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Old 80's/90's Precision knockoffs?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by lastminute, Apr 17, 2009.


  1. lastminute

    lastminute

    Dec 25, 2007
    I'm hunting around to find a cheap but fairly well made Precision bass...and I found my church mate playing an old Peavey Fury IV.

    Now I'm interested in P-bass knockoffs made in the 80's/90's that would fetch a cheap price...can anyone name a few more for me to hunt around for?
     
  2. lazytech

    lazytech

    Jan 29, 2008
    i have a peavey fury (1), its got a perfect precision sound, just what youd expect a p to sound like.

    pretty cheap too
     
  3. Ibanez Roadstars
     
  4. GlennW

    GlennW

    Sep 6, 2006
    Ibanez Blazers, too.
     
  5. bassforce

    bassforce Guest

    Feb 7, 2007
    Blazers and Roadstars - great basses!
     
  6. TimboZ

    TimboZ

    Jan 4, 2009
    South of Buffalo
    Another vote for a Peavey Fury. One of the best necks I've played on.
     
  7. 3toes

    3toes

    Aug 30, 2006
    Charleston, South Carolina
    Endorsing Artist: Lakland Basses
    You can get a 70s Ibanez Silver Series (lawsuit era) for a few hundred (by which I mean, under $400).

    I got my '78 for $225 and it plays wonderfully.

    ibanez004.
     
  8. Also consider Hondos. Even the ones with the plywood bodies play well and sound great but they also made some higher end, wood bodied ones as well.

    My Hondo Fame will hang with ANY good P bass :bassist:

    I'd post pics but the new TB photo size restrictions are preventing me :rolleyes: Sheesh......and I have a gold star too :meh:

    Edit: Here's links to photos posted here before the new photo size laws:

    http://www.talkbass.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=120448&d=1235865046

    http://www.talkbass.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=120449&d=1235865046
     
  9. ghiadub

    ghiadub Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2006
    Auburn, CA
    I have had a few over the years. Including Japan Fenders.

    77 Memphis P bass 60$ off Craigs. This one is special 8.2lbs and plays like buddah~!
    77 Ibanez P/J $125 off Craigs - nice bass but we did not get along
    lawsuits.

    Early 80's Hondo II $30 off craigs - this one sounds and plays great but is 11.4 lbs

    hondoII.
     

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