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SOLD SOLD - Ibanez GWB1 Gary Willis Fretless Five string bass - rare trans black finish

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by David Wilson, Mar 9, 2013.


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  1. David Wilson

    David Wilson Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    SOLD








    Ibanez GWB1 Garry Willis signature 5 string fretless. Very light. Rare original model with ebony fretboard and trans black flat finish

    It has a few nicks etc that I've done by best to highlight in the photos. All are surface only. Fretboard wear is minimal, I'm sure the ebony fretboard has helped with that.

    2 band eq with active/passive bypass
    Ash body and ramp
    Maple 34″ scale neck, 3 piece
    Ebony lined fretboard
    Bartolin1 2 band preamp
    Ibanez hard case

    $1100 shipped in lower 48.

    NO trades please. Paypal/money order. NO international shipping please.

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  2. dave2

    dave2

    Feb 10, 2007
    Texas
    He is on the cover of the latest BP magazine. Bump for a cool fretless.
     
  3. YCBass

    YCBass

    Aug 29, 2007
    SoCal
    I was just gonna say that! I was reading the article and looking at the pics and thought, "It would be cool to have that bass."

    I wish.
     
  4. Great offering, David. Let me ask you a question. How would you characterize that pickup placement? It seems like something between a sweet-spot placement and a 60's Jazz placement. I am thinking this gives it a somewhat rounder tone...

    Cheers.
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  5. maguire

    maguire

    Nov 24, 2010
    NYC / Westchester
    In Westchester - must - resist
     
  6. swheele1

    swheele1

    Jul 28, 2010
    Hi,

    How old are the strings on the bass and what type of strings are they?

    Thanks!
     
  7. swheele1

    swheele1

    Jul 28, 2010
    You still selling???
     
  8. David Wilson

    David Wilson Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    Hi
    They are ti jazz flats, couple of months old
     
  9. David Wilson

    David Wilson Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    Hi
    Hard to characterize, but I'd say that's probably a fair assessment.
     
  10. swheele1

    swheele1

    Jul 28, 2010
    How do we do this? I probably need your email address to pay pal you.
     
  11. David Wilson

    David Wilson Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    Shoot me a private message and we can work it out
     
  12. David Wilson

    David Wilson Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    SOLD!
     

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