Looking for a specific style of bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by eee, Jul 23, 2013.


  1. eee

    eee

    Jan 17, 2009
    I feel like I'm on the hunt for a unicorn - a 34 inch fretless 5 string, preferably Fender-esque.

    Is there such thing as a mass-produced, 34 inch fretless 5?
     
  2. Strat Hater

    Strat Hater

    Jan 11, 2011
    Canada
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  4. Dave W

    Dave W Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    EBMM SR5
    G&L L2500
     
  5. eee

    eee

    Jan 17, 2009
    Nice! I'll take other suggestions as well.
     
  6. BenWhoPlaysBass

    BenWhoPlaysBass

    Jun 7, 2013
    VA
    When I hear 34 inch and 5 string, the only name that comes to mind is Music Man. I'd look into G&L like the guy above me said. That's kind of the best-of-both-worlds option when you're deciding between Fender and MM.
     
  7. eee

    eee

    Jan 17, 2009
    Guess I know where to start looking. Thanks guys!
     
  8. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    Didn't Fender make a fretless 5 Jazz at one point? MIM maybe? That would be as Fender as it gets. (But I could be wrong.)
     
  9. Bassist4Eris

    Bassist4Eris Frat-Pack Sympathizer

    Aug 11, 2012
    Upstate NY, USA
    Carvin makes two basses that are very Jazz-esque: the SB series and the B series. And they now have a new Precision-esque series: the PB series. All available in 5-string, all available in fretless, and all 34".