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Different bass pickup

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Spd_Demon, Feb 23, 2005.


  1. Spd_Demon

    Spd_Demon

    Feb 23, 2005
    I am doing a research for my school and I need to know difference between

    Precision bass
    Jazz bass
    and PJ bass

    How are they different in sound, and phycial appreance?
     
  2. Cliff Bordwell

    Cliff Bordwell Commercial User

    Jan 6, 2004
    USA , Orlando , Florida
    Owner of CB BASSES
    I would go to a music store and come up with your own opinions and then repost this and see if you agree with the others.
     
  3. luknfur

    luknfur

    Jan 14, 2004
    DIXIE
    FWIW:

    It's not that simple.

    If you do a TB search, you'll find there's no definitive answer to those questions.

    Assuming you live close to a music store or have access to each of these basses, you and your project would greatly benefit by defining each as the one you can lay your hands on - ie. a P bass is defined as 2004 Fender American Standard Precision Bass serial number @#$!@$@!. Play it and write what you find. It will be a lot faster and you will learn a lot more than you will know when you're done.

    If your project is going to based on second hand information, you may as well start doing a TB search and see what you're in for. You will likely end up with more questions than answers.

    Good luck.