Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978
Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978

Greco PB600 Mercury Bass 1978

$745.00 Sale Save

Greco PB600 Mercury Bass, made in Japan 1978, natural finish. These old Grecos are a delight; they were all made by hand before the days of CNC; the attention to detail is exceptional. This was Greco's take on the classic P Bass, so it's a pretty straight-up vintage rock and roll machine. The neck is moderately chunky in profile and easy to like; the maple is nicely aged and looks and feels very agreeable. The sen ash body is on full display under the clear natural finish; it's a finely grained two piece body that's not too heavy and visually attractive. Tone wise, the ash/maple combo delivers a heap of presence and snap, blending nicely with classic P-thump. If you're after a 70s P but like the idea of getting something likely better made than a 'legit' USA for a fraction of dollars, here's a tasty golden treat just for you.

Model: Greco PB600 Mercury Bass
Made: Japan, 1978 (serial J783428)
Finish: natural gloss poly (NT)
Body: sen ash
Neck: maple, one piece inc board w/ skunk stripe, board, 7.25" radius, 34" scale
weight: 4.380kg
Mods: knobs replaced, bridge cover and thumb rest removed
Pickup: Greco PU-109 split single coil
Case: none

Cosmetic condition notes: mild finish wear. Headstock has some minor marks on the end. The neck is pretty clean and smooth in the hands, no major marks. The back has a few dimples and light scuffs around the outside edge, no major marks. The sides have some dimples and marks on both horns, the shoulder and near the jack; nothing nasty. The front is pretty clean, just some dimples around the bridge and shoulder and some play wear on the guard and top horn. Overall: very good condition (8/10)

Playing condition notes: Action is low, neck is straight, intonation is good, truss rod works. All electrics tested and working properly. Frets have some normal wear, they're pretty tidy; 8/10 for fret life left. The G-machine head is a little stiff but works fine. Wearing fresh 45/105 Moonshiners strings.

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