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[FT Feeler] 1975 Guild B-301

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by autologic, Jun 26, 2012.


  1. autologic

    autologic

    Jan 26, 2009
    Up for sale/trade is my beloved Guild B-301.

    Action is set medium, with plenty of room to go down with the "tripod" style bridge. Neck is straight and the truss rod works perfectly. The nut is in great condition, and the frets have plenty of mileage left.

    Though the paintjob (finish? haha) is beat, structurally speaking this instrument is in excellent condition.

    From what I can tell, it is one solid piece of mahogany.

    The stock pickups were swapped out, probably many many years ago. What's left is a completely hum-free unknown J-style pickup in the "P" position. I have it wired without tone or volume knobs as this bass was only used in the studio, though if you want pots, I'd be glad to install a Precision configuration for you with military-grade soldering. The pickguard is custom made for the pickup.

    The best way I can describe the tone is Wings-era Paul McCartney. In fact... I believe he played one of these for awhile...

    Anyways, it has "mojo" to spare...

    HEAR THIS BASS
    You can hear me playing this bass on the following track thru an SVT.
    Guild B-301 Sound Sample (White Hot - "Falling")
    Produced & mixed by the 1 and only Alex Perialas at Pyramid Studios... thanks Alex!

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    I'm hearing any and all trades on this one.
    Precision basses especially...
     
  2. portraitoftracy

    portraitoftracy

    Sep 27, 2005
    Chico, CA
    You know what they say, if it is for sale must post a price. TB rules
     
  3. autologic

    autologic

    Jan 26, 2009
    Appreciated.

    Now FT only.

    ~dan
     
  4. portraitoftracy

    portraitoftracy

    Sep 27, 2005
    Chico, CA
    Damn, I was willing to pay 3,000 for that baby:p
     
  5. autologic

    autologic

    Jan 26, 2009
    Oh snap!

    Well, I don't know how much it's worth being beat up AND structurally sound...

    And (sniff) it has some serious nostalgic value :bawl: we've been through a lot together. Just not playing it enough these days...
     
  6. Substandard

    Substandard

    Oct 15, 2009
    Seattle
    Any routing for the pickup?
     
  7. groooooove

    groooooove Supporting Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    Long Island, NY
    used to own one of these. sunburst, beat to hell. nice bass! beat the hell out of any precision i owned.

    nice basses, really.
     
  8. autologic

    autologic

    Jan 26, 2009
    No routing for the pickup - here's a picture of the gutz.

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    @groooooove - agreed! these are special instruments in my book.
     
  9. Relic

    Relic Cow are you?

    Sep 12, 2006
    Robbinsville, NJ
    These bases are awesome!
     
  10. lmfreeman9

    lmfreeman9

    Sep 1, 2007
    Arizona
    Had one with a Bill Lawrence and it killed!
     

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