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Fender P bass vs Fender J Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Turkey3202003, Mar 9, 2006.


  1. P bass

    50.0%
  2. J bass

    68.6%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Turkey3202003

    Turkey3202003

    Mar 9, 2006
    Wich do you think is better.
     
  2. Turkey3202003

    Turkey3202003

    Mar 9, 2006
    I own a p bass but i am lookinin into getting a j bass
     
  3. FuManChu

    FuManChu

    Mar 3, 2005
    Cincinnati
    J bass hands down. You can always solo the neck P/U and basically have a P bass. It has more versatility and the J bass has that ohhhh so lovely Gggroooowl, where a P bass always sounds a tad hollow, just one mans opinion. Don't get me wrong the hollow/ P bass sound is cool, just more of a one-trick-pony.
     
  4. All_¥our_Bass

    All_¥our_Bass

    Dec 26, 2004
    I own a P/J combo, I dig the J sound, and the p sounds a little dull for my tastes-I like a trebly sound.
     
  5. i never liked the super thin neck on jazzes, i've always played a little thicker neck so my vote would have to for the P bass. i just like them all around more. But i do know that jazz bass will win this poll. (most likly)
     
  6. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    I haven't seen one of these threads in a least a week.
     
  7. Turkey3202003

    Turkey3202003

    Mar 9, 2006
    iv played a jazz bass at guitar center and i loved the thin neck that and i think they have brighter tone but im not sure
     
  8. Tom

    Tom

    Sep 7, 2005
    Davis, CA
    I chose both on the poll because it let me.
     
  9. haxality

    haxality

    Feb 14, 2006
    This thread is destined for flamewars. :(
     
  10. IotaNet

    IotaNet Supporting Member

    ROFLMAO!

    Now, now. This is Talkbass -- you know the program! LOL
     
  11. ibz

    ibz

    Apr 14, 2005
    Columbus, OH
    I like J Basses a bit more since I feel they are a little more versatile. But a PJ combo is even more versatile.
     
  12. T-Funk

    T-Funk

    Jul 2, 2005
    USA
    Generally, I prefer the J bass over P bass. The expection to the rule is the American Deluxe P Bass. IMHO, this is Fender's best bass product.

    Ted
     
  13. 3flowoj

    3flowoj

    Jan 13, 2005
    Morton IL
    How can you pick one over the other. They both kick and are for different gigs. I have both.:bassist:
     
  14. Sippy

    Sippy

    Aug 1, 2005
    Stuart,Florida
    This is probably the most controversal bass related topic in the history of man... yet everybody seems to post the topic like it's going out of style!
     
  15. pyrohr

    pyrohr

    Aug 28, 2001
    Pakistani compound
    Another P vs J thread! *pyrohr takes the gas pipe*:help:
     
  16. JayAmel

    JayAmel Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2002
    Aurillac, France
    Same for me. But I'll keep the P, which sounds incredible.
     
  17. Pennydreadful

    Pennydreadful Goin out West

    Jun 13, 2005
    Arlington, Texas
    It did go out of style. A long time ago.
     
  18. keb

    keb

    Mar 30, 2004
    Retractable frets + retractable P/J pickups + synchronized Xmas lights, for the win.
     
  19. Petary791

    Petary791

    Feb 20, 2005
    Michigan, USA
    +1