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MTD Kingston Heir 5 Burst - Preowned MTD Kingston Heir 5 Trans Red - Preowned MTD Kingston ZX Fretless preowned
The MTD Kingston Heir has the passive MTD designed exposed pole alnico MM pickup, and J-style exposed pole alnico pickup. The active electronics make this a Originally selling at $1399 new, this is a great opportunity to get a pro level bass at a tremendous price. The Heir features a carved Ash body with a Flame maple top and finished in a stunning translucent burst gloss. The maple top helps to focus the low end and is incredibly attractive on the Heir. The Kingston Heir has an extremely wide range of tones and will fit perfectly in any genre of music. It comes with custom Bartolini electronics and pickups – proprietary parts made especially for MTD and not commercially available.

This bass is a true workhorse, and would be at home in a gigging environment, or just as a practice bass. There is a decent amount of honest play wear, but we would consider this a bass that is well broken in, and has lots of life left.

Includes Hardshell Case
The MTD Kingston Heir has the passive MTD designed exposed pole alnico MM pickup, and J-style exposed pole alnico pickup. The active electronics make this a Originally selling at $1399 new, this is a great opportunity to get a pro level bass at a tremendous price. The Heir features a carved Ash body with a Flame maple top and finished in a stunning translucent red gloss. The maple top helps to focus the low end and is incredibly attractive on the Heir. The Kingston Heir has an extremely wide range of tones and will fit perfectly in any genre of music. It comes with custom Bartolini electronics and pickups – proprietary parts made especially for MTD and not commercially available.

This bass is a true workhorse, and would be at home in a gigging environment, or just as a practice bass. There is a decent amount of honest play wear, but we would consider this a bass that is well broken in, and has lots of life left.

Includes Hardshell Case
Near Mint Condition with very very minor scratches on the back

Carved Mahogany Body
Maple Burl Top
One Piece Maple Neck
Lined Ebony Fretless Fingerboard
19mm Bridge Spacing
35" Scale
Bartolini Soapbar Pickups
Buzz Feiten Tuning System
MTD Kingston KZ4 Active Maple 4 String Bass Guitar MTD KINGSTON ZX 5 TRANS BLACK MTD Kingston Andrew Gouche Signature 5
MTD KINGSTON ZX 5 TRANS BLACK
Our Price: $1,969.00
The new Kingston Z features a carved mahogany body, maple burl top and matching peg head veneer; wood shells on active soap bar style pickups; a rock maple neck with a rosewood fingerboard; 3 band active electronics.  Features Include: 34" scale, 24 medium jumbo frets, Rosewood, Zero fret, MTD quick release bridge, 3/4" (19mm) spacing 4 and 5 string, One-piece neck w/satin polyester finish, Carved mahogany body with maple burl top, Controls are volume, blend, treble, midrange, bass, MTD active wood covered soap bar pickups, Shielded electronics compartment, Pewter Hardware The MTD Kingston ZX is considered one of the “bridge” basses to the boutique MTD American instrument line. It is a very special instrument made for serious players. Available only as a 5-string, the ZX features a carved Mahogany body with a maple burl top and finished in a stunning translucent black gloss or satin finish dark cherry burst which is one of the most popular handmade American line finishes. The mahogany body has a rich voice and a darker overtone. The maple burl top helps to focus the low end and is incredibly attractive in the ZX. The two finishes really bring out its beauty.

The Kingston ZX bass has an extremely wide range of tones and will fit perfectly in any genre of music.  It comes with custom Bartolini electronics and pickups – proprietary parts made especially for MTD and not commercially available. The ZX is a high end instrument and deservedly so -   Incredible playability. Beautiful tone. Stunning cosmetics. This bass has it all!

FEATURES BENEFITS
MTD Kingston ZX Features and Benefits.  Case or Gig Bag Optional.
Michael Tobias and legendary bassist Andrew Gouche worked together to create the MTD Kingston AG, an amazing bass with many custom features that were personally selected by Andrew himself. This bass is fully loaded with a 35" scale, alder body with maple burl top and one-piece neck, MTD quick release bridge and Bartolini pickups and active Bartolini 3-band preamp. With its smooth playability and mind-altering tones, this bass will change the way you think about the instrument. Available in a custom finish created to perfectly blend with the fingerboard.
In Michael Tobias's own words, "This is a sweet sounding bass!"
35" scale
24 medium jumbo frets
One-piece neck with satin polyester finish
Alder body with Maple Burl top
MTD quick release bridge, 3/4" (19mm) spacing
Double-action truss rod
Purpleheart fingerboard
Five controls:volume (with push/pull preamp bypass), blend, treble control, mid control (with push/pull mid shift: 250Hz - 800Hz.) and bass control
Bartolini pickups and active Bartolini 3-band preamp
Shielded electronics compartment
Buzz Feiten Tuning System
Hardshell case or gig bag optional
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MTD US CRB Fretless - Preowned MTD US Saratoga 5 Burst MTD US 435-24 Ziricote
MTD US Saratoga 5 Burst
Our Price: $3,900.00
MTD US 435-24 Ziricote
Our Price: $4,999.99
Beautiful pre-owned fretless bass from MTD. Great condition with Bartolini P/J pickups.

Fresh from the 2018 NAMM show! Outstanding example of Michaels answer to the J-bass. Familiar proportions, with exceptional quality. Smooth, organic feel, and incredible action. Ships with Deluxe Protec Gigbag.

  • Asymmetrical, one piece Maple Neck
  • Carved Alder Body
  • Buzz Feiten Tuning System
  • Madagascar Rosewood fingerboard
  • MTD Quick Release bridge w/19mm spacing
  • Fralin J style pickups
  • 34” scale
  • 21 medium jumbo frets
  • Nut width 1.75”
  • 8.35 lbs

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Fresh from MTD Designs is this 435-24 with Ziricote top, Mahogany Body, Rosewood Fretboard, and Maple Neck. The bass features matching Ziricote Peghead & Truss Cover, Double Octave Fretboard, and MTD Hardshell Case.

  • Ziricote Top with matching Peghead and Truss Cover
  • Mahogany Body
  • Rosewood Fretboard
  • Catalyzed Acrylic Urethane Satin Finish
  • Maple neck
  • 35" scale
  • 24 frets (2 octave)
  • Buzz Feitin Tuning System
  • MTD custom fitted case
  • Luminlay side dot inlays
  • Bartolini Pickups, and an Active Bartolini 3 band preamp w/3 way Mid Switch
  • Bridges and tuners are custom manufactured for MTD American Basses by Hipshot
  • Weight: 8.7 lbs


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MTD US 535-24 Myrtle Burl SN 2930 - NEW FROM NAMM! MTD US 635-24 Maple Burl Cherry Burst 3141
MTD US 535-24 Myrtle Burl, Makore Body with matching wood knobs, Maple Neck, Florida Rosewood Fingerboard, MTD World Logo, 35" Scale, 2 Octave Frets, 19 mm spacing, Matching Peghead & Truss Cover, Buzz Feitin Tuning System, MTD Custom Fitted Hardshell case.  Bartolini Pickups, and an Active Bartolini 3 band preamp w. 3 way Mid Switch.  FREE SHIPPING!  9.8 lbs Fresh from MTD Designs is a 635-24 with a striking Maple Burl 10 top, with hand rubbed Dark Cherry Burst Finish, Alder Body, Birdseye Maple Fretboard, and Maple Neck. The bass features matching Maple Burl Peghead & Truss Cover, Double Octave Fretboard, and MTD Hardshell Case.

  • Maple Burl 10 Top with matching Peghead and Truss Cover
  • Alder Body
  • Birdseye Maple Fretboard
  • Catalyzed Acrylic Urethane Satin Finish
  • Maple neck
  • 35" scale
  • 24 frets (2 octave)
  • Buzz Feitin Tuning System
  • MTD custom fitted case
  • Luminlay side dot inlays
  • Bartolini Pickups, and an Active Bartolini 3 band preamp w/3 way Mid Switch
  • Bridges and tuners are custom manufactured for MTD American Basses by Hipshot
  • Weight: 9.1 lbs


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