PRICE DROPPED TO 689£
I'm selling this beautiful Warwick Streamer LX made in Germany.
It sounds amazing and has a great Low B, but i do not play much at the moment and i would rather sell it to someone who can give it what it deserves
The bass is in very good condition, it only has a few marks on the lower part of the body, as shown in the pics.
Flamed Maple top
Active 2 Ways electronics
Truss rod cover is missing
I accept payment with bank transfer or Paypal (+4% on final price)
I can ship In Italy for 27€, in all Europe for 55£, and to the USA for 165£
I might be interested in trades with Warwick Corvette $$ 5 Strings, Warwick Thumb, Fender Jazz USA (or Marcus Miller signature Japan), Fender Precision USA, Music Man Stingray... anyways feel free to make me some other offers
(in case of long distance trades i will ship my bass as soon as i receive yours )
Feeler for serious buyers.
This is my August 1960 Fender Jazz Bass. It is all genuine and in good order, Pots, pickups and solder joints are are undisturbed. Includes the original case in excellent condition.
I bought this from the US some years back and I can tell you its one of the best playing basses I have ever laid hands on.
She has been on flats all her life so the frets are in great condition.
She comes complete with her original ashtrays in excellent condition and a full set of mutes.
Sadly it is time to let her go. No trades, no kidneys, no children please.
The instrument is a real bomb, built very well and with a couple of upgrades to enhance its features.
The fretboard has been rectified to have perfect notes with a very low action and a bone nut was made.
Works made by Meridian Guitars, which is specialized in electric basses.
The instrument is original and sounds great.
It comes with soft case.
Price drop to 490 GBP
I can't believe I'm doing this, as I'm a fan of the RW series... but I need to thin the herd (I've just got too many).
FOR SALE ONLY is my superb Fender Roadworn Jazz bass. I believe it's one of the earlier models? please Correct me if I'm wrong... But I played a new one in a shop recently, in rather fetching Fiesta Red, and it didn't feel half as nice as this one.
Those in the know, will appreciate just how good these basses are. They feel "worn-in" and well played, and look and sound the business. Added to that, I weighed it on some accurate digital scales, and it's around 3.8 - 3.9 Kgs - which is light for a Jazz. Plus, I fitted a Kiogon Stacked control wiring loom and added a Brass earth strip, for that added touch of 60's vibe. I grew to really like the added option of a tone control on each pickup. The price includes the original control plate too - but I'm willing to drop my asking price a bit, if you only want the original control plate.
Collection only please, I'm in South Wales. I always prefer to let the buyer try before buying, and make sure everyone's happy, and I prefer not to trust couriering expensive instruments.
I'm happy to meet halfway somewhere - I've got a battery amp, so you can test the bass.
Absolutely no trades at all (unless you have a Wingbass) - as I say, I need to thin the herd, sadly
EDIT: It's currently fitted with Flatwound strings - "Flats on a Jazz?" I hear you say I can let you have a nearly new set of Rotosound rounds, if that's your preference - I fitted them for a couple of weeks and then tried flats on the bass, and grew to like it that way
So how long have you been playing bass, and why did you start?
I think I started playing bass around when I was around 16 or so, a couple of years after I had started to learn how to play guitar, which makes the time I have played bass about 27 years by now, most of that time having had bass as my main instrument of choice, although having continued to play guitar on the sideline all along.
It all started one day at band rehearsal where I by pure incident picked up the bass players bass and started playing, fell in love with the sound and feel of playing it, right there on the spot, and soon after answered an add by a drummer and a guitarist/vocalist seeking a bass player for their band.
After an audition session I got accepted as their new bass player, and even got a lot of praise from the drummer for my capabilities on bass, who was a skilled musician that knew how to sight read music, and both played piano and guitar on the sideline, beside drums, (the same two people, that drummer and that guitarist/vocalist, though in a new different band, that I much later since recorded a 2 track Single and a 4 track EP with, which were released on a small independent record label some of our friends owned, before I eventually decided to leave that band, much to my later regret, though I did get to contribute to a few of the compositions of their later full length album, even if not recording anything for it).
The first few months with that first original band I didn't even own my own bass yet, but had to borrow one.
But soon after I decided to put my focus on playing bass over playing guitar.
For some reason playing bass just came more natural to me, the instrument just felt right in my hands, and as it turned out I must have been thinking much more like a bass player than a guitarist all along.