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Full 4/4 Standup Acoustic Bass - $900 (Hawthorne)

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Bought this one on Craigslist years ago, but now downsizing for a move.

I know many 3/4 basses are advertised as 4/4 but I think this is the real deal. Right at 43-inch scale, and matches bout-widths, and body-length dimensions for a 4/4! So bring big hands, and leave with the Boss Bull Frog!

Entry-level, probably laminate, probably Chinese-made. Finish is maybe 8/10 with dings where it touches the floor when lying on its side.

Two repairs have been made to this bass - an early neck warp was corrected by a local luthier in 2007 by removing the fingerboard, steaming the neck, and reassembling. I was skeptical, but it's held up, definitely cured the problem it had (buzzing/muted strings below the fifth "fret"), and appears to be stable.

I also reattached the end-cable, which had pulled out of the (rosewood?) tailpiece by reinforcing it with a metal plate - probably in about 2010. The plate is just visible in the weird photo there. This repair is also standing well. Neither repair left scars visible from the outside.

Comes with a bow (but needs re-hairing unless you plan to be a pitz player), and rosin.

I'm more of an electric player, but in my mostly uninformed opinion, this one is completely playable, and at this price is a good student instrument, and one you wouldn't mind gigging out with.

Price is firm. Cash only, and no shipping. Thanks for looking.

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