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Lakland or Fender?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by RealBK, Jul 22, 2002.

  1. RealBK


    Feb 8, 2002
    Hi, Havent tried either but which one would you go for

  2. adrian garcia

    adrian garcia In Memoriam

    Apr 9, 2001
    las vegas. nevada
    Endorsing Artist: Nordy Basses, Schroeder Cabs, Gallien Krueger Amps
    i see this popping up again and again- there are no 44-02 here yet- so how can a comparison be made?? however, i suspect id say Lakland
  3. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    Ummm - you're serious??? ;)

    IME, Laklands are what post-CBS Fenders have dreams about - a Fender Jazz and an MM Stingray had a baby!!! Plus - you're paying a ridiculous premium for the letters on the headstock, "f-e-n-d-e-r" unless you're looking at it as an investment.

    That's just my experience and the application to the music I play most often.

    It's all about finding what's right for you. Personally, I like the "mugger" personality of the Skylines' tones as opposed to the relatively "behaved" Jazz. Maybe if I could play more like Marcus Miller, I'd like the Jazz more.

    Bottomline, if you don't try both, you'll shortchange yourself.

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