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Fender Jazz Bass vs. Fender Precision Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by PhunkDeluxe, Nov 20, 2002.

  1. Jazz Bass

    87 vote(s)
  2. P-Bass

    59 vote(s)
  1. PhunkDeluxe


    Nov 15, 2002
    Take your vote on the eternal conflict, Jazz Bass vs. P-Bass
  2. cjlbass


    Nov 15, 2002
    Jazz bass please!
  3. This topic has been done to death, but i'll bite.

    I'd have to say it depends on the sitchiation. I love both, but it'd really just depend on my mood.
  4. Grygore


    Oct 25, 2002
    Grand Prairie, TX
    The P got my vote because the Jazz neck just feels to small to me and I LOVE the sound I get from my P-Bass. :D

    Both are sweet instruments though, guess I'm just a Fender freak.
  5. Jazz ON!
  6. Noknok

    Noknok Guest

    Nov 3, 2002
    Medford, Oregon USA
    where is the "Both" option, i have 2 jazz pickups and a p-bass pickup i usually have on all 3 at the same time, sometimes pan the front one more (more bass)
  7. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

  8. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    Jazz for the looks, P- for the sound. :)
  9. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    Jazz bass
  10. pyrohr


    Aug 28, 2001
    Pakistani compound
    Jazz bass:D
  11. In the eternal words of the kid from the Icelandic Cheerios commercial: "Bara bæði betra."
  12. I like both
  13. Berthold


    Nov 19, 2002
    I love the P-Bass. In any situation you got a clear and round tone. You can use your fingers or "pick" and "mute".
    For the more funky tunes although, you´ve got to have the J-Bridge-PU eventually.
    But for the neck, the style of body, the Split -coil PU, the feel - it´s the Precision.:cool:
  14. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2001
    Spencerport, New York
  15. Paul A

    Paul A

    Dec 13, 1999
    Hertfordshire U.K!
  16. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2001
    Spencerport, New York
    Im not sure I understand. Could you clarify this for me?:D
  17. BBB


    Aug 24, 2002
    both are great ...
  18. christle


    Jan 26, 2002
    Winnipeg, MB
    Both. I love my J, I like P's and I love my P-Special.
  19. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
  20. I prefer my P - always have, and have only had a J for about 8 months. I'm warming to the J, but still prefer my P-bass

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