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4 string Jazz style bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Jason Hale, Nov 13, 2003.

Which one?

Poll closed Nov 27, 2003.
  1. Fender Pre-mid 1970's Jazz

    13 vote(s)
  2. Fender Custom Shop Reissue Jazz

    2 vote(s)
  3. Lakland Skyline Daryl Jones

    3 vote(s)
  4. Lakland Skyline Joe Osborne 4

    4 vote(s)
  5. Modulus Vintage Jazz

    7 vote(s)
  6. Ken Smith v60j4

    1 vote(s)
  7. Celinder

    1 vote(s)
  8. Newer USA Fender Jazz

    11 vote(s)
  9. Mexican Fender Jazz

    3 vote(s)
  1. Help me decide on these please.
  2. PS: I'm going to buy used and want to keep it under $1250.
  3. 70's Jazz bass is my choice here.

  4. JerryH


    Dec 13, 1999
    Helsinki, Finland
    Hey Jason, just try them all if possible and make your mind after that.

    I have some of the list:
    '79 JazzBass original, very nice but heavy
    '00 Modulus VJ, very nice but not quite like JB
    '93 JB MIM, gig backup bass cause it is light

    They all are keepers, but the choise is yours after all. I am happy at the moment with my arsenal, but the most I play now is my '65 PBass.
  5. Skerik1


    Sep 21, 2002
    Saint Paul, MN
    You didn't include a Fander USA DELUXE Jazz bass. That's what you want!

  6. Atshen


    Mar 13, 2003
    Grim Cold Québec
    Be sure to check out Sadowsky and Mike Lull!
  7. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    For under $1250?
  8. Atshen


    Mar 13, 2003
    Grim Cold Québec
    Err, he wants to buy used... Can you get a used Sadowsky or Lull for that price? :confused:
  9. Brooks


    Apr 4, 2000
    Middle East
    He might find a Lull at that price. Other options I'd seriously consider are Warmoth and G&L JB2.
  10. steve_man

    steve_man Supporting Member

    May 15, 2002
    check out MIJ fenders...

    - 75 of reissue fender
    - fender aerodyne
    - fender geddy sig
    - fender marcus sig

    great buy!
  11. pyrohr


    Aug 28, 2001
    Pakistani compound
    Here's a list of Decent Fenders to try:
    MIA 75R.I. used (if you can find one).
    MIA n.o.s. standard jazz new.
    MIA series jazz w/parallel switch (nice bass)
    MIA DLX jazz used (preferably with 1/4 inch slugs and Suhr preamp)
    MIM 60's jazz bass(real sleeper)
    MIJ marcus Miller & Getty Lee jazz basses.
    MIM DLX jazz( contains MIA electronics).
  12. Corwin81


    Mar 18, 2003
    Ames, IA
    Essex SJB and a good amp
  13. I put down Newer MIA. I've never played a '70s Jazz, though. The thing about the MIA is that, if you get it, get it in Ash.
  14. I wish!:D


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