I bought Mahogany P.

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  1. NateM

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    And it sounds sick! Really punchy,warm,fat sound. To my ears way better then ash/alder P. Ultimate slap sound. Just amazing.
     
  2. bassbenj

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    No question in my mind that mahogany tonewood makes killer basses!

    Only problem is the hole in your wallet that mahogany basses create.
     
  3. NateM

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  6. mongo2

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    That's a PV (Peavey) Patriot not a P (Precision).
     
  7. NateM

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    I had side by side test with Squier Precision Classic Vibe 60's. Sounds like P on drugs. :D
     
  8. StrangerDanger

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    :rollno:
     
  9. Wallace320

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    alright
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  10. SturmUndDrang

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    I think he meant to say Precision on steroids, which is common parlance around here. Congrats on the bass. Great deal too, I was tempted as well when I saw it in the classifieds. Enjoy the bass.
     
  11. Mojo-Man

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    :cool:

    One cool side-note.
    In 1963 Fender did a very small amount of red mahogany body instruments. I've seen a Strat., Tele, Jazz Bass, and Precision Bass with this stock mahogany body. All were made in 1963.
    Most were Dakota Red in color. I played the 1963 mahogany P-Bass. It sounded amazing. tight, defined, bell like.
    Dont know why Fender never kept doing this as an option.
     
  12. JellinWellen

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    This guy used one for a little while, not sure if you are a fan of him though.

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  13. Figjam

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    Always tempted to get one of those. Probably would if it had a fatter neck.
     
  14. smcd

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    Peavey Patriots are nice basses.

    (Based on the 5:35AM posting, I'm assuming the OP lives outside the US.)
     
  15. NateM

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    I ask myself same thing. Mahogany P's have sick sound. :) I only wish if I could try it on "better" rig. To see what it really can do.
     
  16. AltGrendel

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    Probably cost.
     
  17. KeithPoker

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    Very cool and congrats!!

    Mahogany is underrated. One of my favorite basses is my Starfire which is all mahogany minus the maple tone block and stringer.

    Anthony Vitti has a mahogany 69 seafoam J you can check out on YouTube.
     
  18. Hopkins

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    You don't think that it may have more to do with the fact that it has a Super Ferrite pickup vs the mahogany body?
     
  19. Hopkins

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    Exactly
     
  20. mongo2

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    Except the fact that the comparison was done on two separate instruments would very likely have an even larger impact on the comparison.

    I compared several P pickups against the Super Ferrite on the same test bed.
     
  21. JustForSport

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    "I compared several P pickups against the Super Ferrite on the same test bed."

    And...?

    May be a great combination- mahogany and the Super Ferrite.
     

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