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Great Los Angeles Craigslist find...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by west*coast*bass, Mar 30, 2009.


  1. west*coast*bass

    west*coast*bass Supporting Member

    Dec 6, 2003
    Agoura Hills, CA
  2. lowfreqtweak

    lowfreqtweak

    Jan 14, 2009
    That settles it, I'm moving to LA
     
  3. west*coast*bass

    west*coast*bass Supporting Member

    Dec 6, 2003
    Agoura Hills, CA
    Bring your basses to sell here...once you hit the ground here your basses triple in value.
     
  4. Wow....I actually have one of those original 1998 "Limited Edition" Geddys. I didn't know I had such a valuable bass:rolleyes:.

    I guess I shouldn't have defaced it with Dimarzio Model J's, black pickguard, etc as now I guess it's worth nothing....


    Lyle
     
  5. Absentia

    Absentia

    Feb 25, 2009
    eh the important thing is does it play good.
     
  6. Baird6869

    Baird6869 RIP Gord Downey. A True Canadian Icon.

    Hey! I live in Canada..... can I start a business shipping "rare" GL Fenders to Cali to sell them for $2000? Hell, I'll do it for $1950 each!
     
  7. edbass

    edbass

    Nov 8, 2004
    Obviously everyone missed one critical point; it's an easy mistake to make, but this is actually a bass owned by Geddy's long lost brother Getty Lee. It's truly a "Limited Edition" and probably one of a kind (I know it's the first actual "Getty" I've ever seen!), certainly a value at twice the price! :rolleyes:
     
  8. Baird6869

    Baird6869 RIP Gord Downey. A True Canadian Icon.

    Is this similar to George Armani and Hugo Ross suits, Channel purses and Rolecks watches?:confused::D
     
  9. steamthief

    steamthief

    Jan 25, 2006
    Mentone Beach
    That same asshat had a few other bargain basses listed on craigslist.
     
  10. electricimprov

    electricimprov

    Mar 15, 2008
    So Cal
    You learn something new every day...Richard Meier designs basses, too. ;)
     
  11. I've seen some CL ads for "Stradivarius" copy violins. I thought all violins copied the Stradivarius design? *shrug*

    I emailed the guy about the Getty Lee bass. He suggested we meet at the Geddy Center to check it out. ;)
     
  12. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    Well it does have new strings
     
  13. If the guy builds his own basses now, you would expect that he should at least know the names of some well known bass players without misspelling them.

    :rolleyes:
     
  14. or how much he bought this bass for...
     
  15. LilRay

    LilRay Commercial User

    Dec 27, 2007
    Between my Roscoe and Leather
    Owner: Cockeyed Cow Custom Leathercraft
    To quote my man Bo Diddley in Trading Places, "That sucker is so hot, burns my fingers"
    and "In Philadelphia it's worth $50.00 bucks".

    West Coast, Thanks for the post. That gave me a good laugh.

    God Bless, R.
     

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