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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 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]

    [​IMG]
     
  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:

    [​IMG]

    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. fish slapper

    fish slapper

    Nov 17, 2005
    Tigard, 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.
     
  14. bazzanderson

    bazzanderson

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

    T-Funk

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

    ScoobyGoo

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

    Frank Martin Bitten by the luthiery bug...

    Oct 8, 2001
    Budapest, Hungary, EU
    Neither.
    No Fenders, either.
     
  18. 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
     
  19. 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