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Fender Hotrod P-Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by mebusdriver, Aug 16, 2002.


  1. WOW WOW WOW WOW!!!!!!!!! Since my first experience with a Fender P-Bass I have hated them. I bought one of the newer ones when I firsted started playing and I absolutely hated it! But a couple of days ago I went to a little music shop down the street and was playing some Mexican Fender J's.
    I was complaning to my buddy about trying to find a bass that had super growl and was very bottom heavy with a full soft tone while still maintaning that wah kind of colorful highend.
    So he goes and grabs a Hotrodded P-Bass off the shelf and I immediately frowned. Then I plugged in and just about cryed over the tone. The thing weighs eight hundred pounds but has the best tone I have ever heard in my life. It was truly the best of both worlds. I was so amazed. It has to be the greatest bass I have ever played.
    I was just wanted to say to you people don't overlook these things. They are definately bad to the bone!
     
  2. mchildree

    mchildree Supporting Member

    Sep 4, 2000
    AL/GA
  3. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2000
    Colorado
    I own a Hotrodded P-bass, it's orange with the tortise shell pickguard, and use it as my main bass. I love the sounds I can get from it. Yeah, it's a beast and weighs a ton, but I've gotten used to it.

    mchildree - That's a great price for that bass.
     
  4. Marley's Ghost

    Marley's Ghost Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2002
    Tampa, FL
    Me too Me too!

    I have a MIA lefty sunburst hotrod P and the tone is awesome! Big and punchy! And all for $549 from MF!:cool: :D
     
  5. Gil Escalera

    Gil Escalera

    Jan 17, 2002
    Upland, CA
    I have a Sunset Orange HRP w/Tort guard also. The only P I have, the only P I need. ;)

    I ditto what Farley said - beautiful bass mchildree and a great price too!

    -- Gil
     
  6. xush

    xush

    Jul 4, 2001
    mobile AL
    did they make any with a maple fretboard?
     
  7. Rod B.

    Rod B.

    Jun 11, 2002
    Montana
    I have a maple board with a natural ash body.
     
  8. xush

    xush

    Jul 4, 2001
    mobile AL
    very nice! thanks. I could dig one of those.
     
  9. Welcome to the Fender world. Hot-rodded P-Basses are great. My favorite part of it is the bridge PUP because commonly I strum my chords there.