GEAR TALK | Sire Marcus Miller P5

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Jan Dawnson, Dec 14, 2021.

  1. Jan Dawnson

    Jan Dawnson

    Dec 6, 2021
    Been looking hard at a P5 for my next bass acquisition. Weighing it against a Bruce Thomas Profile p-bass from the UK, but Sire is driving a hard bargain with this one. Also they work in volleys of instruments so they preserve quality over quantity.

    Any thoughts to Marcus Miller P5? Need your opinion or thoughts!

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  2. acubass


    Oct 10, 2007
    Albuquerque, NM
    I don’t have an opinion on one yet BC they are currently unavailable. I really wish they would have used the jazz bass profile neck or….on the P7 put the split coil in the P pickup position. But I’m definitely going to get one as soon as they are available again.
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  3. squeally dan

    squeally dan

    Mar 30, 2008
    Looking for opinions of the P5. Worth it. How does it compare to Fender Player Series?
  4. Best steal at the moment. Far better than the Fender Player Series. If you don’t mind the Sire headstock, it’s a no brainer IMO.
    I changed the Pickups and put LaBellas on it. Super fine bass for less money.
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  5. squeally dan

    squeally dan

    Mar 30, 2008
    Love that pickguard with the red.
  6. Rick Penrose

    Rick Penrose

    Dec 8, 2014
    What pickups did you drop in?
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