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Thinking of selling my B-Quad 4

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Ricardo Rod., Oct 26, 2001.


  1. Ricardo Rod.

    Ricardo Rod.

    Oct 10, 2001
    Waco, Texas
    What prices would be reasonable for my B-Quad 4?

    The Peavey B-Quad was mostly played at church, with the praises and worship band.

    About dings and dents, they are minor. One ding on top of the lower soup bar pickup (on the body). A small chip above the battery cover. Top soupbar pickup knob and top tone knob are slightly rusty. Top input jack is loose, mainly use bottom jack. The neck and frets are in excellent condition.

    I bought the B-Quad new at a local music store and I'm the original owner.

    Solid flame-maple body (transparent burgundy color)
    "Modulus" graphite neck
    Phenolic fingerboard with 15' radius
    35' scale length, 24 frets
    2 VFL active humbucking pickups (18 volt)
    Piezo pickups (in bridge)
    Stereo/ Mono operation (2 inputs and input switch)
    Knobs: Master volume, Front pickup volume, Back pickup volume, Master treble, Master bass, Piezo volume, Piezo tone.
    Original custom hard-shell case included
     
  2. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    I used to have one I sold to a friend for $600. I think that's the minimum I'd be willing to get for one. I wouldn't expect to get more than a $1000.

    Be sure to post it in the classifieds if you do decide to sell. Direct sales between fellow TB members (rather than auctions) are keenly encouraged.
     
  3. hyperlitem

    hyperlitem Guest

    Jul 25, 2001
    Indianapolis, IN
    ive heard out of all peavey basses those held their value the best. I heard they are amazing basses, but when i tried to find one they are nonexisistant. i think you could get close to a grand for it becuase they are so well made, sound good (from what i hear) and are pretty rare.
     
  4. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    That's because the B-Quad's the best Peavey Bass Peavey never made. The neck's a Modulus, the Pickups are Barts (at least designed by some big pickup manufacturer), the Piezo system was designet with Rick Turner's help and the Body shape was designed by Brian Bromberg. Peavey just put its name on it and mass produced it for a little while.

    As far as the sound, well, I had a fretless. It was interesting, but not my favorite tone.
     
  5. Yeah, the body style was patterned after a custom bass built by Bob Mick for Mr. Bromberg. I am a big fan of the Rick Turner piezos personally but I could see how people wouldn't be into that very hifi kind of tone. I'm pretty sure they are only a 34" scale too.

    -Chris