SOLD PRICE DROP- F-bomb Parts PJ - Big chunky neck with quarter pounders

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by whitelines, Oct 31, 2020.

  1. whitelines

    whitelines

    Oct 26, 2014
    Salt Lake City
    Price:
    300
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    Utah
    Country:
    United States
    Up for sale, a parts bass I used for testing pickups. It’s sturdy and no nonsense, got some scratches and what not. A little rough around the edges, but it’s the bass I’d take to a chicken-wire-stage gig (if I had one). Sounds huge with round wounds and a pick.
    Deets:
    MIM P Body of unknown year, routed for J bridge pup. Black poly finish.
    Mighty Mite big and chunky P maple neck of unknown vintage. Back of neck sanded to satin finish feel. Note lack of dots on maple fingerboard.
    Seymour Duncan Quarter Pounder PJ pups
    Reverse gear vintage style tuners.
    Spaghetti logo water slide does not say “Fender”, it says a similarly spelled swear word instead. See pics. Scratch it off with a fingernail if you don’t like it, it has not been lacquered over. Clear lacquer over it if you do.
    Wired for VVT with each pot a push-pull that when pulled, completely removes it’s pickup for the circuit or in case of the tone knob, puts both pups in parallel. ( I wired it for testing half a dozen different P bass pickups). Cavity is copper shielded.
    Small crack in finish by input jack, some scratches on upper horn, chip on lower horn, and various small scratches from use, but certainly not even close to “Relic”.
    I’ll ship it in a generic SKB style case (packed in a shipping box too).
    Need a sturdy bass for a gig at CBGB’s with your Ramones tribute band (or have a kid in the garage that thinks she does) ? This is the perfect bass.

    Reason for selling? I’ve got a pricey bass coming in the mail and have promised to sell some unneeded gear. See my other add for a MM SR5.

    Price includes shipping to CONUS.
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  2. TonyP-

    TonyP- Excuse me but you have your I-IV-V in my II-V-I Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 21, 2003
    Boston Mass
    A-Designs Mike Lull GK Tsunami Cables GHS Strings RMI Basswitch Nordstrand Pickups Darkglass
    Looks like a cool workhouse for a good price :thumbsup:
     
  3. TimBosby

    TimBosby Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Omaha, NE, USA
    This is awesome.
     
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  4. Treebeard

    Treebeard

    Jun 5, 2016
    Cary, NC
    Bear Light Symphony, TimepeaceNC Band
    That is really hilarious and GLWTS.
     
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  5. whitelines

    whitelines

    Oct 26, 2014
    Salt Lake City
    Yep. Exactly.
     
  6. whitelines

    whitelines

    Oct 26, 2014
    Salt Lake City
    Thank you
     
  7. tpaul

    tpaul Supporting Member

    Mar 19, 2011
    Vermont
    I hate to be *that* guy, but... Weight?
     
  8. whitelines

    whitelines

    Oct 26, 2014
    Salt Lake City
    no problem 9.65 lbs
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  9. whitelines

    whitelines

    Oct 26, 2014
    Salt Lake City
    hi Jen, you should get an email from me, and probably one from UPS.
    FWIW, there was not huge differences between P pickups, with the exception of the quarter pounders, which are purposefully overwound and hot. I recorded them all (and now have lost the recording) I decided I liked an EMG Geeezer the best, or one I got in a Fender Select P, or a Semour Duncan vintage. Even then, since it was not a truly blind test, I think there was a lot of confirmation bias at play. The differences were pretty subtle, I was expecting more dramatic differences, but playing technique and strings have a bigger impact.

    hope you like the bass.

    W