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New bass! New family photo!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by SuperDuck, Oct 22, 2005.


  1. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    I always told myself that I would never own more than three basses. Any more would be living in excess. Now I have five. :eyebrow:

    So, here's the newest member:
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    And here's the family!
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    From left to right:
    1. SX SJB-62 5-string
    2. Fender MIM Jazz w/ barts, new pickguard, jazz knobs, and a Gotoh bridge
    3. Fender Marcus Miller sig. (My main squeeze!)
    4. Fender H1 American P-Basss w/ new pickguard, bridge cover, and thumbrest
    5. Peavey Fury VI
     
  2. HMMMMMM. Is someone a Jazz bass fan? :)

    Nice family photo!
     
  3. Asaf

    Asaf

    Jun 9, 2003
    Israel
    what's the string spacing in the SX SJB-62 5-string ?
    (bridge in mm please :) )
     
  4. Knavery

    Knavery

    Feb 24, 2004
    Denver, CO
    Got jazz bass? ;)
     
  5. Not yet, but I soon will (a copy at least, i can't afford $1000 for a MIM jazz) I fell in love with that growl and bite jazz's have about a week ago ...

    Got GAS?

    Although seeing that SX 5 banger makes the GAS worse, nice collection!
     
  6. justateenpoet

    justateenpoet Have you...killed the Venture brothers!?!?

    May 14, 2005
    Connecticut
    I've never seen a 6er with only 20 frets, that sotra made me do a double take :eek:
     
  7. Uncle Amos

    Uncle Amos

    Sep 3, 2004

    What kind of review would you give the SX? I'm in the market for a cheap backup 5 string Jazz, and I was think about that same model. What do you have to say about it?
     
  8. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    Nice. That SX fits right in with its Fender "cousins".
     
  9. Minger

    Minger

    Mar 15, 2004
    Rochester, NY
    Wow, that Fender MIM next to the SX has a relaly nice color...
     
  10. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    Why yes, I do like jazz basses. :smug: I rationalize having three by pointing out that they all do different things. One four, one five, one fretless. (MIM)

    At the bridge it's roughly 17 mm from string to string. (11/16")
     
  11. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    Pretty good things, though I've only had it for a very short amount of time. I wrote a "first impressions" review in the Essex Mega-Thread I think that if you're willing to do your own setup and change the strings right away, you'll enjoy it. I was thinking about swapping out the pickups, but it sounds pretty good stock. For the price, about $150 shipped to my door, it would be pretty hard to beat. I sprung for some new knobs and a pickup cover, and it's a looker!
     
  12. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    My (in)famous Midnight Blue jazz bass. Under almost any stage lights, it looks purple. I've gotten a lot of crap for that. The black pearloid pickguard only makes it look darker, too, which doesn't help.