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Good price?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Ívar Þórólfsson, Oct 12, 2001.


  1. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    I went to a music store in my lunch hour yesterday. I found a fretless, lined 4 string MIM Fender Jazz bass (used) for approx. 500$.

    Good price or not?
     
  2. Oysterman

    Oysterman

    Mar 30, 2000
    Sweden
    That's pretty much what they go for in our countries. I think you could haggle a bit to bring it down a few $10's, but not too much.

    I bought my MIM J for a bit less than $500, but that was back in the days when the dollar was still moderately priced here (as opposed to blown sky-high as it is today). These days you probably can't get them for any less than $500 new, at least where I live you can't.
     
  3. We live in Europe.. American basses are pretty expensive here.. :(

    But $ 500 for a used MIM j-bass is a lot of money, but since it IS a fretless.. i'd say it's a pretty moderate price..
     
  4. Oysterman

    Oysterman

    Mar 30, 2000
    Sweden
    Oh, it was USED? In that case: no way man, that really is too expensive!
     
  5. Hmm.. actually.. oysterman.. you have got a point there.. i mean.. my MIM jazzbass was 1395 guilders, that's about $ 571 hmm.. all depends on how the jazzbass looks and sounds ofcourse..
     
  6. barroso

    barroso

    Aug 16, 2000
    Italia
    that's too much moneyfor me, here in italy they goes new for 400-450$.
     
  7. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    That´s the price for living in Iceland :)

    It is used but in a very good condition...

    Thanks for all the comments :)