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For Sale MBasses MJ-5 in Candy Apple Green

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by SCT1422, Feb 11, 2018.


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  1. SCT1422

    SCT1422 Supporting Member

    Price:
    2400.00
    Strings:
    5
    Location:
    New York
    MBasses MJ-5 in Candy Apple Green with matching headstock and rosewood board.. Nordstrand single coils and 2 band preamp and tone control.. It also has a roasted maple neck... The bass is in mint shape and I received it in Aug 2017.. Asking $2400.00 shipped in the U.S. only..
     

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    Last edited: May 31, 2019
  2. ThumbyAche

    ThumbyAche Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 15, 2005
    Pacific NW
    Nice bass! Way better with the chrome hardware imo. Glwts!
     
  3. SCT1422

    SCT1422 Supporting Member

    A few extra details.. The bass is 34" scale, 1 7/8ths nut, 19mm bridge spacing and weighs in the low 9's.. Very comfortable !!!
     
  4. SCT1422

    SCT1422 Supporting Member

    And 60's pickup spacing and medium vintage frets...
     
  5. bongostealth

    bongostealth Supporting Member

    Jun 3, 2011
    Atlanta, GA
    That's an outstandingly beautiful color! And the bass is awesome too!
     
  6. Incredible colour :hyper:
     
  7. JohnInghram40hz

    JohnInghram40hz Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2004
    Charleston, WV
    Played this bass at NAMM. Smoking! GLWTS
     
  8. SCT1422

    SCT1422 Supporting Member

    Thanks John.. Nice to hear from you...
     
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  9. DaymonJ11

    DaymonJ11 Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 24, 2011
    Denver, Colorado
    Trades?
     
  10. SCT1422

    SCT1422 Supporting Member

    I don't need anything right now, but if you have something that's not expensive and are putting mostly cash towards it then possibly ..
     
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  11. darqmatter

    darqmatter

    Nov 12, 2012
    Reston, VA
    +1
     
  12. Beautiful color - GLWTS.
     
  13. steverosati

    steverosati

    Apr 7, 2004
    city of Dis
    This is a truly hand made bass, not machine made and assembled with a hefty price tag. Jon is still crafting basses in the old world tradition. Know what you have, Good Wood.
     
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  14. SCT1422

    SCT1422 Supporting Member

    I totally agree and I have 3 other MBasses that aren't going anywhere... Jon builds a great bass !!! My local guitar tech is not somebody who is easily impressed, but he was with my MBasses..
     
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  15. Sywannab

    Sywannab Supporting Member

    Sep 12, 2010
    Alameda, CA 94501
    Even cutting the wood for the shape?
     
  16. SCT1422

    SCT1422 Supporting Member

    Yes...
     
  17. SCT1422

    SCT1422 Supporting Member

    Here's a great video of Jon in action at his shop which I've been fortunate to visit..
     
  18. OldSchool50

    OldSchool50 OldSchool50 Supporting Member

    Mar 15, 2013
    Connecticut
    Great video. I'm fortunate to own to of JOn's basses, an MP4 and MJ4. Both are outstanding builds, light and handcrafted, He's a great guy and builder who cares about the details. I've also been lucky to visit his shop twice, once for a custom pickguard fitting As fine a bass as I've ever owned. You can't go wrong with one of jon's basses and this one is a beauty. GLWTS
     
  19. SCT1422

    SCT1422 Supporting Member

    I adjusted the original pics and there's 2 pics of the back of the roasted neck..
     

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