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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by barroso, Aug 17, 2003.

  1. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    No one owns one?


    thanks a lot!
  2. The J one is the jazz bass looking one, right?

    If that's what it is, even though its a tad heavy, it feels and sounds pretty damned cool...I don't own it though.
  3. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    I bought one from a TB member (5stringDan or something like that. :confused: LOL) & it's a very nice bass. It's currently the least favorite in my collection but my collection has some top choice basses. :)

    For me, it feels that the width @ the nut is slightly narrower than my other jazz bass & is slightly uncomfortable for me to play. The bass sounds good with the stock p/u's thru my Sadowsky out-board pre-amp & it weighs over 10 lsb. It has a 2-Tek bridge, also.

    <img src="http://www.talkbass.com/forum/attachment.php?s=&postid=1104641">
  4. Jon Burnet

    Jon Burnet

    Jan 21, 2001
    Memphis, TN
    one of the first basses referred to as " the poor mans sadowsky
  5. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    I thought Fender was a poor man's Sadowsky.
  6. I bought my son one three years ago. It has EMG pickups. Don't know if that was standard. I really like that bass a lot, very comfortable neck, not to heavy, quiet, good looking, well made for the price. It does sound great live in the PA through a SABDDI. If my son would give it up, I would not be in the market for another bass (for a while). The only thing I don't like is that it is a one tone machine. I like to have more versatility with on board controls.