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Greco PB500 'Spacy Sound'

Post by jackass » Tue Jun 06, 2017 2:43 pm

Hi everyone,

I'm currently looking to buy this locally, could anyone give me more info about it: serial is D812671, looks like it's made in 1981, quite a bit beaten up...

what wood would this be? Matsumoko made?

thanks in advance...

I'll try to upload pictures

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Post by wulfman » Tue Jun 06, 2017 5:17 pm

It is made by Fujigen and those later Greco copies are extremely nice IMO.
I have a couple of 1981 SE-500 strat copies that have maple boards and sen ash bodies which is similar looking to a tight gran ash. I can't be sure that the bass has the same body wood but I'd say the odds are pretty good.

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Post by jackass » Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:29 pm

Thanks Wulfman!

I was told it was Matsumoko made... but I like the FujiGen story even better! ;)

I was hoping it to be an ash body/ maple neck combo...
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Post by 3rdstone » Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:25 pm

Like wulfman said, these are probably really good P-basses.
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Post by wulfman » Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:00 am

Here is a picture of an SE-500 Strat from 1981. Nice pieces of wood on most Grecos of the time:
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Post by jackass » Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:08 pm

Niiiiiiice!
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Post by 3rdstone » Sat Jun 10, 2017 8:59 pm

I'm usally not a big fan of natural finishes, but that grain is just gorgeous.
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Post by jackass » Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:30 pm

A little update: I bought it a few months ago and damn, it's a real good P bass, allright!
It needed a good set-up and a neck re-set, since the action was too high for me, but now it plays very well

Anybody an idea about the pickups?
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Re: Greco PB500 'Spacy Sound'

Post by steveri027 » Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:15 pm

jackass wrote:Hi everyone,

I'm currently looking to transfert cdg buy this locally, could anyone give me more info about it: serial is D812671, looks like it's made in 1981, quite a bit beaten up...

what wood would this be? Matsumoko made?

thanks in advance...

I'll try to upload pictures
hi guys,

its cool to be here, i am a late comer to this side of the ocean. it all started when i wanted les paul...from that moment on it grew on me.
Thanks!

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