SOLD Fender Precision Bass 1978 Fretless - Antigua Burst

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Peter Kerlin, Mar 16, 2021.

  1. Peter Kerlin

    Peter Kerlin

    Mar 16, 2021
    Price:
    $2750
    Strings:
    4
    Fretless:
    • Y
    Location:
    New York
    Country:
    United States
    IMG_5573.jpeg Here we have a 1978 “Antigua Burst”(haters gonna hate) fretless P-Bass. Rosewood fingerboard, "C” shape maple neck. This was my main bass for some pretty tour heavy years, which shows, cosmetically speaking. There are dings here and there (none of which effect playability) and sadly, the pick guard cracked at the input. My tech did a fine job reassembling it, which we decided to do as these Antigua P-Bass pick guards are pretty near impossible to find. The input is now fully functional, stronger than before, as its now reinforced with a thin metal layer below the pick-guard. All that aside, the bass sounds FANTASTIC. Plus, I just had the truss rod adjusted and the neck shimmed so the action is now as fast as its ever been. Super fun to play.


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    Last edited: Mar 16, 2021
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  2. subtlestew

    subtlestew Supporting Member

    Apr 7, 2000
    Kent, CT
    I've been on TB a loooooong time and I've never seen a vintage antigua factory fretless. Sweet. GLWTS.
     
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  3. Ewo

    Ewo a/k/a Steve Cooper Supporting Member

    Apr 2, 2008
    Huntington WV
    Wow--a rare bird!
     
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  4. tlvernon

    tlvernon

    Jan 26, 2011
    Columbus OH
    Is "c" neck 1 5/8?
    Weight?

    Awesome bass!
     
  5. Peter Kerlin

    Peter Kerlin

    Mar 16, 2021
    yep! thx!
     
  6. Peter Kerlin

    Peter Kerlin

    Mar 16, 2021
    I actually don't know the weight and don't have a working scale at the moment. Sorry. Though its light compared to my other P. I'd say under 9lbs.
     
  7. winston

    winston Supporting Member

    May 2, 2000
    East Bay, CA
    Wowzers! GLWTS!
     
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  8. Jinobass1

    Jinobass1

    Oct 30, 2013
    Futura Endorser,Roland/Boss Endorser,Aguilar Amps Endorser,Korg Endorser,Revelation Cable Endorser,I
    These are gems!!!
    They’re little on the heavy side but sounds great!!!
    After this they started to make the international color joints!
    They are killer too!!
    Nice one!!