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Duff Mckagan

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by duff_hodges, Apr 3, 2001.

  1. duff_hodges


    May 15, 2000
    Suffolk, UK
    Does anyone know the setup of Duff Mckagan?
  2. No, but id love to, cos i think his tone is well worth copying
  3. on the Guns 'n Roses albums, Fender Jazz Special(eg. the famous all-black one), Rotosound (Swing bass or Spacer) strings and Gallien Krueger amps.

    I never understood why the Fender Jazz Special had that name - Precision style body (no scratchplate) with PJ pickups, and the neck wasn't really Jazz-style either.......
    just Fender Japan getting a bit confused perhaps?
  4. petch

    petch Supporting Member

    Mar 25, 2001
    Medina, Ohio
    I have one of the Fender jazz bass specials. Bought it used from a small local shop in 1988. It is a very cool bass with a broad tonal spectrum. It is a bit of an odd beast as far as Fenders go. I string it with D'addario XL nickels currently although I've tried probably twenty different sets on it. It is pearl white. Anybody else have one of these?
  5. Chube


    Jul 2, 2005
    Milano - Italia
    I had. Pearl white. :crying:

    I sold it to get a custom ibanez when I thought I needed a more "professional" instrument.

    But the Special J just made me fall in love each time I saw it.
    I'll have to buy it back!!

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