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CLEARANCE

CLEARANCE

Everyone Loves a Deal.

dealbag.gifIf you're like me, you probably enjoy cruising through the "clearance" aisle at your local superstore, never quite knowing what you might come across - but hoping that you find something unique, interesting, and cheap. In that spirit, I offer "Bob's Bargain Basement!" ...Where you can find all manner of odds and ends; discontinued products, inexpensive take-off strings, slightly used products, B-stocks, manufacturer demos, and more. For some items, we may have a whole bunch of them - for others we might only have one.

So act fast! Something you see here today might be gone tomorrow.

Please note that items bought here in the Bargain Basement are considered "all sales final" unless otherwise noted.

  • Bow Hair for Upright Bass Bow

    Bow Hair (Replacement) - "Chestnut Blend"

    Our Low Price: $12.00
    We've carried the same bass bows (Pernambuco and Brazilwood) for close to 20 years now. A few years in, we changed the hair that we specified for these bows to a new blend of darker hair that Bob really liked. We call it the "Chestnut Blend" - it's...
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    Our Low Price: $12.00
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    Mounting Brackets (Replacement) for Schaller Model 411 Pickup, shown mounted on pickup

    Mounting Brackets (Replacement) for Schaller Model 411 Pickup

    Schaller

    Special Price: $4.00
    Regular Price $6.00
    For years, we sold the Schaller 411 magnetic pickup for upright bass. It was a well-known, long-running product with a reliable, feedback-free sound and a nifty "art deco" sort of look. Schaller has discontinued those pickups, and we've sold through the...
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    Special Price: $4.00
    Regular Price $6.00
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    Chrome 13" Microphone Gooseneck

    Chrome 13" Microphone Gooseneck

    Apex

    Special Price: $6.50
    Regular Price $8.99
    This flexible 13" microphone gooseneck is chrome in color. It weighs a bit under 11 oz., and has a firm feel, so it stays where you put it. Would be good for small to mid-size mics. Uses standard 5/8" (USA/Canada) threads for compatibility with common...
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    Special Price: $6.50
    Regular Price $8.99
  • All Star Bluegrass Jam Along for Bass - Book with Audio Play Along, cover

    All Star Bluegrass Jam Along for Bass - Book with Audio Play Along

    Hal Leonard

    Our Low Price: $19.95
    Ok, tutorials and lesson books are fine, but sometimes you just want to play with the band! This book helps you to learn the tunes, and the Downloadable CD gives you the musicians to play with! There's no better aid to learning than jamming with other...
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    Our Low Price: $19.95
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    Ebony Upright Bass Nut (unfinished block)

    Ebony Upright Bass Nut (unfinished block)

    Special Price: $4.75
    Regular Price $7.50
    This replacement nut blank is made of a quality block of ebony. It is an unfinished blank, a rectangular shape, so it's perfect for any project that needs a custom shape. It will need to be trimmed, notched, and shaped to fit your particular instrument...
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    Special Price: $4.75
    Regular Price $7.50
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    NS Electric Contemporary for NS Design Electric Upright Basses NS610

    Takeoff set - OEM NS Electric Contemporary for NS Design Electric Upright Basses NS610

    D Addario

    Special Price: $60.00
    Regular Price $118.00
    Important: These strings are "take-offs" - which means that they are strings that had been installed on a brand new NS Design electric upright bass from the factory. They were removed and replaced by a different string set requested by the customer who...
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    Special Price: $60.00
    Regular Price $118.00
  • Bluegrass Jamming - A Guide for Newcomers and Closet Pickers DVD

    Bluegrass Jamming - A Guide for Newcomers and Closet Pickers DVD

    Hal Leonard

    Our Low Price: $29.95
    Bluegrass Jamming (DVD)A Guide for Newcomers and Closet PickersThis unique "video jam session" provides you with the opportunity to prepare yourself for "the real thing" - by playing along with this "all star" jam band in the comfort of your own home...
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    Our Low Price: $29.95
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    Garbo EXTENDED E String (for Low C extensions)

    Garbo EXTENDED E String (for Low C extensions)

    Velvet

    Special Price: $112.00
    Regular Price $122.00
    The Garbos have a thicker diameter and a big, dark sound. Great for jazz pizz players, they can often "hold their own" with a drum set. They have a solid core provides a solid and distinctive power in the lower mid frequency range, and they are clear and...
    Special Price: $112.00
    Regular Price $122.00
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    Heritage Upright Bass Strings, standard package

    Heritage LEGACY Upright Bass Strings - NOS Single Strings

    Kolstein

    Special Price: $35.00
    Regular Price $50.00
    Orchestral/Jazz Perlon Bass Strings The Kolstein Heritage strings were designed by Kolstein Music, Inc. -- a well-known shop in New York with a long-standing reputation for excellence. So what are the Heritage Bass Strings all about? They are a Perlon...
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    Special Price: $35.00
    Regular Price $50.00
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    Blue EXTENDED E String (for Low C extensions)

    Blue EXTENDED E String (for Low C extensions)

    Velvet

    Special Price: $77.00
    Regular Price $85.00
    Velvet's Blue string is their first which doesn't feature a silk core - it's a synthetic, which lowers cost while retaining the Velvet sound and feel. It has great articulation, big volume, great sustain and equal tension on all four strings (approx 25g...
    Special Price: $77.00
    Regular Price $85.00
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    Acoustic Pickup (EAP) Linear Microphone (for Upright Bass), preamp

    Ehrlund Mini Preamp with XLR output

    Ehrlund

    Special Price: $199.00
    Regular Price $349.00
    This preamp was designed to be used with the EAP pickup, and it features simple adjustments: a Volume Control, a "High/Low" Switch (Ehrlund recommends "low" for upright bass), and a Phase Switch for helping to reduce feedback or for switch phase to match...
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    Special Price: $199.00
    Regular Price $349.00
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    CORUS EX Speaker Cabinet - Series 4

    CORUS EX Speaker Cabinet - Series 4

    Acoustic Image

    Special Price: $525.00
    Regular Price $599.00
    The Corus EX Speaker Cabinet is specially tailored to the needs of guitarists and other instrumentalists who don't need the extended low range of the Coda EX or Ten2 EX. Like the Coda EX, this unique amplification system has a downfiring ten-inch speaker...
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    Special Price: $525.00
    Regular Price $599.00