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plywood Juzeks

Discussion in 'Basses [DB]' started by funkzone, May 31, 2003.

  1. funkzone


    Aug 10, 2001
    Wilmington, NC
    a drummer friend of mine has been letting me borrow his upright that was handed down from his father, which has worked out great for me since I can't afford to buy one.... Just out of curiosity, how much do plywood Juzeks go for?? This one is in pretty good shape, it's got a bunch on minor scratches, but no cracks or anything major..... I put a realist pickup in it & it sounds wonderful
  2. arnoldschnitzer

    arnoldschnitzer AES Fine Instruments

    Feb 16, 2002
    New Mexico. USA
    I used to play on a great Juzek ply. It had solid maple ribs, though. I'd guess a realistic range, depending on condition and set-up, would be $1500 to 3000.
  3. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    I bought one about 4 years ago for $2300 and I needed to have repair work done to make it playable. I have about $2800 into it.

    It was worth it to me since it does sound real nice...a lot of guys who have heard it and played it think it's carved.

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