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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Theo-cantor-, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. Hi guys!

    Promised you some nice ones from my new 50ties P Bass.....
    Amp: Markbass F1 with NY604 (very loud.)








    59 CS P-Bass bridge + Road Worn 50s P-Bass bridge


    I a 59CS case out of use so....

    let me introduce you to my family:
    Road Worn P, 57P (in the back) , Pino Palladino, ( Pino back-up=50tsP with 62 RI neck and PG) 59 CS P-bass


    Didn't had the time to play it but I will tell you later!!

    Enjoy !!!
    Caloiski, Scungilli, Greener and 2 others like this.
  2. toad


    Jun 26, 2002
    looks great. congrats! looking forward to hearing your impressions on the feel. i saw the road worn guitars and they were done very well.
  3. Limpingbass


    Sep 19, 2008
    That does look good. I am very much interested in hearing what you, who have all these nice Ps, think of the road-worn series.

    And here's to hoping this thread won't attract all the relic haters.......(in vain....)
  4. stingray56funk

    stingray56funk Supporting Member

    Feb 16, 2005
    Wow...P Bass Porn! Lovin' it!!!
  5. countshockula


    Feb 22, 2008
    Is that a faux cigarette burn on the head stock?
  6. I just told our guitarplayer :"See...I told you it was cigarette burn........noooooohhh........

    Yes it is or otherwise I might do it my self tomorrownight.

    I'm giging the bass tomorownight on my SVT rig so that will be the ultimate test!
    Markbass is OK but AMPEG (USA) still rules !!!!



    BTW this bass is very very and I mean very light guys....!!!!!!!!
    alesreaper9 likes this.
  7. Pretty cool, although I hate the colour of the pickguard. Blech. :p

    But the bass itself is cool. :)
  8. stflbn


    May 10, 2007
    Other than the cliché burn mark, do the necks have any relic'ing to them? The headstock looks fairly untouched.
  9. It has some blems an spots on the neck.

    I will try to make some detailed pics of it later...OK?

  10. 60bass

    60bass Supporting Member

    Apr 24, 2005
    Charlotte, NC
    Looks nice :) I like the indentation from the bridge cover on the body.

    A quick question. Does the neck have a nice "rolled edge" broken in feel like an old bass has, or does it feel new?

    Keep Low :bassist:
  11. Spinal Tapper

    Spinal Tapper

    Nov 15, 2007
    I really like it - the only thing that bothers me a bit is the shiny/finished "wear" marks - and the pricetage for a mex bass. Looks very cool tho! I'm really into the whole relicing thing
  12. As far as I heard it acoustic-wise it has lots of sustain and the neck is ab-fab.
    It feels very similar to my Pino Palladino but a bit thinner due the one piece maple thing.

    As I mentioned earlier it is a very light bass.
    Lighter then the 50s P (look at the bass on top)
    I swopped the neck with a 62RI soit has a rosewood neck.

  13. :hyper: DSC_1284_resize.

    Remember: the 59 is a Closet Classic, not a relic.
  14. Rugaar


    Apr 11, 2007
    I think it looks great. I love that matte 2-tone SB.

    Any wear on the neck or fretboard? It looks relatively clean compared to the Roadworn guitars I've seen in person.
  15. Surly


    Feb 2, 2007
    South Florida
    Nice. I like how it's not all shiny to show smudges and fingerprints, how does it compare to the Custom Shop as far as playability and sound?
  16. Webtroll

    Webtroll Rolling for initiative

    Apr 23, 2006
    Austin, TX
    The bridge cover indentation looks a little strange to me but the rest of it is gorgeous!
  17. FenderHotRod


    Sep 1, 2004
    Better pics then you'd get off of the web sites.. Now I'd really like to have one..

    You have a nice collection of P-Basses...I almost fell out of my chair when I saw that last pic of all of them together.
  18. Finally got the chance to get this bass tested at the rehearsal
    last night.

    Amps used:

    Ampeg SVT CL USA
    Ampeg 810 CL USA

    Ampeg SVT SVP pro USA
    Renkus Heinz USA Power Amp 1200Watt
    Ampeg 410 HLF Vietnam

    Markbass F1
    Markbass NYC 604

    Very fast maple neck sounds even better then my 59 CS.
    Maybe its the new strings.....
    Very nice relic job with 100% nitro and feau cigarette burn on the headstock (just like the Blackie Strat)
    Back of the neck is a copy of my Pino: nitro is gone over the entire length of the neck starting 1" from the headstock to 2"
    from the neckpocket.
    Frets are 100% thin vintage.

    Extremely lightweight alder body with the best sustain I ever heard on a P-Bass.

    100% Customshop USA, they don't make these kind of bridges,tuners and knobs in Mexico.....
    All the hardware is the same as my 59CS and Pino!!!!!


    Tone, Tone,Tone,Tone,Tone,Tone,Tone,Tone,Tone,Tone,Tone,Tone,Tone,Tone,Tone,Tone,Tone,Tone,Tone, and tone.......

    Super resonant body and neck are absolutely fabulous...


    Buy this bass ASAP before they are sold out or the $ gets to low the Europeans buy all the stock in the US and they will, believe me..........

    Absolutely the best bass money can buy if you can spare 1K.
    It's not a poor relic job or a silly rip-off by Fender Mexico.
    Try out one and you'll be convinced this is the bass of the year 2009.



    Sorry for the bad English..........
  19. PocketGroove82


    Oct 18, 2006
    Your family pics prove to me that the 57p reissue has the most luscious tinted maple neck that fender makes. MMmm...love that yellow nitro'd maple.
  20. stingray56funk

    stingray56funk Supporting Member

    Feb 16, 2005
    Wow...that is a screaming endorsement of these basses and I may just have to go and try one. I'm in the market for a P and I'm gonna give this one a go.

    You almost sound like it like it more than your others, which are awesome.