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1979 Wal Pro Bass RARE Plain Face Earliest Example! Frets Removed To Play Fretless!
DescriptionThis is the earliest Wal Pro Bass ever offered for sale! This is pre-serialized and one of the very first examples built which had a "plain" face headstock without the decorative stripes found on all other examples. From "A History of Wal Basses": The first ever Pros, between March and May 1979 had plain faced headstocks; from then on the distinctive Wal stripes became standard. Simply put, this is the earliest known Wal neck on the planet with pre-serialization neck plate. This comes from
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Forgive me if this has already been addressed here (we are 670 pages in and it is getting hard to keep track!) but have you guys seen this pile of horse manure? [link] Check out the video. This guy lists this as an actual Wal and then in the video has the audacity to play the whole "Awe shucks I am not 100% sure if this ... ... more
Yeah I puked over that a few days ago. Just embarrassing ... more
10k for a parts bass with a wal neck? That's a steal! I'm surprised it's still listed... ... more
That Reverb description write up is pure insanity. FTFY: Here's an old Wal neck with the frets ripped out stuck onto a (probably) Japanese Fender-style body loaded with some generic 80's parts. ... more