foil to jazz bass that's not a P?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by JoeRules00, Nov 2, 2002.

  1. I'm getting to be in the market for another bass. Not because my MIM Hotrodded Jazz has failed me, but because I feel like I'm just not getting all the sounds I would like out of it.

    But here's the catch: I haven't found a (fretted) P-Bass that I've really, really liked the sounds of ever.

    The bass I've been eyeing is a Lakland 55-01, but I'm starting to think that would just be a replacement more than an addition. What do you guys have to say/suggest?
  2. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS *

    Jan 25, 2002
    The frozen north
    Get something else that's different from the J, like a Stingray?
  3. DanGouge


    May 25, 2000
    Well don't necessarily give up on P's, there are a lot of them out there and among the older ones no two sound exactly alike.

    What sound are you going for other than "not jazz bass"?