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No longer available [Reduced - $950 Shipped!] Ibanez Grooveline G105 (MIJ)

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by phillipkregg, Dec 10, 2017.


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  1. phillipkregg

    phillipkregg Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2010
    Nashville, TN
    Price:
    1100
    Strings:
    5
    Location:
    Tennessee
    If you're looking at this bass, than you probably already know a little about it. The Grooveline basses are considered some of the very finest instruments that Ibanez ever made. If you are a jazz bass fan you'll be right at home with this bass because it's essentially Ibanez's interpretation of what a jazz bass should be.

    I'm selling to fund a custom built 6-string. Here's the pics...


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    The only mark I can find on the bass is this small indentation on the side of the neck. It doesn't affect playability and I can't feel it at all when I'm playing.
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    The Stats (from Sweetwater's info):
    • 18mm String Spacing
    • 34" Scale
    • Tight-End bridge gives you great sustain
    • CAP "Sonic Arch" pickups: great ergonomics and noise-free tone
    • Active/passive operation for amazing tonal versatility
    • A premium, boutique-level bass, precision-made in Japan
    • Fast 5-piece wenge/bubinga neck and rosewood fingerboard
    • Alder body with figured ash top and back
    • Solid brass Tight-End bridge marries strings and body without loss of vibration
    • CAP "Sonic Arch" pickups provide clean, thick bottom and crystal-clear highs
    • E4 3-band dedicated EQ; active/passive operation
    This bass will ship with the OHSC anywhere in the CONUS for $1100 $950

    The case has a few scrapes on it (see pics) but is in otherwise good shape.

    Personally, I think this bass feels very much like a high-end, boutique jazz bass... and if you like slap, you are gonna be pleasantly surprised. I'm not a big slapper nowadays, but this instrument has the very best slap tone of any bass I have EVER played. Think Marcus Miller type tone, but with a modern edge.
     
    Last edited: Dec 15, 2017
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  2. jzucker

    jzucker

    Feb 3, 2005
    Cleveland, OH
    weight?
     
  3. phillipkregg

    phillipkregg Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2010
    Nashville, TN
    A little under 10.5 lbs on the bathroom scale
     
  4. Pharmdoc

    Pharmdoc

    Apr 2, 2005
    San Antonio
    Is this the same one listed by Corner Music on Reverb.com? It also looks like it was traded on TB back in September, correct? No issue. I just like to research a bass's pedigree before pulling the financial "trigger".
     
  5. phillipkregg

    phillipkregg Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2010
    Nashville, TN
    That's the one! Forgot to mark it as sold on here.

    It's a great bass but they had a Fender American Elite Jazz V for a great price there that I couldn't resist and ended up trading.

    If you have any questions about it feel free to p.m. me. JD is the main bass guy over at corner and he's the one who did the trade with me so you can always give him a call as well.
     
  6. henry2513

    henry2513 Supporting Member

    May 9, 2011
    Los Angeles, Ca
    I have one and had a 250k blend pot swapped in and it sounds AMAZING now, warmer and now has a nice sweep vs. a shelf with the blend.
     

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