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SOLD Great backup 5-string... or 5er in general (Yamaha)

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Matt Call, Dec 6, 2005.


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  1. Matt Call

    Matt Call Supporting Member

    Aug 1, 2004
    Minneapolis, MN
    So for sale is my Yamaha BBG5-S. This is a great bass. If you're considering going the 5 route, or just want to check one out, this is a great one. I bought it to replace my American Deluxe Jazz 5 just about a year ago. I actually ended up liking it better (I sold the jazz to buy a head, and needed a "temp" bass).

    Finish is sunburst. I don't know the actual term for the color, but it's a lot like a 3-tone fender sunburst, but with a more red tint instead of brown. It ends in black though. It has active electronics, an alder body, gold hardware, a wide neck (19mm spacing if I remember correctly), 24 frets, and I believe it's 34" scale (but it's never felt like it lacked tension IMO).

    There are a few scratches/ dings, but the bass is in overall good used condition. I have the "missing" knob. It was loose when I bought the bass and eventually loosened its way off. I don't have any allen wrenches, otherwise I'd put it right back on. I did my best to show every mark I could find in the pictures.

    I was going to sell it at Guitar Center; but I just couldn't bring myself to do it. They told me they used to sell new for $6-700, but I can't personally verify that (if anyone else can, that'd be awesome).

    I'm selling it because my Bongo is getting all of the play time and I need the cash for a new amp. :hyper:

    I'm looking for $170 plus shipping. I have a Fender harshell case that I could ship it in; but I'd have to charge extra (I'd need to buy a gig bag or new case for the Bongo...).

    PICS HERE...

    PM or email me.

    -Matt
     
  2. Matt Call

    Matt Call Supporting Member

    Aug 1, 2004
    Minneapolis, MN
    So I just picked this up from the practice space. It's in need of a setup, so I'm going to drop the price...

    $170

    I'd do it myself; but I've got way too much on my hands right now.
     
  3. Matt Call

    Matt Call Supporting Member

    Aug 1, 2004
    Minneapolis, MN
    I just recorded some soundclips. I'm not sure exactly how to post them; but I might be able to email them if you're interested.
     
  4. Matt Call

    Matt Call Supporting Member

    Aug 1, 2004
    Minneapolis, MN
    Bump.

    I really do need to sell this. I did do a minor setup, so the intonation is pretty good now; I'm just too much of a scaredy-cat to mess with the truss rod.

    I guess I'm open to offers, since I need the cash pretty badly.

    and No Trades.... please.
     
  5. Helstar

    Helstar

    Nov 26, 2005
    if you still have it in a few weeks I would be interested
     
  6. IotaNet

    IotaNet Supporting Member

  7. Matt Call

    Matt Call Supporting Member

    Aug 1, 2004
    Minneapolis, MN
    Email sent, PM on the way.
     
  8. 4Mal

    4Mal Supporting Member

    Jun 2, 2002
    Columbia River Gorge
    If this one is stil available, I'll take it.

    Thanks, Mal

    (pm sent)
     
  9. Matt Call

    Matt Call Supporting Member

    Aug 1, 2004
    Minneapolis, MN



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