my new precision

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by barroso, Oct 4, 2001.

  1. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    just to say that i'm HAPPY!!!
    a couple of weeks ago i was forced to sell my gibson thunderbird bass. today i bought a new bass. it's a beatiful and great sounding MIA Fender Precision bass. it's black with black pickguard maple meck and fretboard with black dot inlays. i was looking for that precision sound for too long and i i found it in this beautiful bass. not to speak about the wonderful look.i love it!!!
  2. bassmangreg


    Jun 20, 2001
    Warrenton, NC
    I must congradulate you on becoming the
    owner of one of the best bass guitars
    that was ever made. :D

    I have a black MIA and I changed my pick
    guard to black moto-pearl and slapped a
    set of pbass split barts in it and nothing
    can touch it. And I mean nothing.
  3. Hi Marco, how r u?
    Why did you sell your Gibson? I remember you were very happy with this bass... and, what about your RIC? Did you find the vintage pickups?

    Anyway, congratulation, I love P-basses :)
  4. lo-end

    lo-end Guest

    Jun 15, 2001
    way to go! Fender Precisions rule! :D
  5. Congrats Barroso! Viva il P-Bass!!!

    You got a great bass dude,I love my mia p bass!!
    How do you like the maple neck? Does it change the sound much? Mine has a rosewood fretboard and is violet w/ white pickguard.

    Nothing beats a classic!!! ;) :cool:
  6. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    hi guys!! thanks for sharing!!
    the MIA p i bought is a new one, the american series, with string thru body. the maple neck is a little bit brighter that rosewood, but that's a really minimal difference. the bass has monstrous attack and sounds really really good, neck is really confortable. i bought it a a "low price" it was an ex-demo with minor scratches on the back of the body.

    marcinkus i was forced to sell my thunderbird due to university taxes, when i bought tht beast i forgot i had to pay that tax, so i was forced to sell it to pay the dues... luckly i sold it for the same price i bought. than i recieved a payment for a work i did and all the money went on a marshall jmp1 preamp (used) and on the MIA precision. unluckly i don't have the vintage pickups for the rick.. usa seller do not sale anymore outside USA and the italian distributor has only the bridge pickup at a monstrous price. more than 600.000 £...

    fai un pò te...
    comunque adesso non ho più una lira. aspetterò sviluppi per il futuro.
  7. Just joining the P bass group hug....
  8. snyderz


    Aug 20, 2000
    AZ mountains
    Man, I love group hugs. My 79 P will arrive today. She's a black/black/rosewood fretless. Ohhhhh Yeahhhhh.
  9. rickreyn


    Jun 16, 2000
    Lutz, Florida
    Unfortunately, I had to produce too many kinds of tones in my present "gig" so I moved onto a bass with more pickups and knobs. I still want to get one again when I have a few extra dollars. However, my Stingray 5 is black with black pickguard with maple neck and black dots it memory of the old P.
  10. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    hey snyderz that P will rock!!

    all black basses with maple neck are BEAUTIFUL!!!
  11. CrawlingEye

    CrawlingEye Member

    Mar 20, 2001
    Easton, Pennsylvania
    Congrats, I've always dug the P-bass sound, I still would like to get an MIM P-bass, and put an SD preamp and pup in it. :)

    I think I even dig the P-bass sound more than the Jazz sound.
  12. joel the bass player

    joel the bass player Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2000
    Omaha, NE
    I love mine!

    I have had my MIA for almost a year now. I like it quite a bit. Sunburst with maple fretboard. I love the tone, and the looks. Congrats on your ne P!!
  13. pbassfreak


    May 2, 2001
    long beach
    welcome to the pbass family..youll find thats one bass that keeps on playing solid no matter how you treat it ..unlike gibson and ibanez..and thats from expierence
  14. My dream P

    • Black pickguard, black body
    • maple jazz neck w/ block inlays
    • chrome volume/tone knobs
    • Quarter Pounder pups
    • Strung w/ flats

    G. A. S.p
  15. Eilif

    Eilif Grooving under the MDW runway.

    Oct 1, 2001
    What is MIA? I have had it explained before, but I can't remember what it means.
  16. rickreyn


    Jun 16, 2000
    Lutz, Florida
    MIA Made in America
    MIM Made in Mexico
    MIJ Made in Japan
    All normally refer to Fender basses.
  17. We forgive you...
  18. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    I'll do my best to post a pic of my new precision, it's really beautiful!!!
  19. Pea-NUT

    Pea-NUT Guest

    Jul 1, 2001
    Jerseyville, IL
    bassmangreg, your P does sound un touchable. Have a pic?