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Essex SJB-62 vs. MIM Fender Jazz

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by StartingLineBass, Nov 30, 2003.

  1. StartingLineBass


    Jul 24, 2002
    I really want a jazz bass but the MIM is just a little to exspensive right now. Please, for those of you that own both could you help.

    I want a trebely jazz sound played primarily with a pick.

    I play Emo-Punk as well.

  2. SMG

    SMG Supporting Member

    Apr 17, 2000
    metro Detroit
    Go for the MIM Fender! A much better instrument over all, IMHO.

  3. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Never played an Essex i take it?
  4. Mike Money

    Mike Money In Memoriam

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    Would you guys get over it? Essex's are great for the price, but are far from great.
  5. SMG

    SMG Supporting Member

    Apr 17, 2000
    metro Detroit
    Figjam stated, "Never played an Essex i take it?"

    Yes, as a matter of fact, I have one (J style with block inlays.) It looks nice. Playability is another matter. Fret work is terrible.


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