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Price on used Skyline JO5

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by r379, Aug 26, 2004.


  1. r379

    r379

    Jul 28, 2004
    Dallas, Texas
    Can anyone out there tell me what I might have to give up for a clean used passive Lakland Skyline JO5? Thanks.
     
  2. Haven't seen a whole lot of them, but the ones I've seen ran in the $700-$800 range.

    Mike
     
  3. r379

    r379

    Jul 28, 2004
    Dallas, Texas
    OK, thanks. I'm looking at getting a 5 and I want something Jazz-ish so I'm either going for a Fender or (if I want a 35" scale) a Lakland Skyline. I know what a Fender will set me back but I didn't know about the JO5. A lot less of those around
     
  4. alembicbones

    alembicbones

    Nov 10, 2000
    Seattle, WA
    The Skyline JO5 comes up on eBay every once in a while and seems to go in the 700 - 900 range. If you are choosing between the Fender and the JO5, I would definitely go with the JO5. A much better bass IMO.

    Happy Hunting.
    Bones
     
  5. jobu3

    jobu3 Artist formerly known as Big Joe

    Feb 17, 2002
    Mountain Top, PA
    There's a lake placid blue one on the bay now... It has some dings and no gig bag( :confused: ). I'd go JO5 over Fender. Better all around IMO. ;)
     
  6. mgmadian

    mgmadian

    Feb 4, 2002
    Austin, TX
    One more to consider is the Ken Smith Designs (KSD) Jazz basses. The 5-strings have 35" scale and are very impressive, esp for the price. A search on this forum will yield some good insight on these guys.