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hot rod p-bass? trade my mia jazz?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by steve-o, Aug 1, 2002.


  1. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    should i trade my new jazz for a hot rod p-bass.
    in sunset orange. jazz neck. p-pup and jazz pup.
    what should i do?
    please help.
    can i get the hot rod to sound like a jazz?

    steve
     
  2. Chris Fitzgerald

    Chris Fitzgerald Student of Life Staff Member Administrator

    Oct 19, 2000
    Louisville, KY
    No. You should trade in this thread - which you posted in the DOUBLE BASS forum - for one just like it on the BASS GUITAR side. Need a hand?

    And a-WAAAAAAY we go....
     
  3. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    man! i was in a hurry. is my face red!:D

    steve
     
  4. ndjx

    ndjx

    Oct 26, 2001
    MN
    How about you save your money for once instead of buying stuff constantly which I've tend to notice you do. You could've had a really nice bass rig by now but you've spent it on so many different things! But I would choose a Hot Rod P-bass so trade it in and never trade again.
     
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  6. Rod B.

    Rod B.

    Jun 11, 2002
    Montana
    Well, I have both. No, the HRP does not sound like a jazz with both pups full. It's a unique sound, one I liked soloed, but have never liked it much in a band situation. Maybe on 1-2 lines, and that was a borderline call.

    I find you turn the bridge pup about 75% and get a P with some bite. You turn only the P pup on to get, well a P. Those are really the only sounds I find useful from it.

    Of course, YMMV.

    Should you trade? Only if you love a P more than a Jazz.
     
  7. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    No.
     
  8. FatCity

    FatCity

    Apr 30, 2002
    Lexington, SC
    Endorsing Artist: Howard's Crispy Fried Chicken Skins
    FYI: The Hot Rodded P-Bass has a P-Bass neck, not a Jazz. I've got one and love it, but the bass is more P than J.

    FatCity