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NBD: Fender Classic Series '70s Jazz Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Carruj, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. Carruj

    Carruj

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    A week late, but here it is.

    I'd been eyeing this for months at a local store. Girlfriend convinced me to finally pull the trigger last weekend when I stopped in to play it again. They were selling it for less than any of the big chains even during 15% off sales. Came with a gig bag, and the guy threw in a set of strings for free as well. Shopping local pays off from time to time.

    I know the rules. Pics are attached.

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  2. garp

    garp

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    Congrats! Your girlfriend has great taste...in basses. (;oD
  3. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

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    Well...congrats. It looks cool!
  4. Anthony Barrett

    Anthony Barrett

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    Nice bass. Congrats.
  5. FloridaSam

    FloridaSam

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    Beautiful. Love the fretboard.
  6. fender68

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    That's a sweet jazz!! I wouldn't mind having one myself. Love Fenders!!
  7. Turtle71

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    Nice Looking Jazz, Congrats! :bassist:
  8. Strat Hater

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    I have one of those and just love it. Might be my 1st or 2nd favorite. Good score on both bass and GF!!
  9. Engine207

    Engine207 Losing faith in humanity...one call at a time. Supporting Member

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    It's my main squeeze, after 20 years on a Ric 4001. I mainly fell in love with it for the neck thickness...which is much fatter than most Jazz necks. Interestingly, I was playing mine less, since I got a Yamaha BB424x - which has a satin-finish neck (compared to the poly-finished Jazz). Just yesterday, I sanded the Jazz neck a bit, and I'm sure it will get much more aging time.

    Congrats on a fine Fender Jazz!!
  10. georgiagoodie

    georgiagoodie It's all fun&games 'til the flying monkees show up Supporting Member

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  11. TeeZeeMee90

    TeeZeeMee90 Supporting Member

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    Congrats man, I just got mine yesterday from a TB trade and my girlfriend had to drag me out of the pad to get dinner...the necks on these are absolutely stunning! and feel great! The tone is amazing with the PUP placement and I have some aftermarket Aguilars on.

    I will be playing this bass mainly for a long time to come, minus when I am done saving for a Fender Jag. ;)

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