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Buy a Fender Jazz -72 or -74?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by MacAgnus, Nov 29, 2004.


  1. MacAgnus

    MacAgnus

    Nov 29, 2004
    Hi,
    I need advice in buying a new bass. I have got 2 in mind. One JB -72, Sunburst, mapleneck, black inlays, 4-bolt, light weight. The other one is nature, rosewood, don´t know the weigt of this one...
    I know that I have to try them out to know for sure but i need some advice which would be the best buy? The cost both around $1800. Thanx!
     
  2. Franklin229

    Franklin229 Supporting Member

    Jul 25, 2004
    Northeast USA
    Try both of them out. If they sound/feel comparable, I would go with the four bolt neck over three bolt. If you cannot try them out-my opinion would still be to go with the four bolt, regardless.
     

  3. Yes! Try them both out but my choice is the '72.



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  4. Caca de Kick

    Caca de Kick Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2002
    Seattle / Tacoma
    Yes, definitely try both.

    But my personal choice would be the '72. The sunburst 72 still has an alder body, where the natural 74 witll be heavier ash.