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    Maple board Bongo BFR

    and an ASH BODY!







    Size 12-3/4" wide, 1-5/8" thick, 47-5/8" long (32.4 cm wide, 4.1 cm thick, 121.0 cm long)
    Scale Length 34" (86.4 cm)
    Neck Attachment 5 bolt, sculpted neck joint
    Strings 46w-65w-80w-100w-130w (Regular Slinky Bass #2836)
    Left Handed Availability No
    Body Wood Ash
    Body Color Wild Cherry Burst
    Top Wood N/A
    Top Color Wild Cherry Burst
    Body Binding N/A
    Body Finish High gloss polyester
    Neck Wood Select figured roasted maple neck
    Neck Color Natural
    Neck Binding Black
    Neck Finish Ultra-light satin polyurethane finish
    Fingerboard Wood Figured Roasted Maple
    Neck Buffed No
    Headstock Buffed No
    Fingerboard Buffed No
    Fingerboard Finish Ultra-light satin polyurethane finish
    Headstock Color Natural
    Frets 24 - High profile, wide
    "Fret Size
    Height x Width" .047 x .104
    Fret Material Nickel Silver
    Fret Markers 5/16" Dot inlay
    Nut Width 1-3/4" (44.5 mm)
    Neck Width at last Fret 2-13/16" (71.4 mm)
    Neck Radius 11" (27.9 cm)
    Neck Thickness at 1st Fret 0.830 inches
    Neck Thickness at 12th Fret 0.935 inches
    Tuning Machine type Custom Music Man, lightweight with tapered string posts and ergonomic design
    Tuning Machine Buttons Chrome
    Bridge type Standard - Music Man® Chrome plated, hardened steel bridge plate with stainless steel saddles
    Pickguard Black
    Pickup Color N/A
    Hardware Finish Chrome
    Controls Dual Pickup, 4-band active preamp; vol, bridge/neck pickup balance, treble, high-mid, low-mid, bass
    Switching N/A
    Pickups Dual Humbucking with Neodymium magnets
    Last edited by PeteDuBaldo; 08-06-2019 at 01:07 PM.
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    That offering is phenomenal
    TERAMAZE
    https://www.facebook.com/teramaze/
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    Stealth Black Bongo 6 HH - 22/03/2011
    Stealth Pearl Bongo 6 HH - 14/04/2015
    Firemist Purple Bongo 6 HH - 06/07/2017

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    Wow, bound roasted and the burst, Wow!

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    It's missing a PIEZO though!

    (Yeah yeah... I know.... )

    Cool bass!

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    Every time I look at the neck I am mesmerized.
    Have you got G.A.S. for another EBMM???
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    https://DUBALDOMUSIC.com! <--- My Store --->DuBaldo Music on Facebook & on twitter
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    Wowzers ! That’s stunning. Very impressive

    StingRay 4HH. SapphireBlack.2006
    StingRay 4H. Buttercreme. 2005
    StingRay 4H. ”SunBlue”. 2005
    Bongo 4H. Sapphire Black. 2005
    GENZ-BENZ & ORANGE amps...

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    way to go Sterling!
    Tans red maple SR5H
    Honeyburst fretless SR5Hp
    Lava Pearl Bongo5HH
    Mesa WA Scout
    Kustom 200K

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    Nice one, Pete.

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    Wink

    Holy Smokes! I gotta have one of these!
    I'm ordering one today!

    Well up for sale goes my beautiful 2019 Sky Blue Bongo 5 in perfect condition!

    I'll post it in the For Sale section by the end of this month in case anyone here is interested in it, before I post it on Reverb!


    My Lord what will they think of next!

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    That is an *awesome* looking bass, and you know it will sound fantastic . Having serious Bongo envy - generally strong GAS all around lately. But the maple neck with binding...oh my...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom F View Post
    That is an *awesome* looking bass, and you know it will sound fantastic . Having serious Bongo envy - generally strong GAS all around lately. But the maple neck with binding...oh my...
    Maple neck and Ash body were just too strong for me to say no!

    So I ordered one!

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    Zzounds has one left....12 monthly payments no credit!!!

    I know they have one left.....I bought the other one they had 🤣🤣🤣

    I got my 5 string 30th Stingray from the same folks. Such easy transactions ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by brash47 View Post
    Zzounds has one left....12 monthly payments no credit!!!

    I know they have one left.....I bought the other one they had ������

    I got my 5 string 30th Stingray from the same folks. Such easy transactions ....

    Sent from my SM-G970U using Tapatalk


    Congrats!

    I just don't think you can go wrong with ANY Bongo, I absolutely love my Sky Blue Bongo (Basswood body and Rosewood fingerboard), but this new BFR just takes it to another level!

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    The one in the OP is available as well!

    Ernie Ball Music Man Bongo 5 HH BFR Wild Cherry Burst
    Have you got G.A.S. for another EBMM???
    Visit the all new
    https://DUBALDOMUSIC.com! <--- My Store --->DuBaldo Music on Facebook & on twitter
    Do you want to TRADE your used EBMM in for a NEW one? -- Email me for details!
    pete@dubaldomusic.com <--- My email
    www.YELLOW9.com <--- My band

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeteDuBaldo View Post
    The one in the OP is available as well!

    Ernie Ball Music Man Bongo 5 HH BFR Wild Cherry Burst

    These BFR Bongos are really Incredible!

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