A new bass !!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by JustOpenYourMind, Apr 2, 2003.

  1. Hello folks I'm the new owner of a fantastic Fender Precision !!!!

    I got it with d'addarios Xl's it sounded pretty bad. I restrung it with Dean Markley blue steel, did the butter trick and wow! I got the tone I always wanted warm an powerful all I can say is wow.

    Here's a picture (not mine but the exact color)


    she's made in mexico but have been upgaded with a stock usa pick-up
  2. BoiNtC


    Nov 25, 2002
    NYC, USA
    something bout that color headstock doesn't do it for me.. but that wouldn't stop me from buying it :D well if I didn't already have a P-Bass... hope you enjoy it !
  3. Aram


    Feb 2, 2003
    New York, NY
    QC -- very nice bass! What's the 'butter trick'?

  4. Wow, I like that color. I need a P-bass in my arsenal.

    And what is 'the butter trick'? Ive never heard of that before.

    P.S.- I like ur signature, its pretty funny, But im not sure that Double bass players worship Jaco lol.
  5. BoiNtC


    Nov 25, 2002
    NYC, USA
    you use butter and rub em on the strings to give em a "deader" sound
  6. Why dont you just get a set of flatwounds?
  7. thanks
    first, mine doesn't have the colored headstock. :)


    I think I just like the feel of roundwound... :D
  8. bentem


    Oct 18, 2002
    Rockville, MD
    I have a MIM p-bass, theyre great. That headstock color is one part i dont like that much. I think it stands out more with certain colors, etc.

    How much did it cost to upgrade the pickups?
  9. coughcough Explain Brian Bromberg? coughcough

    And for some reason, the headstock on my '99 P Standard is darker. I love it!