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SOLD FS/FT: USA Fender Deluxe Jazz-amber/maple, custom G&G tweed/gold plush case - AWESOME

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by TimBosby, Feb 19, 2013.

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  1. TimBosby

    TimBosby Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Omaha, NE, USA
    This beauty has been my main bass for a while, but I feel like it's time for a change. This is tentative, and I won't be heartbroken if she doesn't sell.

    This is an American Fender Jazz Deluxe, circa 2003. Here are the highlights:

    -Alder body finished in gorgeous translucent amber
    -Weight is about 8.4 lbs, give or take - perfect!
    -Tortoise shell pickguard
    -Maple neck/board - fantastically smooth with a nice broken-in feel
    -Abalone dot inlays - gorgeous!
    -G&L USA single-coil pickups - installed professionally. Cream covers added. Black ones will be included if you wish.
    -Audere Deluxe J preamp (controls are vol, mid/bal stack, treb/bass stack, tone) - this preamp sounds amazing!
    -Ultra-lite Fender tuners
    -Schaller strap locks w/ Planet Waves strap
    -Recent professional setup - medium low action
    -New LaBella nickel plated 45-105 (medium) strings (4 hours playing time max)
    -Frets recently crowned and polished
    -G&G custom tweed case w/ gold plush interior - specially ordered from G&G.

    Some minor imperfections - a small neck pocket flaw (see pic 7) that is in the clear coat only and totally stable. Some very light wear and dings on the rear bout. I think there may be a tiny ding on the Audere control plate and a tiny headstock ding. Some light scratches on the fretboard. Frets have plenty of life in them. There may be some minor blemishes, but I baby my gear. I tried to capture the flaws in the pictures, but it was difficult because they're really not that noticeable.

    I previously had DiMarzio Model Js in the bass... you can hear some recordings with the DiMarzios (and the Audere) that my old old band did here:


    I don't have any recordings featuring the current G&L pickups, but they're a little clearer sounding than the DiMarzios and maybe not quite as hot. The Audere gives you plenty of volume and tonal options, though.

    $1100 shipped in the G&G case, or best offer. Lower 48 only. Paypal, money order, or cashier's check.
    Note: the case was expensive. I will lower the price significantly if you don't want the case or want a less-expensive case instead.

    Possible trades: G&L Jazz bass, maybe a Lakland of some sort, fiesta red P-bass (really want a G&L SB1), GK MB212 combo, open to suggestions but I'm gonna be picky.


  2. bassvirtuoso

    bassvirtuoso My God, it's full of chrome! Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 28, 2006
    This one's a winner folks!
  3. Lukejt


    May 24, 2008
    Wow, she's a beaut!
  4. logans59


    Jul 1, 2012
    Kennesaw, GA
  5. Joe Milstein

    Joe Milstein Supporting Member

    Dec 7, 2007
    Central New Jersey
    Gamma Bass Guitars
    Wow that is HOT HOT HOT! Ouch!
  6. TimBosby

    TimBosby Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Omaha, NE, USA
  7. tbirdsp

    tbirdsp Supporting Member

    Sep 18, 2012
    Omaha, NE
    I've played this bass and it looks and sounds awesome! The pics don't do it justice!
  8. TimBosby

    TimBosby Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Omaha, NE, USA
    It's true. Mike rocked this baby through my Hughes & Kettner combo for a while at my house.

    Somebody quick make an offer... G.A.S. is killing me. Bump!!!


  9. MasterBass!

    MasterBass! Reaching new Highs in Lows!! Supporting Member

    Man...thats true CLASSIC looking!!
  10. jonmerickson


    Jan 26, 2011
    Katy, TX
    PM Sent.
  11. TimBosby

    TimBosby Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Omaha, NE, USA
    Thanks everyone. Mainly looking for cash and taking offers. It's on EBay too. I'd value the case at $180 and would actually prefer to keep the case....

    Case of the Mondays bump!
  12. TimBosby

    TimBosby Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Omaha, NE, USA
    SOLD! I'm gonna miss her!! :crying:

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