'95 MIM Fender Jazz?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Broncrider32, Sep 9, 2004.

  1. Broncrider32


    Feb 21, 2003
  2. dabshire


    Dec 15, 2002
    McKinney, TX
    I don't think I would pay $200 for any MIM bass with that HUGE gouge in the top....

    Just my opinion.


  3. AlembicPlayer

    AlembicPlayer Im not wearing shorts

    Aug 15, 2004
    Pacific Northwet, USA
  4. lenorules1950


    Aug 20, 2004
    Meriden, CT
    Yeah, and the pickups are both the same size; on newer Mexican Jazzes the bridge pup's a little bigger like on American Jazzes.
  5. With those gouges, it looks to me like the bass was used as a weapon at one point--perhaps to smash the drumer's kit after a bad gig?
  6. Glenn D.

    Glenn D.

    Aug 20, 2002
    Fort Collins, CO
    The newer MIM jazzes have an alder body rather than the cheaper woods of yesteryear.

    Glenn D.
  7. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    I used to have a 1995 MIM Jazz Bass. The pickups are both the same size, and they sound terriffic. The body wood is Poplar which also sounds terriffic and is nice and light. I really liked mine. I don't like the gougue though.
  8. xshawnxearthx


    Aug 23, 2004
    new jersey
    you can get a new mim j for like 3, so dont even bother with that.
  9. Personally, I'd pick a newer one (after the pickups, woods, and knobs were changed). You could do much better for the price.