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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by paniak17, Apr 7, 2004.
Its a simple question, and I would like to here your comments, me being a big fender liker.
Sure, I like them... Don't use them but I like them.. I'd guess 85% to 90% of the world's most famous basslines were recorded on a Fender.
I like them. I own two of them and am quite happy playing them.
I like the Precision bass. The end
I like the sound of the Jazz bass, but not the styling.
I have a Standard Jazz MIM. I like the tone but i'm not impressed by the quality.
I like both of mine. Ones a modded squier, and one's a MIA DLX Jazz. I am kinda thinking of getting another leo fender inspired design sometime.
I guess I like them but I like ibanez more.
Simple answer, yes I do.
I play (not exclusively) a MIM 5-string jazz and I find that I can get a world of variation in the tone. I am not totally happy with the over all feel of the bass, its a bit "stiff" for me, but its what i have and it gets the job done nicely.
As a side note, i also have (and play) a texas fat strat that is an absolute dream...I will be selling it soon though, so I can afford to buy more bass stuff.
I love Fenders. For the longest time i used to be a Fender only guy. I tried everything i could get my hands on in my area and nothing really captured my attention like a Fender.
Until that is...i found myself Rickenbacker, which now i have to say is my main weapon of choice.
I sold a few of my Fenders but l have a still keep few Fenders around.
They're ok, but not really for me.
I'd buy one if it were a good specimen and a bargain price, but not a new one.
I like Fenders for certain sounds.
Much like I like Gibsons for certain sounds.
I gig Fender, I gig Gibson. I gig G&L, I gig Italia. I gig homemade. They all sound different. Thats' the main criteria. I don't see the need for repeats on the same theme. Kinda a silly idea to me, but to each his own.
For me, list of importance:
resale value considerations are dead last.
If they ever got their QC together and had better electronics, yes I would like Fenders. But in reality, no. Most of the ones I have played have been much more miss than hit.
Toward that end I love Fender style basses done RIGHT. To me that means....SADOWSKY.
I have never met a Fender I didn't like.
I love anything Leo Fender designs. Stingrays and P-basses are my weapons of choice. Jazz basses are fine if they have a fatter Precision neck. That's my next weapon.
You can always trust that they can get you were you want but they r kinda boring! I played fenders my entire life till i ought my warwick and spector now i cant seem to get into one!
I own a MIA jazz and a precision and I love them.
I like their design, sound, availibility, availablity of parts, ease of use, good balance, etc..
I've never owned a Fender but for instruments that have been existing for half a century, that says something.
I'm more of a Music Man person, which are technically genetically evolved versions of Fenders
One day though I'd like to get a P-Bass and trick it out into a Jamerson Funk Machine axe, though I also like the raw P sound. or some strange reason though I like the way others play a Jazz bass, I couldn't for the life of me get a decent tone out of it when I play it myself. Go figure!
I love the Jazz series from fender. The standard is pretty damn nice in my opinion.
what about the new s-1 switching system has anyone tried that out?
I own a MIM jazz bass, but I don't play ths instrument anymore. It's just that I don't really like the neck, that's why I switched to musicman.
I always like the tone of my jazz, but it's nothing compared to my stingray, it has not that extra growhl and punchy mids, I like to use.