No longer available GOLD Low End Jazz Six LEJ 6

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by matthew.murray, Feb 19, 2017.

  1. Price:
    North Carolina
    For sale is my first custom Low End Jazz bass, a very gold six string. Brian's basses speak for themselves and I can attest that after a few hundred gigs, this thing is really an incredible and insanely versatile instrument. I had it built when I was playing in a lot of gospel bands, but over the years my style and preferences have shifted and I'm just not using it as much. With baby no. 5 on the way, I'm becoming less sentimental and finally willing to part with it!

    The finish on this bass is a custom color that I call Solomon gold. I told Brian that I wanted it to really match the hardware and I sent him probably 20 pictures of what I DIDN'T want. I was using gold-plated strings at the time, and it really all came together well. Includes tortoise and pearl white pickguards.

    Custom electronics cover made by me - I didn't like the look of a black one, so I made it out of some kind of wood that matches maple perfectly and attached it very securely with magnets. I also wanted to see the body wood somewhere, so I removed all of the finish from inside the cavity and built a little preamp holder. Everything works great!

    There are a few blemishes in the finish, mostly around the neck screws and the one crack below the control plate. Tiny bits of clear coat have worn off around the frets. It has recessed Dunlop straplocks.

    Build date: January 2008
    Strings: 6
    Scale: 34"
    Frets: 24 GOLD
    Hardware: GOLD
    Spacing: 19mm bridge, 9mm nut
    Wood: alder body, 3 piece maple neck, gorgeous Bird's Eye maple fingerboard
    Electronics: standard V/B/T/b-treble stack plus three switches for series/parallel for each pickup and passive/active (missing retainer nut); Glockenklang blend pot 20170219_133501.jpg 20170219_133348.jpg 20170219_133713.jpg 20170219_133653.jpg 20170219_133639.jpg 20170219_133630.jpg 20170219_133617.jpg 20170219_133549.jpg 20170219_133532.jpg 20170219_133523.jpg 20170219_133518.jpg 20170219_133450.jpg 20170219_141707.jpg
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2017
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  2. kerrycares

    kerrycares Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2006
    what is the weight ?
    why is the washer and nut missing?
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  3. @kerrycares I will weigh when I get home. The washer was always loosening over time, they aren't locking. Unfortunately it just fell off one day and I didn't notice. The switch doesn't move at all, but a replacement is probably $12. That particular switch is passive/active.
  4. 10.5lbs
  5. I AM interested in trades, especially fretted four strings with narrow spacing at the nut.
  6. whirledpeas

    whirledpeas Supporting Member

    Feb 18, 2010
    Sittin' Here in Limbo
    I normally don't like gold hardware on a guitar, but damn that's sexy!!
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  7. Thank you! I feel the same way, I don't like gold hardware on any other instrument.
  8. I don't know what I was thinking. I just spent two hours of serious shedding with this thing and had a blast. Taking it off of the market.
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2017
  9. 7strings414

    7strings414 Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2011
    So it's no longer for sale then?
  10. No, not for sale.
  11. 7strings414

    7strings414 Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2011
    Damn bro! I was putting my pennies together to green out but I understand! Great bass, I had a silver one and I sold it, still have one but I would love to get a second one again
  12. I'm flattered, and also sorry that I got your hopes up! Honestly I had it priced higher than others have sold for recently in the market anyway. After getting to know it again last night, I highly recommend you look for another one!
  13. Alejo


    Jul 31, 2017
    Hi! It's still on sale?