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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Vegeta, Jul 9, 2004.

  1. Vegeta


    Jun 28, 2004
    Skopje, Macedonia
    I'm going to buy a new bass guitar, and I am thinking about Yamaha rbx 374, it's some new model I think, or Jackson C 20. The Yamaha has active electronics, unlike the Jackson, and the Yamaha has humcanceled pickups, and the Jackson has p/j style pickpus. I don't know much about the pickups, can someone tell me whick kind is better and whick bass is better.
  2. IvanMike

    IvanMike Player Characters fear me... Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    Middletown CT, USA
    al i can tell you is that i never cared for jackson basses at all - i think they were/are a "me too" bass line from the jackson guitar company so bassists in metal and hair bands could have a bass that looked like the guitars the guitarists were using.

    Yamaha has some good basses out there but i couldnt tell you specifics.

    i am always suspicious of a low cost bass with active electronics - the $ could have been put to better use in construction

    neither kind of pickup is better, theyre just different