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modulus flea quilted 5a mapple

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by vene-nemesis, Aug 21, 2004.

  1. vene-nemesis

    vene-nemesis Banned

    Jul 17, 2003
    Bilbao España
    i been gassing for this bass and it has a good price for a used on perfect condition 2003 modulus flea 4 but it doesnt looks like 5a quilted mapple to me i think it is like a 3a grade.


  2. vene-nemesis

    vene-nemesis Banned

    Jul 17, 2003
    Bilbao España
    fixed the pics
  3. Trevorus


    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    That thing really needs some sort of amber or blue stain to really bring out the quilt. It looks good up close, but not that much from afar.
  4. vene-nemesis

    vene-nemesis Banned

    Jul 17, 2003
    Bilbao España
    maybe a black dye would serve it well.

  5. Yeah, that really doesn't look like 5A grade to me.
  6. I'm pretty sure those grades are just made up.
  7. Jazzguy

    Jazzguy Banned

    May 3, 2004
    Durn good looking bass!!
  8. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    Doesn't look 5A to me either. How much is it?
  9. bovinehost

    bovinehost Supporting Member

    Dec 5, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: Ernie Ball Music Man/Sterling By Music Man

    Okay, I've been found out. Just don't tell the others, okay?

    Just between us, I made that crap up in like 1973.
  10. BassFiddle63


    Oct 4, 2002
    Looks like possibly a real nice top to me but bad lighting and camera work is distorting it. You might be pleasantly suprised when you see it in person.
  11. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Sure doesn't look like 5A to me. Might look a lot better with a different stain, though.
  12. I-Love-Ratm


    Feb 24, 2003
    It needs a colour and a pickguard bad.