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SOLD MTD 535 Bass #40

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by kinger1977, Oct 19, 2013.

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  1. kinger1977


    Jun 9, 2009
    $2,600 shipped. Paypal preferred. No trades please.

    This is the 40th bass Mike made in the MTD line. I bought it back in 1995 and am the original owner. It is an amazing bass, but I just don't play much any more. It's time to get this bass a new owner who will actually put it to good use.

    5 string
    Wenge neck
    Korina body
    21 frets (plus zero fret)
    Bartolini pickups & electronics (bass, mid, treble cut/boost with 3-way switch to select the mid frequency)
    35 inch scale
    Weighs approximately 8 lbs 13 oz

    The only major wear on the bass is a small spot above one of the pickups where I rested my thumb. See picture.

    Also, an interesting story about the neck: The bass was originally built with a Korina neck and Wenge fingerboard. After I had the bass for a few years, I pulled it out of the case one day and discovered the truss rod had broken through the back of the neck. I was shocked. I'd never made any adjustments to the rod - the setup was sweet from Mike's original work. I emailed Mike and he replaced the neck for free. We went with all Wenge for the neck/fingerboard on the replacement.

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  2. neptoon

    neptoon Supporting Member

    Jul 25, 2000
    Cape Canaveral, FL
    wow, that is hot...I had a korina/wenge that I got from Adrian Garcia (#28) that sounded awesome...love the MTD's from that era...great sounding and playing basses

  3. jebmd

    jebmd Supporting Member

    May 4, 2009
    Lothian, Maryland
  4. scubaduba

    scubaduba Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dec 23, 2003
  5. Lalo Garcia

    Lalo Garcia Banned

    Feb 19, 2011
    is this bass still available? Please call me or text me 202-445-3441
  6. kinger1977


    Jun 9, 2009
    Sold! Bass shipped out last night.

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