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SOLD MTD USA Saratoga 5 PJ 34", 24-fret Summer NAMM 17’ AS-NEW!

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by eddiebo, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. eddiebo

    eddiebo Supporting Member

    Nov 13, 2002
    Montclair, NJ
    New Jersey
    This is a USA-built Saratoga 5-string PJ w/ black quilted maple top over a poplar body. It has a 34" scale maple neck with 24-fret grenadillo fingerboard, Bartolini B-Axis PJ Pickups w/ active / passive 18v Bartolini HRT32 preamp, 19MM spacing and weighs in at a very comfortable 9 lbs 1 oz.

    This bass was a display piece for the summer 2017 NAMM show. There is ZERO play wear, not a single ding, dent, or scratch - bass is in as-new condition and comes with an equally as-new MTD heavy duty gigbag.

    Selling because no matter how nice the bass is I just do not play 5-string anymore. This one covers all the modern and vintage tones w/ the active / passive bart pole piece pickups and plays effortlessly with low even action across the entire neck. B-string is TIGHT and not a concern w/ the 34" scale.


    • 34" Scale, 24 fret, 19mm spacing
    • Weight 9 lbs 1 oz
    • Tulipwood (poplar) Body
    • “10” Quilted Maple Top in Blackburst w/ matching front and rear headstock overlays
    • Maple Neck
    • 24-Fret Grenadillo Fingerboard w/ Luminlay position markers on the face and side
    • Bartolini B-Axis PJ Pickups
    • 18V Bartolini HRT32 Preamp with passive switch, Bass / Treble, Push/Pull Mid Frequency (400/800Hz) and Tone controls
    • Wood matched knobs
    • MTD/Protec Gig Bag, tools, and case candy

    MTD US Saratoga 5 PJ

    New list is over $7500, street: $5750 shipped to you

    $3975 UPS GROUND insured shipping within the lower 48 ONLY $100 additional

    PayPal payment or can set up for Affirm financing at an additional cost to the buyer
    Questions / PayPal: edbocchino (AT) gmail (DOT) com


    Thanks for looking!
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2018
  2. simongpaez

    simongpaez Supporting Member

    Feb 28, 2005
    The Woodlands , Texas
    Wow!! beautiful bass
    eddiebo likes this.
  3. eddiebo

    eddiebo Supporting Member

    Nov 13, 2002
    Montclair, NJ
    BUMP and PRICE DROP, shipping additional

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