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Post your Jazzes with dots & binding!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BassAgent, Jan 17, 2012.


  1. IMHO, dots & binding is the best combination possible on a Jazz Bass... So: let's honor those beauties!

    Here's mine, a Fender Jazz from 1966. Except from 3 screws and the finish, it's 100% original:hyper:

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  2. johnk_10

    johnk_10 vintage bass nut Supporting Member

    Feb 16, 2008
    Thousand Oaks, CA
    Disclosures:
    John K Custom Basses
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    not a 'jazz bass' but it is a 'jazz' master

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  4. thisSNsucks

    thisSNsucks Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Yonkers, NY
    Here's the one johnk fixed up for me. My totally killer '66:

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  5. LowNotes1

    LowNotes1

    Jun 8, 2008
    My 1978, albeit not the greatest picture. Even a little binding on the shoes. :)
     

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  6. FBS1996

    FBS1996

    Feb 14, 2011
    Leeds, England
    Where on earth did you get the jazzmaster? That could be the best looking bass I've ever seen
     
  7. Dave Campbell

    Dave Campbell

    Jul 13, 2006
    I really wish Allparts would offer dots/binding, both maple and rosewood boards.

    Warmoth does, but only in a 21 fret version.

    I agree with the OP - that combination is my favorite too.
     
  8. :) he made it. There's a build thread on it somewhere. A real nice bass.
     
  9. johnk_10

    johnk_10 vintage bass nut Supporting Member

    Feb 16, 2008
    Thousand Oaks, CA
    Disclosures:
    John K Custom Basses
    thanks. i made it myself.

    here's two more of them:

    here's one in Mary Kaye blonde (block bound maple). it weighs only 7lbs 2 oz!:

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    Shoreline Gold (7lbs 8 oz):

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  10. barrybass33

    barrybass33 Supporting Member

    Jan 7, 2008
    westchester new york.
    Beautiful basses. I got to get a 66 that's my birth year...
     
  11. Basshappi

    Basshappi

    Feb 12, 2007
    Tucson,AZ
    BassAgent, I am once again reminded why I hate you and totally evny your life! :D
     
  12. Staccato

    Staccato Low End Advocate

    Aug 14, 2009
    Spring Hills
    Am I the only guy that considers some non-Fenders to qualify as a Jazz bass with binding?
     

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  13. Spinal Tapper

    Spinal Tapper

    Nov 15, 2007
    Chicago
    A buddy of mine's original 66 jazz I get to play whenever - figured I'd post it anyways

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  14. AMJBASS

    AMJBASS Supporting Member

    Jan 8, 2002
    Ontario, Canada
    The '66 transition neck is by far one of my favorite looks on a Jazz. Nicely done guys!
     
  15. nickbear

    nickbear

    Jun 12, 2007
    surrey, uk
    dots and binding is my current favourite!
     
  16. Broadstbully22

    Broadstbully22

    Dec 5, 2011
  17. pbass888

    pbass888 Supporting Member

    Jul 8, 2009
    New York, NY
    something old... something new... courtesy of john10_K
    dots..binding.. lollipop tuners.. duncan pups...nitro neck. poly body... priceless
     

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  18. Hahaha I'll consider that as a compliment ;)
     
  19. Really dig this one! What finish is that?
     
  20. Jeff K

    Jeff K Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2005
    Memphis, TN
    You look like Eli Manning in this pic. But judging by your singers, I'm not sure if even Eli's gig is as enjoyable as yours... :D
     
  21. Mal1905

    Mal1905

    Jan 10, 2011
    Dublin, Ireland
    1978 Olympic White, maple/rosewood neck

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