Is this a Fullerton P bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Lgrabasch, May 11, 2022.

  1. Lgrabasch


    May 11, 2022
    Hey guys, I bought this V03xxxx P bass a while back, and I'm not sure if Fullerton or Corona... No date on neck heel, but has H Montez stamped... The original case has the "duck foot" tab, so I'm hopeful... Pics attached... Any help would be appreciated :)

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  2. BAG


    May 5, 2014
    New Zealand
    I can't answer your question but that shim looks interesting..... almost like a piece of astro-turf.
    If it were mine I'd replace that shim with a wooden one that would have much less chance of compacting under pressure.
  3. That is an early Corona. Probably 1986-88. The flatness at the gluejoint of the slab board, the position of the decal and the serialnumber are indicators.
    82 pots, duck foot cases and peperoni guards were still used at this time.
  4. Lgrabasch


    May 11, 2022
    It's gone now, photos were taken by my tech when I had it all setup after buying... thanks for the reply :)
  5. Lgrabasch


    May 11, 2022
    Awesome, still pretty happy, bought for 600 AUD (around 415 USD)! Thanks for the reply :)
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  6. GreaserMatt


    Sep 4, 2004
    Seattle, WA
    Beautiful Bass!!!
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  7. Lgrabasch


    May 11, 2022
    Thanks! I don't know much about H Montez, but the neck awesome on this thing!
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  8. porterbass


    Jul 11, 2013
    Wow, crazy good price. Congrats! Enjoy playing it...these are special!
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