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Is this bass worth fixing up?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Canadia142, Jun 12, 2004.

  1. Hi ya'll! First I'd like to say I'm new here. I've been playing bass for about a year and a half.

    Anyways on to the question.

    I have two basses. One is a Squire jazz bass(which I love) and I have a little johnson p bass(it's a fender p relica kinda).

    I got the johnson as my first bass for christmas and after I got my jazz I put it under my closet and never touched it again. Now I'm thinking about a fretless and since everyone and their mother says don't defret unless you have a bass you can lose I thought why not my johnson? Then I got to thinkin, if I defret it and get some new strings and a new pickup I might be able to turn this into a nifty little bass.

    Sooooo my question is, do you think it would be worth it to put the time and money into trying to make my johnson turn good? I want to do it but if it would be a waste of time then I have better things to spend my money on.

    comments/ideas appreciated :D
  2. Metallideth


    Feb 19, 2004
    i think it is if you do it all your self. It an experience that youd get from putting new, picksups, bridge and electronics, while defretting it. IMHO it would.