Status Retro-active- anyone tried one- or even seen one?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by The Mock Turtle Regulator, Oct 4, 2003.

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    P and J -styled using their graphite replacement necks, and bypassable active circuits.

    nice idea- I'd be interested in the P model- if it wasn't so ugly (horrible pickguard- and the J pickguard's no stunner either), and it had 21 frets (strange that they stuck with 20).

    I've never seen one in a shop, and they don't list a price anywhere- anyone tried one?
  2. Yvon


    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
  3. thanks for the link.

    looks like they use the same machineheads Hambone fitted to his custom Jazz-

  4. Jazz Ad

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    I tried the PJ.
    Excellent neck and comfort as usual.
    Very nice P sound, J is more like a regular Status HyperActive.
    It sounds nowhere like a Fender though.
    Modern sound with classic looks.
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