oct 13, 2011
    6 more years and this bass will be 25 years making a Vintage piece of instrument......
    I WOULD HOLD ON TO IT....if I were you!!!!!!!!
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2017
  6. Probably good advice. :)
  7. Killer.
  8. bassballs27

    bassballs27 Supporting Member

    Aug 12, 2002
    Ontario, CANADA
    Great bass built during a great time!
  9. ryanowens

    ryanowens Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 1, 2004
    Trickfish Amplificaton
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