TRADED Music Man Bongo 5 - (2nd Video Added) Tangerine Pearl - Rosewood Edition

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Bonafide, Jun 26, 2020.

  1. Bonafide

    Bonafide 'RGJR' Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 15, 2002
    Austin Texas
    Artist: Band In A Box, Nick Silver Pickups, Free The Tone, Carr Amps + more
    2014 Music Man Bongo 5 - Tangerine Pearl - Solid Rosewood Neck.
    Handsome bass, Excellent condition, minor wear only. One small surface scratch above pickguard (seen in pics) hard to see in pics.
    With MM Bongo 5 case. 9.2 lbs $1350

    Cleaned, setup and currently strung with DR Hi Beams. I am happy to demo this for anybody, though it's a Bongo and sounds like one! Also happy to take any additional pics.

    Trade interests: +/- $
    5 String Stingray (Rosewood or Roasted Fingerboard only)
    5 string Jazz Style Basses (Non Sunburst)
    6 String Bongo
    6 String Ken Smith
    6 String Yamaha
    4 String Stingray/Sterling Fretless

    Thank you

    Edit: 6/27 morning. Bridge Pickup Demo added. YAMAHA Pb-1 Direct

    So I busted out a quick demo as someone asked if I could. Not covering a lot of ground with technique or style but shows the fundamental tone and the low B (Not real tight, but not rubbery either). And touch on all the strings at least once or twice - Some with guitar/piano. PRIVATE LINK: >>
    • · Vol. Full
    • · Both Pickups On.
    • · All controls center/unity.
    • · Demeter VTBP-201 direct.
    Forgive any lack of ‘spirit’ in the playing, this bass has a lot more fretboard noise with the DR Hi Beams and low action than others I have. I personally have to be super controlled or it gets a bit clanky IMO.

    Cheers, RG

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    Last edited: Jun 29, 2020
  2. PigDaddyE


    Dec 10, 2019
    LOVE that finish.
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  3. dave64o

    dave64o Talkbass Top 10 all time lowest talent/gear ratio! Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 15, 2000
    Southern NJ
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  4. TimBosby

    TimBosby Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Omaha, NE, USA
    Wow. Great playing, great low B, great bass! Wish I had a use for a 5 (and wish I had unlimited funds.)
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  5. Jeff K

    Jeff K Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2005
    Memphis, TN
    Waylon lives!!! (Well, you DO look kinda' like him...)

    Beautiful bass, and tasteful playing. And a very impressive music room!
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  6. Bonafide

    Bonafide 'RGJR' Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 15, 2002
    Austin Texas
    Artist: Band In A Box, Nick Silver Pickups, Free The Tone, Carr Amps + more
    LOL, cheers and thanks. I don't mind the comparison. Waylon is an OG in our home.
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