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FS: Pedulla Rapture 4-string, "RB-J2", near mint

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by LAstudio, Aug 25, 2012.


  1. LAstudio

    LAstudio

    May 11, 2010
    Those who know basses, know that Pedulla makes some of the best! :bassist:

    This is a beautiful, near-mint condition 4-string Pedulla Rapture RB-J2 bass.

    * Double Bartolini jazz pickups.
    * Maple body with bolt-on neck and rosewood fingerboard.
    * Active electronics include volume, pickup pan, treble and bass controls.
    * Emerald Green finish with pearloid pickguard.
    * Only a couple minor scratches on the back side (from my belt buckle).
    * Gig bag included along with a new set of Dean Markley Blue Steel strings.

    Retails for $3,195. Details here: http://www.pedulla.com/html/rapture.html

    I am the only owner, and this sweet baby has been babied -- no gigging, only studio use.

    Needless to say, it sounds amazing and is very versatile when it comes to shaping the sound.

    Also needless to say: I am sick about having to let it go. :bawl:

    Asking $1,250, which includes shipping in the continental USA and PayPal fees. Worth MUCH more. Steal it.
     

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  2. LAstudio

    LAstudio

    May 11, 2010
    Anyone interested?
     
  3. LAstudio

    LAstudio

    May 11, 2010
    Wow. Tough crowd.

    I'm open to offers.
     
  4. neptune

    neptune

    Feb 2, 2001
    Maryland
    Dang...if only it was a five string. Beautiful bass, good luck!
     
  5. LAstudio

    LAstudio

    May 11, 2010
    "Dang."

    That pretty much describes my sentiments too. :D :bawl:
     
  6. LAstudio

    LAstudio

    May 11, 2010
    This is downright depressing. Nobody really cares about Pedulla basses anymore, and/or nobody plays 4-strings anymore. Someone please restore my faith in humanity. Or not. I can always waste my time dealing with the craigslist flakes.
     
  7. pondscum29

    pondscum29

    Feb 23, 2006
    Sacramento, CA
    Guity as charged. I have a J5, which is awesome. Lotsa Pedulla love here. I might have extreme GAS if she were the soapbar. Bump from a Pedulla fan.
     
  8. LAstudio

    LAstudio

    May 11, 2010
    Thanks for the bump. For the record, I'm told by another TalkBass'er that I should be selling this for $800. Yeah, right. Attention: any future Pedulla 4-string sellers... be prepared to get buggered with a resale value worse than that of a 10-year old beaten up Chevy pickup truck.

    I'm out...
     
  9. dougazbass

    dougazbass Supporting Member

    May 6, 2011
    Mesa, AZ
    Tough for anyone selling right now...I got my hands on a Pedulla and it's my favorite bass now. You just play better with a guitar of this quality.
     
  10. gabor

    gabor

    Jul 8, 2007
    try to contact me.
     
  11. themass

    themass

    Feb 13, 2010
    NH
    $800 seems a little on the low side. I just bought this exact bass, same color & condition, used at a local shop for $950. Really sweet bass.
     
  12. Some more pic´s might help you sell it, if it´s near mint!
    :bassist:
     
  13. subtlestew

    subtlestew Supporting Member

    Apr 7, 2000
    Kent, CT
    My beat-to-hell 1986 MVP that I got on TB for $650 is my best-playing bass. I respect your bass, and its price... I just don't need another Pedulla.

    But I'll bump yours because it looks like a great deal to me!

    I'll also add...hooray for 4 strings!
     
  14. mtb777

    mtb777 Serving bottom for the Most High.

    Apr 1, 2010
    Sunny South Florida
    Yep! Plus shipping is included and you don't pay tax like at a shop to boot! Bump for Pedulla love!
     
  15. loopee

    loopee Supporting Member

    May 12, 2009
    Surrey, B.C. Canada
    if only it were a shortscale........
     
  16. lgodkin

    lgodkin

    Dec 30, 2012
    Really wish I had a bass like that. Is it still for sale?
     

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