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SOLD MTD 535

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by drgregn, Sep 1, 2005.


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  1. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    OK, it's time to move this bass - new post for the new board.

    It holds up the MTD reputation quite well. Plays effortlessly, has the MTD tone mojo, and is extremely versatile with the Barts and the three-way mids option, not to mention a slap MONSTER, but... I am blessed with several great basses, and am using my 635 and my Sadowsky Metro(s) almost all the time now. So this one rarely gets played like it deserves, and just needs a good new home.

    One would think this thing might sound a little bright and sterile, given the maple top and board, but Mike's usual good sense when it comes to marrying different woods is evident here. The mahogany gives it plenty of thump and punch, and the overall vibe is very organic and rich in tone, although you can easily dial in all the sizzly highs you want if needed.

    New price below, will consider reasonable trades but prefer cash $$$. (New Nordstrand coming soon!!) Make me a (reasonable) offer.

    Ser #782 (built March '02), mahogany with maple spalt top, maple neck and board. Buzz Feiten Tuning system. 35" scale with 21 frets. $2200 including shipping. Paypal preferred.

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    No cosmetic or performance issues with bass, well cared for. Will consider trades for MTD535/635 with wenge neck/board; Sadowsky Ultra-Vintage 5's or NYC vintage 5 models, possibly Dingwall 5's, Roscoe 6'ers.

    Can make more digital pics if desired...

    thanks, Greg
     
  2. Senor SQUID

    Senor SQUID Guest

    Jan 11, 2004
  3. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    Back atcha, Joey.
     
  4. sagryf1

    sagryf1

    Oct 23, 2004
    Sent you a PM.....
     
  5. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    and returned!
     
  6. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    monday morning bump...
     
  7. dcr

    dcr Supporting Member

    Private e-mail sent/replied to.


    dcr
     
  8. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    ??? PM for me? I don't see one - try again! :confused:

    I'll send you one if you want...

    thanks, Greg
     
  9. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    on hold for local sale...
     
  10. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    off hold (buyer couldn't get the $$$ together nor could he muster the needed amount of W.A.F. ;) )

    So someone make me a decent offer or I'll just keep this beauty...
     
  11. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    sold locally...
     
  12. Bassconbeatz

    Bassconbeatz Way down low Supporting Member

    Feb 5, 2004
    Porter Ranch, CA
    PM sent.

    Bassconbeatz
     
  13. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
    I might be a n00be to ask, but does that mean Wife Approval Factor?
     
  14. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    Exactly.

    Bassconbeatz, this bass is unfortunately long gone - sorry, forgot to delete the thread.

    The blueburst MTD535 in my avatar might be available for the right price... or maybe a nice trade. :D
     
  15. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
    Selling your blueburst 535? How many frets?
     
  16. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    21
     
  17. gruuv

    gruuv

    Jan 23, 2004
    Tennessee
    Hey,

    What are the specs on the blue one. . . looks like a wenge neck/board, but what about body and top woods?

    Thanks a lot. . .
     
  18. drgregn

    drgregn Granddude Supporting Member

    May 13, 2002
    Denton, TX
    Just sat down and played the blueburst MTD again for a while. Sorry if I got anyone's hopes up falsely - was considering letting it go, but it is a different sound palette not duplicated by any of my other instruments, and a great playing bass to boot. So it will stay home.

    thanks, Greg
     



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