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fender presision vs. jazz

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by xxmardiganxx, Apr 11, 2002.

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  1. xxmardiganxx


    Apr 11, 2002
    Which do you guys prefer? What sounds better???
  2. I just bought a Jazz and a Precision last month. I have found that the Jazz has a nicer tone but lacks the output of the Precision. If you are going to play loud music (ie. punk), go with the Precision. If you are playing more mild / quiet music, go with the Jazz.

    Playing-wise, I like both necks. I like to switch between a thick and thin neck occasionally.
  3. if you play loud music get DiMarzio Js or SD Hots for your Jazz
  4. Whoa. Wasburn26. I am honored to be quoted in your signature. :)

    Thanks, man
    Mike J.
  5. JayAmel

    JayAmel Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2002
    Carcassonne, France
    Rickenbacker ;)
  6. well it depends on the model...But, I'm completely for the American Deluxe Precision!
  7. lo-end


    Jun 15, 2001
    play both. there is no way to explain which is better, but the jazz bass does cost something like $100 more than the precision.

    to explain the sound, the precision bass has a clearer, smoother sound while the jazz has a more nasal and midrangey growly sound to it. Just go to a guitar center and play both back to back.
  8. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    Do a search.

    Thread closed.

    PM me if ya wanna argue about it.;)
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