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Modulus Alembic Bassstar and Fender MIM 5 FS

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Brian Ward, Jan 17, 2014.

  1. Brian Ward

    Brian Ward

    Oct 16, 2010
    Los Angeles
    UPDATE - I'd consider a trade for a MIJ Marcus Miller Jazz (+cash? make me an offer) or a 70's jazz (can't hurt to ask right? ha). Otherwise I'd prefer cash.

    Had some interest but both basses are still on the market.

    Modulus Alembic Bassstar -$1200 shipped OBO
    4 string Jazz w/ passive Bartolinis
    Great powerful, solid sound
    This has a beautiful wood body and graphite neck. I'd keep it but it doesn't get played anymore so I'd rather have someone who needs it play it!
    It's a passive bass with the knobs wired Volume-Volume-Tone. The neck volume knob is also a pull switch to run the pickups in series.
    There's some very minor cosmetic damage (a few dings here and there) but it is hardly noticeable. It's mostly on the back of the body.

    Fender MIM Jazz 5 w/ Bartolini p/u's and preamp - $500 OBO
    This is a great bass for the price - the Bartolini's give it a real bark and character and the pre has huge flexibility. I'd play this one more but I replaced it with an Fbass so it's not gotten much gig time. Again, I want to see this bass played!

    Some minor cosmetic damage from gigging but nothing major or anything that affects playability or tone.

    Thanks for taking the time to look!

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  2. FriedFingers


    Sep 6, 2013
    Beautiful Alembic/Modulus !!
  3. rossiman


    Aug 12, 2011
  4. RickC

    RickC Supporting Member

    Jun 9, 2005
    Weight on the Bassstar? thanks

  5. Brian Ward

    Brian Ward

    Oct 16, 2010
    Los Angeles
    Bassstar is about 12 lbs on the bathroom scale. Fender is about 10
  6. Brian Ward

    Brian Ward

    Oct 16, 2010
    Los Angeles
    Not really looking for trades at this time, thanks though!
  7. klanger2003

    klanger2003 Supporting Member

    Oct 17, 2002
  8. bassman28

    bassman28 Supporting Member Commercial User

    Dec 31, 2010
    North Carolina
    Bass Plucker's All Bass Guitar and Amp Store
  9. Brian Ward

    Brian Ward

    Oct 16, 2010
    Los Angeles
    Here are some more pictures - PM's replied but nothing for sure yet. Thanks for looking!

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  10. Sleepwalker42

    Sleepwalker42 Supporting Member

    Dec 30, 2008
    Where are you located?….Bump.
  11. Brian Ward

    Brian Ward

    Oct 16, 2010
    Los Angeles
    I'm located in the Dallas area.