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Fender American presicion deluxe question

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Stinkoman20xx, Dec 8, 2004.

  1. Stinkoman20xx


    Oct 19, 2003
    Im wondering if this bass the one with the p pickup and humbucker as has a passive option?And what it sounds like for slap type funk any in any mode?I have a 1980 fender specail presicion with active option and I found i think p-bass sound best for slap and funk stuff and want to possibly upgrade.
  2. petch

    petch Supporting Member

    Mar 25, 2001
    Medina, Ohio
    American Deluxe P's do not have a passive mode. They are extremely versatile tone-wise and cover a wide range of sounds given the active setup and the P/humbucker configuration. The humbucker in this case is really two j pickups put together. The bass will most definitely do the funk! :)