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Better of these two basses?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Evil Undead, Feb 1, 2013.


Which would you choose?

  1. Fender American Standard Precision

    215 vote(s)
    71.2%
  2. Ibanez SR1200 Premium

    87 vote(s)
    28.8%
  1. Evil Undead

    Evil Undead

    Oct 31, 2009
    Which would you choose?

    Go!
     
  2. madbassplaya

    madbassplaya

    Dec 28, 2007
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  4. msb

    msb

    Jul 3, 2002
    Halifax,N,S. Canada
  5. Evil Undead

    Evil Undead

    Oct 31, 2009
    Go. As in, start voting.
     
  6. WoodyG3

    WoodyG3 Supporting Member

    May 6, 2003
    Colorado, USA
    Um, two REALLY different basses. One's not better than the other, in my book.
     
  7. They are very different, I think. I used to own a P way back in the day. It was the nicest bass I'd ever owned up to that point, but it just wasn't right for me. Since then I've become an Ibanez guy. There are other basses that sound great, of course, but they always make me sad when it comes to weight and playability. I'm very happy right now with the everything about my SR505. I imagine the prestige series gets even better. Nordstrand pickups instead of Bartolinis, exotic woods, etc. I'd love to try one.
     
  8. gwangi

    gwangi

    Jul 4, 2009
    Forbidden Valley
    American Standard P most definitely.
     
  9. verycoolname

    verycoolname

    Jan 28, 2013
    VA/PA
    Depends on what type of feel you're going for, but I'd definitely take the American Precision.
     
  10. paradog

    paradog

    Dec 25, 2011
    Central NJ
    I lvoe the Fender American line but these are different basses. Ibanez has always seemed to have an easier neck for the smaller hands and the tone is very versitle. THe Fender seems solid...it is what it is! Good Luck!
     
  11. EagleMoon

    EagleMoon

    Jul 13, 2007
    Wexford, PA
    If it were an MIA Standard jazz then I'd say jazz by a mile. I don't like the necks on the P's so I guess by default I'd pick the Ibanez. Does that count? :bag:
     
  12. Dave W

    Dave W Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    MIA Standard P for me too
     
  13. Kentucky Ryan

    Kentucky Ryan

    Feb 12, 2012
    i have a prestige sr1300. the tone and playability are amazing. also the light weight is a plus. but the looks are terrible imo. i am in the process of building a very light weight jazz bass right now.
     
  14. hsech

    hsech You can't win arguing with an old fart. Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 27, 2012
    Central Iowa
    Am Std Precision for sure!
     
  15. I've just never been a fan of Ibanez basses. Just a personal opine.
     
  16. micgtr71

    micgtr71

    Dec 4, 2012
    Today it would be the Precision...that's today. I guess it depends on what I needed it for.
     
  17. QUICK: A fully restored 1957 Chevy or a brand new Mercedes S-class sedan?
     
  18. darkstorm

    darkstorm

    Oct 13, 2009
  19. Turtle71

    Turtle71 Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2009
    Madison, WI

    The '57 hands down....:D

    Back to topic....The Fender hands down :D
     
  20. RaginRog

    RaginRog Last guy you want to see is Employee Relations guy

    Nov 29, 2009
    Formerly Staten Island
    The S-class...I wouldn't keep either one, but I'm certain it'd be easier to sell the brand new Mercedes for a better profit.
     
  21. Hmm... If there's a poll, I guess I can't see it with the iOS app.
     



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