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Fender Classic Series 60's Jazz vs Fender 60's Jazz?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by REd Martin, Jan 24, 2018.

  1. REd Martin

    REd Martin

    Feb 10, 2017
    Jackson, MI
    Right now these two basses are for sale brand new online. The Classic Series 60's is $100 more than the 60's. The only difference I can see is the Classic Series has a nitro lacquer finish, back of neck looks almost orange and it comes with a hard case. The 60's has a poly gloss finish, neck looks more yellow and comes with a gig bag. Am I missing anything? Also, will the nitro lacquer wear quicker than the poly gloss? Thanks.

  2. petrus61

    petrus61 Supporting Member

    The differences are exactly that.
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  3. Lowbrow

    Lowbrow Supporting Member

    Apr 22, 2008
    Pittsburgh PA!
    The nitro should wear quicker than the poly.
  4. REd Martin

    REd Martin

    Feb 10, 2017
    Jackson, MI
    So, the nitro is probably more sought after of the two since it will look like a road worn sooner, lol?
  5. FantasticFour


    Dec 14, 2013
    Kind of but nitro also needs to be treated with extra care.
    Stains from contact with plastic won't make it look roadworn.
  6. REd Martin

    REd Martin

    Feb 10, 2017
    Jackson, MI
    At the risk of sounding stupid, what do ya mean by "stains from contact with plastic?"

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