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Plain Ol P !

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by SGT. Pepper, Feb 21, 2006.


  1. SGT. Pepper

    SGT. Pepper Banned

    Nov 20, 2005
    Phila,Pa.
    I know this goes against what I have been preaching about Fenders but I gotta have a P-Bass. My buddy has a MIM P-Bass I played it the other day and now I need one. It felt great and sounded warm. I will admit of all the Fenders I owned in the past my gripes were always with Jazzes, I never came across a bad P, even the Mexi ones I had. So, I am going $400.00 more in hock to get a Polar White MIM P-Bass.

    Yea I know, I am nuts! :hyper:
     
  2. Beav

    Beav Graphics Whore

    Jul 17, 2003
    Middle Tennessee
    Designer: Beav's Graphics
    Why not just go for an SX?
     
  3. SGT. Pepper

    SGT. Pepper Banned

    Nov 20, 2005
    Phila,Pa.

    I got one. SPB 62.
     
  4. KYJazzy

    KYJazzy

    Nov 10, 2004
    Lexington, KY
    So does it totally suck and you need an MIM above it? Or what?
     
  5. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    They all come around sooner or later. :cool: The P-Bass formula is a winner, and a good example of how simple = good.
     
  6. StringsOf4

    StringsOf4

    Dec 16, 2005
    I just fell in love with my MIM P again yesterday. It just needs a setup and I'll love it even more. I'm debating whether to swap my SPB-2 for a -3. I'll start a thread in the pickups section. My P has the best neck I've ever felt on a bass (IMO - don't wanna get anyone fired up). Check my thread when I start it, i have some questions about the Quarter Pounder pups.

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  7. RoVaughn

    RoVaughn

    Oct 8, 2005
    Am I the only one who thought he said Plain.......OLP
     
  8. nad

    nad 60 Cycle Humdinger

    Sep 22, 2005
    My Sterling is my main bass, but I will not deny the awesomeness that is my flatwound P. I love it more and more each day.
     
  9. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    I did too. I had no idea what he was talking about.

    -Mark
     
  10. Lorenzini

    Lorenzini

    Dec 31, 2004
    Los Angeles
    I thought he meant Plain OLP bass, like the Musicman copies
     
  11. SGT. Pepper

    SGT. Pepper Banned

    Nov 20, 2005
    Phila,Pa.
    No It's quite good actually. The Fender has better hardware and pick-up. I guess I just want a Fender.
     
  12. I also thought that's what he said. Or meant to say, anyway.
     
  13. Pickebass

    Pickebass Supporting Member

    Jul 12, 2004
    San Antonio, TX
    Everybody should have at least one Pbass in there collection!!