NBD: Stupid Clean 1971 Fender Mustang Bass in Competition Orange

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NBD: Stupid Clean 1971 Fender Mustang Bass in Competition Orange

Post by kracdown » Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:08 am

After an 8.5 hour round trip, I've come home with an incredible new vintage piece. Almost unplayed condition 1971 Fender Mustang Bass in beautiful Competition Orange. Complete with hang tag, unfilled warranty card, unopened case keys, mute, and strap. Unlike many instruments that look this unplayed, this one plays and sounds spectacular. The best part about it - the scale length is a lot more manageable for this guitar player.

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Re: NBD: Stupid Clean 1971 Fender Mustang Bass in Competition Orange

Post by mbene085 » Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:49 am

That's pretty damn gorgeous. Congrats!!

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Re: NBD: Stupid Clean 1971 Fender Mustang Bass in Competition Orange

Post by Axolotl » Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:03 am

That looks insanely sharp! What a find! :? Looks like it spent most of its life sheltered in the case. Anything you can tell us about its history?

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Re: NBD: Stupid Clean 1971 Fender Mustang Bass in Competition Orange

Post by zip73 » Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:00 pm

Congrats on an amazing find.

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Re: NBD: Stupid Clean 1971 Fender Mustang Bass in Competition Orange

Post by Telliot » Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:46 pm

One of my all-time favorite basses, especially in that color. Congrats!! :-*
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Re: NBD: Stupid Clean 1971 Fender Mustang Bass in Competition Orange

Post by kosmonautmayhem » Thu Jul 26, 2018 1:07 pm

:-* :-* :-*

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Re: NBD: Stupid Clean 1971 Fender Mustang Bass in Competition Orange

Post by windmill » Thu Jul 26, 2018 2:23 pm

Congratulations

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Post by ThePearDream » Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:04 pm

Wow! That is awesome. Congratulations on your NGD.

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Re: NBD: Stupid Clean 1971 Fender Mustang Bass in Competition Orange

Post by bacca51 » Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:36 am

holy hell thats incredible :?

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Re: NBD: Stupid Clean 1971 Fender Mustang Bass in Competition Orange

Post by bterry » Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:35 pm

awesome, congrats!!

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Post by MechaBulletBill » Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:57 pm

amazing

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Re: NBD: Stupid Clean 1971 Fender Mustang Bass in Competition Orange

Post by serbama » Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:30 am

Hello:
Your bass is so beautiful! :-*

I have a 1971 Fender Mustang bass in Competition Burgundy with its original salt and pepper finish hard case.

The paint finish on the back of my bass body has deteriorated (melted) over the years ... maybe because of the heat.
I don't have the latches key, but maybe they are the same as in your bass hard case.
Could you please upload pictures of the key (both sides and measures) to see if there is any name, brand or something that helps to identify them and find them second hand?
Thank you so much.
Sergio
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Re: NBD: Stupid Clean 1971 Fender Mustang Bass in Competition Orange

Post by hornz » Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:21 pm

Wow, that is a real treat to see. Love this color, too. Nice to see a clean one with the tags. Enjoy :?
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Post by Surfysonic » Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:44 pm

She's a beauty, congrats! 8)
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Re: NBD: Stupid Clean 1971 Fender Mustang Bass in Competition Orange

Post by Tehz_ » Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:55 pm

Congrats, that almost looks brand new - could have fooled me!

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