SOLD MTD 535-21 Norm Stockton Killer!

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by namuxtree, Jan 14, 2014.

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  1. I have a MTD 535 in excellent condition. I wanted a Norm Stockton bass built with the same pickups and hardware in his MTD's era (#482) but something with fuller mids than the poplar body he has on his, and this was the answer. Since this is a older MTD, it has the Bartolini's that have the pre amps built into the pickups (active pick ups) and is warmer than the newer passive barts the MTD's now have.

    This bass is in equally good shape as my MTD 635 that I just sold (#2229), if not better

    Myrtle Burl top (insane figuring on this one!)
    Mahogany Body
    Wenge Neck
    Wenge board
    Wenge laminate between top and body!
    MTD Bartolini pre and pups
    MTD hardshell case







  2. scubaduba

    scubaduba Supporting Member

    Dec 23, 2003
  3. jakels


    Feb 1, 2013
  4. jebmd

    jebmd Supporting Member

    May 4, 2009
    Edgewater, Maryland
    Serial number?
  5. added to OP
  6. thomasjbass

    thomasjbass Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2010
    Highland Heights, OH
    Bump for a beautiful bass and a top shelf guy to work with.
  7. sps500


    May 19, 2008
    Sweet bass bump!
  8. gwangi

    gwangi Supporting Member

    Jul 4, 2009
    Forbidden Valley
    Really nice, BUMP!!!!
  9. need to get these moving. price drop!
  10. jwr


    Jun 28, 2010
    Overland Park, KS
  11. Neuroman

    Neuroman BHPD - Forget about me. Save yourselves!

    Oct 17, 2013
    Sunol, CA

    Pics of back of bass? Headstock?
  12. Updated some info about the pick ups on this beaut! BUMP!
  13. thomasjbass

    thomasjbass Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2010
    Highland Heights, OH
    How is this still here Bump!
  14. I really don't know why. Bump!
  15. Dave W

    Dave W Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    What is the nut width, string spacing at the bridge, and scale length?

    I assume it's 1 7/8", 19mm spacing, and 35" scale?

  16. I believe so. Standard MTD lengths.
  17. 4to5to6

    4to5to6 Bassist Supporting Member

    Nice bases. Unique wood combination with the mahogany body and wenge neck. Any chance of posting a sound clip?
  18. bass12

    bass12 And Grace, too Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2008
    Montreal, Canada
    The older MTDs electronics are where it's at. Same for the older wenge necks.
  19. 4to5to6

    4to5to6 Bassist Supporting Member

    I would really like some sound clips of this 535. A simple iPhone recording would be good enough. Thanks.

  20. working on it. bump!

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