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For Sale Fender Dusty Hill Bass

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by lpcarter, Jan 16, 2020.

  1. lpcarter

    lpcarter Supporting Member

    Jan 20, 2012
    Minneapolis, MN
    Here’s a rare bird! I played one years and years ago and couldn’t get my mind off it until I bought this baddie last year. It rules. Specs below - some plagiarized from a recent sale thread :bassist: may my college professors forgive me.

    No low ball offers - I don’t need the money. Just moving 2 basses I don’t play as much.

    ONLY trades: Fender Sean Hurley in charcoal metallic frost or maybe a pino. Nothing else. Seriously.

    • Super resonant, easy to play, low action! And weighs a cool 8.58 lbs
    • I love the neck. Jazz width, with what feels like a little extra depth/heft. Super super comfy!
      Quarter-sawn maple with 1.5" nut and 9.5" radius.
    • Amazing tones from custom-wound Seymour Duncan pickup.
      (goes from thump to grind with a turn of the tone control).
    • Rear-routed control cavity for a clean, no-pickguard look.
    • To each his own, but in my experience, the reverse headstock is both aesthetic and also maximizes tension at E string which to my ear leads to deeper/tighter lows and sweeter, less brittle highs.
    • Relic job looks amazing but please note! I’ve played this out and there’s some extra wear on the back. I think the pictures should help you discern the spots - there’s a big relic wear spot, then below it the new wear. Nothing new anywhere else on the bass.

    • I’ve also added a relic’d pickup cover, and also had a guy make a wood thumbrest for this bass. Pictures with both looks! I love the cover. Fits the vibe well!

    • Comes with OHSC and all case candy.

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    Last edited: Jan 23, 2020
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  2. simongpaez

    simongpaez Supporting Member

    Feb 28, 2005
    The Woodlands , Texas
    Oh man, perfection!!!

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  3. nonohmic

    nonohmic Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 2005
    ABQ, NM.
    Aaaagh The Holy Grail!
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  4. lpcarter

    lpcarter Supporting Member

    Jan 20, 2012
    Minneapolis, MN
    I should mention that this will come with both rounds (D'Addario NYXLs, currently on the bass) and chromes! The Chromes were fantastic, and sat on the bass for only about a month. I thought the bass demanded rock, so the rounds went on next.
  5. tleebassist11

    tleebassist11 Taylor Lee

    Dec 21, 2011
    Endorsing: Fodera, DR Strings
    Sick bass man!
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  6. sneha1965


    Nov 7, 2007
    Black beauty! Whoever picks this up will be a happy camper. Here’s mine in blonde.


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