PSA : Musicman Sterling Joe Dart signature bass £325 - for 1 month only

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LionAquaLooperLionAquaLooper Frets: 1176
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  • monquixotemonquixote Frets: 17702
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    Love Joe Dart!
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  • fretmeisterfretmeister Frets: 24687
    It's about £520 including all taxes and shipping.

    I'm quite tempted.
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  • stickyfiddlestickyfiddle Frets: 27322
    It's about £520 including all taxes and shipping.

    I'm quite tempted.
    lol I was just about to @ you if you weren’t already here! 
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  • FunkfingersFunkfingers Frets: 14599
    Well, the control cavity is more generous than it needs to be. Probably space for a PP3 and a Stingray two-band Baxandall EQ.

    My recollection is that the Asian-sourced Sterling-by-Musicman pickup is nothing special - with or without active electronics.
    You say, atom bomb. I say, tin of corned beef.
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  • LionAquaLooperLionAquaLooper Frets: 1176
    The previous iterations sold for upwards of $2000.  I don't get how this suddenly goes for below $500.  It's a legitimate deal but what's the catch?
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  • fretmeisterfretmeister Frets: 24687
    The previous iterations sold for upwards of $2000.  I don't get how this suddenly goes for below $500.  It's a legitimate deal but what's the catch?
    You know how some strats are 2K and others are 500 because they are made in different countries from different woods and stuff?

    That.

    Also - the 2K stuff is taking the piss.
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  • monquixotemonquixote Frets: 17702
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    The previous iterations sold for upwards of $2000.  I don't get how this suddenly goes for below $500.  It's a legitimate deal but what's the catch?

    It's a Sterling not a Music Man
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  • SporkySporky Frets: 28827
    At that price you could afford to have it painted so it looks not-awful I s'pose. 
    "[Sporky] brings a certain vibe and dignity to the forum."
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  • oh_pollooh_pollo Frets: 870
    It's fugly but I like it. Comes with flatwounds which is nice.
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  • fretmeisterfretmeister Frets: 24687
    Sporky said:
    At that price you could afford to have it painted so it looks not-awful I s'pose. 
    The amusing thing is that the USA built expensive version was in itself a copy of a cheap pile of arse that was owned by Vulfpeck boss Jack Stratton and often used by Joe Dart for recording.

    It might be the only time a signature model has been made based on a really cheap nasty instrument.
    Now we have another cheap one based on the expensive one, based on the cheap one!


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  • fretmeisterfretmeister Frets: 24687
    It's about £520 including all taxes and shipping.

    I'm quite tempted.
    lol I was just about to @ you if you weren’t already here! 
    I'm wondering if I can get away with it.

    This year my kids have 18th and 21st birthdays, and my mum hits 80.

    Going to be expensive!
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  • LionAquaLooperLionAquaLooper Frets: 1176
    edited May 2
    The previous iterations sold for upwards of $2000.  I don't get how this suddenly goes for below $500.  It's a legitimate deal but what's the catch?

    It's a Sterling not a Music Man
    Ah thanks. Ive changed the thread title to match. I'm not a bassist or Ernie Ball fan so I wasn't even aware of this.
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  • hasslehamhassleham Frets: 607
    £200 postage is a joke.. otherwise I would be buying one.
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  • fretmeisterfretmeister Frets: 24687
    hassleham said:
    £200 postage is a joke.. otherwise I would be buying one.
    Its not £200 postage.

    It's: £110.36 Shipping, £89.60 taxes, and £29.88 duties.

    Paying VAT and duty on the item and shipping applies to everything outside the UK.
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  • BodBod Frets: 1324
    hassleham said:
    £200 postage is a joke.. otherwise I would be buying one.
    Its not £200 postage.

    It's: £110.36 Shipping, £89.60 taxes, and £29.88 duties.

    Paying VAT and duty on the item and shipping applies to everything outside the UK.
    £110.36 shipping is a joke ;)
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  • fretmeisterfretmeister Frets: 24687
    I thought it was quite reasonable for international insured shipping. Actually pretty cheap.


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  • stickyfiddlestickyfiddle Frets: 27322
    Yeah that's reasonable shipping these days. I've paid 150+ a couple of times since 2020
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  • monquixotemonquixote Frets: 17702
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    Yeah that's reasonable shipping these days. I've paid 150+ a couple of times since 2020

    Yeah, it's a big, heavy, fragile object being posted a long way.
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  • guitargeek62guitargeek62 Frets: 4198
    It's about £520 including all taxes and shipping.

    I'm quite tempted.
    £553 at checkout, I’m out - I’ll make my own for less than that instead!
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  • fretmeisterfretmeister Frets: 24687
    It's about £520 including all taxes and shipping.

    I'm quite tempted.
    £553 at checkout, I’m out - I’ll make my own for less than that instead!
    Yeah - the SB14 Passive is effectively a Joe Dart bass but without the name. They are about a grand new, so probably £600 ish used.

    I'd rather get one of those. For a start it has a bridge that isn't made out of paper.
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