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Is it worth getting a P Bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by tmjordan100, Dec 14, 2013.

  1. tmjordan100

    tmjordan100

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    Hi,

    I currently own a 2005 musicman sterling and a 2005 fender jazz with the s1 switch. I like playing with the switch on because it gives a fatter pino like tone more like the P bass but doesn't quite get there, I was wondering whether its worth going all out to get a p bass.. is it worth it if i already have the s1 switch on the jazz?

    I play through an aguilar tone hammer 500 with the DB212 cab, and play a variety of styles.

    Thanks
  2. MyMusic

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    If it ain't a pbass it ain't a pbass.
  3. Davo-London

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    With your amp/cab combo, a Precision would compliment your arsenal rather well.
    Davo
  4. bobba66

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    P-Bass. Yes.
  5. DionClassic

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  6. frankieC

    frankieC Supporting Member

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  7. mpdd

    mpdd Supporting Member

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    you might need the right p bass, one with a non resonant body or muffled d & g strings probably isn't the ticket
  8. M0ses

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  9. Marko5657

    Marko5657 Supporting Member

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    Most everyone should have a P in their arsenal. Definitely in the first three.

    Imo.
  10. Vintagefiend

    Vintagefiend I don't care for 410 cabinets at all. Supporting Member

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    ^this has been my experience.
  11. Vintagefiend

    Vintagefiend I don't care for 410 cabinets at all. Supporting Member

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    my 'first 3' are all P-basses, fwiw
  12. cnltb

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    I like my P very much and find it to have been an extremely worthwhile addition.
    I'd say it's very much worth getting a Pbass.
  13. Mtnman

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    Yes. It is worth it.
  14. WoodyG3

    WoodyG3 Supporting Member

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    Of course you should have a P-bass! A Jazz with a series/parallel switch is nice, but it ain't a P !
  15. sbassface

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    Hook It up p Bass, p Bass, p bass btw you have my ideal setup
  16. Margus Alviste

    Margus Alviste

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    It is worth getting a GOOD P-bass!
  17. SidMau

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    I'd say no.
  18. mokkat

    mokkat

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    definitely
  19. Tamey75

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    Absolutely I just got one and it improved my playing 10fold used to play squire and sounds amazing in the mix gonna gig it tonight!
  20. pacojas

    pacojas "FYYA BUN" Supporting Member

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    this guy says, "YES"!!!!

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