J bass fan club roll call

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by rsautrey, Sep 1, 2000.

  1. rsautrey

    rsautrey Banned

    Jul 27, 2000
    I love P basses too!! I like J basses better! Anybody else?
  2. White_Knight


    Mar 19, 2000
    I love J-basses! They fit my style perfectly, it's almost as if they were custom made for me! (well, that's exaggerating a little bit). P-basses are good as well, but I only like the ones that have a J-pickup in the bridge position (P Special I believe they're called, there's just something I don't like about only having one pickup...).
  3. J basses are damn good beginners instruments.


    Seriously, I like 'em too!
  4. Rumblin' Man

    Rumblin' Man Banned

    Apr 27, 2000
    Route 66
    J's are OK, I have one and I play it but I prefer the tone of single coil P basses. Now, if the single coil P basses had a neck like a Rumblefish, I'd be in heaven.
  5. gmstudio99


    Mar 11, 2000
    Cleveland, OH
    Yeah...in the P thread I said my MIA Deluxe is my #1, but, really, I have one P and three J's...J's were always my first love and will always be tied for first, I guess...

    Aw heck (as I look at my forlorn J's over there on their stands...) I love J's! I love P's!

    Hey...my initials are PJ...go figure...

    -GM (or, in real life, PJ)
  6. Until this year, I had never had a J before. I like'um. I've always had a fetish for thin profile necks and my MIJ fretless has the slimmest around. Count me in!
  7. CamMcIntyre


    Jun 6, 2000
    I like them both [Precisions & Jazzes] :D
  8. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    I'm a J guy through and through.

    People always tell me I haven't had a well prepared P...folks used to tell me the same thing about liver:eek:
  9. Brad, it's true about the liver. Properly cooked liver and bacon is a cholesterol filled delight...it's easy to mess up liver.

  10. Deynn

    Deynn Moderator Emeritus

    Aug 9, 2000
    If I have to choose....make it a J....with a dash of D...:)
  11. j3b3r


    Aug 19, 2000
    I like Jazzbass better, but p-bass is cool too
  12. Ty McNeely

    Ty McNeely

    Mar 27, 2000
    Considering that I have never really played but like 2 P'
    s in my life I guess that makes me a J fan (I did like my J better than the 2 P's I played though.)
  13. Funkster


    Apr 6, 2000
    Wormtown, MA
    J man all the way!!
    1974 J
    1977 J
    1998 J
  14. hogani


    Jul 3, 2000
    Austin, TX
    I recently bought an AS J.

    Some reasons why J's are fantastic:

    Open both pick-up's full bore; classic tone
    Roll off the neck, good solo tone

    Not expensive

    Not a lot of switches, dials etc., ; we're musicians not technicians. Keep it simple. Don't get caught up in gadgetry.

  15. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    J-basses kinda rule, more or less.
  16. SlapDaddy


    Mar 28, 2000
    I love my MIJ fretless! It's got a Moon
    ac-1 active eletronics with a pair of
    deMarizo 123's (and a chrome-plated copper pick-guard for looks) It booms and chicks!
  17. JimM


    Jan 13, 2000
    Northern California
    Mine's a '76.
  18. J's, Fender J's, are wonderful basses. They are versatile, sound good, feel good, pretty. However, as much as I love them, and I own three, I love my P's, Fender P's even more. Since I don't have to do without, I have both. And that my friends, makes for a wonderful world.
  19. furtim


    Dec 12, 1999
    Boston, MA, USA
    Mmm... Fender J-Bass...