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NBD: Fender Classic Series '70s Jazz Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Carruj, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. Carruj


    Dec 5, 2010
    A week late, but here it is.

    I'd been eyeing this for months at a local store. Girlfriend convinced me to finally pull the trigger last weekend when I stopped in to play it again. They were selling it for less than any of the big chains even during 15% off sales. Came with a gig bag, and the guy threw in a set of strings for free as well. Shopping local pays off from time to time.

    I know the rules. Pics are attached.

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  2. garp


    Feb 7, 2009
    Connecticut USA
    Congrats! Your girlfriend has great taste...in basses. (;oD
  3. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Well...congrats. It looks cool!
  4. Nice bass. Congrats.
  5. Beautiful. Love the fretboard.
  6. fender68


    Jun 7, 2011
    That's a sweet jazz!! I wouldn't mind having one myself. Love Fenders!!
  7. Turtle71

    Turtle71 Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2009
    Madison, WI
    Nice Looking Jazz, Congrats! :bassist:
  8. Hevy T

    Hevy T Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2011
    Lethbridge, AB Canada
    I have one of those and just love it. Might be my 1st or 2nd favorite. Good score on both bass and GF!!
  9. Engine207

    Engine207 Losing faith in humanity...one call at a time.

    Jul 10, 2008
    Higley, AZ
    It's my main squeeze, after 20 years on a Ric 4001. I mainly fell in love with it for the neck thickness...which is much fatter than most Jazz necks. Interestingly, I was playing mine less, since I got a Yamaha BB424x - which has a satin-finish neck (compared to the poly-finished Jazz). Just yesterday, I sanded the Jazz neck a bit, and I'm sure it will get much more aging time.

    Congrats on a fine Fender Jazz!!
  10. georgiagoodie

    georgiagoodie It's all fun&games 'til the winged monkeys show up Supporting Member

    Jan 8, 2008
    Atlanta, GA
  11. TeeZeeMee90


    Jan 22, 2013
    North AL
    Congrats man, I just got mine yesterday from a TB trade and my girlfriend had to drag me out of the pad to get dinner...the necks on these are absolutely stunning! and feel great! The tone is amazing with the PUP placement and I have some aftermarket Aguilars on.

    I will be playing this bass mainly for a long time to come, minus when I am done saving for a Fender Jag. ;)