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Ibanez SR305...ahem, heavily modded , desperate to sell!

Discussion in '[OLD FORUM] Bass Guitars, Amps, and Accessories: F' started by Selta, Jul 22, 2003.


  1. Selta

    Selta

    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    Well, it used to be an Ibanez SR305DX. Then, I decided to make it fretless. Not a bad job, can sorta feel the spaces where the frets were, only if ya run your fingernail down it though, and it doesn't affect the sound at all. I have them filled with good ol wood filler, then painted with a silver paint.

    Next, I didn't like the color. SO I sanded it down, primed and painted it. Looks pretty good, to me. No runs or anything. Can get all sorts of pics. I painted the headstock to match...

    Next, my bridge pickup killed over, SO, I decided to put new pickups in all around. I bought P/J style ones (from a Yamaha BB5000) and put them in, and had blocks of wood made (by a local carpenter) to fill in the gaps. I haven't been able to finish the wiring on this bass yet, cos I can't find diagrams.

    Lastly, I love the feel of a unfinished neck, so I sanded the back of the neck down. Then, the back of t he headstock still looked shiny, so I sanded it...BUT, there is now no model nor serial numbers! :eek: So...yeah...I know it was made in '01 though cos of marks on the neck & body.

    Like I said, I can get all sorts of pics of it. I'd like to get $200 for it, for a MUCH needed bass, a Peavey TL-5 for sale on on here actually. I can do as little as $175, but would hesitate to go any lower.

    So please, help out me who desperatly needs a good fiver stringer! I'm not saying this one's all that great, but once you get the wiring done, it'll be a decent first or second fiver.

    Make offers though, I'm up for trades as well, though I'd MUCH prefer the cash so I can get that TL-5!!!
    rjsalamon@hotmail.com
    Aim: BAsSR305
    Yahoo: Kalvier17bh

    Feel free to contact me any way you want.

    _Ray_
     
  2. Selta

    Selta

    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    Ok, here we go, pictures like crazy today! Batters up! First one is of the entire front...
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    Oooooo, lookie, it's my Acoustic/Peavey stack too!
     
  3. Selta

    Selta

    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    Here's the back...

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    That's a piece of tape coming out of the control cavity, there's nothing holding the battery in, so you'll have to fix that, or leave it as I did...
     
  4. Selta

    Selta

    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    Here's around the P pups. The rough spots are where the blocks of wood were inserted...

    [​IMG]

    In life, you can't see that at all from about 1' away, unless you really know to look for it, due to the expiremental paint job..
     
  5. Selta

    Selta

    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    A closeup of the body. YOu can kinda still see the blocks of wood here, and the shot was at a marked 1' 2" away.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. Selta

    Selta

    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    Last one, if ya want anymore, e-mail me for more. rjsalmon@hotmail.com

    [​IMG]

    THANKS FOR HOSTING MY PICS JAMES! :D

    As I said, you'll have to have someone finish the electronic work. NONE of the knobs work at all, but you can still plug it in and play, I got that much done. YOu'll also need to buy nuts for the knobs, I don't have them but will be sending the top things (erm, can't think of the name, the part you actually turn)

    Comes with Dunlop strap locks and a nice WIDE flamed strap.

    With all the stuff needing to be done, I'm knocking the price down to $150. Trades are welcomed, but I want a five stringer. I have $140 I can add on top of this if you'd like as well, to call for even trades.

    E-mail with offers or just to yell at me for a horrible job.

    _Ray_
     
  7. Selta

    Selta

    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    Ok ok ok, c'mon, with gig bag too? I REALLY need to sell this, c'mon c'mon c'mon! Someone buy her!!!
     
  8. Selta

    Selta

    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    Gig bag comes with it? Anyone?:bawl:

    _Ray_:bassist:
     
  9. hey man if u still got that at the end of august i'll take it, but my bands givvin me alot of crap for buyin so many basses, so it can't be till then, also if you could get it to work that'd be great.

    The Great Mike Bass
     
  10. Selta

    Selta

    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    Well, from the sarcasm level, and lack of replies, it seems that'll happen. Please e-mail me or IM me with ANY questions you have! I DID get the pickups to have output, but the knobs don't work. If you want, I can take it to the local shop guy, he gives me a pretty hefty discount, but I'd be forced to add it onto the price being that I need the cash for the bass! Contact me...

    _Ray_
     
  11. Selta

    Selta

    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    Again, everybody, the bass works great, and sounds MUCH much much better than it ever would've with the old electronics in it.

    Cheezewiz: First off, what do you mean the fretboard looks like trash? *scratches head* It's completly smooth, and has paint for markers, but I don't see how you say it looks like trash?
    The only spot on the body that looks bad at all is the spot where the new slugs were made....and the finish doesn't look att THAT bad. It's not really shiny, but it's got shine, and figuring that a 17 year old did 99% of the work to this, you can't give me a break?

    FallenBassist, if you're still interested, please contact me!

    To any mod: after this post, could one of you close this thread? I get the e-mail that someone responds, and I waste my time coming for B.S., so, if you could just close it, that'd be fun. I'd delet it, but if F.B isnt serious, then I want it to stay around. Thanks...


    _Ray_
     
  12. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    Ok, I'm here.

    I read through half of this mess and decided to give the thread a trim down.

    Folks, the classifieds are here to give members an opportunity to buy other members' gear. Sure, the bass is not in gigging shape, but there are TBers who'll take a beater like that, fix it up for fun and then put it back on sale as a great instrument.

    Here's an easy rule to follow: If you're not interested in buying an advertised bass, DON'T POST ON THE THREAD. Bad_Habit_Bassist has a right to sell his bass on TB without having his thread abused by childish behavior.

    There are more Forum Rules that everyone agreed to abide by when they became members. SOme folks here need a referesher, it seems.
     
  13. Selta

    Selta

    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    Thank you, Blackbird, it's appreciated.
     
  14. I think it is very sad though that it takes a mod to set everyone straight.
     
  15. Selta

    Selta

    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    NBP66, lets stop with the comments, we had a mod fix it once, I'd rather not have it happen again. If you have a problem with it, I suggest you PM Blackbird about it, or contact Paul and express your concerns.

    _Ray_
     
  16. I got no problems man, just simply stating that is was kind of pathetic that it took a mod to make everyone stop arguing...and FYI, I want that bass! Gimmie gimmie gimmie!
     
  17. Selta

    Selta

    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    Are you serious about buying the bass? haha, e-mail me rjsalamon@hotmail.com

    Yeah, I see your point now, I just took it the wrong way, my apologizes about it.

    _Ray_
     
  18. Im serious about it, i want that bass, but I got no money! i hate not having money...i need a job badly...man, seriously tho, if i had the money id take it off ur hands in a heartbeat.
     
  19. Selta

    Selta

    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    Haha yeah, I know excatly what you mean. Get on your AIM and IM me already dude, BasSR305. :p.

    _Ray_
     
  20. Selta

    Selta

    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    Ancient thread revived...

    Ok, I now really need to sell this thing, with the purchase of a Spector NS2000 Q5 and a Sitar coming along, this guy just sits there and collects dust. Still in the exact same condition as was posted on this thread. Clearing price of $100 + you pay shipping, with gig bag, and new strings put on it. Someone pleeeeaassssse please please take this thing!