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Neck Dive on Jazz Fender US deluxe 5 ?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by hollowteeth, Nov 25, 2005.

  1. hollowteeth


    Jun 22, 2005
    London, UK
    Can anyone let me know how the jazz US deluxe 5 balances ?
    Also is the B good / bad ?
  2. pyrohr


    Aug 28, 2001
    Pakistani compound
    I own a MIA DLX FMT V and The "B" is fine, also it has no neck dive issues what so ever!
  3. hollowteeth


    Jun 22, 2005
    London, UK
    Great that`s what i wanted to hear :)
  4. Stox


    Mar 18, 2005
    London UK
    I've got a 2004 MIA Deluxe 5, no neck dive and the B is fine, I have noticed that the B is more focused with a tapered core B and strung through the bridge as opposed to through the body. I use Elixirs
  5. pyrohr


    Aug 28, 2001
    Pakistani compound
    I use the Fender 8350's nps's taper core "E" and "B" when I can find them, these really get a focused "B".
  6. B: Not outstanding, but at high volume nobody notices.
    Neckdive? I remember that this bass balances outstandingly.
  7. hands5


    Jan 15, 2003
    good 'ol USA/Tampa fla.
    I have a 96 MIA Deluxe 5,and the B string is well focus,and there's no neck dive at all

  8. 8350?
    Or, 8250?


  9. pyrohr


    Aug 28, 2001
    Pakistani compound
    Oops my bad, 8250 5M NPS
  10. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    I have a '98 American Deluxe V.....I love it!!.....no neck dive, nice B-string that I also string through the bridge.
  11. bazzanderson


    Oct 7, 2002
    Austin, TX
    2004 MIA Jazz Deluxe V. BadassV bridge. No neck dive at all...balances perfectly. B was fine before the Badass and a little better w/the Badass. Dean Markley 2000s (tapered B, E and A) make it come alive.
  12. Pennydreadful

    Pennydreadful Goin out West

    Jun 13, 2005
    Arlington, Texas
    I've never played a Fender with any noticeable neck dive.

    I don't do 5s, so I can't help you with that. ;)