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Is there a P/J thread? (any brand)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by JIO, Dec 1, 2019 at 12:22 AM.

  1. JIO

    JIO Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 30, 2010
    Oceana (Pacifica) CA
    musician/artist/owner - Gildaxe
    Typed in P/J club, P/J thread and nothing came up. If there is a thread covering P/J basses (of any brand) - I'll close this down but since it is a very popular pu configuration it probably deserves its own thread. If it turns into a thread - no numbers, just pics. I only have one (below) - feel free to post your P/J bass of any brand. FTR, Fender initiated the P and J pu (in that style/configuration) but wasn't the first to do a P/J bass. Not sure which company was "the first" to commercial produce one, but players in the late 60's/early 70's started adding a J bridge pu to their P-bass as a 'player mod' and companies started catching on.

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  2. murphy


    May 5, 2004
    Toronto, Canada
    oren, Kriegs, JIO and 1 other person like this.
  3. murphy


    May 5, 2004
    Toronto, Canada
    NG51, Kriegs, JIO and 1 other person like this.
  4. ACWild


    Nov 5, 2019
    I just sold this one and already want it back. Such a fun instrument!

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  5. organworthyplayer337

    organworthyplayer337 Professional Hack

    Oct 28, 2014
    Charlotte, NC
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  6. Jebberz

    Jebberz Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2012
    Quebec city
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  7. Kriegs

    Kriegs Peace

    Feb 14, 2018
    MA/ RI area
    Here's my P/J beauty :thumbsup:
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  8. Nunovsky


    Sep 4, 2004

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  9. onestone


    Jan 18, 2013
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  10. stingray69

    stingray69 Talkbass Legit

    Aug 11, 2004
    St Louis Area
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  11. Kriegs

    Kriegs Peace

    Feb 14, 2018
    MA/ RI area
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  12. kinopah


    Oct 19, 2014
    Yep: PJ Club

    But still... <3

    Last edited: Dec 2, 2019 at 3:15 PM
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  13. EmuBass


    Jan 24, 2018
    Vienna, Austria
    Most of my basses are PJ. The fretless Bässe Nov_2019_Streamer.jpg Nov_2019_Fortress.jpg Bässe Nov_2019_HohnerSquier.jpg Bässe Nov_2019_fretless.jpg Bässe Nov_2019_Jake5string.jpg Bässe Nov_2019_Talman.jpg has been converted to PJ.
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  14. Orcatrino


    Apr 3, 2019
    Mostly a guitarist but have played bass professionally
    I took a chance on this bass and my head's still spinning because of how good it sounds and plays. Screen Shot 2019-12-02 at 2.14.29 PM.png
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  15. NG51

    NG51 Supporting Member

    Aug 19, 2010
    My SB-2: F8F16EA9-815C-47BE-B738-289B942A7044.jpeg
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  16. oren


    Aug 7, 2007
    Salem, OR

    I put this one together recently. Late ‘90s MIM body and electronics, aftermarket Jazz neck (seller thought it was a StewMac). Still needs some adjusting to get the action a bit lower, and eventually I’d like to put Fralin pups in, but it sounds pretty good as is!
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  17. murphy


    May 5, 2004
    Toronto, Canada
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    Double like for Ibanez...plus beautiful Kitty :thumbsup::)
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  18. reddog

    reddog Supporting Member

    Mar 5, 2013
    Philly burbs
    Nice to see a strong Yamaha showing!
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  19. dagrev

    dagrev Supporting Member

    Jun 21, 2006
    My 2000 Fender Hot Rod. Sounds and plays wonderful.

    Regenerate Heritage Extreme Plus, w/Nordy PUs and electronics. Very modern take on a '55 P/J.
    Lukas Spacil, Templar and oren like this.
  20. vvvmmm


    Dec 6, 2016

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