1981, Made In Japan serial. PB40 catalogue model, "Hard Puncher". Highly sought after for quality and finishing. 3 Tone Sunburst gloss finish. Sen Ashwood body, with a beautiful wood graining.
7.25" board, vintage frets, standard 34" scale. 42mm nut, "C" profile, 20 fret. BIG punch in output, with that familiar P Bass grit and growl. This is THE affordable option to a vintage P Bass.
Excellent overall condition for 40+ years vintage. All machinery, electrical, and pickups are without issue. Some light surface marks, some small impressions/dings/dimples/dents, NO major paint chips or cracks, machinery has aging and tarnish with some spotting, one (close to matching) replaced control knob - as pictured. Guitars and Basses are packed on Monday (courier collection Tuesday) and Thursday (for courier collection Friday).
We take great care and pride in making sure guitars are carefully set up and packed correctly for transport, so we do not rush this step. PLEASE READ THROUGH THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS BELOW. WE ARE ALWAYS HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY OTHER QUESTIONS. String-Switch-Noise operates primarily as an online store.
We have a dedicated showroom 30min south of the Brisbane CBD. Please call 0422883853 to book an appointment. The are no holds, deposits, or layby. We NEVER use stock photos.
An extensive amount of time and effort is put in to accurately show the items true condition, colour, and shape. Though please realise the limitations of photography. Images and colours can be perceived differently depending of the type and quality of the device it is viewed on. Advertised photos form a large part of the representation of the items condition. Please view the photos carefully as well as reading all item descriptions and/or condition text.
Whilst every effort is made to photograph all parts of items, not every little dimple/micro scratch can or will be photographed. We always photograph any and all large cosmetic flaws, such as paint chips/cracks/large dents, that we consider to be significant.
Cosmetically, items are as per detailed photos and/or descriptions. Functionally, all pots, jacks, switch and machinery components are working without issue, and serviced upon arrival. Each item is tested and/or serviced/set up before listing. Guitars and basses are set up with action at a standard with no playability issues, unless otherwise described.
However please understand no one set-up is right for everybody. If you prefer a different action height/tuning/string gauge please adjust at your own liking. Please also realise that almost all items are used, and most are 20-30+ year vintage instruments/effects. They will exhibit some wear and tear.
If you need detailed specifics, extra information/on the bench specs can be given about anything you require. Please do not hesitate to ask if this is necessary. However, we are always happy to help and work through any issue, in the rare event that one arises. Any questions you may have about this should be directed to your local countries authorities. However please allow up to 72hrs for packing and courier pickups.
Small items such as effect pedals and wiring harnesses are sent via Australia Post standard service, with tracking ONLY. No responsibility will be taken from us for the loss or damage of an item by Australia Post. As they are courier delivered, guitars can NOT be sent to a PO Box, Parcel Locker, or Parcel Collect service. They must be sent to a physical address, where someone can sign for the item on arrival. All items are packed to the highest degree for transit.
Proudly, our packaging is at the highest of standards, with the best reputation you will find anywhere in the industry. This comes from 1500+ guitars (and counting) being sent without issue both Australia wide and internationally over many, many years. A great amount of pride and detail goes into making sure every item arrives safe and in a timely manner. Guitars, pending the instrument, have strings de tuned so there is no tension on the neck and headstock.Neck/body /headstock are wrapped separately in multiple bubble wrap layers, high density foam and/or cardboard reinforced. If applicable it is then placed in gig/soft case or hard case.
If in gig/soft case it is once again bubble wrapped/foam reinforced before being boxed. All voids are padded out and the body edge, base, and top of head stock foam reinforced/padded. Finally, the boxing will have copious amounts of high visibility "Fragile" and "This way up" warning labels. We are also extremely environmentally conscious. We re use and recycle almost all bubble wrap, foam, and cardboard packaging material from our orders in.
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