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SOLD FT: Your 5 String for my Mint Condition 4

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by David_70, Mar 28, 2013.


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  1. David_70

    David_70

    Mar 28, 2012
    2011 Carvin SB 4000 with 2011 Fender MIA '75 Jazz Reissue Neck

    Looks like a clone of the Fender Select Active Jazz Bass (which retails for $3,199)

    Photos: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/wn2m82cyw6ji6rv/bI2bbaLlpU

    Long story gets longer. I encourage you to review my posts surrounding the dream "Fenderbird" I built, to see how I have arrived at this trade.

    Bought Carvin in January, 2011 for $1200+. Honeyburst on flamed maple, with active/passive electronics. Bass is in mint condition. When I dismantled the Fenderbird, I removed the Carvin's neck and had luthier replace it with the '75 MIA Jazz Reissue blocked and bound rosewood neck you see in the photos (neck cost me $750 from The Stratosphere, on sale - was going for over $800... Neck is new: went on and off Fenderbird in March '12 and onto Carvin in the Fall of 2012). So, felt I better get some value out of the neck by placing it on my Carvin. I also kept on the Hipshot Ultralite tuners from the T-bird - as seen in the photos (I have the original Fender '75 Jazz tuners - and will have luthier replace upon trade).

    As perfect as the bass looks, sounds, and feels (love the neck) - I just don't care for 4 strings anymore. Got a Carvin SB 5000 this year, and simply cannot give up my B-string... Not going back to 4's. This bass simply hasn't been played in six months. Shipped with original hard case.

    I'm in no rush - will wait for the right trade that is of comparable age and value (as the sum of the above components), including higher end 5-strings (I'd add cash for the right bass).

    Thank you for your interest.
     
  2. David_70

    David_70

    Mar 28, 2012
    PM replied. Still available.
     
  3. David_70

    David_70

    Mar 28, 2012
    PM replied - I should specify that I'd like to keep it to 34" scale. Thanks for the offers. Still available.
     
  4. David_70

    David_70

    Mar 28, 2012
    Bump.
     

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