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Fender Troubles

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by paniak17, Jun 21, 2004.

  1. Here begins my long story of finding a bass.....

    So I ordered a bass from my local music shop. A Fender Deluxe Active Jazz V string....guess what...they said it would come in 7 to 10 buisness days...its day 11. I called them up and they said that fender doesnt make that model anymore and are redesigning it. It wont be availible till summer namm. I need a new bass....what do i do? should i wait till summer namm? can somebody help me out with this...I want a 5 string bass, in the $600 price range...i really am upset... :crying:
  2. i mean i bought a pickguard, new strings for it...the works...plz any suggestions.....heres what im looking for......

    5 string Jazz Bass
    preferably passive pickups
    around $600
    NOT over 600
    Not a no-name brand
  3. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Schecter California Custom 5 String


    I'd take this bass over 50 Fenders..

    Might have to tag on an additional $50, but it would be worth it IMO.
  4. o yeah i forgot plz have 5 over tuning machines...i mean not like 4+1 or 3+2 like what progzilla posted...i just dont like the look of them
  5. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    mumble-mumble prima donna mumble-mumble


    :p ;)
  6. d
    hehe :D
  7. Hi!

    I ordered a deluxe flycase for my Jazz Bass, I waited for 3 months in France!

    Actually, I ordered a deluxe Fender Leather strap, I ordered it in February and don't received it yet! :mad:

  8. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    See??? This is what I'm talking about!!

    Friends don't let friends play Fenders!!!


  9. there just so tempting....:drool:
  10. Fret Boiler

    Fret Boiler Pity World

    Apr 12, 2004
    Purdue University
    Hey Mark, I've been looking at these. How would you compare them sound and quality-wise to say a Lakland Skyline 55-02?

  11. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    I've never played a 55-02.. Sorry..
  12. MascisMan


    Nov 21, 2003
    Dallas, Tx
    why not just find a used one?
  13. hey lets not drift off subject, were trying to find me a bass :D
  14. Fred312b

    Fred312b What if I want to play jazz precisely? Supporting Member

    Apr 23, 2002
    Chicago, IL
    i think he's talking to you...
  15. Ralphdaddy

    Ralphdaddy Supporting Member

    Nov 6, 2003
    Chicago, Illinois
    I've got an Am. Std. 5 string I'm selling that sounds like what you're after minus the Fender pre... it's got barts and is in perfect shape plus I live close enough to avoid shipping. Lemme know what you think man.
  16. i just went there to go get my deposit back...and they said that a newer version will be released during summer namm...so im going to wait it out i guess... :(
  17. Are they redesigning the 4 and 5 or just the 5?
  18. not sure, hopefully they up in quallity
  19. Wait it out, those basses sound good. Get a nicely playing one and you're set.
  20. finally someone makes some sence! :D