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i'm the happiest person alive- new '62 reissue jazz!!!!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by play paintball, Aug 16, 2005.

  1. -I'm sorry for making this thread. I'm sure you all get very tired of reading the "new bass" threads, but I'm just so happy that I have to share it with someone haha!-

    So awhile back I made a thread about whether it would be worth selling my '79 Stingray to be able to afford a MIA '62 reissue Jazz, and the general consensious was to keep the Stingray. Well about a month and a half later, my dad decided he would buy the Reissue and keep the Stingray! So now I am officially the happiest kid alive!

    now for pics, I think i'm in love:

    I saw someone do this for they're avatar, I couldn't resist. That's a '66 Mustang, my dad likes shortscales :eyebrow:

    Again, sorry for making one of these threads, I'm just really excited haha.
  2. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    That's nice, very nice. Probably my favorite color/pickguard combination.

    Are your stack knobs silver/black, or is that just the picture?

  3. Nope, they are silver/black. I think thats normal though, I've seen a real '61 with silver/black knobs, and another reissue I saw in a store had silver/black knobs.
  4. very nice!!!
  5. toad


    Jun 26, 2002
    Sweet bass. Had one exactly like that; love the nitro finish. btw--How come yours doesn't have the ground strip from the bridge pup to the bridge? Did they stop doing that or did you take it off?
  6. The ground strip came separate in the case. We haven't noticed a real need for it yet (haven't taken it to band practice yet where i'll be playing at volumes where you'd notice a problem with grounding), so we didn't see a need for it as of now.
  7. Ostinato

    Ostinato Guest

    Feb 7, 2005
    Toronto ON
    Loverly :bassist: :bassist: :bassist:
  8. pyrohr


    Aug 28, 2001
    Pakistani compound
    NICE! :D
  9. ster


    Oct 18, 2003
    New Jersey
    And you very well should be! Best of luck.
  10. Snarf


    Jan 23, 2005
    New York, NY
    Hmm, you live 15 mins away from me . . . hide it well! :p
  11. cheezewiz

    cheezewiz Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2002
    Beauty! I love the 62 RI and that's my favorite color.
  12. petch

    petch Supporting Member

    Mar 25, 2001
    Medina, Ohio
    No question that that particular color rules the civilized world. NICE bass! Enjoy! :)
  13. PunkerTrav


    Jul 18, 2001
    Canada & USA

    Indeed. That is quite possibly the sexiest J I've seen.
  14. thanks for the compliments everyone!

    snarf- if you want, i'll charge you $50 and hour to play the bass :smug:
  15. RE:PEAT


    Jun 24, 2005
    Los Angeles, CA
    Congrats. You gotta love the vintage tint on the neck! I think this is one of Fender's best offerings at the moment.
  16. relayer66


    Oct 10, 2002
    Ebina, Japan
    What a score. Olympic White is one of my favorite colors.
  17. that is awesome. congratulations.
  18. Awesome bass! Some pickup covers would add even more mojo, as if it's really needed anyways.
  19. Snazzy.

    GC by my house has one just like yours and while it's a looker (if you overlook the obligatory GC marks, dings and scratches :scowl: ), unfortunately the setup on it is exactly what you would expect from a GC bass.

    I'd love to try one that's "right". Congrats!
  20. It came with pickup covers, but the body has to be drilled for them.

    We called up the store an hour or so before we went there, and had them set it up nicely for us. :)