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    Well I'm coming back into the fold...Bongo 5 PDN

    I had sold my last BALL about a year ago...so I was not spending much time over here. Well this came available and I couldn't let it go. Got a killer deal too!
    I'll have her next Wednesday.
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    John

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    Welcome back and what a deal on a stunner!

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    Nice score dude! Welcome back
    Stealth Black Bongo 6 HH
    Stealth Pearl Bongo 6 HH
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    Oh lort! That is gorgeous!

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    John, congrats and welcome back. You will like the Hog body on the Bongo! JOSH
    BONGO 4H Tobacco Burst (2015 PDN)
    CLASSIC STINGRAY 4H White (MHS)
    SBMM JP50 Stealth W/ Dimarzio LF/CL
    SBMM SUB SB4 Red
    Former owner of...
    BONGO - 4HH (Rolls Burgandy), 4Hp ("Small EQ"/Medallion Gold), 4H (Ice Blue), 5HSp (White), 4H (Black Sugar), 4H (PDN Honeyburst)
    STINGRAY - 4H (30TH), 4H (Dargie Delight), 4H (VSB/BFR RW Neck), 5H (08 LE)
    STERLING - 4HH (Dargie Delight), 4H (Stealth), 4HS (Natural)
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    Quote Originally Posted by five7 View Post
    Welcome back and what a deal on a stunner!
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    Nice score dude! Welcome back
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    Oh lort! That is gorgeous!
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    John, congrats and welcome back. You will like the Hog body on the Bongo! JOSH
    Thanks guys. The bass will be here Wednesday, and I will hopefully bring it to rehearsal that night.
    John

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    Whoa. Nice one.

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    Nice. Already flipping for a profit, I see. Still a decent price, though.
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    Franken-Bongo 5 HHp (The Billy Bass), refinished fretted cigar leaf satin finish neck, daphne blue, mint pickguard, EB Cobalts.

    Dargie Delight Bongo 5 SHp, fretted, Dargie, b/w/b pickgaurd, Dargie. Ernie Ball straplocks. Flats.

    Franken-Bongo 5 SHp (Moby, the White Whale), refinished vintage gloss unlined fretless neck, white, tort pickguard, EB Cobalts.

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    That finish is sssssslick... I want to snorkel in it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bassmonkeee View Post
    Nice. Already flipping for a profit, I see. Still a decent price, though.
    I am actually in the fence with this one. I have to admit that I am loving the light weight at 9 lbs, and the action and feel are top notch. I only put it out there to see if I'd get any interest. I'm not sure if I'd let her go. I already got offers of a '77 SR in very good condition, and a '96 SR5 fretless.
    John

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