Fender Jazz Bass Deluxe USA

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Delfender, Jan 27, 2005.

  1. Hey People

    I was thinking of making the switch from a Jazz V Mexican to the USA Deluxe model. Does anyone have any experiance of playing the Deluxe USA V. Is there really much difference between MEX/USA? I am looking for the older model of Jazz V but haven't seen one that I like yet and it must have a maple fingerboard. Is ther anyone out there in the know.

  2. NINO3000


    Feb 10, 2004
    Mount Vernon NY
    Yeah I did that with the 5 string (MIM deluxe J 5 to the MIA deluxe J 5) The MIA IMO is a whole different animal from the feel to the tone. They are not in the same ball park. MIA too me is WAY better. Im about to sell my deluxe MIM 5.

    Oh BTW mine is Ash with a Maple fretboard.
  3. Broach_insound


    Jan 25, 2005
    New York
    I was in the same situation you where in 5 months ago! I had 14 grand in my pocket which I had saved up for months. I go into my local music stoor ready to buy the Jazz deluxe MIA It sounded unbelievable. Then I thought Id try the MIM one maybee save some cash but it just didnt compare!! Throw in the extra money for the MIA :bassist: