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NBD - Peavey Fury

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Thunderhead, Sep 15, 2018.

  1. Thunderhead


    Apr 5, 2008
    Craigslist find. Purchased for the low, low price of $80. Scratchy tone pot & in desparate need of a setup. But I like it!

    J-Mags, Teacher, ajkula66 and 8 others like this.
  2. matty1039


    Oct 26, 2015
    New Orleans
    Nice looking peavey.
  3. Eilif

    Eilif Holding it down in K-Town. Supporting Member

    Oct 1, 2001
    Best $80 you're likely to spend on a bass. Great score!
    fretter likes this.
  4. bigtone23


    Dec 10, 2014
    Denver, CO
    Yep, those early 90s Fury basses are a bargain at twice the price!
  5. You can't get hurt too bad for 80 bux.
    In this case you have scored a solid P ish bass that should be good for years of grins.
  6. Looks pretty much identical to the first bass I ever owned. Sold it in my late teens when I was living on my own and hurting for money. Put a lot of hours on that bass. Been thinking about picking up another but most of the ones I find are beat up or have the truss rod area and or string trees looks different. Would have been all over it for that price
    bigtone23 and fretter like this.
  7. Thunderhead


    Apr 5, 2008
    I've been on the lookout for a Peavey Patriot for a little while now, because that was the first bass I ever owned. The ones I've seen seem to run $200-$300 though, so I jumped on this Fury when it popped up.
    todd burns, Teacher and Nephilymbass like this.
  8. geoffwaite


    Mar 22, 2012
    New England
    Great deal for one in that condition; I spent $80 on a total beater for a restoration project. Fine basses, thinnest fastest neck on a P bass, and the stock pick up is surprisingly good as well. Only complaint is the neck diving balance - fixed by a set of ultralites. Grab a can of contact cleaner for the pot and if your tuning heads rattle - superglue...amazing how well it fixes that.
  9. Teacher


    May 3, 2012
    I have a real soft spot for the old Peavey stuff. My Foundation isn't going anywhere, ever.
    bigtone23 likes this.

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