CV 50 or a CV 60

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by paradog, Dec 16, 2012.

  1. paradog


    Dec 25, 2011
    Central NJ
    Trying to decide. I welcome any insight! Just want a sub $300 4-string. New.
  2. SuperSnake2012

    SuperSnake2012 floppy b strings

    Dec 12, 2006
    Bronx, NY
    I assume you're comparing the 50s P and 60s P? Depends if you want the single coil sound or split pickup sound... completely different.
  3. soulman969

    soulman969 Inactive

    Oct 6, 2011
    Englewood, Colorado
    They're very different basses. Different look, different pickups, different tonality, different neck. Which do you prefer? The original '51 PBass style or the "new improved" style that came to market in '57. And I use "new improved" euphemistically.
  4. I love that the 51 comes in LPB. I also love the sonic blue of the 60s. I would go with the 51.

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