1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  

Fender usa jazz V with or without eq?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Cutty, May 31, 2011.


  1. Cutty

    Cutty

    Jun 25, 2006
    U.K.
    I,m thinking of buying a USA jazz bass 5,should i get the deluxe with the Fender eq already fitted,or should i get the standard and fit a aftermarket eq?help me choose which way to go,thanks.
     
  2. Engine207

    Engine207 Losing faith in humanity...one call at a time.

    Jul 10, 2008
    Higley, AZ
    I have both. A Mexican Standard that I've installed an Audere preamp into, and an American Standard Deluxe which is stock (and for sale in the TB Classifieds). I like the Mexican Standard because with the with Z-Mode on the Audere, it gives me the ability to basically make the preamp "transparent".

    Despite that, If I could afford to keep the MIA, I would. It's lighter and the B-string is tighter. Mine is a '97, and the Suhr pickups and preamp make it a bit more aggressive sounding than other Deluxes, especially when I really dig in.
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.