NBD- Fender P bass in Jade Metallic

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Birddogcof, Jul 22, 2018.


  1. Birddogcof

    Birddogcof

    Jun 1, 2017
    Utica, MI
    So I had another bass that just was not speaking to me. I wanted to love it but didn't feel the connection to her. Weird I know but that is how I am. So i started looking for curiosity. And happened upon this at my local guitar store. A 2014 Fender American Standard P Bass in Jade Metallic.

    I started to play this bass and instantly felt a connection. Everything was perfect. The neck, string height and spacing. Felt great. So I talked to the owner and walked out the store with it. Anyways here it is. I may look at new pickguards to add a little customization to it. Know places that have them and are affordable and good quality?
     

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  2. Old Blastard

    Old Blastard

    Aug 18, 2013
    Virginia
    Nice! There is a place folks order pickguards from, although I can't remember it. Pickguardian or something.

    I wanna see the rest of that collection hiding in the background!
     
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  3. Birddogcof

    Birddogcof

    Jun 1, 2017
    Utica, MI
    Sorry those ones were at the music store. Those are not mine. I wish though.

     
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  4. garp

    garp

    Feb 7, 2009
    Connecticut USA
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  5. superdick2112

    superdick2112 Mile High Bassist Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2010
    The Centennial State
    Nice...
    I've always liked the look of white pearloid pickguards with Jade Green Metallic, and you can order a factory Fender one from eBay or straight from Fender.

    Congrats, and Enjoy!
     
  6. GoesThump

    GoesThump

    Jul 13, 2007
    Wonderful looking bass! Congrats!

    And another vote for Pickguardian - they've done a few for me over the years & quality was always top notch.

    GT
     
  7. 4-fingers

    4-fingers

    Nov 22, 2015
    Ontario Canada
    Love the colour.......Pbass with a maple neck is an easy sell on me! Enjoy. Glad that it made the purchase easy for you.
     
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  8. Birddogcof

    Birddogcof

    Jun 1, 2017
    Utica, MI

    Yes. Same here.
     
  9. PWRL

    PWRL

    Sep 15, 2006
    I never tire of new P bass day. Looks good!
     
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  10. I had a jade/rosewood Jazz. Shouldn't have let it go.
     
  11. Same here I love my 2014 Am.Std Precision :thumbsup: hope it gives you years of pleasure.
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  12. Birddogcof

    Birddogcof

    Jun 1, 2017
    Utica, MI
    That's purdy
     
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  13. JRA

    JRA my words = opinion Supporting Member

    very nice looking ax! glad you found a "proper fit." congratulations on your new instrument! :thumbsup:
     
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  14. Spidey2112

    Spidey2112

    Aug 3, 2016
    Well, tell us what you said... I'd like to get one for free, too!

    (She's a beaut... awesome color!)
     
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  15. BOOG

    BOOG

    Dec 13, 2016
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Beautiful color and love the maple board!
    I’ve used Pickguard for my P and it was a perfect fit/finish.
     
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  16. Birddogcof

    Birddogcof

    Jun 1, 2017
    Utica, MI
    Haha. If you are ever in Michigan, need to visit Motor City Guitar and talk to Marty. They are a great group of fellas that know their stuff.

    Basically I traded another guitar for this one....straight up. So it definitely was a great deal
     
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  17. bordinco90

    bordinco90

    Dec 7, 2011
    SW Louisiana
    Beautiful. Whats with all the pretty P-Basses today?
     
  18. mcarp555

    mcarp555 Guest

    Jul 14, 2013
    With the first two guitars in that collection being left-handed (the second one a fireglo Rick), it was pretty clear that this was unlikely to be the OP's collection. Unless he happens to have a glass display case full of effects in his house.

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  19. Old Blastard

    Old Blastard

    Aug 18, 2013
    Virginia
    You looked a lot closer than me.
    I just started salivating.
     
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  20. Marc DLarosa

    Marc DLarosa Supporting Member

    May 29, 2017
    CONGRATS!!!
    20180722_133744.jpg Here's how She'd look with a black pickguard, DR Black Beauties, and GZR, EMG's. I tried a black tortie. Didn't like it. Still have it. Since putting the EMG's in, I may consider a MATTE Black, 3 ply pickguard...
    Nice bass, BTW, I know!!! Mine is also a '14. :D
     
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