GC/Ebay listing you won't believe!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Fawkes007, Sep 28, 2005.

  1. Fawkes007


    Sep 13, 2005
    SF Bay Area
    So, there I am, looking over the basses for sale on Ebay, when lo and behold there is a Music Man StingRay on there from GC. They say it was owned by Flea, who bought it at an Eddie Van Halen chairty auction. The asking price? $5600!!!

    $5600 for a '94 StingRay? What is this guy smoking? I couldn't believe it.
  2. ElMon

    ElMon Supporting Member

    May 30, 2004
    Oklahoma City, OK
    What gets me is that they are so ignorant of everything bass that they list the body wood of this particular bass as maple instead of ash. Un-freakin-believable!!!!!! I've seen GC hollywood list a refinished+unoriginal pickups and pots 63 jazz bass for 4500. Evil Empire Indeed.
  3. Stox


    Mar 18, 2005
    London UK
    I just have never got this type of nonsense. Who in their right mind pays that kind of money for a knackered 2nd hand instrument? Plus Fleas a decent bassist but c'mon he's hardly an icon (yet anyway) - hardly worth any extra intrinsic value in my opinion. Maybe I'm weird, I'd rather buy a new unsullied one if I was in the market. :meh: