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FS 1971 Fender Mustang Candy Apple Red w/Competition Stripes!!!

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by 77PBass, Jan 9, 2012.


  1. 77PBass

    77PBass Banned

    Dec 5, 2007
    nyc
    All original 1971 Mustang Bass, Candy Apple Red w/Racing Stripes! EXC -/VG + condition with period correct hard shell case and groovy instruction manual you are sure to need.

    As you can see the color on this is AWESOME! It plays like a dream. You can see the truss rod adjustment nut has hardly been touched. There are some dings but not where it counts. This is a 42 year old bass in great condition.

    If you are looking for a vintage short scale bass the chix will dig (see cover of manual), this is your bass.

    $1550 shipped lower 48.

    Mustangfrontbody.
    MustangBass.
    Mustangbodyback.
    MustangHeadstock.
    Mustangtop2.
    Mustangincase. MustangManual1.
     
  2. austentaciousC

    austentaciousC

    Mar 17, 2010
    awesome vintage vibe! great condition.
     
  3. bigden81

    bigden81

    May 25, 2010
    Cologne, Germany
    Awesome racing stripe bump
     
  4. 77PBass

    77PBass Banned

    Dec 5, 2007
    nyc
    bump
     
  5. RS

    RS

    Aug 27, 2000
    Cleveland, OH
    hubba hubba
     
  6. TheDialog

    TheDialog Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2008
    Baltimore
    Still available?
     
  7. PinkFloydDan

    PinkFloydDan

    Jul 4, 2005
    Buffalo
    That's pretty. Firm? considering making offer....
     
  8. 77PBass

    77PBass Banned

    Dec 5, 2007
    nyc
    Still available, pm me with an offer.
     
  9. STILL available? :p
     
  10. Max

    Max Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2000
    Bakersfield, CA
    I can picture the product development meeting 50 years or so ago (didn't the competition stripes start mid 60s?) and some guy says "Hey let's put a RACING STRIPE on the Mustangs like the car. The kids will dig it." And everybody said "YEAH!!!" and 40 years later they look even cooler now.

    Then after the meeting they drove through citrus orchards to get to the beach to go surfing.
     
  11. let's put a stripe on there for the kids since they won't be invited on the scenic CITRUS ORCHARD drive.
     
  12. TheDialog

    TheDialog Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2008
    Baltimore
    Tried to send a PM, but the box is full.
     
  13. FretlessMainly

    FretlessMainly

    Nov 17, 2010
    '69-'73. I have a six-string in competition red from '73.
     
  14. TheDialog

    TheDialog Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2008
    Baltimore
    I've had two '69 CAR Mustang basses.
     
  15. hotrodjohn

    hotrodjohn Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2009
    nostalgia bump - my first bass! i bought the same color bass new at manny's 48th street in 1974 for $125, i couldn't put together $150 for a precision. i used to put those strings on it that had the black nylon coating on them. my how times have changed. great looking bass and good luck with the sale!
     
  16. michaelstrand

    michaelstrand

    Sep 16, 2012
    that thing is sick. And 1500 is a great deal. dam if only...
     
  17. p0k

    p0k I play the bass and design things. Supporting Member

    Feb 6, 2007
    Brockton, MA
    so awesome...
     
  18. michaelstrand

    michaelstrand

    Sep 16, 2012
    bump.
     
  19. notejung

    notejung Supporting Member

    PM's sent
     
  20. DiedeOosterveen

    DiedeOosterveen

    Mar 13, 2017
    Probably not, but... still available? Let me know asap!
     

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