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How High Will It Go??

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by purfektstranger, Feb 4, 2006.

  1. purfektstranger


    Apr 10, 2003
  2. klocwerk


    May 19, 2005
    Somerville, MA
  3. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY
    There's some non-original parts on it...like the bridge pieces...
  4. jazzbo58

    jazzbo58 Bassist for My Man Godbey

    Apr 21, 2001
    New Orleans, LA USA
    I thought so. Didn't early P Basses have fiber saddles?

  5. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY
    The saddles should be phenolic...

    I'd also suggest this might be a refin? It doesn't look quite right...
  6. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    How does Floyd manage to score all these killer instruments?
    Gilmour has a strat with #0001 Stamped on the headstock.

  7. vene-nemesis

    vene-nemesis Banned

    Jul 17, 2003
    Bilbao España
    Do those basses intonate well with those 2 string saddels????
  8. vene-nemesis

    vene-nemesis Banned

    Jul 17, 2003
    Bilbao España
    back stage passes in exchange of fine instruments :D.
  9. tiredman9


    Aug 15, 2005
    New York
    Wow. Thats amazing.

    And on the P bass. Thats the oldest one I've heard of period.
  10. anonymous278347457

    anonymous278347457 Guest

    Feb 12, 2005

    yeah, i thought the bridge looked like it would fall apart at any time.
  11. puff father

    puff father

    Jan 20, 2006
    Endicott, NY
    note modern string through body design! :oops:
  12. Who the hell sells a 1951 P because " I've moved to a 5 string and just don't play the Precison anymore."

    I mean, I'd sell it too

    but thats a crazy reason to decide to IMO
  13. Arthur U. Poon

    Arthur U. Poon

    Jan 30, 2004
    SLC, Utah -USA-
    Endorsing Artist: Mike Lull Custom Basses
    Very cool.

    I know a guy who had a '51 P-Bass prototype in his collection in the early 90's. I can't remember what it's bridge saddles were made of, but I know they weren't made of metal. I want to say they were ceramic (?)

    He sold it to a collector and it later appeared either on the front cover of Bass Player mag or in the "Great Basses" section they used to run.

    When he sold it they weren't as coveted or maybe he didn't know that it was worth more, but I think he sold it for less than $3000.00. :eek:

    I'll have to tell him what this one brings in when the auction is over.:D