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Do you play a Pbass or a Jazz bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bassistjo, Feb 26, 2006.


  1. P bass

    45 vote(s)
    16.1%
  2. J bass

    111 vote(s)
    39.6%
  3. P/j Combo

    32 vote(s)
    11.4%
  4. both

    66 vote(s)
    23.6%
  5. neither

    26 vote(s)
    9.3%
  1. bassistjo

    bassistjo

    Jun 22, 2005
    I'm trying to find out if more people play a pbass or a jazz bass
     
  2. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY
    I'd like to vote both and neither.

    I have 2 Jazz & 1 Precision...but these days it's all Afterburner.
     
  3. Spector_Ray

    Spector_Ray

    Aug 8, 2004
    Texas
    I misread the poll. I thought you were talking about pickup configuration because of the P/J combo. Change my vote to neither.
     
  4. PJ combo?

    Are you asking if peaople have a bass with p and j pickups, or a p bass and a jazz bass?

    I voted neither. I have a MM and a PJ.
     
  5. mark beem

    mark beem I'm alive and well. Where am I? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    J's currently (Lull Js to be precise) though I'd like to get a Lull P/J combo eventually:

    [​IMG]

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  6. Tony G

    Tony G

    Jan 20, 2006
    NY
    My go-to bass is my heavily modified MIJ '75 Reissue Jazz.
     
  7. christle

    christle Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2002
    Winnipeg, MB
    If you classify soapbars as a Jazz configuration then yes, otherwise neither :p
     
  8. T-Funk

    T-Funk

    Jul 2, 2005
    USA
    I own the following Fender American Deluxe Precision V:

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    Although I selected P/J Combo, it is truly a P/H combo. The bass offers a lot of tonal variety for different styles of music and playing techniques.

    Ted
     
  9. bassistjo

    bassistjo

    Jun 22, 2005
    A p/j is a bass like the american pbass that has both a p and j pick up if you are one of the peapole that have both a p and jazz click the both button
     
  10. jazzbo58

    jazzbo58 Bassist for My Man Godbey Supporting Member

    Apr 21, 2001
    New Orleans, LA USA
    I play both. I use my Jazz more than my Precision.

    Cheers,
    Jim
     
  11. Mojo-Man

    Mojo-Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2003
    :cool:
    P-Bass all the way.
    I rarely play my jazz any more.
     
  12. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Neither here, but i prefer a jazz if i had to choose.
     
  13. 100% P bass for me.
     
  14. fish slapper

    fish slapper

    Nov 17, 2005
    Newberg, OR
    I have both but the J is my "A" bass and the P (a Mike Dirnt) is my back up. Although, I'll use the P for songs that call for its lower throat.
     
  15. bazzanderson

    bazzanderson

    Oct 7, 2002
    Austin, TX
    sweet
     
  16. T-Funk

    T-Funk

    Jul 2, 2005
    USA
    Thanks!!! :D
     
  17. ScoobyGoo

    ScoobyGoo

    Feb 10, 2006
    That P/J-H is awesome, how much did you get it for
     
  18. Frank Martin

    Frank Martin Bitten by the luthiery bug...

    Oct 8, 2001
    Budapest, Hungary, EU
    Neither.
    No Fenders, either.
     
  19. I voted both.

    My (only) 2 basses are:-

    2004 USA Dlx Jazz 5: Rotosound 77 Jazz Flats .

    Mid / late 1970s unlined fretless Precision: TI Jazz Flats.

    John
     
  20. T-Funk

    T-Funk

    Jul 2, 2005
    USA
    Brand new for $1,249.99, shipping included.

    Here is the actual picture of mine:

    [​IMG]

    Ted