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New Essex vs. Used Fender

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by chi42069, Jun 10, 2003.


  1. chi42069

    chi42069 Guest

    Apr 23, 2000
    kentucky
    i've heard many great things about Essex basses. I've also heard that Fender basses are good too. Now if u had to decide between the two, which would u go with? A new Essex precision bass for $99 or a used Fender for $230?


    peace


    chi
     
  2. chi42069

    chi42069 Guest

    Apr 23, 2000
    kentucky
    It would be a used MIM Fender, either Precision or Jazz. I would not be able to compare them up close because i plan on ordering them. I've played fenders, they seem pretty good. But i haven't seen an Essex basses. I've just heard good things about them on here.

    peace


    chi
     
  3. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB

    Jan 28, 2001
    New York
    For $99 Id be tempted to try an Essex.
     
  4. Dcd004

    Dcd004

    Dec 14, 2002
    Huber Heights ohio
    Go for the essex they are a lot cheaper and almost the same i own a jazz essex and it is at least as good as an MIM Fender u could also upgrade the pickup to a fender custom shop or seymore duncan and still be under 230 so i would go for the essex