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Yamaha BX-1 + Original Case- Sold
£650
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This is a beautiful and very rare Yamaha BX-1 headless bass with original fitted hard case. 

 

I love the way this bass looks, plays and sounds but I have no need for it anymore a I'm playing in classic-style bands and can't afford to have stuff I don't use hanging around. 

 

The condition is good, although there is some wear on the bridge and at the headstock and a few chips. Frets are in good nick too.  The sound is unreal, deep deep bass, mids and (I guess if you really had to) you could get a good slap tone out of it. 

 

This is up there with the Roland GR-77B as the ultimate 80s bass. Images below, bass strung with flats, weight it about 3kg.

 

I will not package this up and post it, and I won't budge on price as I love it. 

 

£650 grabs it. 

 

You can read an original review here: http://www.muzines.co.uk/articles/yamaha-bx-1/6773

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On 02/12/2021 at 17:26, DarylClayton said:

Cool!

 

I think you can see/hear Nathan East playing one in this clip:

 

 


That’s more 80s than I’ve seen in a while, but if it’s good enough for Nathan, it’s good enough for anyone!

 

Bump for weekend…

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