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Selling my Atelier Z Jerry Barnes M265. Top of the line, hand made in Japan, 70s style bass from Atelier. Bought new a few weeks ago and in literally "as new" condition. Fantastic instrument and craftsmanship, but selling as I'm much more of a 60s pickup position / alder body guy. Easily nails the 70s super jazz, Marcus Miller type of tone. It has an upgraded electronics package (including a passive tone knob), adding additional versatility. 70s type of sound but without the huge weight! (pretty light for an ash 5 string). Currently setup with quite low action with no buzz at all.

Jerry Barnes (Chic's bass player) signature model. 


Neck : Maple with binding, 21 Frets

Body : Ash

Tuners : GOTOH 

Bridge : Vintage-type

Pickups : ATELIER Z JBZ-5


Control : F vol, R vol/switch A/P, Passive Tone, Stacked Bass/Trenble

Colour : Vintage Natural gloss

Gig Bag: Padded deluxe

Sring spacing at bridge: 19mm

Weight: 4.5kg

Plenty of feedback:  



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