Yamaha BB5000 Black 1985

5-String Bass Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in Japan.
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Yamaha BB5000 Black 1985

Used

Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original. There is exposed wood where a second lower strap button was installed and since filled.
Body Material: Alder
Body Details: Neck-thru design with alder wings. Body has been drilled to accommodate the addition of controls for upgraded electronics.
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "D" shape
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .80" 12th- .98"
Fingerboard Radius: 10.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 34"
Neck Details: Maple neck with unbound rosewood fingerboard and white pearloid inlays.
Electronics: Electronics have been rewired; Original neck split-coil and active Bartolini single-coil jazz pickups, master volume with push-pull phase flip, toggle switch for active frequency boost, pickup balance, frequency and boost controls
Pickup Measurements: na (active)
Hardware: Knobs are not original and one does not match.
Weight: 9lbs 9oz
Modifications/Repairs: - Electronics have been re-wired - Bartolini jazz bass pickup has been installed in the bridge position - Two additional holes have been drilled in the body in the control cavity to accommodate upgraded electronics - A second lower strap button was installed and since filled and not refinished - The screws to the electronics cavity are not original and one is missing - Knobs have been replaced
Case Details: Multiple case options available. Please inquire for details.
Cosmetic Condition: This used Yamaha bass has lots of authentic play wear and character. There are various dings and worn finish exposing the wood. There is buckle rash on the back of the body.
Serial Number: LYQL033
Tech Notes: This bass plays well with low action. Frets are medium with play wear. Serial number dates bass to 1985.
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