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"Jazz Bass" Guitar.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jordacr, Jul 10, 2002.

  1. An electric guitar for bassists or a guitar for a guitarist who wants to try to look as cool as a bassist.

  2. twang


    Jul 10, 2002
    Plainfield CT
    Hey ive seen basses that look like guitars for guitar players that want to play bass they have shortend scales(19FRETS) and smaller necks.
  3. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    wow, that's a GREAT looking guitar!!!

  4. Brooks


    Apr 4, 2000
    Middle East
    Looks like a Strat with a modified pickguard and a Jazz Bass Control Plate.
  5. Nice
  6. The lower Horn looks a bit different from a strat...
  7. The body is definitley more offset (like a jazz bass) than a strat.
  8. I really like that.

    I want to see a guitar shaped like my FBB :D
  9. :rolleyes:

    i'll just take a strat, thanks.
  10. i wonder if a J-retro could fit in the control cavity...
  11. yes I wonder too
  12. Freakapotamus9


    Jun 20, 2001
    that looks really cool.

    i like it!
  13. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon

    May 10, 2000
    Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Product Designer
    man, you really AREN'T one for stylistic diversions, huh?


  14. dude, keep in mind i've got a reverend.

    i guess the phrase "an electric guitar for bassists" just strikes me as, er, stupid. i don't know, i'm sure it's a fine guitar, it just rubs me the wrong way for some reason...
  15. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon

    May 10, 2000
    Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Product Designer
    man/dude ;)

    i never really considered the rev much of a diversion.

    other than some interesting material combos and structural changes:


    i think its still the same old story, stylistically anyway. and we all know its about image, no?


    seriously, the Rev has always gotten my interest...i need to try one.

    what do you like about it? looks like a fender-ish neck.

  16. the question is, what DON'T i like about it? it simply sounds and plays better than anything at my local GC, and as such, it is the best bass i have ever played. the neck is vintage jazz-shape with a smooth satin finish, and the pickups are the best, most agressive yet versatile passives i've ever heard. i'm sure there are a lot of better basses out there... but not for 700 bucks. in my opinion, not for 1000 either. i haven't tried enough "boutique" basses to determine where it really stands. anyway, it's a keeper.

    so, we were talking about guitars? :D
  17. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon

    May 10, 2000
    Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Product Designer
    nothing like a thread tangent to whet the whistle!

    i'll definitely give the rev a rumble.

  18. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    really nice guitar! which is the brand?

  19. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    i found it....once again ESP!!! those japs are crazy!
  20. yeah but it is only on the japanese esp site

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