CARVIN USA NECK THRU 6 STRING BASS MAPLE AND KOA WITH CASE

brentrocks

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For your consideration...

I have a beautiful Carvin 6 string bass. I'm not sure what year it was made, but i know its a USA made bass. I got it in a trade and i have no desire to play a 6 string bass...lol.

This bass has a maple neck thru construction with Koa wings.
Ebony fretboard
Active electronics
Locking Spirzel tuners
Wilkenson bridge
Soft sided hard case.

I have tested all the electronics and hardware on the bass and everything works perfectly. This bass may require a new set of strings and a setup, depending on your playing style and tastes. The frets are in great shape. It weighs 10.5 lbs.

As far as being stock, I'm pretty sure everything is factory stock except for the truss rod cover and the strap buttons. The pickups say Carvin on them and I know Carvin primarily used Spirzel tuners, so i think those are original too.

There are NO cracks or breaks or repairs. It has been played, but taken good care of...there are light scratches on the front and back and some small dings (i tried to capture the worst in the pics)

An extremely beautiful bass....when you hold it and play it, it just feels like a well made instrument.

$1500 plus shipping and fees

Thanks for looking!!!


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I would expect this bass to have been built around 1994. 42547 is the highest serial number from 1994.

Headstock style and logo placement for six strings puts it between 92 and 95. It's a Wilkinson TW6 bridge, which was used between '92 and '98. This is an LB-76 bass, which was introduced in 1992. Pickups are H50N and were introduced with the LB76 in '92.

New price for an LB76 in '94 would have been $799 (slightly more for the maple and koa combination of woods and for the gold hardware). Active electronics were standard. A hardshell case would have been about $70 additional. The soft case is not original.

I have a slightly earlier ('89) LB75 five string with the same electronics, and pickups are the same, but designed for 5-string, not six. Really good bass.
 

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Drool, beautifull koa, my full koa tl60 looks pretty boring compared. To many strings tho haha. Happy i can just manage my 5 string lb 75.
 


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