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BLACK fender jazz bass + maple neck + black block inlays

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by emielow, Oct 11, 2005.

  1. emielow


    Jan 18, 2004
    i'm looking for a pic from a

    BLACK fender jazz bass + maple neck + black block inlays

    please post it here...
  2. AGCurry


    Jun 29, 2005
    Kansas City
    Mmm, that would be a Geddy Lee...
  3. No clue why Fender.com pulled the picture of the Geddy Lee from their pages, but here's one from Musician's Friend:

  4. Here's my Geddy Lee Jazz:



  5. lpdeluxe

    lpdeluxe Still rockin'

    Nov 22, 2004
    Deep E Texas
    GLs (no, not G&Ls) have nice necks, too.
  6. Uncle Amos

    Uncle Amos

    Sep 3, 2004
    Is that a J-retro I spy on your Geddy?
  7. Nope....I'm a strictly passive type of guy. I switched out the original knobs with chrome knobs, added a series/parallel switch, and changed the pickguard....thinking of shielding the cavities, but hesitant to do any more mods...
  8. emielow


    Jan 18, 2004
    ok thanks, thats all i needed :hyper:
  9. Uncle Amos

    Uncle Amos

    Sep 3, 2004
    The Series/parallel switch works on both pickups? what difference in sound does that make?
  10. Sure...when you have the pickups in parallel (standard jazz config) you get jazzy, individual single-coil tone from each pickup...when you put the pickups in series, you get a fat, almost humbucking Precision type tone from the pickups.
  11. Uncle Amos

    Uncle Amos

    Sep 3, 2004
    That sounds really interesting.

    How did you go about doing that? When I get my Geddy I'd like to do something along those lines. I was thinking about dropping in a J-Retro, but that in itself might suffice my tonal needs.

    P.S. sorry to hijack the thread. :D

  12. Check out these threads...I had my local guitar tech do it...cost me $20 but it's an easy enough mod to be done by anyone that can solder:
    Series / Parallel switching
  13. dooft11

    dooft11 Supporting Member

    Dec 30, 2003
    check out accessbass.com
  14. bikeplate

    bikeplate Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2001
    Upstate NY

    Here's one but its not a Fender