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Buying Bass... Need Opinion.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by TotalJam, Jul 12, 2004.


  1. TotalJam

    TotalJam

    Jul 8, 2004
    Ohio
    I've decided to buy a SX Bass.

    But im having trouble deciding between the P, the J or the P/J

    Never played any... Whats the difference between them?


    Newbie question I know... but :help:
     
  2. Brat

    Brat

    Jun 4, 2004
    NW Indiana.
    Go with the P/J. You can get alot of tone out of em and decide which one you like.
    My two cents!
     
  3. sargebaker

    sargebaker Commercial User

    May 2, 2004
    Montreal QC CA
    owner/builder, ISLAND Instrument Mfg.
    I would also say P/J . But go to a store and pick up a J, P, and P/J bass and play aorund with them and see which you like best, then get the one you like best. (even if they aren'yt all SX basses u try, you can sorta get the general feel/idea of the lectronics and what not...)
     
  4. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    I love P/J basses. Go with that.
     
  5. Whafrodamus

    Whafrodamus

    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    PJ or J.
     
  6. I'd say the J covers all the essentials for you and has a great tone you can't go wrong with. And a sweet neck.
     
  7. Jazzin'

    Jazzin' ...Bluesin' and Funkin'

    i used to have a P, the one i play at school is a PJ, and the one i have now is a J, and ill have to say that the Jazz is the best sounding.
     
  8. I vote for either P or the J. The J has the range, the P is a little funkier. The P/J's do a half baked job at everything IMO. I've got one and I end up using only one pickup at a time, never blended.