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For Sale MTD 535 Mahogany body, maple/rosewood neck $2700

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by chris lykins, Nov 3, 2018.


  1. chris lykins

    chris lykins Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2004
    phoenix az
    Price:
    $2700.00
    Strings:
    5
    Location:
    Arizona
    Beautiful ribbon mahogany MTD with figured myrtle top, maple neck with rosewood board. 9 lbs on my digital scale. Easily the fattest MTD I’ve ever owned, even sounds good with deadish strings! Back is in great shape. 2 small dents on the bottom bout. Crack in the front lacquer that occurred on its trip from the last owner. Likely could be steamed out. When I got it , the old preamp was killing batteries so Mike sent me a new one which I installed. Ships in heavy MTD hard case. Will pick up shipping west of the Mississippi
     
    Last edited: Nov 3, 2018
  2. chris lykins

    chris lykins Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2004
    phoenix az
  3. chris lykins

    chris lykins Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2004
    phoenix az
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  4. Viggo51

    Viggo51 Supporting Member

    Oct 26, 2012
    Portland Oregon
    Any photos of the headstock? Thanks!
     
  5. chris lykins

    chris lykins Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2004
    phoenix az
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  6. rolorocknerd

    rolorocknerd

    Sep 17, 2008
    Kansas
    Pm’d
     
  7. chris lykins

    chris lykins Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2004
    phoenix az
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  8. chris lykins

    chris lykins Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2004
    phoenix az
    Bump for a great price on a USA MTD!
     
  9. Spreck76

    Spreck76

    Dec 4, 2003
    Louisiana
    I have the same specs on my 535 and this wood combo is killer. I’ve tried several of the popular recipes from Mike and this is my fav so far. Beautiful bass and an awesome price. Someone is going to love this one.
     
  10. RussT

    RussT Supporting Member

    Sep 29, 2012
    Toronto
    That mahogany body is beautiful. GLWTS
     
  11. rodneyat

    rodneyat Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2007
    Atlanta, GA
    Great deal on an early MTD
     
  12. chris lykins

    chris lykins Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2004
    phoenix az
    Thanks for all the great comments! I agree this is my favorite combo! If I didn't have a 34" MTD I would keep it!
     
  13. timtyler8821

    timtyler8821 Supporting Member

    Oct 1, 2011
    California
    Does the crack effect the tone, tuning, or anything? Any dead spots on the frets?
     
  14. chris lykins

    chris lykins Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2004
    phoenix az
    No dead spots that I've noticed and its just a lacquer crack on the top not a crack in the body. Its a fraction of a mm. Like a crack in nitro paint .
     
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  15. timtyler8821

    timtyler8821 Supporting Member

    Oct 1, 2011
    California
    Can I get more pics please
     
  16. chris lykins

    chris lykins Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2004
    phoenix az
    What would you like?
     
  17. timtyler8821

    timtyler8821 Supporting Member

    Oct 1, 2011
    California
    Back and front of the whole bass if possible
     
  18. chris lykins

    chris lykins Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2004
    phoenix az
    I'll post some in the next few days
     
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  19. timtyler8821

    timtyler8821 Supporting Member

    Oct 1, 2011
    California
    Cool
     
  20. chris lykins

    chris lykins Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2004
    phoenix az
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