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SOLD SX "Vintage Series" Jazz Bass (old headstock)

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by mgb71, Jun 29, 2014.


  1. Price:
    $250
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    New York
    I hate to do this but I'm selling my SX Jazz bass to pay some bills. I bought this used locally last year and it was in excellent condition but needed a little work to make it awesome (typical of SX basses). Here's what I did:

    • Shielded the control cavities with conductive paint.
    • Replaced the pots with Alpha 500k solid shaft pots (linear for volume, audio for tone).
    • Replaced the stock push-on knobs with better quality ones with set screws.
    • Made a new pickguard. The original one was a poorly-fitting white one and the screw holes didn't all line up (it looks like they mis-drilled a couple of the screw holes at the factory).
    • Installed a Badass II bridge (I'll also include the original bridge).

    This has an Ash body and a really nice flamed maple neck with the old headstock design. The bridge pickup is in the 70's position and the stock pickups sound great to me. There are a few scratches on the body but nothing major and there are a couple of holes where the bridge cover was mounted (I don't have the bridge cover). The truss rod works fine and the frets are in great shape. Overall this is a killer bass that plays better than any Squier I've tried and is on par with my Fender USA Jazz.

    I'm also including a new Musician's Gear hard case that I bought a few months ago.

    The weight of the bass is about 9 lbs.

    $250 + actual shipping (paypal only)

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    More photos can be seen here:
    https://www.dropbox.com/sh/fd6j4cgmf81gt46/AAAn7JcnSVYfh_AF8PYlDm3Qa

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    Last edited: Jul 7, 2014
  2. bump
     
  3. bump
     
  4. UncleSim

    UncleSim

    Jul 1, 2014
    Do you still have it?
     
  5. yup, still got it.
     
  6. bump
     
  7. bump. looking for offers...
     

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