p bass tone!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by davidwl, May 5, 2003.

  1. davidwl


    Feb 19, 2003
    i`ve heard that the 65` to 73` p bass tone is one of the best p sounds that you can get.
    is this true?
  2. depends on what you like. '57 is a year highly regarded for its P basses, and some say the current american series basses are the best yet.
  3. I have a '73 frettless P and it has some beautiful tones.
  4. I Have a '73 fretted and it sounds amazing. in great shape too got flatwounds on it it's sweet
  5. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    My brand new AM P-Bass is about 7 hours old (for me that is), and it sounds great. And, it weighs next to nothing.
  6. I hear that most P-Basses have a P-bass tone to them, is this true?


    (Note: Please, nobody answer this question)
  7. christle

    christle Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2002
    Winnipeg, MB
    :rolleyes: ;)
  8. Mojo-Man

    Mojo-Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2003
    The 1970-73 P-bass is a great buy in the vintage world.
    Still plenty around, and can be found between
    I have a 71-fretted P-bass Sunburst-rosewood neck.
    72-fretless P-bass, white -fretless maple fingerboard.
    They sound great.