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Yamaha BB800 Bass, Made In Japan, 1979

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Bobby King, Sep 17, 2013.

  1. Bobby King

    Bobby King Supporting Member

    May 3, 2005
    Nashville, TN
    Yamaha BB800 Bass, Made In Japan, 1979

    This is a very nice, P-Bass styled instrument from Yamaha. The BB800 was a higher-end model than the more common BB300s with a dark-cherry finished alder body, maple neck and rosewood fingerboard, 1 11/16” nut width. Great feeling neck, frets in great shape, recently dressed. The bass weighs 9.3 lbs. All original equipment but the pickup has been replaced with a Lindy Fralin P-Bass pickup. (original Yamaha pickup also included). The P pickup configuration is split-coil in reverse. The bass is in very good condition, a little wear here and there, nothing major. The original case is included which is fine on the inside, a little rough on the outside, but the latches all work. A great sounding and playing bass with the excellent workmanship of 70s-80s Made In Japan basses! This model was nicknamed “The P-Bass Killer” :)

    Reduced! $495 shipped in the CONUS

    Paypal accepted, no trades please.

    Thanks for looking!

  2. redname


    Apr 30, 2010
    darn thing is flowing with mojo dude
  3. Red Four

    Red Four

    Apr 4, 2011
    These are great basses, and this looks like a great specimen. Also one of the cleanest-looking PU replacements I've seen on an old Yamaha BB - a lot of people have taken a rougher approach. GLWTS!
  4. Bobby King

    Bobby King Supporting Member

    May 3, 2005
    Nashville, TN
    Reduced! Now $495 shipped in the CONUS

    This is a great price for a great bass. Fralin pu is $159 value by itself!
  5. Bobby King

    Bobby King Supporting Member

    May 3, 2005
    Nashville, TN
    On hold.
  6. 13repel

    13repel Supporting Member

    Jun 1, 2011
    Los Angeles
    Is this still fs?
  7. rpmcmurphy

    rpmcmurphy Supporting Member

    Apr 17, 2009