Best Pbass years?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bass_drum, Jun 6, 2005.

  1. bass_drum


    Feb 13, 2005
    Are there any years where fender made some really really nice pbasses?

    What about ythe years to stay away from?

    Is there such a thing as a Japanese Reissue? I think japan has better QC the usa or mexico.

    I like pbass for the nice boom it puts out, are the vintage oens the same way?

  2. Arthur U. Poon

    Arthur U. Poon

    Jan 30, 2004
    SLC, Utah -USA-
    Endorsing Artist: Mike Lull Custom Basses
    IMO the L-Series basses that Fender made from late 1962 to late 1965 are the holy grail of Fender basses.
  3. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    For reasonably priced Fenders (i.e. not absurdly vintage) they're all hit or miss. Play every single one before you take 'em. Fender Japan has excellent QC so there's not TOO much to worry about there.

    I play a '78, every bit as good if not better than modern ones.