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Matt Pulcinella MPG Level 5

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by RockBoxBass, Jun 14, 2012.

  1. RockBoxBass

    RockBoxBass Supporting Member

    Pretty Awesome bass here. Its like brand new. I couldnt find a scratch. Description for the player who commisioned it...

    "Why am I selling? The build took a little longer than original quoted ( 3 or 4 months longer) time.. SO.. my MM gas got a hold of me and I acquired a 5 String Musicman with the Piezo option ( which Matt Pulcinella told me he doesn't do ). I ended up really liking the Piezo option A LOT so now I have 2 basses in the same Ballpark Sonic Spectrum. I paid $1800 for the bass and $400 for the Custom Duncan so it's valued @ $2400 and I just received it around 2 months ago."
    My addition puts the new value at $2200...lol, but a steal for this very well crafted, hi optioned, and well hardwared bass. It plays amazing and is a svelt 8.2 lbs.
    get it while its hot. comes with gigbag

    34" Scale
    5 String
    Ebony Board
    Ash Body
    Seymour Duncan Custom Shop SMB5A for 19mm spacing (non exposed covers)
    Nordstrand 3 band pre active/passive
    3 push/pull for Series/Parallel, Active/Passive, mid freq
    Passive Tone
    sound clip from original owner
  2. RockBoxBass

    RockBoxBass Supporting Member

    photobucket is giving me a hard time.....i will post more pics soon. pm if your interested and i will emailem...
  3. Justyn

    Justyn Supporting Member

    Jun 24, 2002
    Richmond, VA
    Aaarghh...I missed this one last time it was up for sale and now I just got a great deal on a Benavente...ah well, champagne problems :)
  4. RockBoxBass

    RockBoxBass Supporting Member

    a couple more showing the incredible build quality
  5. RS


    Aug 27, 2000
    Cleveland, OH
    Trades plus a little cash?
  6. mophead

    mophead Supporting Member

    Oct 24, 2004
    Texas Panhandle
    Bump for Nawlins greatest bassist and very accurate describer of his basses. I have bought a few basses from Robert and would not hesitate to do so again. If I was looking................but I'm not at the moment.
    Good luck with the sale!!!
  7. rojo412

    rojo412 MARK IT ZERO! Supporting Member

    Feb 26, 2000
    Cleveland, OH.
    Very nice! MPG doesn't screw around for quality of construction, and it looks so pretty.

  8. Those are SO nice- can't use a fretted 5er so much, though. Defret it & I'll give you a wenge-necked, 98 Thumb BO-4..?


  9. RockBoxBass

    RockBoxBass Supporting Member

    im open to only high end trade stuff....I might add $$$ for the right piece....
  10. RockBoxBass

    RockBoxBass Supporting Member

    thanks Dewey!!
  11. RockBoxBass

    RockBoxBass Supporting Member

    pm's answered
  12. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    Wow - this bass passed through my hands and I must say this is a ridiculously good deal.
  13. Justyn

    Justyn Supporting Member

    Jun 24, 2002
    Richmond, VA
    Well...hmm, any interest in my Benavente Standard Singlecut 5?
  14. RockBoxBass

    RockBoxBass Supporting Member

    send me stats and or links
  15. Justyn

    Justyn Supporting Member

    Jun 24, 2002
    Richmond, VA
    Currently out of town with dubious wi-fi connection, but will send PM as soon as possible.
  16. RockBoxBass

    RockBoxBass Supporting Member

    sorry justin...cant do 35"
  17. Justyn

    Justyn Supporting Member

    Jun 24, 2002
    Richmond, VA
    Not a problem! Good luck with the sale. I'm amazed this is still here. Anyone who has ever wanted a Stingray with wider string spacing should be jumping all over this. Maybe add a custom tort pickguard just for fun...dang.
  18. RockBoxBass

    RockBoxBass Supporting Member

    Im suprised too...at this price. The quality of this build is on par with my sadowsky and Nordys...
  19. madbassplaya


    Dec 28, 2007
    I was very interested in this bass but decided to go a different route because I'm a jazz bass guy.

    You're getting a 2000 (plus) dollar custom hand built bass for literally half the price. Also I'm not a big "preamp" guy, but the Nordy pre's that Carey makes these days are some of the most usable pre's i've ever used.
  20. RockBoxBass

    RockBoxBass Supporting Member